An exotic material called gallium nitride (GaN) is poised to become the next semiconductor for power electronics, enabling much higher efficiency than silicon.
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Wednesday that its net profit soared 57 percent from a year ago, mainly thanks to a tax accounting change as it reshapes its business.
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While only a small percentage of drivers say they would be completely comfortable in a driverless car, a sizable amount would have no problem as long as they retain some control, according to a University of Michigan report.
Automakers and researchers say a new simulated city at the University of Michigan could help speed the development of driverless and connected cars.
Tesla Motors says it's adding a new "Ludicrous Mode" to high-performance versions of its Model S electric car.
Google says one of its self-driving cars has been involved in an injury accident for the first time.