Baidu sets autonomous timeline

Chinese internet giants Baidu says it will release level three autonomous vehicles for the mass market by 2019. It already has tech partnership with NVIDIA, and is now partnering Chinese […]

PSA set to cut Ellesmere jobs

PSA is to cut around 400 jobs at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port by the end of the year to improve the production facility’s competitiveness. According to PSA, the job cuts – […]

FCA makes safety recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled 470,000 vehicles worldwide to replace a component that may inhibit deployment of the vehicles’ active head restraints in the event of an accident. Reuters […]

Virgin invest in Hyperloop One

The Virgin investment group has taken an undisclosed stake in Hyperloop One’s pod-based transport system, according to BBC reports. Virgin’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, is joining the Los Angeles-based firm’s […]

GM focuses on LIDAR development

General Motors (GM) is set to acquire LIDAR technology company Strobe Inc to speed up development of autonomous vehicles and reduce sensor costs. Kyle Vogt, CEO of GM’s Cruise Automation […]

Uber to appeal London ban

Uber is expected to appeal Transport for London’s (TfL) ban on its services in the next few days. The company had hoped to avoid legal action with a high-level meeting […]