GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

DETROIT, MI (BDPA Detroit) ― General Motors Company (GM), welcomes Telva McGruder as their new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In a recent statement, the global automotive corporation looks … Continue reading GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

Amazon is acquiring Zoox for $1.2 billion to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

FOSTER CITY, CA ― Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire Zoox, a California-based company working to design autonomous ride-hailing vehicles from the ground up. Aicha Evans, Zoox CEO, and … Continue reading Amazon is acquiring Zoox for $1.2 billion to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan’ for Tesla: Solar power, fully autonomous car-sharing and heavy vehicles

Tesla chief executive lays out plan for combination of Tesla and SolarCity MarketWatch‘s Jeremy Owens reports Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk doesn’t want to stop with electric cars: … Continue reading Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan’ for Tesla: Solar power, fully autonomous car-sharing and heavy vehicles

Interested in a $20-an-hour job ‘driving’ a Google self-driving car?

PHOENIX, AZ—If you are looking for a job and you live in or around Phoenix, Arizona, your ship may have just come in. Or rather, your driverless car. Google is hiring … Continue reading Interested in a $20-an-hour job ‘driving’ a Google self-driving car?

DOT Secretary Foxx Announces Smart City Challenge Finalists @ SXSW

AUSTIN, TX —Urban Land Institute (ULI) reports seven (7) cities—Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Portland, Oregon; and San Francisco, California—have been named finalists for … Continue reading DOT Secretary Foxx Announces Smart City Challenge Finalists @ SXSW

Ford Announces SMART Mobility Plan at CES

Photo: bdpatoday SMART CARS MEET SMART HOMES: FORD EXPLORING SYNC INTEGRATION WITH AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, WINK LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 – Ford is exploring linking smart devices like Amazon … Continue reading Ford Announces SMART Mobility Plan at CES