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Jan Schröder from Enercity connects a Renault electric car to a new charging station that has been integrated into a street lamp.

Electric cars and self-driving tech have gotten off to a slow start but companies like Tesla, GM, and Waymo are betting that’s about to change i...

The auto industry is in the early stages of a transition to electric and self-driving vehicles that could accelerate this decade.
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of the General Motors Company attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2017.

The multitrillion-dollar global automotive industry is changing, but not the way you might expect. Here’s how that change is unfolding.

The car companies of the world are no doubt changing with the times, but that evolution is unfolding from within.
The Nuro R2.

The delivery startup Nuro just became the first self-driving vehicle company to get permission from the US government to ditch side mirrors and windsh...

Nuro's new delivery vehicle, the R2, has two compartments for goods, but no steering wheel or seats.
A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid self-driving vehicle is parked and displayed during a demonstration in Chandler, Arizona

Waymo’s self-driving car workers reportedly complain about finding leftover needles in the vehicles and a cut to their benefits

Drivers of Waymo self-driving cars in Phoenix have reportedly seen their benefits cut since being classified as "vendors" instead of "contractors."
Ahn seating in Firefly, the Google Car that she helped design.

Waymo’s head of design explains the challenges of creating an autonomous robot ‘driver’

YooJung Ahn oversees the design of the Waymo "driver," a complicated merger of hardware, software, and user experiences.
The "Woven City" will be populated by 2,000 Toyota employees and their families, retired couples, retailers, and scientists to start.

Toyota is building a 175-acre smart city in Japan where residents will test out tech like AI, robotics, and smart homes. Here’s what the ‘...

To start, the city will have a population of 2,000 Toyota employees, their families, retired couples, retailers, and scientists.

The biggest tech event of the year is right around the corner, and it’ll give us our first glimpse at the trends that will define 2020 — h...

Dazzling 8K TVs, self-driving cars, and Alexa-powered devices are expected to dominate CES again in 2020. Here's what to expect.

Uber just quietly bought 600 acres of land to build a new test track for self-driving cars in Pittsburgh

Uber is expanding its self-driving car efforts in Pittsburgh with a new 600-acre test track as it seeks to keep up with rivals like Waymo and Tesla.

Introducing the rising stars of autonomous driving

From oceanographers-turned-engineers to former biomedicine students, autonomous vehicles are attracting a wealth of impressive (and young) talent.
A Cruise Bolt.

GM’s former president is now running the self-driving-car company Cruise. He says it’s time to move past the automobile.

Dan Ammann wrote that Cruise offers the best alternative: All-electric, driverless, and available whenever customers require mobility.