Correction: Walmart-Automated Delivery story

DETROIT (AP) — In a story November 10, 2020, about Walmart joining with GM’s Cruise automated vehicle unit to test package delivery, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Cruise would use Che...

Correction: Walmart-Automated Delivery story

DETROIT (AP) — In a story November 10, 2020, about Walmart joining with GM’s Cruise automated vehicle unit to test package delivery, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Cruise would use Che...

Walmart teams with GM to test autonomous deliveries

DETROIT (AP) — Walmart is teaming up with the General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit to test driverless delivery in Arizona. The companies say battery powered Chevrolet Volt vehicle...

Waymo removing backup drivers from its autonomous vehicles

NEW YORK (AP) — Waymo is allowing the general public to hitch a ride in its driverless autonomous vehicles in Phoenix, expanding a service it had been quietly offering to a select group of riders for ...

Residents invited to ride autonomous buses in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan are invited to register for a free ride on the country’s first self-driving buses in Taipei starting Wednesday (Sept. 30). The service will be...

Autonomous bus service begins in New Taipei on limited basis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An autonomous bus service began limited operations on Monday (Aug. 3) in New Taipei ahead of its opening to the general public in September. The driverless bus, which w...

Taiwan ranks 13th in 2020 autonomous vehicle readiness index: KPMG

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan ranked 13th out of 30 countries surveyed in KPMG International’s 2020 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index. The Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI) i...

Taiwan and German company team up for driverless vehicle certification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is joining a German-based service provider in promoting the country’s driverless car technologies certification to surf the wave of self-driving opportunities...

Virus projects renew questions about UAE's mass surveillance

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Efforts by the United Arab Emirates to fight the coronavirus have renewed questions about mass surveillance in this U.S.-allied federation of seven sheikhdoms. ...

As virus cases rise, UAE adjusts to a new normal in pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a Dubai industrial park, workers weld, drill and build what one entrepreneur sees as key to the near future of this desert city-state amid the coronavirus pandemi...

Edmunds compares 2020 Honda Accord with Hyundai Sonata

The Honda Accord has been Edmunds’ top-rated midsize sedan since this latest generation launched for the 2018 model year. But a new challenger has arrived on the scene: the redesigned 2020 Hyundai Son...

Taiwan's Taichung MRT green line set to open in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mass Rapid Transit Corporation said on Tuesday (March 24) that the Taichung MRT's green line is expected to undergo inspections from August to October before ...

Taipei MRT Circular Line begins operation, free rides until Feb. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line, officially started operation on Friday (Jan. 31), with passengers able to ride free of charge until the end...

Taipei MRT Circular Line officially opens on Jan. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is going to begin official operations on Jan. 31. ...

Section 1 of MRT Circular Line likely to open by month-end: Mayor Hou

New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Sunday his government is hoping that the first section of the Circular Line in Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will officially begin operations befor...