EV/AV Report: Teaching cars and unplugged EVs

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report, scientists teach cars about social cues, Honda releases a hydrogen and electric based CR-V successor, and the Dutch Lightyear 0 solar vehicle enters production. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Social Faux Pas German scientists from the city of Karlsruhe have presented a prototype that […]

EV/AV Report: Autonomous espionage and charging roads

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report, autonomous vehicles (AVs) join the United States’ list of national security threats, Detroit announces prototype roads that wirelessly charge electric vehicles (EVs) and Tesla escalates the full self-driving beta (FSD) to all interested customers in North America. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Weakest […]

Field Testing: Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta tears down geofence in downtown Toronto

An FSD-powered self driving route, right in the heart of Toronto. (Twitter/Chansoo Byeon) Toronto, Ontario — Tesla has removed Full-Self Driving (FSD) beta restrictions from Toronto’s downtown core, following complaints among drivers that much of the city’s urban centre is geofenced off by the software. This was confirmed in a tweet by FSD tester Chansoo Byeon […]

EV/AV Report: Robo-trucks, EV reliability and workforce reductions

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, a Toronto autonomous driving startup announces its autonomous trucking software, a report on electric vehicle (EV) reliability and Ford’s CEO claims that EVs require only 60 percent of the labour of a fossil-powered car. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Expansion Pack Waabi has launched […]

EV/AV Report: Big tests, bigger data

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, Tesla applies for a Canadian telecoms license, the first Honda CR-V Hybrids roll off Ontarian assembly lines and details for the world’s largest autonomous vehicle (AV) test are announced. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Wider Web Tesla has applied for a basic telecoms license […]

EV/AV Report: perplexing policies and ADAS laser attacks

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, automakers criticize the push for electric vehicle adoption, scientists discover a dangerous exploit in autonomous vehicle (AV) sensors and American lawmakers approve integrating thermal cameras into AV sensor suites. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Too many Cooks Representatives of Canada’s auto industry warn that […]

EV/AV Report: Tesla under criminal investigation, Ford closes AI development firm

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, the U.S. Department of Justice unveils an ongoing criminal investigation against Tesla, Ford abandons its self-driving program after US$4 billion of investment and the European Union (EU) approves a ban on internal combustion vehicles by 2035. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Blown Cover Three […]