Everyone’s talking about a future in which vehicles are shared rather than owned, autonomous rather than driven, and where car companies make large shares of their profits on digital “mobility services.”
The batteries that power our modern world—from phones to drones to electric cars—will soon experience something not heard of in years: Their capacity to store electricity will jump by double-digit percentages,
The debate over Amazon’s HQ2 obscures the company’s rapid expansion of warehouses in low-income areas. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—This community was still reeling from the recession in 2012 when it got a of
Developers are starting to build parking garages that can be converted to office space or apartments down the road Mass adoption of driverless cars is still years away, but architects, developers and already
They're teaming up for an autonomous system to debut in under 5 years. Mercedes parent Daimler has put aside its own project to develop a self-driving car and will now collaborate with automotive supplier
PHOENIX — Three weeks into his new job as Arizona’s governor, Doug Ducey made a move that won over Silicon Valley and paved the way for his state to become a driverless car utopia. It was January 2015
For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past couple of years in the race for early mover advantage.
I've finally done it. I've been driven in a car that assumed full responsibility for my safety, freeing me to watch TV on the center screen or do nearly anything that leaves my head facing mostly forward
The idea that we will surrender our prized motors can look far-fetched. But as cities clamp down on vehicle use, technology is putting a utopian vision in reach If ours is an age in which no end of institutions
You may remember that last year, Verizon (which owns Oath, which owns TechCrunch) was punished by the FCC for injecting information into its subscribers’ traffic that allowed them to be tracked without
What cities look like in the age of autonomous cars? For starters, we’ll have a lot more street space. When the driverless car revolution arrives, how will it transform the city–and what can we do to for
If China, the world's largest new vehicle market with sales of 28.03 million units last year, were to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles in the market, the impact on petroleum would be huge. But how pervasive
As the future of self-driving cars continues to evolve, many of the largest tech companies, auto industries, and city planners around the world are working to prepare for the impacts that autonomous cars
Seconds after David Hall punches in a code, the electronic gate to his waterfront residence swings open. It’s a large compound but not the kind you’d expect from a tech entrepreneur who is as responsible
Self-driving vehicles will remarkably change the global economy in less than 20 years, heavily impacting government, insurance, media, security, logistics, and the automotive industry. That’s according
Heard the one about the car that can be controlled from your smartphone? Thanks to the latest technology, it’s very much a reality for 21st-century motorists. We live in an era of unparalleled communication.
New York University has made available the densest public LiDAR data set ever collected, via its Center for Urban Science and Progress. The laser scanned data, collected using aerial LiDAR instruments,
Toyota is the latest Fortune 500 company to launch an AI focused venture capital fund. The initial early-stage fund will deploy $100 million and operate as a subsidiary of the Toyota Research Institute.
If you believe them, there will be a lot of self-driving cars on the road by 2020. Yet another announcement came yesterday: Volvo, the Swedish slash Chinese car company, announced that it will only offer