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Apple CEO Cook Admits Company Focused on Autonomous Car Systems

Could the Apple Car be the next “must-have” Christmas gift? If Apple CEO Tim Cook has his way, it very well might. After years of strategically dodging the issue, in a recent interview with Bloomberg Television Cook admitted that the technology giant is actively moving forward with developing technology for self-driving or autonomous car systems. Cook referred to Apple’s interest

Continental Partners With Intel, BMW and Mobileye For Self-Driving Car initiative

Continental is joining the autonomous vehicle revolution. The German automotive component manufacturer and second largest supplier of tires, interior electronics, suspension component and safety systems in the world recently announced a strategic alliance with BMW, Intel and Mobileye to provide integration of components and software for self-driving cars. Integration of hardware, software and data

Ford’s New CEO Brings Back Company Veterans to Reboot The Classics & Profits

Ford’s new CEO James Hackett is bringing back the band so to speak. In an effort to streamline the decision-making process and increase profits, Hackett recently announced significant wholesale changes to upper management in Ford’s North American and global divisions. Leading these changes is the addition of Shefif Marakby as the company’s new vice president in charge of its auto

Tesla’s In-House Music Streaming Service Appears to Be Coming Soon

Nobody ever accused Elon Musk of being complacent. The man who Forbes Magazine listed as the 21st most powerful man on the planet, launched Tesla Motors in 2003 and appears to be the front-runner to enter commercial space travel with Space X appears to be considering a new in-house music streaming service for Tesla owners. The Palo Alto, California. based automotive manufacturer has not been shy a

Panasonic Considers Future of Solar Rooftops on Cars

The consumer electronics pioneer Panasonic has its eyes set on a developing a unique type of mobile technology in the form of longer-lasting solar powered cars. Recently Panasonic Corp. announced they would be mass-producing 180-watt solar cells that would be installed on the rooftops of hybrid cars. Their initial photovoltaic module is currently being tested on Toyota’s latest Prius plug-in