Google Maps to expand eco-friendly navigation tips to 40+ countries
Google is broadening its eco-friendly routing recommendations on Google Maps to more than 40 European countries.
The fuel-efficient routes functionality, initially launched for users in the United States last year, allows Google Maps users to view the most eco-friendly travel options. Fuel-effic... Read more
Britain to make self-driving vehicles road-legal in 2025
Britain announced plans for new regulations and 100 million pounds (approx. $119 million) in financing on Friday to have self-driving vehicles on the roads by 2025.
The government stated that it wished to capitalize on the burgeoning market for self-driving vehicles, which it appraised at 42 bil... Read more
Tesla is being investigated for two new fatal crashes
The Tesla cars' fatal crashes made the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) investigate Tesla.
Recently, Tesla has been under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for two recent fatal crashes of Tesla cars.
The first car crash happened recently ... Read more
Iron Mountain pledges to electrify all company cars
Iron Mountain is extending its new partnership with The Climate Group, a non-profit organization. The Climate Group challenges partners to meet climate goals. Iron Mountain is tasked with electrifying all of its company cars by the end of 2030.
A daunting task. Iron Mountain's fleet consists of ... Read more
TCS and Jaguar launch initiative for CO2 reduction and EV development
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Jaguar announce a collaboration for the development of technologies and concepts for electric vehicles (EVs).
The initiative came to fruition immediately with the renaming of Jaguar Racing, Jaguar's established Formula E team. The team continues as Jaguar TCS ... Read more
Survey: European manufacturers want local battery supply
China's domination of the industry is making UK and EU manufacturers nervous.
Manufacturers in the UK and Europe want to move more of the supply chain for batteries used in electric cars and renewable energy away from China and closer to their plants, a survey showed on Tuesday.
China dominat... Read more
Huawei reeling after sanctions, considers making EVs
Huawei plans to make electric vehicles under the Huawei brand name and could launch some of the EVs this year. Four sources spoke to Reuters about the story and said that the world’s largest telecoms equipment maker is suffering after US sanctions and has been forced to look at some strategic piv... Read more
Apple’s electric car may take until 2027 to reach production
Apple is working on a self-driving car program for a while now. New developments show that the program may take 5-7 years to deliver a functional vehicle.
People close to the project provided this new insight and noted that the car is very far away from the production stage. Last year we reporte... Read more