Ford to Follow Cadillac’s Lead With Subscription Carshare Program, Cox CEO Says

  • William Hoffman
  • March 13, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Ford Motor Co. may be working on a car subscription service similar to the one General Motors rolled out for Cadillac earlier this year, according to Sandy Schwartz, president of Cox Automotive, speaking at the Conference of Automotive Remarketing last week. A Ford spokesman declined to comment and a spokeswoman with Ford Motor […]

Navigant Reveals Companies Leading the Pack in Autonomous Cars

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 10, 2017
Autonomous driving has been a long-term goal for the auto industry for decades. But only recently have self-driving vehicles started to become a realistic objective for automakers and autonomous tech developers. So who is leading the pack? According to Navigant Research, the answer includes Nissan, Daimler, General Motors, Ford, and Waymo — among others. Navigant is […]

Spatial AI Is On the Hunt for New Talent to Expand Data Sources

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 9, 2017
Spatial AI is actively seeking new talent — engineers, tech developers, and natural language specialists — to expand the data sources for its artificial “social” intelligence product, Mobility Buzz has learned. Spatial’s top priority this year is to use its funding received from a $2 million round in October 2016 — which was led by […]

Will Ford’s $1B AI Investment Change the Calculus for Driverless Cars?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • February 13, 2017
Artificial intelligence is coming to the transportation industry, as evidenced by Ford Motor Co.’s latest $1 billion investment in startup Argo AI, but will it spur utilization of driverless cars as a transportation service? While it doesn’t appear likely, at least for now, Ford has its eyes on the driverless prize, and looks to bring […]

Waymo Tops All in Self-Driving Cars in California Last Year

  • Diana Asatryan
  • February 6, 2017
Everyday, hundreds of robot cars roam the public streets of California. And now there are the numbers to prove it. Through reports filed with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles, the Golden State has nailed down the exact number of autonomous cars tested by each brand, miles driven throughout the year, and the number of times […]
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