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If the concept of flying cars seems to make you yawn these days, then you haven’t met the Aska, yet. This electric-powered vehicle not only can drive you to the nearest McDonald’s but it can also do a vertical take-off and landing in case the parking space there is limited. …

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Volvo Cars, a leader in automotive safety, and Uber, the leading ride-hailing firm, have presented a jointly-developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies. Uber and Volvo Cars entered a joint engineering agreement in 2016 and have since developed several …

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The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance (RNM) will unite with Google to further its self-driving goals, according to reports. Multiple sources cited that RNM will work with Waymo, Google’s self-driving car project, to jointly develop unmanned taxis Nissan vehicles, as well as create a system that handles reservation and payments. RNM is already working …

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Forget bar-hopping, here. When it comes to getting inebriated (fast), the future points towards one promising trend: robots and self-driving vehicles. Yes, you don’t need a bartender to listen to your love life problems in the wee hours of morning. All you need is a robot named Guido to mix you …

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It’s an ambitious project, but then again, Mercedes-Benz has a reputation for making quality and durable vehicles ever since time immemorial. The question, however, is whether it’ll push through to building something like this. Still, we think that the German company is confident that an uncrashable car is possible, thus preventing …

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Consumer electronics brand LG is looking at autonomous vehicle technologies to expand its electronics business and has forged a partnership with tech giant Microsoft to further enhance its self-driving vehicle and infotainment systems The terms of the partnership agreement allows LG to gain access to Microsoft’s Azure cloud and artificial …

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Chinese electrical vehicle manufacturing startup Xpeng Motors is certainly going to great lengths to catch up with—if not overtake—the competition. After announcing its first electric car to be launched December this year, the Alibaba-backed company is now unveiling its newly-forged strategic partnership with American tech company NVIDIA and its efforts …

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Swedish transport company Einride joined forces with telecom giants Ericsson and Telia in developing a 5G system that aims to create a more sustainable transport ecosystem that connects autonomous vehicles while reducing, if not eliminating, harmful emissions. Ericsson is providing its Radio System and Cloud Core for 5G in order …

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Forget self-driving cars—when it comes to autonomous vehicles, Toyota still wants humans to do most of the driving. And unlike Tesla that seems to be obsessed with getting rid of humans on the driver’s seat, or General Motors that seems to create the most innovations in the area, Toyota has …

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