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4:20
Jan 16, 2018

Global carmakers to invest $90bn in electric vehicles

Ford's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers.

1:50
Sep 15, 2017

Facebook won't make cars, Sandberg reassures Germany

COO Sheryl Sandberg assures carmakers the social media giant will not compete with them.

3:20
Apr 13, 2017

Japan automakers consider robots to help elderly

Automakers look beyond self-driving cars and turn their attention to robots to help keep Japan's rapidly greying society on the move.

2:20
Oct 26, 2016

Nissan, Renault open to tech partnerships

The automakers are willing to partner with other companies to equip their vehicles with sophisticated technology.

2:20
Oct 25, 2016

Automakers must prioritise cyber security

US regulators believe automakers should make shielding the electronic and computer systems of vehicles from hackers a priority.

2:10

Senators, Google urge US self-driving regulations

Members of a US Senate panel and automakers working on self-driving vehicles call for national regulation of the cars.

2:10
Jan 15, 2016

Some self-driving car rules may be waived

The US may not enforce some safety rules, as part of an effort to speed up development of self-driving vehicles.

4:00
Jan 6, 2016

Automakers, not Silicon Valley, lead in driverless car patents

Japan's Toyota Motor is best positioned to lead the way, according to a new report on patents for the fast-evolving technology.

4:20
Oct 30, 2015

Samsung IT arms push into auto tech

The tech giant and group companies try a belated push into the business of supplying technology to carmakers.

2:00
Sep 17, 2015

US senators grill automakers on security

Senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal wrote to 18 automakers, asking about efforts taken to protect cars from being hacked.

2:40
Jun 24, 2015

Ford steps up self-driving car tech

The US automaker joins other global auto manufacturers in accelerating efforts to roll out self-driving cars.

1:30
Feb 9, 2015

Daimler says Google is no automaker

Technology companies are unlikely to become mass car manufacturers although they can disrupt the car industry, says Daimler.

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