EV/AV Report: Perpetual motion and delayed releases

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, BMW patents a suspension system capable of converting road bumps into electric vehicle (EV) energy, Apple delays its autonomous vehicle (AV) debut to 2026, and Tesla returns radar sensors to its autopilot suite after a short hiatus. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Unlimited Power […]

Silent Selection: Apple hires ex-Lamborghini R&D head

Toronto, Ontario – According to an anonymous source interviewed by Bloomberg, Apple has hired a 20-year Lamborghini design veteran into its driverless electric vehicle program. Luigi Taraborrelli has nearly two dozen projects under his belt from Lamborghini, with experience in vehicle design, steering, handling and chassis development, among others things. According to the unnamed source […]

Marked for Theft: Apple AirTags used in multiple Toronto car thefts

Toronto Ontario — Car theft is on the rise, and tracking devices are making it easier for thieves to drive off with your vehicle. Over the past year, car theft has steadily risen by more than 50 percent. While the use of AirTags is far from the norm, these devices have been linked to a […]

Dashboard Blinders: Next-gen Apple CarPlay announced, safety concerns remain

San Jose, California – During today’s showcase at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple showcased its next generation CarPlay system. While modern versions have a single touchscreen in the center channel for functions like GPS and radio, the CarPlay of the future extends this screen into the glovebox exterior and instrument panels for speed, gas and […]

EV/AV Report: May 16, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a Vancouver-based carshare company’s all-EV fleet is giving them an edge against the competition, Apple patents a design for automatic charging stations and Subury is less than a month out from its first electric vehicles conference. Clean Fleet A Vancouver-based carshare company has made […]

Tuesday Ticker: November 16, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Apple hires a former Tesla engineer for its rumoured EV project and Rivian raises US$12 billion in its initial public offering (IPO). Christopher Moore bites the Apple Apple has reportedly hired Tesla’s Autopilot software engineer to work on its rumoured electric vehicle project, Bloomberg reported last week. […]

Tuesday Ticker: September 7, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week, Tesla admits to Cybertruck delays, Apple continues its search for an OEM partner in Asia and Uber implements a benefits program following a long-winded debate with its independently contracted workers. Parts delays, or lost in space? Tesla’s Cybertruck debut has fallen about a year behind schedule and won’t start production […]

The AV Report July 13, 2018

Waymo's self-driving truck .

Toronto, Ontario – July 13, 2018 – In this weeks AV Report: Daimler outlines AV plans, a potential fatal flaw in AI, RBC estimates potential AV revenues for GM and much, much more!   The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler, floated a new AV plan this past week. The company claims it will roll out […]