Baidu is making its self-driving car platform freely available to the automotive industry

Baidu is opening its self-driving vehicle platform in a bid to help drive the development of autonomous cars. The Chinese internet giant today announced its Apollo project...

Volkswagen’s I.D. CROZZ electric concept aims for 2020 production

Electric production vehicles may be relatively rare, but electric concepts abound, and most of them are targeting 2020 for a rough production date, as is...

Audi’s latest concept is a new all-electric Tesla Model X competitor

Audi’s newest electric vehicle is a crossover SUV with a 4.5-second 0-60mph time, and an impressive range of around 300 miles when its 95kWh battery...

Uber’s VP of global vehicle programs is out

Uber has lost yet another executive to continue the exodus of departures at the transportation company, Automotive News reports. This time, it’s Uber VP of Global...

Google acquires Nevada land for future data center, possible test track

Google has acquired a significant piece of land in Nevada, near Reno and Tesla’s Gigafactory site, which will house a future data center, and could...

A second life for open-world games as self-driving car training software

A lot of top-tier video games enjoy lengthy long-tail lives with remasters and re-releases on different platforms, but the effort put into some games could...

Uber shares growing financials to distract from negative publicity

Uber, the popular ride-hailing startup shared a grip of new financial metrics with Bloomberg today. The numbers indicate that the company is still growing at...

GM plans to deploy hundreds of autonomous vehicles across the country for testing

GM is looking to leapfrog its competitors in the autonomous driving space by deploying a larger fleet of cars than any of them — perhaps...

Apple gets permit to test autonomous cars in California

It’s no secret, Apple has been working hard on a self-driving car. Today, the California DMV has released an updated list of companies allowed to...

SpotHero acquires Parking Panda

SpotHero is an app that allows you, a driver in search of a space, to reserve and prepay for a spot in a parking garage...

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Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree

Forget phones, laptops, and smartwatches. Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree. Apple’s design chief is partnering with long-time buddy and...