Apple confirms it has axed self-driving car project
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Fantasy Titan hits iceburg of reality but its heart goes ooooon

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult has finally admitted that it has pulled the plug on its self-driving car project.

In-Car navigation is pants
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Better to use your phone

While many cars are now shipping with in-car navigation, the systems are so rubbish that users are relying on their phones instead.

Nvidia releases DRIVE PX 2
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Power to drive and map

Nvidia has released its new DRIVE PX 2 for cars which it claims can make your jalopy a lot more intelligent.

Nissan wants to sell its battery stake
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She's electric

Nissan Motors  is in talks with Panasonic and others over its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, sources said.

LG scores Toyota deal
Published in Wearables

Good news away from the smartphone bear pit

LG has signed a deal with Toyota  to supply telematics components for Toyota's upcoming connected vehicles. The deal is good news for LG which needs to step back a bit from smartphones.

Qualcomm releases new Connected Car Platform
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Ready for proto-typing

Qualcomm has released its Connected Car Reference Platform so that the car industry to build prototypes for the next-generation connected car.

Uber wants self-driving cars
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Does not have to pay the drivers

Controversial taxi outfit Uber is working on self-driving vehicle technologies for more than a year and it's finally shown off an autonomous car.

Apple invokes the ancient gods for car business
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Might have chosen the wrong ones

Apple has been trying to draft ancient gods into its cult to develop its self-driving car.  Like the car it might backfire badly.

AMD’s Zen man switches to Tesla
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Jim Keller finds a new role

The bloke who helped create the chip which will either finish AMD or give it a renaissance has a new role working for Tesla. Ironically it really will involve him working on Nvidia gear.

Qualcomm announces a Snapdragon for cars
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Snapdragon 820 Automotive family puts mobile under your bonnet

Qualcomm has told the assorted throngs at CES about a new Snapdragon 820 Automotive family of products. It will come in two flavours – a standard 820A and an 820Am that adds an LTE modem.