Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski was indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice for stealing trade secrets from Google when he left the company and headed over to Uber. Levandowski worked on Google’s self-driving car from 2009 until early 2016. He was the lead of Google’s Light Detecting and Ranging (LiDAR) engineering team so he […]
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced it will use Harman and Google technologies to create a new connected vehicle system that will be used by all of its vehicles across the globe. It will include an off-board system based on Harman (Samsung) technologies and an on-board system that is Android-based. The off-board system will securely manage […]
It might be tempting to run out and buy a new car at this time of the year, but delaying your purchase by a few weeks could save you some money. Sometimes it’s not an option because your old clunker simply gives up, but if you can plan, then make sure you walk into the […]
You might think the same brands are popular across the world, but tastes vary depending on where you live. Some brands are far more popular in certain regions than others. This map shows exactly which brands are most often searched for in various countries around the world. Veygo created the map based on data collected […]
At 2017’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’ll get a look at the fully autonomous Pacifica Hybrid on which Chrysler and Google’s Waymo are collaborating.
The Google self-driving car program passed a milestone on Wednesday as it marked more than two million miles of driving on public roads. Google’s Alphabet Inc. division started working on autonomous cars back in 2009 and now has over 60 self-driving cars on the road. Currently, they’re clocking around 25,000 miles of autonomous test driving […]
Flying cars are the stuff of science fiction. Whether it’s a rosy vision of the future like we saw in Back to the Future or the dystopian world of Blade Runner, flying cars have captured our imaginations. Larry Page hopes to make our flying car future a reality and he’s funding the companies that could […]
The secret to autonomous cars succeeding isn’t going to be their technical capabilities of hands-free driving. What’s going to make them desirable is their ability to entertain their owners.
There are all sorts of technologies designed to help the people inside of a car during an accident. As a pedestrian, if you happen to be hit by a car, then there’s very little to protect you from injury. Google’s new human flypaper might be the solution.