University of Michigan

07 Aug 2018

Making Tomorrow’s Auto Tech Safe Today

Graham Jarvis assesses the cyber-security risks of emerging autonomous technology. All the major automakers are currently developing autonomous technologies and solutions for their future autonomous vehicles. These technologies introduce...


08 Jun 2018

BEVs won’t have monopoly on e-mobility

Challenges and opportunities of current and future battery technology for electric vehicles, investigated by Lynn Walford. It’s clear we are on the verge of a great transformation in the...


30 Apr 2018

Startup ClearMotion Has a Cure for Autonomous Carsickness

What's the biggest challenging facing autonomous vehicles? It might be nauseous passengers. Startup Clearmotion claims it has a cure for future carsickness.


02 Mar 2018

Swotting up on autonomous

Fittingly for technology that has required vast amounts of brainpower and research, autonomous driving has established a foothold in academia. This school term, a pair of self-driving shuttle buses...


31 Jan 2018

PPG & MCity Developing Special Coatings for Autonomous Vehicles

PPG will use the University of Michigan autonomous vehicle R&D facility to work on new paints that can be seen better by driverless cars.


16 Oct 2017

Weekly Brief: Coming to your mailbox soon, self-driving mail trucks

The US Postal Service is looking to reinvent itself and save millions through self-driving tech. Andrew Tolve reports. Snail mail is about to go semi-autonomous: the US Postal Service...


30 Jun 2017

Study defends green credentials of EVs, PHEVs

Claims that electric vehicles won’t help reduce harmful emissions are flawed and, instead, evidence suggests EVs can have a major impact on reducing the pollution traced to vehicles used...


23 Nov 2016

Ground broken, plans detailed for autonomous vehicle test track

A new 335-acre autonomous-vehicle proving ground will be open for business here a year from now, says the non-profit AmericanCenterfor Mobility, which held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the facility...


15 Aug 2016

Weekly Brief: Millions of VW vehicles vulnerable to wireless key hack

Have a Volkswagen? Better buy a steering wheel lock. Researchers at the University of Birmingham, in concert with German engineering firm Kasper & Oswald, have found a wireless hack...


06 Jun 2016

It’s a nightmare for ‘Suicide Seb’ at Mcity!

As far as vehicle transportation is concerned, the city of the future is here. Appropriately located not far from Detroit is Mcity, an outdoor testing facility for connected and...


14 Dec 2015

Weekly Brief: Baidu locks horns with Google in autonomous race

Chinese search giant Baidu, long suspected of joining rival Google in the self-driving car race, told The Wall Street Journal that it has created a new business unit specifically...


20 Nov 2015

Hoping to get the autonomous market down to a ‘T’

Ford ‘invented’ the mass market car in the shape of its 1908 Model T and now its hoping to lead the charge into creating volume selling autonomous vehicles. That’s...