06 Aug 2018

Schaeffler Acquiring Electronic Steering Developer Paravan

Another auto parts supplier is looking to acquire technology that could have uses within autonomous driving systems. This time, Germany-based Shaeffler has made a deal for Paravan.


03 Aug 2018

Fiat Chrysler Inks Deal for French AV Startup StartMeUp

StartMeUp's software helps driverless cars monitor their environment, processing sensor data quickly while keeping heat levels way down.


30 Jul 2018

Hyundai Mobis Develops Steering System for Autonomous Vehicles

The redundant control mode developed by Hyundai Mobis prevents accidents due to steering errors that could occur when the vehicle is in autonomous driving mode.


26 Jul 2018

Ford Creates New Company Devoted to AV Development

The new company, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LCC, will encompass all aspects of its self-driving and autonomous vehicle business operations.


20 Jul 2018

Startup Light Nets $121M in Funding From Softbank & Leica

Bay Area startup focused on 3D imaging believes its camera and sensor technologies can replace Lidar.


27 Jun 2018

VW, Nvidia, Bosch Form Autonomous Vehicle Alliance

Dedicated to developing connected and autonomous car technologies, the new NAV Alliance consists of Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, Nvidia and Volkswagen Group of America.


20 Jun 2018

Ford Makes Michigan Central Station its Corktown Centerpiece

The massive Michigan Central Station building will become the centerpiece of Ford's Corktown district campus in Detroit, with a focus on autonomous vehicle development.


15 Jun 2018

Volvo Invests in Silicon Valley Lidar Specialist Luminar

In the midst of a high-stakes race to develop the most sophisticated sensors for self-driving vehicles, Volvo buys a stake in Lidar startup Luminar.


08 Jun 2018

After BMW, Lidar Maker Innoviz Sets Sights on China

Until recently, the Lidar that self-driving cars need to "see" the road required a spinning apparatus that is bulky and expensive. Now, Innoviz is looking to change that.



07 Jun 2018

Sweden’s Hexagon Inks Deal for AV Supplier AutonomouStuff

Sweden-based Hexagon is snapping up AutonomouStuff, a US-based supplier of integrated autonomous vehicle technology, for an undisclosed sum.


06 Jun 2018

Alibaba & RoboSense Partner on Solid-State Lidar

Solid-state Lidar for a single vehicle is only a few hundred dollars, versus thousands of dollars with traditional approaches, according to RoboSense, which is partnering with Alibaba to create...


11 May 2018

Voyomotive Unveils a ‘Check Engine’ Light for the Rest of Us

Voyomotive is offering car owners a different way for car owners to diagnose problems with their vehicle.