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GM CEO Mary Barra spoke about autonomous tech in a wide-ranging interview, mentioning Cadillac's Super Cruise as well as "confidential" efforts.


You'll Still Need To Keep Your Hands On The Wheel ... For Now

Tesla Model S and X get big updates to their Autopilot software in version 7.0 with new Autopark, Emergency Steering, and Auto Lane Change abilities.


We Partner With 8112 Studios To Take You On A VR Ride In An All-Electric Ferrari

Translogic partners with 8112 Studios to take you on a virtual reality test drive of the all-electric 1978 Ferrari 308 GTE, converted by EV West.


A Stanford University professor behind the autonomous Audi racer is now doing real-world experiments to examine vital ethics questions.


Automaker Showed Off Models At This Year's Geneva Show

NanoFlowcell says its electric powertrain can be powered via salt water and push the Quant F to 0-62 MPH in under three seconds.


Plus: Notes On The 2016 BMW M4 GTS, The Final Evo, And The McLaren 650S Can-Am

We curate the news from the week with a focus on Toyota's autonomous technology plans. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.


Castrol thinks it can revolutionize oil changes with the Nexcel that puts everything in a single unit that people can switch out in just 90 seconds. It premieres on the track-only Aston Martin Vulcan and may hit the street in a few years, too.


At SXSW Eco 2015, Two New Collaborative Centers Announced

The two new Argonne National Lab collaborative centers announced this week could have a big impact on the cars of the future. The far future.


Toyota believes that it can make human inputs largely unnecessary from highway drives in vehicles by 2020. To prove what the company can do, the Lexus GS Highway Teammate concept shows the tech in action right now.


Also Launches Car-Sharing Program In New York

GM will be getting a lot more autonomous vehicle data from its employees, as they'll start using driverless Volts to get around the Warren, MI, tech center.


Google now a has patent for technology to broadcast video between vehicles to make drivers aware of upcoming obstructions before they can see the problem.


High Tech Solutions To Reduce Employee Wear And Tear

Translogic heads to the metro-Detroit area to see how Ford is using autonomous and VR tech to make vehicle testing and manufacturing safer.


The Apple car is poised to launch in 2019 and more details are expected to be revealed soon.


If autonomous vehicles really change the auto industry as much as some people predict, BMW and Mercedes-Benz might transform into ridesharing companies to challenge Uber.


Interlock Device Detects Alcohol Through Skin, Not Breath

Drunk drivers kill approximately 11,000 people every year in the United States, a level of carnage that remains stubbornly high despite enormous resources expended by law enforcement officers and safety advocates intent on stopping them. One possible solution now lies in the palms of their hands.


EU Extends US Biodiesel Import Duties

Check out Tesla's hidden ode to Spaceballs. Continental knows deleting mirrors equals better fuel economy. The EU is extending import duties on US biodiesel.


311-Mile Range, 95-kWh Battery? We'll Take One In 2018, Thank You

At the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi debuts the Audi E-Tron Quattro Concept, ready to drive 311 miles on a charge and fill up in 50 minutes.


Google has hired auto industry veteran John Krafcik to become CEO of its autonomous vehicles division.


Toyota might be ready to take a stab at the flying car, as revealed by a patent drawing for a car with stackable wings.


Ford now has a patent on technology to monitor a driver's heart rate and weight while behind the wheel. If a person gives permission, that data can even be shared with the owner's healthcare provider.


We, For One, Welcome Our New Robot Overlords

Toyota is dedicating itself to research into artificial intelligence, announcing a partnership with MIT and Stanford University.

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