Stephen Edelstein graduated from Clark University in 2011 with an M.A. in American History. He was the Editor in Chief of Clark's student newspaper, The Scarlet. Stephen enjoys all things historical, science-fictional, and transportation-related.
So long, Toyota Prius. The Chrysler Pacifica minivan could become a testbed for autonomous-car tech, as part of a new partnership between Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop the technology.
Siri Eyes Free is now available to owners of nearly two million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram models through a free download from the carmaker. It's applicable to 2013-15 models with the Uconnect 8.4 system.
Ford is developing a 200-mile electric car to rival the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model S, CEO Mark Fields confirmed during the company's quarterly earnings call. There are no details on the car yet, though.
California's Thunderhill Raceway is hosting a track day for self-driving cars. Companies developing relevant technology are invited to test it out on the track, something that's common practice with conventional cars.