Tag Archives: Car Tech

Watch a robot valet park a car

Parking is never really a delightful experience, especially in crowded cities, airports, and other high-traffic areas. One robotics company aims to alleviate some of the stress, though. Stanley Robotics has published a video of its autonomous valet parking system in action. The driver pulls into a...

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Audi promises fully self-driving car by 2021

Audi has promised to launch a fully self-driving car by 2021. The target date is a popular one as it's close enough to be practical but at the same time far enough that should the target be missed few are likely to remember. Other automakers with a similar target include BMW, Ford...

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Renault demonstrates wireless electric car charging at 62 mph

Renault on Thursday took part in a demonstration of new charging technology that could prove a major boon to electric cars. The technology, being developed by Qualcomm with help from Renault and Vedecom, a French think tank that promotes future mobility solutions, would enable electric cars to...

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GT supercar is tech testbed for future Fords

The Ford GT provided plenty of shock and awe when it debuted at the 2015 Detroit auto show, but the brand had more in mind than just raw performance. In fact, Ford developed and engineered the GT with technologies intended to trickle down into future cars, trucks, SUVs, and even electric vehicles...

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BMW details M xDrive all-wheel-drive system debuting on M5

BMW M is putting the final touches on its new M5, a car that will be unlike any of its predecessors. It will come as standard with all-wheel drive, though the system will be able to operate in rear-wheel drive form. Yep, you don't have to worry about the car's ability to go sideways on...

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Renault, Nissan plants back online following cyber attack

Following the widespread cyber attack, dubbed "WannaCry," this past Friday, Renault and Nissan resumed nearly all manufacturing operations. Renault and Nissan, which are joined in an alliance, were both affected in the attack that spread to 150 countries. Automotive News (subscription required)...

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