The quickly changing marketplace in the auto industry has brought about challenges for companies to recruit the necessary talent for autonomous-vehicle research and innovation.
The latest developments from Uber and GM, and other firms in the self-driving race, indicate autonomous vehicles are helping drive efficiency and accelerating the use of EVs.
Amidst sweeping changes in the landscape for advanced fuel vehicles, automakers expressed confidence that the shift towards non-petroleum fuels will continue rapidly.
The commercialization of energy and transportation technologies can be very expensive and risky, so given the enormous task of reducing oil dependence, partnerships established through ARPA-E projects will be very vital.
Panelists also explored how Silicon Valley will influence the automotive industry, as the tech industry brings its deep pockets and disregard for regulatory structures to bear.
While the number of vehicles ordered in the Google-Fiat Chrysler deal is relatively small and will be used for testing purposes, it is an important milestone in the normalization of self-driving cars.
Partnering with Lyft while launching the Bolt means that GM can now start building cars for the high utilization, passenger-centric demands of our autonomous future.
The United States is creating the technology to usher in a new era of autonomous, electric vehicles, but China could easily overtake us in capturing their advantages.
Low gasoline prices have pushed consumers towards SUVs and other large vehicles, but automakers aren't giving up on electric vehicles yet.
As carmakers compete in earnest to reinvent themselves as tech-automotive hybrids, a look at which companies combined style with substance at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.