When Will Advanced Safety Features be Standard?

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Last week at the MIT MediaLab, the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) held its annual conference on advanced vehicle technology. The panel included executives involved in incorporating autonomous, semi-autonomous and infotainment technologies in our cars. The panelists came from auto manufacturers (Toyota and Hyundai), professional associations (SAE), suppliers (Qualcomm), academia (MIT) and consumer advocacy […]

Navya: The Autonomous Electric Shuttles of the Future…and Today

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Today, when you need a ride, you probably grab a taxi or use a ride-hailing service. You might also choose public transportation like busses and subways. Navya wants to change the way you get around with its autonomous electric shuttles. These shuttles aren’t just prototypes. They’re on the road in over 20 countries and you […]

Nissan Chief Carlos Ghosn Arrested for “Significant Acts of Misconduct”

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A handful of automotive executives have attained “world leader” status, and Carlos Ghosn was one of those people. Now Ghosn, a 40-year veteran of the automotive industry, whose alliance with Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan and Renault manufactures one of ever nine cars built in the world, has been arrested for what prosecutors in Japan are calling […]