Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner

Not every self-driving car has to be able to move passengers from point A to point B. Take, for example, Nuro: The startup just revealed their unique autonomous vehicle platform, which is more of a mo

Crunch Report | A Telegram ICO Would Be Huge

Telegram is planning a multi-billion-dollar ICO, Uber taps Nvidia for self-driving chips and DraftKings launches single-game NFL fantasy contests. All this on Crunch Report.

Dubai startup raises $1.5m to use AI to reduce vehicle accidents and opens US office in Detroit

Derq aims to make cars smarter and recently raised $1.5 million in seed funding after graduating from Techstars Mobility Accelerator. In addition to growing its team and opening an office in Detroit,

Autotalks brings motorcycles into the conversation

Autotalks has been developing technologies that allow vehicles to talk to anything -- V2X, to the nerds in the know. It's one of the technologies that will enable fully autonomous vehicles to roam our

Goodyear tests tires with Tesloop

It’s easy to get caught up in all the technology being built into cars of the future — ADAS, autonomous capabilities, V2X, and on and on. It’s also easy to forget that so far —

Crunch Report | GoPro releases the new Karma Drone

GoPro releases the new Karma drone, Nikon launches 3 new action cams, Twitter makes changes looking for new users, Lyft outlined some of its ideas for autonomous driving, and Foundry Group raises $500

Waze now tells you when to leave, thanks to its new Planned Drives feature

Turn-by-turn navigation application Waze announced this morning a handy new feature that will make it easier for those who are planning to drive to an upcoming appointment, meeting or other important

The Zebra, A “Kayak For Auto Insurance,” Grabs $17 Million To Better Educate Drivers About Rates & Coverage

Austin-based The Zebra, a startup that’s something of a “Kayak for auto insurance,” has been working to bring the process of shopping for insurance online, where consumers can more t

Google Self-Driving Car Pulled Over For Going Too Slow

The internets lit up today when someone posted a photo of a cop talking to someone in a self-driving car. Yep, it got pulled over. Why? According to Google, it was going too slow. According to the

Falling Down Uses Music To Stop You Getting Road Rage

Driving is so often an emotional affair. Even the mildest-mannered people can turn into aggressive monsters when put behind a steering wheel. At TechCrunch Disrupt’s Hackathon today we saw a fun bu

Drivemode Raises $2 Million For An App Drivers Can Use Without Looking At Their Phone

Ideally, no one would use their smartphone while driving. Realistically, people do – often putting themselves, their passengers and others in danger. Drivemode, a new company emerging from stea

Automatic Launches License+, A Coaching Program For Teen Drivers And Their Parents

The first few months — or years, really – of being a new driver can be a nerve-wracking experience for teens and, of course, their parents. Young drivers are still developing their skills,

Forza Horizon 2 Review: A Driving Game That Could Even Win Over People Who Hate Driving Games

Let me start by saying I’m not a fan of most driving games. Any Gran Turismo title has left me cold, and aside from Mario Kart, Rad Racer and San Francisco Rush, I’ve mostly been content t

With A Series Of Upgrades, Dash Becomes A Viable Competitor Among Smart Driving Apps

Dash, a smart driving app that’s something of a “Fitbit for you car,” is now rolling out a series of updates, including integration with notifications platform IFTTT, as well as an A

Smart Driving Assistant Comes To Android With Safety-Focused “Do Not Disturb” And Crash Alert Features

Automatic, the smart driving assistant that combines a small hardware device that plugs in your car and a mobile app that provides drivers with data about their vehicle and their driving habits, is no

Spot On Time’s New App Helps Drivers Arrive On Time, Find Parking Too

The problem with navigation applications is that they assume you’re trying to find your way from Point A to Point B right now. They don’t permit busy travelers to pre-plan their trips in a

Clickdrive Is One On-Board Device To Rule All Your Driving Apps

Clickdrive wants to be the first open platform device that connects all driving apps and aftermarket monitors. The small black box, which plugs into an adapter under your steering wheel, lets you run

Dash’s Smart Driving App – A “Fitbit For Cars” – Arrives On Android

Dash, a Techstars New York-backed startup that wants to be like a Fitbit for your car, has now launched. The product includes a combination of a hardware device and smartphone application which offers

Insurance Zebra Launches A Kayak For Auto Insurance

Austin-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.insurancezebra.com/">Insurance Zebra</a>, as the name implies, isn't exactly tackling the sexiest industry, but it's definitely one that's trying to h

Zendrive Raises $1.5M From First Round, Jerry Yang, Max Levchin, Tim Ferris And Others To Use Big Data To Fix Driving

Zendrive, a startup that aims to make driving better by using data from smartphone sensors, today announced that it has raised $1.5 million from a group of backers including First Round Capital, Max L
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