Why Tesla, Apple, Google and Facebook are designing their own chips

Credit: Not content material with counting on commonplace chips that are in excessive demand, among the world’s greatest tech companies are growing their own semiconductors. Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Tesla and Baidu are all shunning established chip companies and bringing sure points of chip growth in-house, in line with company bulletins and media experiences. “Increasingly, […]


Waymo expanding autonomous ride service to San Francisco

Credit: For now the vehicles will have human backup drivers on board. But at some point the company plans to run the vehicles without them like it now does in the Phoenix area. Waymo, the Google self-driving vehicle spinoff, is expanding its autonomous ride-hailing service to San Francisco. Selected “trusted tester” customers in the […]

2020 Auto News Auto Sales Indian automobiles

Online videos emerge as the new sales consultant for car buyers, says Google study

The ‘Auto Gear Shift India 2020 Report’ by Google India says that while the Tier-1 city consumers showed varied research behaviour, 86% of the Tier-2 car buyers were solely influenced by YouTube and the digital platform has bagged the second spot on the search engine for buying new cars. The report also noted that nine […]

2020 Auto News Auto Sales Google Renault USA automobiles

A cloud with a silver lining

Groupe Renault and Google have announced a new industrial and technology partnership to accelerate the digitisation of the carmaker’s Industry 4.0 transformation. Victoria Johns investigates the benefits of cloud computing for the carmaker’s supply chain Renault’s collaboration with technology giant Google extends back to 2019, when the companies announced that the French carmaker had begun […]