Daimler is developing an autonomous electric vehicle that can switch between being a people carrier and a delivery van, as the automaker seeks an edge over rivals such as Alphabet's Waymo and Deutsche Post in shaping the...
BMW plans more deals with mining companies to secure electric vehicle battery materials, and is open to forming alliances to share the costs of developing AV systems, the automaker's r&d chief said.
The all-electric Vision iNext, a semi-autonomous crossover, is more of an "incubator" than an early glimpse of a production-ready car. But the vehicle reveals the technologies being developed by BMW.
VW wants to team up with other automakers to create an industry standard for self-driving technology. Such a move would give companies better legal protection following accidents involving AVs.
Uber is spending $150 million to open an engineering hub and expand self-driving car operations in Toronto, underscoring the company's commitment to autonomous vehicle development despite setbacks.