Meet the world’s largest autonomous electric cargo airplane
The Pelican Cargo has a range of up to 200 miles and a payload of up to 400 lbs.
Why are so many autonomous vehicles also EVs?
There’s a really good reason why manufacturers generally choose all-electric powertrains for their autonomous creations.
Holon debuts autonomous people-moving EV
The SAE Level 4 mover is based on Mobileye Drive, a commercial self-driving system.
Foxconn, NVIDIA partner to build automated EVs
Foxconn will produce electronic control units based on NVIDIA’s Drive Orin computer platform
EV Mobility and Autonomy partner on EV subscription model
Autonomy has partnered with EV Mobility, LLC to deploy Tesla Model 3s and Model Ys to EV Mobility locations across California, Florida, Washington and other states by the end of the year. The amenity allows guests and residents to reserve and operate vehicles hourly through EV Mobility’s app. The payment covers the traditional costs of ownership, including
Five technology trends that will define the future of EVs
IDTechEx reports five future technology trends that the group expects will be of high relevance in the EV market’s future. Advanced Li-ion battery cells & packs Advanced Li-ion refers to silicon and Li-metal anodes, solid-electrolytes, high-Ni cathodes and various cell design factors. Given the importance of the electric vehicle market, specifically battery electric cars, in
Autonomy EV subscriptions available on J.D. Power website
Autonomy is now offering access to its services on JDPower.com. Now, consumers shopping for a vehicle on JDPower.com will be able to learn more about EV subscriptions by clicking on an Autonomy ad on the website. The Autonomy service is currently available in California and is gearing up for expansion to other regions of the
Uber Eats to begin autonomous EV food deliveries this fall
Uber Technologies, Inc. and Nuro, an autonomous vehicle company, have announced a 10-year partnership to use Nuro’s autonomous, electric vehicles for food deliveries in the United States. Uber Eats’ consumers will be able to order meals and goods delivered by Nuro’s zero-occupant autonomous delivery vehicles, which run on public roads and are built specifically to
BrightDrop acquires AI fleet optimization software
BrightDrop is acquiring fleet optimization software from Marain Inc., a California-based technology startup. BrightDrop says it will integrate Marain’s artificial intelligence-powered fleet optimization software into BrightDrop’s ecosystem of last-mile solutions to analyze, forecast and identify multi-modal solutions for fleet customers as they plan their journey to full-fleet electrification. Combining advanced AI and machine learning technologies
Hydron hydrogen-powered, autonomous trucks to hit U.S. roads in 2024
The co-founder of autonomous driving company TuSimple, Mo Chen, has started a new company, Hydron, committed to developing, manufacturing and selling hydrogen-powered trucks equipped with Level 4 autonomous driving technology. Hydron says it wants to become a leading provider of hydrogen-powered autonomous trucks and refueling infrastructure through partnerships to become a complete solution provider for
Lightning eMotors, Perrone Robotics create new fully autonomous vehicle
Lightning eMotors and Perrone Robotics have partnered to offer Class 3-7 commercial fleet customers self-driving, electric fleet vehicles. The partnership expands Lightning’s zero-emissions EV platform offerings to include Perrone’s AV-powered technology, “Tony,” a vehicle-independent retrofit kit designed to enable vehicles to transport people and goods in geo-fenced and dedicated driving routes, the company says. Vehicles
Autonomy expands EV subscriptions to San Francisco Bay area
Autonomy, an EV subscription company, has expanded its vehicle subscription service to the San Francisco Bay area, with pick-up locations planned in San Jose and San Francisco. Autonomy says its subscription includes traditional ownership costs, including annual registration and license fees, routine maintenance, roadside assistance costs, and tire wear and tear, whereas consumers would have