‘A Complete Reversal of Progress:’ Why 2018 Was the Deadliest Year for Pedestrians Since 1990

The Governors Highway Safety Association just released an annual report that says 2018 was the deadliest year for pedestrians since 1990. After sinking by 37% from 6,482 deaths in 1990 to 4,109 in 2009, pedestrian fatalities have risen by more than 50% from 2009 to 2018. The total number of pedestrian deaths is estimated at […]

Daimler and BMW to Co-Develop Next Generation of Self-Drive Cars

Daimler AG and BMW AG have agreed to cooperate on developing self-driving cars, the latest move by the luxury-car rivals to share costs as a technology shift shakes up the industry. The German manufacturers have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop the next generation of autonomous-driving technology, which should be market-ready by the […]