Ford Motor Company will invest $500 million into Rivian in exchange for use of the startup's electric-car underpinnings, the two companies said Wednesday.
Google's Waymo subsidiary said Tuesday that it will build its so-called "self-driving cars" in the Motor City.
At an event to promote his company's autonomous technology, Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday said that a fleet of "self-driving" robot taxis will be on the road as early as next year.
2019 Tesla Model X
From Motor Authority:
Tesla on Tuesday announced a series of updates for its 2019 Model S and Model X, and key among them is an increase in range for both models including as much as 370 miles for the Model S.
Nissan celebrated the Nissan Z's 50th anniversary at the 2019 New York International Auto Show with a special-edition model set to go on sale this year. Fans eager to toast Nissan's sports car will have to spend $37,315.
Toyota previously confirmed we'll see a second-generation of the 86 sports car (nee Scion FR-S), but it may not come on a Subaru platform.
Hyundai-Kia smartphone-based EV performance settings
From Green Car Reports:
Fully electric cars have a great potential to be customized and personalized, to a level that’s not entirely possible with gasoline models.
Tesla announced a 10-percent improvement to the top driving range for both its Model S fastback and Model X crossover Tuesday—resulting in what it claims will be EPA-official ranges of up to 370 miles and 325 miles for the two models, respectively.
Electric vehicle company Rivian announced on Wednesday that Ford has invested $500 million in it, in return for Rivian's help developing a new electric Ford model.