Public Support & Transport

17th January 2019

UC Study Recommends Charging EVs for Miles Driven

Electric cars might run cleaner, but road repairs are still paid for by gasoline taxes. Now, a University of California study recommends a fairer way for the state to...

31st October 2018

Illinois Self-Driving Car Push Costs Governor an Endorsement

In Illinois, a push for autonomous vehicles has turned political with a group that advocates for motorcyclists rescinding its endorsement for the state's governor.


8th October 2018

Flying Taxis Get UK Government Help

The UK government has granted money to its aviation regulator, supporting a project that aims to remove “regulatory barriers” to flying taxis. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial...


27th September 2018

Uber Commits $10M to Reduce City Traffic

As ride-hailing services multiply and increase traffic in cities, Uber is pushing for a congestion tax that would target its own business interests.


6th September 2018

Auto Infrastructure Depends on Partnerships, Says City Hall

Detroit looking at smart infrastructure and who will pay for it, Garry Bulluck tells Louis Bedigian. Smart infrastructure could be one of the most challenging and costly aspects of...


9th July 2018

Baidu Churns Out Driverless Buses in China, Looks to Japan

China's Baidu is looking to expand its self-driving Apolong bus line both domestically, as well as overseas, with Japan as the next market for the company's autonomous technology.


27th June 2018

Self-Driving Shuttle Service Debuts in Downtown Detroit

A joint venture between real estate firm Bedrock and startup May Mobility will bring autonomous shuttle services to a select area of downtown Detroit.


7th June 2018

GDPR: A Security Headache for Connected Car Makers & OEMs

EU's GDPR is now in full effect but car manufacturers are struggling with these new rules that force them to stop collecting information. In some cases, OEMs are being...


22nd May 2018

Renesas, Magna Partner on ADAS Sensors for Automated Parking

The Renesas and Magna platform, based on a low-power SoC, offers a 360-degree photorealistic 3D view of the vehicle's environment to better offer automated parking to drivers.


22nd May 2018

GDPR May Be Slowing Connected Car Growth

The European Union's GDPR rules could be one factor in the slowdown of connected car sales. Automakers are also still trying to gauge the public's reaction to new technologies....


18th May 2018

Automated Parking Assist Coming Soon to UK Roads

The UK will start letting its drivers use an ADAS platform to remotely park vehicles starting next month, as long as they are in or within 25 feet of...


30th April 2018

2018 Wards 10 Best Interiors: What a concept!

From an array of blazing colours and digital dials that perform multiple functions to an in-floor storage bin that can be used to both measure and preserve caught fish, this...