The CEO of an electric vehicle startup said she's making the iPhone of cars — here's her plan
Padmasree Warrior, a former exec for Motorola and Cisco, is bringing her mobile expertise to Nio, a startup building an electric and self-driving car.
Waymo, Uber's nemesis in court, is now partners with Lyft, Uber's nemesis on the road
Uber's race to develop self-driving car technology has taken a Shakespearean turn. On Sunday (May 14) the New York Times reported (paywall) that Waymo, Alphabet's developer of self-driving car technology, inked a partnership with ride-hailing company Lyft. Waymo and Lyft confirmed the news of the deal. Neither company answered Quartz's questions about its financial terms or...
Has Uber Killed Off Its Self-Driving Trucks? – Backchannel
Travis Kalanick shares news of Uber Freight, but behind the scenes his plans to reinvent trucking tech seem to have flagged.
nuTonomy To Restart Road Tests In Singapore With Peugeot In September
Singapore startup nuTonomy is back from their Boston adventure. This time they are partnering with Peugeot for trials back in Singapore.
Swift Navigation and Carnegie Robotics Announce Partnership to Bring High-Precision GNSS and Inertial Technology to Robotics and Autonomous Driving
Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology to power a world of autonomous vehicles, is teaming up with Carnegie Robotics LLC , the industry leader in reliable ...
A new Microsoft partnership signals a mellower approach to smart cars
In a new deal with Toyota, Microsoft will license out its patented technology to help power smarter vehicles. This is a
Intel, Mobileye among many self-driving car partners
Intel Corp. will spend more than $15 billion to acquire Israel's Mobileye NV, a software maker that processes the information cars see from cameras and sensors
Uber, Daimler Strike Partnership for Self-Driving Vehicles
Daimler AG, the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz, has struck an agreement with Uber Technologies Inc. to include the German company’s self-driving vehicles on its ride-hailing network in the “coming years.”
NuTonomy Hires Ex-Zipcar Exec to Ramp Up Partnerships for Self-Driving Car Tech
NuTonomy, the Cambridge-based startup that began testing self-driving cars in Boston recently, has hired a former Zipcar executive to ramp up the company's partnerships as it prepares to launch an...
Google made a brilliant pivot to turn around its self-driving car struggles
It's not a secret that Google has ambitions to become a hardware company. The tech giant unveiled a suite of new hardware products in the fall, like its first smartphone, the Google Pixel, and connected speaker, the Google Home. And now the company is taking the same approach with self-driving cars.
Boston Partners With Local Startup To Test Self-Driving Cars On City Roads
Cambridge-based startup nuTonomy hopes to begin testing its self-driving cars in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park in the Seaport District before the end of the year.
Delphi, Mobileye Partner up to Develop Self-Driving System by 2019
The two auto-part suppliers could outpace Uber and Volvo, which have jointly pledged to build a fully autonomous vehicle by 2021.