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Korean car giant invests in Silicon Valley start-up after VW pulls out of its own tie-up
Chinese group partnering with carmakers to target 2021 launch of autonomous vehicles
Carmaker set to enter a partnership with Ford’s autonomous unit Argo AI
Will trials in a slow-moving environment speed or hinder development?
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Carmakers are pivoting from the combustion engine to the electric battery, from selling cars to offering car subscriptions, all the while dealing with tougher regulators and intense competition on design. How we insure cars is also expected to change as automation takes root. We consider the automobile’s uncertain future
As autonomous vehicles proliferate, insurers face lower premiums
The automotive industry may end up looking more like the past than many seem to suppose, argues a new book from transport expert David Metz.
Replacing Travis Kalanick as chief sapped the company’s relentless drive
Ride-sharing service’s long-term route to profitability may lie in self-driving cars
General Motors unit worth $19bn after latest funding round
UK agency will use Mobileye to collect data on lamp posts, manholes and traffic lights
Electric carmaker has faith that AI will beat Lidar and maps in steering vehicles
New research by MIT says the numbers don't add up.
The US lead in AI is under threat as China steps up investment; why slow progress in the automation of social care alarms an ageing Japan; and do robots need morality lessons from Mary Poppins? Plus: a British start-up that is democratising industrial robots
Elon Musk is speeding too fast as he seeks to dominate self-driving cars
Electric car maker will turn ‘extremely cash flow positive’ when self-driving network starts
Figure comes on $1bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank fund and Denso investment
Largest shareholder SoftBank in talks to lead $1bn fundraising
And how the debt burden is only going to get bigger.
Opponents fear vote for wireless technology will jeopardise 5G possibilities
The two disasters serve as a warning for industries, including self-driving cars where technology is taking over
Dieter Zetsche warns of public backlash against technology in event of crashes
World’s largest maker of commercial vehicles buys majority stake in Torc Robotics
Members of UK Parliament vote to seize control of the Brexit process, Apple brings o…