General Motors to Help Develop Next-Gen Honda EVs

General Motors to Help Develop Next-Gen Honda EVs

General Motors and Honda are expanding existing ties, teaming up to develop new battery-electric vehicles the Japanese automaker plans to add to its line-up for the 2024 model-year. Honda will bring two new all-electric models to market, it announced late Thursday,...
Few Americans Ready to Trust Autonomous Vehicles

Few Americans Ready to Trust Autonomous Vehicles

There are hundreds of autonomous vehicles now operating on U.S. roads, Lyft and Waymo currently using them in their ride-sharing services in Las Vegas and Phoenix, respectively. Yet only about 12% of Americans are ready to fully trust the technology, according to a...
Cruise Gets Okay to Carry Passengers in California

Cruise Gets Okay to Carry Passengers in California

General Motors Co.’s autonomous vehicle subsidiary, San Francisco-based Cruise, has obtained a permit to transport passengers in its autonomous vehicles from the state of California. As part of the program, Cruise must provide data and reports to the California Public...
Should You Consider Progressive Car Insurance?

Should You Consider Progressive Car Insurance?

Please note that The Detroit Bureau and its partners may be compensated if you purchase the recommended services.   Shopping for car insurance can be tricky. Pay too little, and you may end up with insufficient coverage. If you pay too much, you waste money on...
Lyft Surpasses Autonomous Rides Milestone

Lyft Surpasses Autonomous Rides Milestone

It’s become conventional wisdom that driverless vehicles will eventually dominate the nation’s roads. Precisely how soon that will happen is anyone’s guess and, if anything, proponents appear to be backing away from earlier promises that claimed the first autonomous...
EVs at “The Tipping Point”

EVs at “The Tipping Point”

After several years of rapid growth, EV sales flattened out last year, raising concerns about the tens of billions of dollars automakers like Ford, General Motors and Volkswagen are spending on their electrification efforts. A few years ago, Xavier Mosquet might have...
Waymo Partners with UPS for Autonomous Deliveries

Waymo Partners with UPS for Autonomous Deliveries

Looking for ways to become more efficient, UPS is eliminating delivery drivers through a new partnership with Waymo in the Phoenix area. The pilot program will have the delivery giant using Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans to deliver packages from UPS...
Cruise Gets Okay to Carry Passengers in California

Cruise Reveals Origin of its Coming Autonomous Fleet

Fully driverless, without even a steering wheel and pedals for backup, the battery-powered Cruise Origin might look like it rolled off the set of a science fiction film but it is all but ready to go into production, officials with the San Francisco-based autonomous...