The UK’s digital advertising industry weathered the pandemic remarkably well. Among the industry sectors we track, digital ad spending will rise across the board (which was not universal last year), but these patterns of growth will fluctuate wildly across categories.

Tesla may need to expand eye-tracking tech for inattentive Autopilot drivers: A new study may confirm that Autopilot users aren’t paying enough attention to the road—which compounds scrutiny the automaker is already facing amid plans to expand its driverless features.

GM will extend its Bolt EV production delay due to a battery pack shortage. Increased demand for EVs may only aggravate the problem.

They’re pitched as a means to combat climate change, but autonomous EV robotaxis may increase emissions if used for single rides. AV robotaxi makers will need to design shareable vehicles to keep their promise of lowering emissions.

The company is ditching its lidar business to focus on bringing its AVs to market before the clock runs out. AV timelines are notoriously fickle, but we expect adoption to accelerate in the next two years.