Apple’s ‘CarKey’ might let you unlock your car with your iPhone

Apple released the first beta of iOS 13.4 today, and it apparently has an unannounced feature that might let you unlock, lock, and start your car with your iPhone or Apple Watch, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The iOS 13.4 beta has references to a new “CarKey” API, according to 9to5Mac, which could let you hold your iPhone or … Read more

Six months after a deadly shooting at Quebec mosque; it’s president’s car deliberately set ablaze

Six months after a deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque, its president’s car was deliberately set on fire, officials said Wednesday. “Another hateful act” targeted the mosque and its president Mohamed Labidi in addition to “a long series” of other incidents, the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec said in a statement. The fire was … Read more

Apple Secretly Working on Car Batteries With Chinese Firm: Report

Apple is secretly working with a Chinese battery manufacturer on automotive battery research and development, indicating its continued pursuit of its electric car project. The Cupertino-based tech giant is working with Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) in China’s Fujian province based on a confidentiality agreement, Shanghai-based Yicai Global reported on Thursday. “The parties are working together … Read more

Apple’s Self-Driving Car Spotted on Freeway in New Video

For the last few weeks, Apple has been testing its autonomous driving software in three Lexus RX450h SUVs, which have been photographed around the San Francisco Bay Area. This morning, MacRumors reader Andrew was able to capture some video of one of the SUVs, giving us our closest look yet at the vehicles Apple is … Read more

Leak suggests Meizu M1E will let you control your car remotely

Meizu’s upcoming M1E smartphone – which will likely carry the Blue Charm E moniker in the company’s home country of China – will allow users to control their car remotely, according to a new leak. The leak suggests that M1E users will be able to unlock their car doors, control air-conditioning, as well as heat … Read more

Meet Robocar, the driverless racing car for the AI-powered Roborace

Formula E has unveiled the AI-powered race car that will be used in its Roborace competition for driverless vehicles. Ten teams, each with two cars, will compete in a series of one-hour races over the Formula E championship season, which starts later this year. All teams will have the same driverless cars; what sets them … Read more