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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Visits Ford as Part of His “Year of Travel Challenge”


Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has visited Ford Motor Company as part of his “Personal Year of Travel Challenge” to get out and talk to more people about how they’re living, working and thinking about the future. (more…)

Harman and Baidu Team up to Develop In-Car AI Solutions for Automakers

24 Apr baidu-image-600x394

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Shanghai Auto Show played host to a couple of pretty important announcements this week. For instance, automotive manufacturer Harman has announced a brand new partnership with Baidu under which, the two will collaborate with each other so as to bring some highly advanced AI tech within automaker’s reach. (more…)

Infineon Joins the 5G Automotive Association to Contribute to Connected Automated Driving

13 Apr infineon company

You can’t have an automated car without reliable communication infrastructure and stable mobile communication connectivity. The next generation mobile communication standard is indispensable. (more…)

Driverless public buses to hit the streets of Singapore by 2020

12 Apr Autonomous-bus-prototype-542x768

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Singapore has been rolling out several key initiatives as a part of the nation’s Smart Mobility 2030 vision of a smart transportation network. As a result, it is seen strengthening its leadership in the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies. The government has encouraged the driverless cars to operate, and now it is keen to see autonomous public bus services hit the roads. (more…)

Future of Vehicle Tech Revs Up for CES Asia 2017

4 Apr Vehicle_tech_1

The race is on to CES AsiaTM 2017 where vehicle technology will be out in full force at Asia’s premier tech event, including the latest from three major auto manufacturers –Hyundai, NEVS and Volvo – with more to be announced soon. (more…)

Nvidia has roped in Tesla’s VP of Autopilot David Nistér

3 Apr tesla_model-696x400

By  Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Electric automaker Tesla has witnessed some significant changes to the leadership of its Autopilot team over the past few months. With regards to the same, the company has now parted ways with David Nistér, Vice President of its Autopilot division. He has decided to join gaming hardware major Nvidia to lead its software efforts, reports The Information. (more…)

Toyota and Japanese Telecom Giant NTT to Combine Connected Car Research Efforts


By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Two significant Japanese majors, Toyota and NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), have decided to band together to further their research and development efforts in the connected car space. (more…)

SMRT Partners with NEC to Preempt Bus Accidents Using Artificial Intelligence

23 Mar SMRT-Double-Deckered-buses-990x408

Japanese IT giant NEC has collaborated with the Singapore public transport provider SMRT Corporation to prevent bus accidents using AI technology. (more…)

Uber Has Not Been Having a Particularly Good Time Developing Its Self-Driving Tech

18 Mar uber-self-drive-1-990x554

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Uber and Alphabet subsidiary Waymo currently find themselves embroiled in a legal battle over whether or not the former stole the latter’s technology and used it to create its own autonomous vehicles. We are no wiser than the courts however, a set of documents leaked to Recode put an interesting light upon things. (more…)

Intel Acquires Mobileye in Anticipation of First Major Wave of Sales for Self-Driving Cars in 2021, Says TrendForce

15 Mar mobileye-intel-self-driving-car-2021-624x351

Intel on March 13 announced that the company will purchase Mobileye, a global provider of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). (more…)