Does Apple’s $500 Million R&D Investment Include Driverless Cars?

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 17, 2017
Apple invested 3.5 billion Yuan — approximately $500 million USD — on two new research-and-development centers in Shanghai and Suzhou, China, which could indicate increased investment in its driverless car program. Apple has been notoriously quiet about its driverless car program, dubbed internally as project “Titan.” While the announcement does not specify what types of […]

Jaguar, Shell App Shows Possibilities for Connected Cars

  • Emma Sandler
  • February 15, 2017
Jaguar Land Rover and Shell Oil Co. announced today that United Kingdom residents can now use a special perk that allows them to pay for fuel from their car’s touchscreen, but only if they have a Jaguar’s F-PACE, XE, or XF models. Consumers still have to exit the vehicle to pump the gas, but the data generated from the app could […]

V2V Platform HAAS Alert Preps Initiatives to Target ‘Mobility Outliers’

  • Diana Asatryan
  • February 1, 2017
No doubt, cars and cities are becoming smarter and more interconnected by day. But one crucial layer of this ecosystem seems to be left out of the grid: municipal vehicles. HAAS Alert – a vehicle-to-vehicle communications startup – is set to change that by soon launching several new initiatives, Mobility Buzz has learned. The platform […]