Google’s Waymo self-driving car division has launched legal action against Uber and its Otto subsidiary, claiming that employees at the ride-sharing company have stolen designs, patent details and other information from the search giant. In a detailed post on Medium about the matter, the allegations by Waymo centre around Anthony Levandowski, who in February 2016 […]
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One of the world’s largest automotive steering suppliers, JTEKT, is looking into new products in the midst of autonomous vehicles. In a new article by industry journal Automotive News, Tetsuo Agata, president of JTEKT Corp, said the company is looking at next-generation systems that will be better suited for automated driving and advanced safety systems. Key […]
The facelifted 2018 Hyundai Sonata has been teased in sketches that have been leaked online, giving a closer look at what the updated sedan will look like when it gets revealed later this year. Posted on Hyundai-Blog.com, the images show the regular Sonata and the sportier ‘Turbo’ model alongside the two previous generations. Up front the new […]
The Peugeot Instinct concept has been revealed, ahead of its public debut at the Geneva motor show next month. An autonomous shooting brake, the Peugeot Instinct is pitched as a car that understands the driver and can “foresee your every wish”. Headlining features of the Instinct include full connectivity with devices like your smartphone, smartwatch and […]
? Call me Mr Plow, that’s my name. That name again is Mr Plow. ? We couldn’t help ourselves, naming our latest long-term review car, the 2017 Holden Colorado Z71, after Homer’s enterprising small business ‘Komatsu’ pickup. There’s not a lot of similarities other than the colour, but rest assured, should it ever snow in Melbourne, […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=estAUclofRw The all-out Lamborghini Huracan Performante has been teased ahead of its global reveal on March 1 at the 2017 Geneva motor show. In a new online video, Lamborghini details the new model’s active...Show More Summary
With only the clothes on their backs, 881 Aleuts from nine different island villages were forced aboard the Delarof and transported to dilapidated abandoned salmon canneries where the roofs and walls had holes, the windows and doors were broken, and the floors were so rotten that people fell through them. Show More Summary
The Japanese refining industry has been experiencing challenging circumstances for a number of years, with significant rationalisation of refining capacity, according to Weekly Tanker Market Report by Gibson Shipbrokers. Reform in the Japanese refining sector is not a particularly new story…
Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a maritime and logistics conglomerate based in Qatar, has reported a net profit of $195 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared to $300 million reported the previous year. The fall in the profit was mainly…
In 2016 the sale of bunker oil - fuel for shipping - in the Rotterdam bunker port diminished from 10.6 million m3 to 10.1 million m3. There is no reason known for this decline. For the first time, ships bunkered a sea-going vessel with LNG, liquefied natural gas, in Rotterdam.
Italian yard Rossinavi has launched its new 49.9-metre superyacht Endeavour II during a ceremony attended by 300 guests and shipyard staff. Known as project FR032, the yacht is built entirely out of aluminium to a design by Team 4 Design. Featuring exterior styling by Team For Design…
Nigeria would be hosting the 3rd Conference of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA Conference) in Abuja, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, from 19th -21st of April,2017 in a bid to continue to improve on its role as a global player in the comity of maritime nations.
Amid rising tensions with the US, Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the Indian Ocean to enhance their defense capabilities, reports PressTV. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced the beginning of the maneuver…
Takata may reverse policy and move to setup a compensation fund to pay damages in cases of injury or death because of faulty airbags made by the firm, the WSJ stated.led because of faulty airbags made by the firm, the WSJ stated.
As written, the laws restrict autonomous vehicle operation to automakers, Recode reports.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced it plans to offer approximately 1.09 million acres in Cook Inlet off Alaska’s southcentral coast in a proposed lease sale this year. Cook Inlet Oil & Gas Lease Sale 244, scheduled to take place in June 2017…
The space between working ute and family SUV is getting greyer. Quite literally, when you consider our test cars here. The hugely popular 4×4 double-cab is getting smarter, safer and more comfortable, but until now, one key area has remained somewhat elusive: power. Sure, the four- and five-cylinder turbo diesel pick-ups have been predominantly designed for […]
The Norwegian government has announced its ambitious plans to reduce vehicle emissions, including a goal to have all new cars sold by 2025 to be electric, hydrogen-powered or plug-in hybrids. According to a new report by elbil, Norway’s authorities are driving a push for vehicles with lower emissions and will continue to bring in new incentives to […]