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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Sunday his firm will send over-the-air upgrades to its vehicles with Autopilot capability, after a crash involving the technology resulted in the death of a driver.
Samsung Electronics is on the verge of making a substantial investment in BYD, a Chinese manufacturer of electric cars and batteries.
Tesla Motors has been asked by a U.S. Senate Committee to brief it on the circumstances leading to a fatal accident that killed the driver of a Tesla Model S, while the vehicle’s Autopilot driver-assistance feature was turned on.
Honda Motor has developed the world's first electric motor for hybrid cars that doesn't use heavy rare earth metals -- a major step forward in development of motors that are free from the political whims of the Chinese government.
The U.S. government has asked Tesla Motors for detailed information about key safety systems on its cars after a May 7 crash in which a driver was killed while traveling in autonomous mode.
PCWorld editors Jon Phillips, Melissa Riofrio and Gordon Mah Ung talk about a fatal Tesla car crash and ponder a Surface desktop rumor. BlackBerry kills the reason people bought BlackBerry, and exactly how busted is the Radeon RX 480?
A man who told police he feared being watched by Google has been arrested and charged with arson after one of the company's self-driving cars was destroyed in an attack in June.
Intel will be inside BMW's iNEXT, the German car maker's fully autonomous car, which has a planned release date of 2021. Visual analytics company Mobileye is the other major technology partner.
Federal regulators are investigating Tesla's autopilot feature after a fatal crash involving a tractor trailer and one of its Model S cars.
If your autonomous car has to decide who lives -- you or the people it's heading for on the highway -- who should it save? Executive Editor Ken Mingis, Senior Writer Lucas Mearian and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw drive the conversation.
A key specification for exchanging sensor data between vehicles has found a new home, in a move that may help future drivers avoid dangers before they see them.
NASCAR is bringing modern technology to race day, using a new system to tie together data on each race so officials can make decisions fast. We got to see it in action at the Sonoma Raceway in California.
In the latest of several Tesla vehicle accidents, the owner of a Tesla Model X SUV claims the vehicle suddenly accelerated on its own and crashed into the side of a building.
Father's day alert? This gadget has enough power to boost most passenger vehicles on the road today, as well as mobile devices and laptops.
Toyota and Volkswagen are the latest automakers to forge alliances with ride-hailing companies, deals that could see the car makers not only sell cars to drivers of the app companies but also develop jointly on-demand mobility technologies.
Google, Uber and Tesla may be giddy about the prospect of self-driving cars, but U.S. consumers aren't convinced that the technology is safe or that they need it.
Uber will begin real-world tests of self-driving car technology in the coming weeks, putting a custom Ford Fusion onto the streets of Pittsburgh.
With its latest acquisition, chip designer ARM wants to give eyes to the next generation of connected objects.