Car

Apple Cancels Much Delayed Electric Car Project

Project Titan is dead. Apple reportedly winds down its delayed electric car project, after a decade of research and development

5 months ago

Carmakers Sell EVs At Discount As Demand Slows

Carmakers in Western countries have begun discounting electric vehicles (EVs) for the first time amidst first slowdown since 2020 surge

8 months ago

Chip Shortage In Germany To Last Years, Warns Audi Head

Chip shortage is still a problem for German car makers, say Audi head of procurement, and will likely last years

11 months ago

Jaguar Land Rover Looks To AI To Secure Supply Chain

Jaguar Land Rover to embed AI in supply chain to help predict and avoid disruption, following years of chip shortages…

1 year ago

Chip Shortage Sees BMW Deliver Cars Without Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

No chips equals no music. BMW confirms some models have been shipped to customers without Android Auto, Apple CarPlay due…

2 years ago

Volkswagen In ‘Long-Term Chip Deal’ With Qualcomm

Volkswagen seals long-term global deal with Qualcomm to supply specialised chips for self-driving features starting in 2026, Handelsblatt reports

2 years ago

Elon Musk Opens Tesla Gigafactory In Germany

Tesla and Elon Musk have officially opened its third factory near Berlin, with first deliveries of its Model Y being…

2 years ago

Sony And Honda Team Up For Electric Vehicles

Strange bedfellows? Sony and Honda are to create joint venture, in order to make and sell electric vehicles (EVs) from…

2 years ago

Apple Car Details Exposed In Patent Filings – Report

Want to know the potential features of Apple's forthcoming car? Apple patents for Project Titan has revealed some noteworthy ideas

3 years ago

Head Of Car Giant Stellantis Issues Electric Vehicle Cost Warning

The car manufacturing industry cannot sustain the costs from government demands to shift to electric vehicles, warns head of Stellantis

3 years ago

Chip Shortage Could See Renault Confirm More Production Cuts

French car maker Renault expects to produce 300,000 to 400,000 less vehicles this year, as chip shortages continues to hammer…

3 years ago

Chip Shortage Blamed For Looming Job Losses At Vauxhall

Hundreds of job losses are on the cards at Vauxhall's home town of Luton, due to knock-on affects of the…

3 years ago

Apple Car Chief Departs And Joins Ford

More trouble for Apple's Project Titan? Executive in charge of secret car project at Apple jumps ship, and is hired…

3 years ago

US Regulator Opens Official Investigation Of Tesla Autopilot

Federal vehicle safety regulator in the US launches formal investigation of Tesla’s Autopilot, after a series of fatal crashes

3 years ago

Chip Shortage Sees Land Rover ‘Pause’ Production Of Defender 4×4

Another car maker (Jaguar Land Rover) reveals production halt at factory, as chip shortage continues to batter the automotive sector

3 years ago

US Carmakers Urge Congress To Prioritize Auto Chips

US automakers urge Congress to prioritise semiconductors for the auto industry after President Joe Biden proposes $50bn to boost domestic…

3 years ago

Two People Die As Tesla With No Driver Crashes

Autopillot abuse? Tesla car crash in Texas kills two passengers, with police reporting that no one was actually in the…

3 years ago

Chip Shortage – Renault To Extend Idle Factories Until September

Three of Renault's four car factories in Spain will be partly idled until end of September, as silicon shortage continues…

3 years ago

Volkswagen Blames Chip Makers For Silicon Shortage

German car maker VW blames poor planning by chip makers as the principle reason for most car brands having to…

3 years ago

Silicon Shortage Prompts GM To Extend Car Production Cut

Ongoing global shortage of computer chips prompts another car manufacturer to extend production cut in its North American factories

3 years ago

Taiwanese Minister: Chip Makers To Address Car Silicon Shortage

As a silicon shortage slows global car production, Taiwanese government minister says chip makers are at full capacity but will…

3 years ago

Apple Sets 2024 Deadline For Passenger Vehicle – Report

Project Titan update. Apple hopes to produce passenger vehicle in 2024, with new battery design to 'radically' reduce cost and…

4 years ago

Uber Safety Driver Charged With Homicide Over Fatal Crash

Backup safety driver involved in autonomous driving test in Arizona that killed a pedestrian is charged with negligent homicide

4 years ago

UK To Ban Diesel, Petrol Car Sales From 2035

Environmental push. Boris Johnson announces Britain is to bring forward its ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles…

4 years ago

Vodafone, Twitter, Help Actor Richard E Grant Recover Stolen Land Rover

British actor Richard E Grant tracks down and recovers stolen Land Rover with the help of Twitter and Vodafone Automotive

5 years ago

Tesla To Replace Wiper Blades With Lasers?

Star Wars solution. Patent shows Tesla wants to replace conventional windscreen wipers with laser beams

5 years ago

EU Votes Against Wi-Fi-Based Car Standard

Victory for 5G? European nations defeat attempt to create a Wi-Fi-based car standard

5 years ago

Toyota Offers Free Access To Hybrid Car Tech

Hybrid car pioneer Toyota offers free access to technology patents, as move to full electric vehicles continues

5 years ago

Apple Axes Self-Driving Car Staff

Apple iCar delay? Close to 200 staff laid off from Apple's self-driving car program

5 years ago

Former Telsa Staffer Sued For Hacking

Disgruntled former employee alleged to have hacked IT system and transferred sensitive data to third party

6 years ago