Ford executive details auto maker’s autonomous vehicle plans

Ford has been one of the most vocal automotive manufacturers in the autonomous vehicle space, announcing back in 2016 that it will have a fully driverless vehicle ready to hit roads in 2021.

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Waymo launching its own ride-hailing service, Refined Twitter, Apple’s new HQ giving employees headaches

Google’s self-driving division is preparing to launch its own ride-hailing service. A new browser extension cleans up Twitter on your desktop. And Apple’s new spaceship headquarters are becoming a real pain for some

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial begins; Elon Musk launches a Tesla Roadster into space; Assange’s request denied

A high-profile trial between Uber and Google’s self-driving division Waymo begins in San Francisco. Tesla founder Elon Musk launches one of his company’s first vehicles into space. And Julian Assange’s request to temporarily

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Self-driving car predictions for 2018

Self-driving cars will be tested on public roads next year, the first autonomous vehicle you get in will be a ride-sharing taxi, and be prepared for a mass vehicle hacking scandal. My first

Published on: December 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Uber’s fleet of driverless cars, SpaceX sending internet satellites to space in 2019

Uber is forming a fleet of driverless cars, Bitcoin reaches an all-time high, and SpaceX will start sending internet satellites into space in 2019. First up we have news from Facebook that Uber

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Self-driving shuttle crashes on first day, Apple FaceID could come to the next iPad

A self-driving shuttle bus was involved in a crash on its very first day on the road, Apple’s controversial FaceID could release on the next iPad, and German police were called to shut

Published on: November 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Equifax hit again, Bitcoin passes the $5,000 mark

Equifax just can’t seem to learn its lesson, autonomous cars in California are a go, and Bitcoin smashes through the $5,000 mark.   From Reddit today, it’s come to light that the website

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Uber launches autonomous vehicle research hub in Toronto

Uber Technologies, Inc. is investing in Canada and Canadian talent with its latest venture. The company announced this week that it will be launching a new research hub in Toronto focused on developing

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HPE partners with National Instruments on 5G deployment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is partnering with 5G Lab Germany to research what's possible when combining 5G wireless networks with HPE's Edgeline Converged Edge Systems. The first 5G testbeds are just being set up by telecommunications

Published on: April 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Are ‘Zombie Cars’ in our future?

Global hit Fate and the Furious gave us a sneak peak of the future many of us fear: a hacker taking control of thousands of cars simultaneously. But is that even remotely realistic? Let's

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Volkswagen transformation to ditch gas tank, steering wheel by 2025

How close are we to sitting in the cockpit of a self-driving car? It might not be here today, but at Volkswagen’s floor space at the Canadian International Auto Show you can find

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Intel to acquire self-driving tech company in $15 billion deal

Intel Corp. has announced that it will be acquiring Mobileye NV, an Israel-based company specializing in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, in a deal valued at approximately $15.3 billion. An Intel subsidiary will buy

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

University of Waterloo behind the wheel of CES 2017’s self-driving car

The reality of self-driving cars on public roads could happen sooner than expected thanks to Canadian university researchers. Renesas Electronics America has unveiled a new highly autonomous vehicle at CES 2017 in Las

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs