Inside Voyage’s plan to deliver a driverless future

In two years, Voyage has gone from a tiny self-driving car upstart spun out of Udacity to a company able to operate on 200 miles of roads in retirement communities. Now, Voyage is on the verge of introducing a new vehicle that is critical to its mission of launching a truly driverless ride-hailing service. (Human […]

Apple’s latest Tesla hire specializes in car interiors

Another high-level Tesla engineering executive has hopped over to Apple. Steve MacManus, who was vice president of engineering at Tesla, is now a senior director at Apple, according to an update on his LinkedIn profile. Bloomberg was the first to report MacManus had taken the position at Apple. MacManus, whose was in charge of interior […]

Jaguar Land Rover built an A.I.-equipped car that responds to the driver’s mood

Jaguar Land Rover is testing a system that uses a driver-facing camera and artificial intelligence to read a person’s mood. The automaker believes this tech could be used to reduce stress while driving.

Waymo’s self-driving Jaguar I-Pace vehicles are now testing on public roads

A little more than a year ago, Waymo surprised the industry and announced that its next big move in the world of autonomous vehicles would be a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover to add the automaker’s new all-electric I-Pace crossover to its fleet of self-driving cars. Now, it appears self-driving Jaguar I-Pace vehicles are finally […]

Jaguar Land Rover tests sensory steering wheel to combat distracted driving

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a “sensory steering wheel” that uses temperature changes to give turn-by-turn directions. The automaker claims this tech could help cut down on distracted driving.
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Toyota is giving automakers free access to nearly 24,000 hybrid car-related patents

Toyota said Wednesday it will give royalty-free access to its nearly 24,000 patents related to electrification technology and systems through 2030 in a move that aims encourage rival automakers to adopt the low-emissions and fuel-saving technology. Collectively the patents represent core technologies that can be applied to the development of various types of electrified vehicles […]