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A self-driving vehicle from Mobileye's autonomous test fleet navigates the streets of Detroit. (Credit: Mobileye, an Intel Company)

From Paris to NYC, Mobileye will bring self-driving cars to metropolises

Tokyo, Shanghai, Paris, Detroit and New York City will all see fleets of Mobileye-powered vehicles rolled out in early 2021

Hyundai recalls nearly half a million Tucson SUVs over fire risk

Hyundai is recalling 471,000 SUVs to fix a fault that could cause a fire. The move comes four months after it recalled 180,000 vehicles for the same issue.
Samsung Digital Cockpit

Samsung’s Digital Cockpit is a futuristic concept for self-driving car interiors

Samsung has announced a concept tech that imagines turning cars of the future into mobile offices and entertainment centers.
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Tesla offers two new Model Y options, though one may be a squeeze

Tesla has launched two new variants of its Model Y electric crossover — one with more seats, and another with shorter range but a friendlier price tag.
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Tesla sudden accelerations caused by driver error, NHTSA concludes

Tesla vehicles do not have a design flaw that can cause sudden unintended acceleration, according to the results of a yearlong investigation by the NHTSA.
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Elon Musk sails past Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest person

Elon Musk — boss of both Tesla and SpaceX — has just landed in the top spot on Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
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Apple’s electric car may be at least five years away, report says

The Apple Car is real, but it won't be here for at least half a decade, according to a new report that says the car is nowhere near ready for production.
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Mercedes-Benz’s new ‘Hyperscreen’ dashboard is a dazzling 56-inch OLED panel

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQS electric car will feature a 56-inch OLED display dubbed MBUX Hyperscreen. It will be the largest display in a production car.
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Waymo ditches the term ‘self-driving’ in apparent dig at Tesla

Waymo says it's ditching the term self-driving in a bid to differentiate its fully autonomous technology from the driver-assist technology used by others.
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Tesla’s nearly built Berlin Gigafactory shown off in snowy drone video

Tesla chief Elon Musk tweeted a drone video showing the almost-built Giga Berlin factory, the electric-car company’s first such facility in Europe.
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Watch this Tesla drive from SF to LA with almost no intervention

A new video shows a Tesla Model 3 traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles in Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta mode, with almost no human intervention necessary.
Sony Vision-S Concept Car

CES 2021 and cars: What we expect in autonomous cars, EVs, and more

With some of the biggest tech companies dipping their toes into the automotive world, what will we see at CES 2021? Here are a few educated guesses at what to watch out for.
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Apply brakes to Apple Car expectations, analyst says

A respected Apple analyst says the highly anticipated Apple Car may in fact arrive several years after the 2024 date mentioned in a recent Reuters story.
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Elon Musk says Tim Cook refused meeting about buying Tesla

Elon Musk says he once tried to contact Apple CEO Tim Cook about the possibility of Apple acquiring Tesla, but claims Cook "refused to take the meeting."
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There aren’t enough computer chips, VW warns, and it’s impacting car shipments

Semiconductor suppliers shifted to consumer products earlier in 2020, but the car market rebounded quickly.
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Apple reportedly aiming to build electric car for 2024 launch

Apple appears to be revving up Project Titan again after a report suggested the firm is looking to launch an electric vehicle with autonomous features in 2024.
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Canoo electric van will start delivering packages in 2022

Launching in 2022, Canoo's second electric vehicle will be a delivery van based on the same skateboard platform as the startup's seven-passenger people mover.
Mobileye autonomous car testing in Munich

Watch as an autonomous Mobileye prototype navigates the streets of Munich

Crowdsourced data helps Mobileye's prototype learn how to drive in Munich, and some of this technology is production-bound.
Sensible 4 winter driving

To reach level 4 autonomy, these self-driving cars head to winter boot camp

Humans love the sight of freshly fallen snow. Self-driving cars? Not so much. This Finnish startup is trying to change all that.
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Staff Picks: DT’s favorite automotive tech of 2020

Of all the cars that were released this year, DT's automotive staff thinks Ford's Hybrid F-150 is the biggest, most important of the bunch. Here's why.
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Uber sells its flying-taxi business to another flying-taxi business

Uber is abandoning its plan to build a so-called "flying car" as it puts renewed effort into making its ridesharing and meal delivery businesses profitable.
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Uber gives up on developing its own self-driving car

Uber has announced it's selling its self-driving car unit to Aurora, a Silicon Valley-based startup founded in 2017 by experts in autonomous-vehicle technology.
Hyundai Prophecy concept

Future Hyundai and Kia electric cars will be able to charge each other

The new E-GMP platform that will underpin future Hyundai and Kia models will give these electric cars greater range, faster charging, and better acceleration.
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F1 driver in fireball crash is certain the car’s halo saved his life

F1 driver Romain Grosjean was involved in a terrifying crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, but he's adamant about what saved his life.
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Tesla recalls nearly 10,000 Model X and Model Y vehicles

Tesla is recalling 9,136 Model X vehicles and 401 Model Y vehicles over separate safety issues.
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GM to recall 6 million vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbag issue

General Motors (GM) is set to recall 5.9 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators.
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Tesla avoids another clash with California officials

California's new pandemic-related stay-at-home order allows Tesla's Alameda County factory to stay open, preventing the kind of showdown we saw in the spring.
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Bosch is helping autonomous robots find electric charging stations on the moon

Creating an autonomous robot for the moon is easier said than done, because researchers can't rely on GPS.
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2022 Ford E-Transit electric van will make delivery services greener

The 2022 Ford E-Transit is an all-electric version of the popular Ford Transit cargo van. It shows that commercial vehicles can and should go electric too.
2022 BMW iX

BMW’s technology flagship is an electric SUV with concept car-like styling

Called iX, BMW's most high-tech model to date is powered by a 500-hp drivetrain with about 300 miles of range.
BMW Electrified Wingsuit

Watch BMW test an electric jet pack that lets you fly at 186 mph

Peter Salzmann, a 33-year-old stuntman, tested BMW's electric wingsuit by flying, Superman-style, above the Alps.
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Elon Musk’s Teslaquila tipple has arrived and costs $250

It started two years ago as an April Fools' joke from Elon Musk, but now Tesla Tequila is a thing.
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Waymo’s autonomous cars steer clear of any potential election unrest

Waymo has taken its autonomous cars off the streets of San Francisco to ensure they don’t get caught up in any election-related unrest that may occur.
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Here’s a flying car that really is a flying car

The awesome AirCar can transform between an automobile and an aircraft in the space of just three minutes.