China bans the export of rare earths
This could cause enormous problems for US electronics and electric cars
The Chinese are teaching the US government that it does not have complete control over its chip supply chain.
Humans preventing testing of driverless cars
Humans are just jerks
Firms trying to test driverless cars are finding it difficult because human drivers are such morons.
Brits might ban foreign self driving cars
We just can't trust you with a roundabout
The remote driving of vehicles from overseas, such as for the delivery of rental cars, could be banned in the UK.
Huawei wants to build cars
The US will probably have something to say about that
Huawei is hitting the road to get into the electric car industry – something which the US regulators will probably try to stop in the land of the free.
Coppers likely to use driverless cars to spy on people
What a surprise
Coppers in the US are thinking about using driverless cars so that they can monitor people without having to leave the police station.
Hyundai gives up on internal combustion
Shuts down development team
Hyundai announced that it is shutting down its internal combustion engine development team as the automaker focuses on electric cars.
Samsung unveils ISOCELL Auto 4AC image sensor for cars
Might be a part of a big deal with Tesla
Samsung has unveiled its latest image sensor, the ISOCELL Auto 4AC. Unlike earlier Samsung camera sensors, this one is designed exclusively for cars, and might got Samsung a big deal with Tesla.
Car makers will lose $61 billion billion due to chip shortage
Have they looked between the back seat?
Carmakers will lose more than $14 billion in lost revenue in the first quarter and some $61 billion for the year, advisory firm AlixPartners predicts.
Dyson gives up on the car industry
Knight calls it a day
The Brexit supporter who shifted his business to Singapore to avoid the economic disaster he supported, Sir James Dyson, has now walked away from his electric car project.
Toyota pretends hybrids are better
Better than admitting it has been caught short
The company that bought us sticky gas pedals, Toyota, has fallen behind other car companies in producing electric cars and is dealing with the problem by pretending that hybrids are better.