• CarLoans.com.au

Autonomous

Editorial: Could autonomous cars spell the end of SUVs?

Sep 01, 2017

The SUV’s success story is still in full swing and probably isn’t quite near reaching its peak. SUV sales in Australia repeatedly set new benchmarks, especially in the mid-size class. Previously, ‘four wheel drives’ were...

BMW & FCA sign deal to co-develop autonomous platform

Aug 16, 2017

BMW and FCA have signed a partnership deal to co-develop an autonomous vehicle platform, the companies have confirmed. They’re joining forces with Intel and Mobileye. According to a BMW press release, the platform in specific...

Musk’s ‘Boring Company’ reveals boring-looking transit pod

May 31, 2017

Elon Musk shocked the world when he unveiled another novel transport solution, in The Boring Company and his intention to create an underground network of tunnels and 200km/h electric sleds. After introducing the world to...

Apple spotted testing autonomous tech in California (video)

May 23, 2017

A strangely decorated Lexus RX has been spotted in Palo Alto, near Apple’s headquarters in California. It’s said to be one of Apple’s first autonomous vehicle prototypes. Apple was reportedly given approval by the local...

BMW & Intel to fast-track autonomous car with Mobileye acquisition

Mar 15, 2017

BMW’s forthcoming autonomous model, tentatively called the iNext, just received a booster shot in the arm thanks to development partner Intel’s acquisition of Israeli driverless car company Mobileye. BMW had formerly promised the new vehicle...

Nio EVE concept envisioned as autonomous vehicle for 2020

Mar 14, 2017

Say Nǐ hǎo to EVE, a new autonomous electric vehicle proposal with hopes of making production. EVE is powered by an AI system called NOMI, which can monitor occupants and provide entertainment projected onto windows...

Haval confirms autonomous vehicle by 2020

Mar 14, 2017

The inevitable march towards autonomous cars is getting closer and closer, with more manufacturers than ever committing to developing the technology with each passing day. Even Chinese manufacturers such as Great Wall’s SUV offshoot HAVAL...

Italdesign & Airbus reveal futuristic ‘Pop.Up’ car with drone capability (video)

Mar 09, 2017

As reported previously, Italdesign and Airbus have collaborated on a concept car for the 2017 Geneva Motor Show and here it is; the Pop.Up. A white passenger pod sits atop a rolling carbon-fibre chassis, which...

Italdesign & Airbus team up to create ‘flyable’ driverless concept

Mar 07, 2017

A very special concept car will be shown at the Geneva Motor Show this week, co-developed by storied Italian design house Italdesign and commercial airline manufacture Airbus. What separates this vehicle from others will be...

Ford envisions Autolivery autonomous delivery service (video)

Mar 06, 2017

Ford has gone to great pains to let you know that it is no longer just a car company; it’s a mobility company. This means hiring experts in AI, acquiring ride-sharing companies and gathering wads...

Toyota Concept-i autonomous car unveiled at CES

Jan 05, 2017

Toyota has greeted showgoers at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with the bubbly little Concept-i self-driving car that also features an onboard personal assistant. Styling-wise, the car is dramatic and futuristic, with a dome-like shape...

Chrysler Portal concept revealed, autonomous MPV for the future

Jan 03, 2017

The Chrysler Portal concept has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show tomorrow. Drawing cues from the Pacifica (Voyager replacement) van, the all-electric minivan is designed to ensnare interest from the...

  • performancedrive.com.au