Volkswagen Amps Up Electric Car Investment Goal To $40 Billion

The board of directors at Volkswagen has agreed on a plan to invest $40 billion in electric cars, autonomous technology, and mobility systems by 2022. That is a big step forward for the company, but can they pull it off?

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Is LIDAR Necessary For Fully Autonomous Vehicles?

Seeking Alpha says Tesla has a big lead over other companies in autonomous technology because it has chosen not to use expensive LIDAR technology. A new study says self driving systems that rely on cameras can be just as effective and cost considerably less.

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DiDi Chuxing Partners With NEVS, Will Build Own Charging Network

Didi Chuxing is the largest ride hailing service in the world and has every attention of expanding its grip on the market. It is partnering with NEVS and Taxify and plans to construct its own electric car charging network.

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