British Columbia Bans Self-Driving Cars

British Columbia Bans Self-Driving Cars

While American cities like New York and Phoenix welcome self-driving cars to their roadways, the Canadian province of British Columbia is taking the opposite approach, making driving any vehicle with Level 3 driver assist systems illegal. It’s not just a ban on drivers using Level 3 systems – it makes it unlawful to operate any…

Honda’s Scenic Audio App Is The Coolest Use of AI We’ve Seen Yet

Honda’s Scenic Audio App Is The Coolest Use of AI We’ve Seen Yet

Many debates surround AI technology and its ever-expanding role in our world. AI is at the forefront of the push for autonomous vehicles in the automotive industry. However, self-driving cars, such as robotaxis, have proved divisive thus far. If everyone can agree that one recent piece of technology represents AI at its best, it’s Honda’s…

Cruise Looks To Bounce Back In Phoenix

Cruise Looks To Bounce Back In Phoenix

America’s favorite maligned robotaxi company is back! Cruise is on the road again. They are starting in Phoenix, Arizona, where human drivers will pilot Cruise vehicles. According to its blog, the company is looking to redeem itself in the public’s eye by improving its approach to safety. Cruise Returns To Phoenix Cruise announced on April…

Bay Area City Sparks Outcry: AI Deployed to Identify Homeless Encampments on Roadways

Bay Area City Sparks Outcry: AI Deployed to Identify Homeless Encampments on Roadways

Bay Area news affiliate KTVU reports that the city of San Jose, which is in the heart of Silicon Valley, is using AI to map out and address issues such as identifying street potholes, locating graffiti, and identifying homeless encampments before they turn into significant problems. However, determining how to govern this new technology will…

EVs Significantly Reduce Bay Area’s Carbon Footprint, According to UC Berkeley Study

EVs Significantly Reduce Bay Area’s Carbon Footprint, According to UC Berkeley Study

According to a press release from UC Berkeley, researchers have published a paper in the Environmental Science & Technology journal documenting that the Bay Area’s high adoption rate of electric vehicles (EVs) is significantly reducing its carbon footprint.  What The Research Shows The research led by UC Berkeley Professor Ronald Cohen and graduate student Naomi…

Ford Unveils Sleek, Pricy New Bronco Raptor Package

Ford Unveils Sleek, Pricy New Bronco Raptor Package

The Ford Motor Company unveiled a new Black Appearance package for the Raptor trim of their Bronco SUV in dramatic fashion under the blacked-out sky of Monday’s total eclipse. According to a press release from Ford’s newsroom, around 150 Bronco enthusiasts were present for the reveal. The Bronco Raptor Black Appearance Package The Bronco Raptor…

Significant Changes Are Coming To New York City’s Streets

Significant Changes Are Coming To New York City’s Streets

Robotaxi services, like GM’s much-maligned Cruise, may have had a dismal run in West Coast cities such as San Francisco, but that’s not stopping New York City’s Mayor from opting to give autonomous vehicles a shot at the streets of the city that never sleeps. However, robotaxi testing is not the only significant change about…

Gas Prices When You Graduated High School? (1960-1990)

Gas Prices When You Graduated High School? (1960-1990)

High school was a time of endless homework, awkward crushes, and that unmistakable cafeteria mystery meat. But among all the things we remember (and maybe even miss) about those four tumultuous years, there’s one that tends to stand out – gas prices. Because when you think about it, gas prices in your graduation year were…

University of Texas Researchers Have Developed A Fire Resistant EV Battery

University of Texas Researchers Have Developed A Fire Resistant EV Battery

In the ever-evolving landscape of electric vehicles (EVs), the quest for safer, more reliable battery technologies has become paramount. A recent breakthrough study from the University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering unveils a promising solution: sodium diluent as the key to mitigating the risk of fires sparked by EV batteries. A How…

Spanish Automaker Cupra Plans US Debut with Electric Lineup

Spanish Automaker Cupra Plans US Debut with Electric Lineup

According to a report from Car and Driver, electric vehicle (EV) maker Cupra, a satellite of the VW Group, will debut electric SUVs, and potentially a sports car, in the United States in 2028 or 2029. Their report also states that Cupra has plans to build EVs in North America by 2030. The Cupra Brand…

Here’s What We Know About Genesis’ Stylish Neolun Concept

Here’s What We Know About Genesis’ Stylish Neolun Concept

South Korean luxury automaker Genesis has debuted a new SUV concept that is making waves at the New York Auto Show. According to a report from Motor Trend, Genesis expertly uses the principle of “reductive design” to create an elegant luxury vehicle. The Neolun SUV Concept According to Motor Trend’s report, the SUV concept’s unique…

Nissan’s “Arc” Plan Will See Them Introduce 30 New Cars In The Next Three Years

Nissan’s “Arc” Plan Will See Them Introduce 30 New Cars In The Next Three Years

Japanese automaker Nissan is significantly overhauling its lineup under its new business plan, “The Arc.” They will launch 30 new models in their lineup by 2027. Sixteen of these models will be electric vehicles (EVs) or hybrids, while the other 14 will be internal combustion engine (ICE) cars, according to a report from Motor1. Nissan’s…