Samsung is buying Harman for $8B to further its connected car push

Samsung is increasing its focus on the connected car after the Korean firm announced plans to buy auto and audio product maker Harman in an all...

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...

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree

You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you that building a self-driving car is difficult and complex. Udacity has tried to help address that...

Jeff Immelt says he’s not going to be the CEO of Uber

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt says he’s not going to be the CEO of Uber. After weeks of being considered for the top job, Immelt tweeted: I...

Lyft launches a new self-driving division and will develop its own autonomous ride-hailing technology

Lyft is betting the future of the road centers on sharing autonomous vehicles. It aims to be at the forefront of that technology with a...

Crunch Report | Apple and Amazon want Bond, James Bond

 Today’s Stories  Apple and Amazon reportedly pursuing James Bond franchise rights U.S. House of Representatives passes new bipartisan self-driving car bill Kobo takes on Audible with its own audiobook subscription...

Einride’s T-Pod self-driving transport EV gets a full-scale prototype

Swedish tech startup Einride has built a full-scale prototype of its T-Pod, the electric autonomous transport vehicle it hopes will eventually replace smaller heavy-duty trucks,...

2016 Lexus GS-F is fast, but not from the future

It’s unfair to critique anything outside its purpose. You can’t judge a poem using essay criteria; you can’t pit the latest album from Leonard Cohen against...

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...

Fiat Chrysler’s Portal concept is a van with a plan for autonomous driving

Fiat Chrysler is getting ready for a future in which your vehicle is an extension of your living space with their new Portal concept car,...

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Apple set to expand Siri, taking different route from Amazon's Alexa

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is expected to announce plans next week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps,...