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Industry must rein in spend on electric, self-driving cars.
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Magna CEO said it is better to invest in partnerships

Global automobile and auto parts makers which want to capitalise on electric and autonomous vehicles need to cut back investments and forge more partnerships instead.

Waymo to start first driverless car service
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:09

Waymo to start first driverless car service


The beginning of a new error

Humanity may take its first paid ride into the driverless car age in a few weeks.

VW to seriously undercut Tesla
Published in Transportation
Friday, 09 November 2018 10:57

VW to seriously undercut Tesla


Plans to sell electric Tesla rival for less than $23,000

Adolf Hitler's favourite car company plans to sell a reasonably priced electric car which should kick Telsa to the curb.

BMW screws up on software front
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Friday, 23 February 2018 18:38

BMW screws up on software front


It's easily done

German car giant BMW admitted today that it is going to have to recall 18,000 cars because of a software SNAFU.

Uber suspends self-driving initiative
Published in News
Monday, 27 March 2017 02:13

Uber suspends self-driving initiative


No one injured at the scene or inside the vehicle


Uber announced on Friday that it would be suspending its self-driving car program after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in a high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona.

Google decides steering wheels do matter
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 08:46

Google decides steering wheels do matter


Fleet with human controls coming next year


According to people familiar with Alphabet Inc.’s plans, Google has recently dropped its plans to develop a modern yet controversial self-driving vehicle without manual control mechanisms, including a steering wheel or brakes.

Google and Ford to announce partnership on self-driving cars at CES
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Ford to become first of many in potential partnership

According to the recent report, there is evidence for a good chance that tech giant Google and automotive giant Ford Motor Company may be partnering up at the Consumer Electronics Show this week to announce a joint partnership on self-driving vehicles powered by Google technology.