Here’s the Advanced Transportation Industry News we gathered this week.
Volvo announced this week that they are road-testing an autonomous vehicle, Tesla and Apple employee grabbing continues, Tesla of course makes news with pending legislation and road-trip testing, and Nissan has paint that glows in the dark, and paint that cleans itself. German automakers continue to make progress in the market, and the Superbowl debuted i3 ad that if you haven’t seen yet will make you smile. These are some of the stories we thought would be of interest.
VIDEO: BMW Super Bowl Ad: Big Ideas Like the i3 Take a Little Getting Used To
Volvo to Put Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads
Nissan LEAF Challenges Chicago Slush With Self-Cleaning Paint
Nissan 1st Manufacturer To Offer Unique Glow-In-The-Dark Car Paint Made From Biologicaly Inert Organic Materials
Volkswagen Putting $10 Million Into EV Infrastructure Buildout
Roadster 3.0 test drive: 340 miles from San Jose to Los Angeles on a single charge
Tesla and Samsung to expand battery partnership?
Tesla Making Progress In Arizona — HB 2216 Now Headed To Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Tesla has picked over 150 employees from Apple
Toyota And BMW May Collaborate On New Entry Level MINI
Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid (Wagon!) Priced At $57,645
Kia Trail’ster e-AWD Concept Teased Again
Ford Brings LPG Transit Connect Taxi to Hong Kong
2015 Chevy Volt Earns Top Safety Pick
Tesla On Top In Consumer Reports Repair Satisfaction Survey