Volvo will use Waymo’s self-driving technology to power a fleet of electric robotaxis

Waymo is the “exclusive global L4 partner” for Volvo Car Group, the two companies announced Thursday. That means that Volvo will integrate Waymo’s autonomous driving technology, widely considered to be among...

Waymo inks deal with Volvo to develop self-driving electric cars

(Reuters) — Waymo and the Volvo Cars Group have agreed to develop a self-driving electric vehicle designed for ride-hailing use, as part of a new global partnership, the companies said on Thursday. Waymo, a...

Lordstown Motors unveils the Endurance electric truck, and not much else

Ohio EV startup Lordstown Motors revealed its first electric pickup truck, the Endurance, for the first time today at an event that featured Vice President Mike Pence. The truck, which is...

Lyft settles with Justice Department over rider accessibility complaints

Lyft has reached a settlement agreement with the US Department of Justice over allegations that the ride-hailing platform discriminated against people who use foldable walkers and wheelchairs, in violation of the...

Lyft releases new self-driving vehicle data set and launches $30,000 challenge

Following the release of the Perception Dataset and the conclusion of its 2019 object detection competition, Lyft today shared a new corpus — the Prediction Dataset — containing the logs of movements of...

Tesla ranks last on influential JD Power quality survey

JD Power scored Tesla vehicles the worst among 32 major brands in its annual quality study. It’s the first time that Tesla’s cars have been ranked by the influential customer survey...

Tesla faces criticism of Elon Musk in bid to bring Cybertruck factory to Texas

As Tesla made its first public pitch to bring its Cybertruck factory to Austin, Texas on Tuesday, the company faced concerns from citizens about its treatment of workers, the proposal’s impact...

California seeks to force Uber and Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees within weeks

California is seeking to force Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees, in a dramatic escalation of the state’s months-long war with the gig economy companies. In May, California...

Tesla’s reportedly shipped early Model S cars with leaky battery packs

Tesla’s earliest Model S electric sedans shipped with a flawed battery back design that was prone to coolant leaks which could lead to fires, according to Business Insider. The report describes...

Tesla under investigation for Model S touchscreen failures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into touchscreen failures on older Tesla Model S vehicles, after receiving 11 complaints in the last 13 months about the...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...