The Chevrolet FNR concept imagines the future of motoring with a sleek, autonomous driving capsule at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Its neatest trick is the dragonfly-door design that open to add some sharper edges to the look.
The chief engineer of the Toyota Mirai doesn't think that there's a future in fast-charging EVs because they put too much strain on the electrical grid and have a short range. Unsurprisingly, he thinks the future is in hydrogen.
Hyundai has a patent for a way to disable smartphone features, like calls and texting, by using specific software and antennas inside the vehicle. It can even limit these restrictions simple to the area around the driver's seat.
Translogic Heads To Georgia Tech For A Demo Of Ford's Remote Parking and Parking Spotter Programs
Translogic visits Georgia Tech for a glimpse at the future of parking. First, we demo Ford's remote parking program by driving a golf cart around campus from the comfort of an off-site lab; think of remote parking as a virtual valet. Then we see how Ford's "parking spotter" works, a crowd-sourced way of finding an open space.
With the consumer good's industry getting increasingly competitive, Japan's well known consumer brands like Sony are putting a bigger emphasis on supplying parts to automakers for the chance of higher profit margins.
Mini is showing Augmented Vision at the Shanghai Motor Show. The bizarre looking augmented reality goggles allows a driver see through the car's doors and pillars while driving and project a constant HUD on the world.
A newly released study from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute finds that around 10 percent of people riding in an autonomous car might experience motion sickness, if they aren't paying attention to the road.
Stanford's aluminum-ion battery is flexible, fireproof and inexpensive. The EPA bluffed by asking for five percent fuel economy hike for trucks. The world's first hydrogen-powered tram is powered by a Ballard fuel cell.
Eric Branstad confronts Ted Cruz over positions on Renewable Fuel Standard. Significant V2G growth is predicted over the next few years. BASF is suing over nickel-cobalt manganese patents, which could impact the future of EVs.
Tesla's Kurt Kelty To Battery Partners: 'I Need To Know You're On board'
Tesla executive Kurt Kelty gives a speech in Japan asking battery suppliers to take more risks to increase production. Tesla needs more batteries in order to make more cars and drive the price of batteries down.
Toyota unveils its Toyota Safety System and Lexus Safety System+, both centered around autonomous-braking capability, aimed at bringing advanced driver safety and convenience features way down in price.