Autoliv, a company involved in automotive safety systems, Volvo Cars, and NVIDIA, the AI and visual computing technology company, are teaming up to develop advanced systems and software for self-driving cars
Norwegian officials plan to introduce some boxy-looking electric vehicles next summer that will drive themselves where passengers want to go. Theyâ€™re set to be tested by Ruter, Osloâ€™s public transport agency.
Automotive industry veterans Maryann Keller and Glenn Mercer have formed an alliance targeting automotive startups and the investors funding them. The collaboration is intended to help selected startups maximise their opportunities within the automotive industry by leveraging the knowledge of these two leaders. "Startups in automotive often begin with a solid theoretical grounding within their niche, but have little practical knowledge of how the industry actually functions on a day-to-day basis" explains Keller.
Jim Hackett named as Ford Motor Company president and CEO, succeeding Mark Fields, who is retiring. Hackett, who will report to Executive Chairman Bill Ford, is recognized as a transformational business leader
A new company headed up by the former head of climate change at PwC Australia has revealed plans to mass-produce autonomous electric vehicles, and potentially build a battery gigafactory, on Australian soil within just a few years.