NASA has taken delivery of its first completely electric aircraft, the experimental X-57 electric plane, in what the agency has called a “major milestone” for the project.
71% of consumers believe self-driving cars will drive better than humans or will outperform human drivers in a decade, according to a worldwide consumer survey commissioned by engineering simulation company ANSYS.
Hyundai has become the latest company to delve into the world of futuristic ‘flying car’ type technologies with the launch of its Urban Air Mobility Division.
Transport for London (TfL) has rejected Uber’s appeal for a full licence, instead granting the ride hailing firm a two-month private hire operator licence extension.
Daimler has announced that its driverless trucks are to begin testing on public roads in Virginia, the US.
Sports car maker Porsche has boosted its presence in the electric car market by increasing its stake in electric vehicle manufacturer Rimac Automobil.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry have announced the continuation of their autonomous vehicles partnership to develop the automotive company’s “next-generation vehicles”.
City authorities across the world are turning to technology and innovation to make their cities work better, be more sustainable and offer citizens a better life experience.
With petrol and diesel cars set to be banned in the UK by 2040, the electric car market is growing, with an estimated 223,000 electric cars currently on UK roads.
Porsche is stepping up its involvement in the driverless car space with a strategic investment in Israeli startup TriEye.
There are now, for the first time, more electric car charging points in the UK than there are petrol stations as growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) has driven a flurry of installations.
The shared mobility sector, which includes firms such as Uber and DiDi, has attracted more than $48bn worth of mergers, acquisitions and investments over a three year period, according to data analytics firm GlobalData.
On May 6 1937, the infamous Hindenburg disaster, in which an airship caught fire after an electrical spark ignited highly flammable hydrogen that had leaked out, claiming the lives of 36 people on board.
On Wednesday, the world’s largest aerospace company Boeing reported its biggest ever quarterly loss, as ongoing issues facing its 737-MAX aircraft saw the company lose $2.9bn in the last quarter.
The connected and autonomous vehicles industry is expected to be worth an estimated £52bn to the UK by 2035, with the automotive industry bracing for major change over the next decade.
A hyperloop VR experience that provides viewers with a sense of what it will be like to use the futuristic mode of transport has been unveiled at SpaceX’s headquarters in California.
Several “large scale” robotaxi pilots are to be launched in Europe by the end of next year after two key automotive players signed an exclusive strategic partnership.
The future transport systems of 2030 will be characterised by dramatically improved safety, greater choice and higher security driven by technology, according to experts in the field.
Uber’s long-term plan is to become a platform for third-party companies, providing logistics’ answer to Amazon Web Services (AWS), according to the company’s CTO Thuan Pham.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is a celebration of automotive innovation, showcasing the rich history of motorsports and the remarkable technologies driving us into the future.
The Apple Drive.ai purchase earlier this week is a stark warning to carmakers of the disruption they are facing over the next few years, according to data analysis firm GlobalData.
Telecoms provider O2 and the European Space Agency (ESA) are set to launch a four-year trial to develop a back-up satellite system for driverless cars in Oxfordshire.
E-scooters will soon become a familiar sight in cities across Europe.
Waymo is expanding its global reach when it comes to driverless cars, as the Alphabet subsidiary inks a deal with Groupe Renault and Nissan.
Available in 600 cities across 65 countries, Uber has truly conquered the ride-hailing market.
When Blade Runner was released in 1982, Ridley Scott introduced us to a dystopian vision of what Los Angeles could look like in 2019.
Augmented reality is being put in the driving seat in order to aid car manufacturers with the design and testing of new vehicles, thanks to a partnership between Volvo Cars and Finnish augmented-reality headset manufacturer Varjo.
With the UK government stating that it wants fully driverless cars to be on British roads by 2021, much of the innovation in the automotive sphere is focused on this new technology.
A transport modelling technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to simulate the movement of people and vehicles through cities is set to provide the foundation for future transport technologies such as driverless cars.
A fleet of miniature autonomous cars has shown how driverless cars improve traffic flow by at least 35% when programmed to work together.