Britain names cities for testing driver-less cars

By on December 5, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

Britain names cities for testing driver-less cars

Britain has named four cities to test driver-less cars in the coming year. Innovate UK, a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, said Wednesday the four cities would be Greenwich, Milton Keynes, Coventry and Bristol, Xinhua reported. More →
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Xiaomi is working on an electric car as China looks to ease automotive norms: Report

By on December 4, 2014 at 1:44 PM.

Xiaomi is working on an electric car as China looks to ease automotive norms: Report

Smartphone maker Xiaomi is looking at venturing into the automotive business, and is rumored to be working on an electric car. While this wasn’t possible before, the Chinese government recently unveiled a plan to allow new players, including non-auto companies, to enter the electric vehicles sector, TechInAsia reports. More →
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Tesla to enter Indian market with new sedan, but high import duty a roadblock

By on November 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM.

Tesla to enter Indian market with new sedan, but high import duty a roadblock

US-based premium electric car maker Tesla Motors is keen to enter the Indian market and has even identified the country as one of the possible locations to set up a manufacturing plant in Asia. More →
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Cruise: a hands-free car kit with a difference

By on June 25, 2014 at 2:50 PM.

Cruise: a hands-free car kit with a difference

The world's leading automotive firms have set themselves a deadline for 2020 for launching their first fully-autonomous cars, but aware of drivers' impatience and the amount of buzz that talk of self-driving cars is generating, a Californian startup company called Cruise is looking to offer a do-it-yourself stopgap. Called Cruise PR1, it can be retro-fitted to an existing car and will offer what the company confidently calls "the first highway autopilot for your car." More →
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Google’s self-driving car unveiled sans a steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedal

By on May 28, 2014 at 12:33 PM.

Google’s self-driving car unveiled sans a steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedal

Till now Google’s self-driving cars have been retrofitted Toyota Priuses and Lexus SUVs. But on Tuesday, Google unveiled its first prototype of a self-driving car built from scratch. More →
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