Volvo Cars is fundamentally rethinking infotainment in the forthcoming fully electric Volvo XC40. Powered by Android, the new infotainment system offers customers unprecedented personaliation, improved levels of intuitiveness and new embedded Google technology and services.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery is now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles. It can also
Subaru of America, Inc. announced that due to the overwhelming success of pet adoption events at auto shows in 2018, the automaker is expanding its pet adoptions to more than 40 auto shows across the
Today is Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day 10/08 taken for the of the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), has grown from a Washington, DC-focused event into an international celebration. National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day
In autonomous and self-driving vehicle news today are Kodiak Robotics, Plus.ai, StradVision, Nextchip, AImotive and AVCC. Hoffacker Heads Over to Kodiak Robotics Kodiak Robotics, a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionize long-haul trucking, today announced
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) today announced that its Digital Key Release 2.0 specification, which leverages Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to enable compatible mobile devices such as smartphones to securely access vehicles, is planned
Waymo partnered with AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah, Mothers Against Driving, The Foundation for Blind Children and The National Safety Council, to launch Let’s Talk Self-Driving. This campaigns goal is to educate people about
The City of Cupertino will soon offer a new on-demand public transportation network in partnership with Via, a cutting-edge provider of on-demand public mobility solutions. Starting October 29, residents and commuters in Cupertino will be
Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (Honda R&D), a research and development subsidiary of Honda, today announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of the California-based Drivemode, Inc., in order to further strengthen Honda’s
In connected car news this week were Tesla, Car2Go, Elektrobit, StradVision, VBOX, Tesla Buys Hibar Tesla quietly bought Hibar Systems Ltd. Hibar Systems is a leader in precision-making of small cell batteries through a highly
In autonomous and self driving vehicle news are Tesla, Hyundai, Pioneer, Zenuity and ANSYS. Tesla Buys DeepScale Tesla quietly acquired DeepScale an AI company that is working on ways to squeeze and shrink resources needed
As consumers continue to explore new ways to connect to their world, both in and outside their vehicles, it’s no surprise that the way consumers measure a car’s worth is moving away from dynamic performance.