Honda Joins with Cruise, GM to Build Autonomous Vehicles

The company will invest $2.75 billion over 12 years to develop vehicles designed from the ground up for autonomous operation. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Honda and Cruise, General [...]

Porsche’s Modular “Electric Pit Stop” Aims for Cost-Effective Fast Charging

The system offers 800-V, 20-minute charging and accessibility in more locations. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor At present, all components needed for quickly charging EVs are installed in [...]

Hudway Sight Turns Any Helmet or Smartphone into a Head-up Display

Anything on your smartphone screen can be transmitted to the HUD, bringing data into your line of sight.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Most people carry cell phones on their person, [...]

Amazon Makes Alexa Your Co-Pilot

Drivers will increasingly be able to operate their cars and access functions and information by simply speaking.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Amazon’s voice-enabled [...]

Toyota Invests $500M in Uber to Accelerate Autonomous Car Development

The company’s big bet on autonomous vehicles will integrate Uber’s automated driving system with Toyota’s Guardian technology.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Toyota Motor Corp. [...]

New ICs Step Up Gesture-Recognition, Parking-Assist Tech

Developed by Elmos Semiconductor, the devices simplify the design of infotainment and driver-assistance systems.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Automotive sensors monitor and [...]

IIHS Examines Driver-Assistance Features in Real-World Tests

After performing several Level 2 tests, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety moves toward a consumer rating system for ADAS.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor With all of the [...]

First Real-World Application of C-V2X Demo’d in Colorado

Forging New Partnerships to Develop Infotainment Applications for Smart Cars

Maxim is now working with Qualcomm, Cypress Semi with Pioneer, Immersion with Toyodenso, and Google with Hyundai.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Maybe you should file this [...]

Microchip Launches First Automotive Security Dev Kit

The CryptoAutomotive development kit provides OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers with tools to secure existing automotive networks   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor With more and more consumer [...]