Big data is an expansive umbrella with startups of all stripes squatting under it. Even as the most successful and powerful data miners of the modern web are undoubtedly the dominant consumer platforms — Google, Facebook, Apple and […]
When it comes to the cutting-edge self-driving technology that will hit the market in the coming years, some of the early signs point to manufacturers focusing on trucks as the perfect conduit to show their concepts in real life. After all, if you take into account the industries using big rigs in daily operations, incorporating […]
Lyft has added, a startup born out of Stanford’s artificial intelligence lab, to its growing list of self-driving-car partners.
The two companies will use the partnership to launch a pilot in the Bay Area, though Lyft declined to say when exactly the trial will occur.
is the latest tech venture to […]
Since the upcoming, premium iPhone won’t include a physical home button, Apple has reportedly come up with at least one new way of triggering Siri with an actual button on the device: it will use the sleep/wake/power button. Developer Guilherme Rambo, who has already unearthed details about […]
FRANKFURT — Prosecutors in Munich said a criminal probe into diesel manipulation at Audi has now reached the management board level.
The investigation is targeting unknown individuals, a spokeswoman for the Munich prosecutor’s office said on Friday.
“The investigation is at the level of current and former Audi board members,” the spokeswoman […]
LONDON — Rolls-Royce is ramping up the personalization options on the redesigned and re-engineered Phantom flagship limousine to allow owners to embed bespoke artwork behind glass in the dashboard.
The newest Phantom, unveiled here Thursday, is the first Rolls-Royce to be built on the UK automaker’s in-house aluminum platform. Roll-Royce previously designed and engineered cars on […]
Just in from Nick Gibbs at Crain.com
LONDON — Jaguar predicts that its new E-Pace compact premium SUV will become its top-seller, overtaking the larger F-Pace crossover because it will more attainable than its big brother.
“It will be less expensive and I think the demographic will be wider,” Jaguar design boss Ian Callum said here Thursday […]
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European car demand rose at a slower pace in June as fewer selling days in Germany and Brexit-related concerns in the UK weighed on a peaking vehicle market.
Industrywide registrations increased 2.1 percent from a year earlier to 1.54 million vehicles last month, with Toyota and Fiat models posting the […]
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Jaguar confirmed that the E-Pace will become the brand’s second SUV/crossover next year. A third crossover, the battery-powered I-Pace, will join Jaguar’s lineup after the E-Pace, also next year.
The E-Pace will ride on the platform that underpins the XE sedan. It will compete against cars such as the BMW X1.
“The combination […]
MUNICH — Robert Bosch has confirmed it will build a 1 billion-euro ($1.1 billion) semiconductor plant in Germany, the biggest single investment in its history, as the supplier prepares for a surge in demand for components used in self-driving vehicles.
The factory in Dresden will start producing chips needed for autonomous vehicles, smart homes and Internet-linked […]