Ian King

Business, Technology, Logistics

Automotive Chipmaker Renesas Says Fire Halts Production

Gloved hands hold a semiconductor. (Ivan-balvan/Getty Images) Gloved hands hold a semiconductor. (Ivan-balvan/Getty Images)

Renesas Electronics Corp., one of the biggest makers of automotive chips, said a fire halted production at one of its Japanese plants. The incident may exacerbate a shortage of semiconductors that has already curbed vehicle output across the industry.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

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Intel Corp. has developed a system it says ensures that self-driving vehicles can’t cause accidents, an effort to reassure a skeptical public and help speed adoption of driverless cars on the road.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous

Nvidia's Powerful New Computer to Power DHL Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

Nvidia

Nvidia Corp. said Oct. 10 it’s helping Deutsche Post AG and its subsidiary DHL automate their fleet of electric delivery vehicles with a powerful new computer.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
October 13, 2017
Business

Peloton Technology Raises Cash for Automated Truck Convoy Technology

Peloton Technology

Peloton Technology, a startup backed by Intel Corp., is raising more cash to fund its bid to improve highway safety and generate huge savings for the $700 billion trucking industry.

Ian King | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2017