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BMW And Porsche Demo Rapid Charger That Can Deliver 62 Miles Of Range In Less Than 3 Minutes

Range anxiety is largely a thing of the past as modern electric vehicles have larger and more powerful lithium-ion batteries which allow many of them to travel over 200 miles (321 km) on a single charge. Despite the growing ranges, electric vehicles still suffer from long recharging times. Automakers are working to fix that problem …

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Elon Musk’s The Boring Company To Reveal Transport Sleds On December 18

The Boring Company chief executive Elon Musk has announced that his tunneling company will host a series of important premieres on December 18. Musk took to his usual place of communication, Twitter, to say that The Boring Company will unveil the autonomous transport vehicles set to be used by the firm’s Loop transportation system. Additionally, …

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Honda’s Fluoride-Ion Battery Breakthrough Could Allow For Batteries With 10x More Energy Density

The limitations of lithium-ion batteries are well known at this point, so a number of automakers are exploring alternatives such as lithium-air technology. Honda is taking a different approach as their scientists have teamed up with researchers from the California Institute of Technology and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop a new battery chemistry that …

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F1 Ties Up With Amazon To Implement Artificial Intelligence TV Graphics In 2019

Watching a Formula 1 race in 2019 could turn out to be a lot more immersive than ever before, as Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be used to power a range of new in-race TV graphics, aimed at making viewers more aware of what’s going on at the track. According to Autosport, this technology is part …

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Fully Autonomous Vehicles Must Learn How To Read Pedestrians’ Intentions

There are so many variables to take into account when it comes to pedestrians. Human drivers know this all too well. We are quite adept at recognizing whether a person intends to cross the street or is just standing by the crosswalk for no reason, we know what it means when a bicyclist gets into …

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Polestar 2 Will Be The First Volvo With Android Infotainment System

The Polestar 2 will be the first vehicle from the Volvo family to use the Android operating system for its infotainment system. Volvo recently confirmed that it would introduce Android to its vehicles but failed to specify which would be the first. Automotive News has since confirmed that the Tesla Model 3-rivaling Polestar 2 will …

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Woman Turns On Train Tracks After Following GPS Directions

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that GPS directions aren’t foolproof, but one driver in Pennsylvania apparently didn’t get the memo. In a Facebook post, the Duquesne Police Department told the tale of a driver who took a wrong turn and ended up on the railroad tracks. According to the post, the incident …