Featured by Bertel Schmitt
Jun 6, 2019
Toyota and Subaru Team Up for Platform Underpinning Battery-Electric CarsFirst fruit of the happy couple's labor will be a common BEV SUV, to appear in the first half of the 2020s, Subaru adds additional weight to Toyota’s and Panasonic’s prismatic and solid-state battery venture.
Jun 5, 2019
BMW and JLR Have Something in Common: Their Future Electric Power TrainsCarmakers join forces to develop next generation electric drive units.
May 29, 2019
Never Mind The Battery-Fuel Cell Holy War: Geely Makes Buses For All Warring FactionsFollowing a sudden thaw between China and Japan, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are taking root in the Middle Kingdom.
May 21, 2019
Tier One Partnerships Turn Austrian iPhone Supplier Into Solid-State LIDAR PlayerSmaller, lighter, cheaper, and for real: Solid-state LIDAR finally is ready for the market, say AMS and its massive Tier One partners.
May 16, 2019
Nissan Takes On Tesla With Hands-Free ProPILOT 2.0Only available in Japan for the moment, Nissan's new hands-free driver assistance system will eventually be available across the automaker's lineup.
May 6, 2019
German Auto Industry Battles Over The Electric FutureBattery electric? Fuel Cell? The electrification of the German auto industry is turning into a public battle.
May 2, 2019
Toyota Gears Up To Become Global EV Systems SupplierToyota buys into Tesla's Taiwanese motor component supplier Fukuta, as it builds toward its vision of becoming an EV systems supplier.
Apr 30, 2019
South Korean LIDAR Software Startup Jumps On Renovo's Middleware BandwagonJoining the Renovo ecosystem has become something of a right of passage for AV startups, and now Seoul Robotics is bringing lidar perception to the party.
Apr 8, 2019
Volkswagen Adds To Automotive Grade Linux's Growing CloutThe massive German automaker joins the growing Automotive Grade Linux family, in an effort to protect data from Big Tech.
Mar 14, 2019
Inside Toyota's Takaoka #2 Line: The Most Flexible Line In The WorldLessons from the last downturn lead the world's foremost auto manufacturer to reinvent the production line.
Mar 12, 2019
Moon Rover Signals Toyota's Entrance To The Space RaceToyota hopes to put a hydrogen-powered, pressurized rover capable of supporting two people on the moon by 2029.
Mar 4, 2019
Emissions alarm in Europe: CO2 Readings Going The Wrong WayEurope is haunted by the specter of automotive emissions... again.
Feb 27, 2019
Why Haven't Over-The-Air Updates Taken Over The Auto Industry?Tesla has had OTA updates for years. Big established automakers still aren't adopting them at scale. Why not?
Feb 22, 2019
JATO: Tesla, Model 3 Top Global BEV Sales ChartsDespite production and delivery "hell," JATO says Model 3 was the best-selling EV in 2018 and Tesla ruled EV sales by brand.
Feb 13, 2019
Monster Map-Making Marriage Gives Birth to Global Standards WarWorlds collide in the mapping space, bringing everything needed for 10 millimeter map accuracy under one giant roof.
Feb 10, 2019
The Mystery of Tesla's Autopilot-less European Model 3There is no type approval process for automated driving systems in Europe. So why doesn't Tesla's European Model 3 seem to have the Autopilot option?
Jan 31, 2019
Toyota's Tri-Ad Division Wants Open Source Maps to Guide the Self-Driving Cars of TomorrowThe carmaker's partnership with Denso and Aisin sees open source maps as the way forward for better navigation.
Jan 29, 2019
Swedish Concerns About Tesla's OTA Updates Could Become Global NightmareTesla's ability to update software over-the-air could create problems with "type approval" regulations in Europe and beyond.
Jan 23, 2019
Your Next Car Could Have A FirewallMitsubishi Electric is working on low-power firewalls for automotive embedded systems, to prevent car hacking before it happens.
Jan 23, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Creates Smart Navigation That ListensEver wanted to ask your navigation system a question? Mitsubishi Electric is trying to make it happen.
Jan 18, 2019