After ending an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla sedan with its semi-autonomous Autopilot engaged, the Department of Transportation also determined that the technology reduces crashes.
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Tesla has announced the prices vehicle owners will have to pay to use its Supercharger stations. A trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco will now cost about $15 under its plan. But, early adopters will still be able to juice up for free.
IBM's Watson Health division and the FDA are teaming up to explore using blockchain technology for secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data, which could lead to enormous advances in research.
Using a new computer algorithm, MIT researchers showed that self-driving vehicles being tested by services such as Uber and Lift could nearly eliminate the need for most of New York City’s taxi fleet, reducing pollution and increasing ride time efficiency.
BMW is working with Intel and computer vision company Mobileye to place 40 autonomous test cars on public roads in the second half of 2017.
General Motors is working with WiTricity, the maker of a wireless charging system, to bring to production 7.7kW and 11kW EV chargers that would allow drivers to eliminate charging cables and simply pull into a charging spot.
BlackBerry today announced it has opened an R&D facility in Ottawa, Ontario to accelerate the creation of production-ready software for vehicle communications and self-driving technology.
Unsubsidized solar power is beginning to outcompete coal and natural gas -- and new projects in emerging markets cost less to build than wind turbines.
On the heels of a Michigan law allowing autonomous vehicles to use public roads, GM has announced it will immediately begin testing autonomous Chevy Bolts there and will begin production of those cars in 2017.
The Department of Transportation has proposed a rule that would require vehicle-to-vehicle communication tech on all new light-duty vehicles, enabling a multitude of new crash-avoidance apps.
Audi has launched its anticipated vehicle-to-infrastructure technology that allows some 2017 Audis to communicate with traffic lights so drivers know when lights will switch from red to green.
About 44% of all solar power that's installed on residential rooftops, known as distributed solar capacity, is owned by private businesses, such as SolarCity or Vivint Solar, according to new government data.
China this year continued to lead the world in new solar power installations with more than 50GW of cumulative photovoltaic power, followed by Japan and the U.S., according to a new report.
Google announced today it will reach a long-pursued goal to use all renewable energy sources to power its data centers and corporate offices around the world in 2017.
Startup Nikola Motor Co. took the wraps off its semi-tractor trailer truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell with 1,000 horsepower and a range of 800 to 1,200 miles on a single fill-up.