Tag: cars

This Week in the Future of Cars: What Happened at Tesla, Uber, and Chevy this week

September 9, 2018 No Comments

Elon Musk is smoking something, doppler lidar helps cars see better, and the Diplomatic Security Service braves Ebola
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China and the Children Will Save Electric Cars From the EPA

March 31, 2018 No Comments

The EPA may be able to roll back regulations in the US, but other forces will push automakers to keep making electric cars.
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Toyota’s Self-Driving Cars Get New Lasers to See the World

September 27, 2017 No Comments

With some help from Luminar and its 22-year-old CEO Austin Russell.
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Electric Concept Cars from the Frankfurt Motor Show Reveal the Auto Industry’s Future

September 17, 2017 No Comments

Concepts from BMW, Mercedes, Audi, and others show how big automakers are preparing for the electric age.
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Zoox in talks with SoftBank to fund self-driving cars

September 11, 2017 No Comments

 Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox is in talks with Japanese investment firm SoftBank to raise more funding. Building vehicles is a capital-intensive business, so it’s no surprise that Zoox would seek more funding. And SoftBank’s Vision Fund has about $ 100 billion to invest, so the team is looking for opportunities to write big checks. Read More
Startups – TechCrunch

Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

May 21, 2017 No Comments

 Ford is updating a large number of 2016 model year cars equipped with SYNC 3 infotainment software, adding Android Auto and CarPlay to the vehicles with a free, over-the-air update via Wi-Fi, or using either USB or going through their dealer. The upgrade will be available for around 800,000 vehicles in total, giving a huge number of Ford car owners the chance to get big infotainment… Read More

Mobile – TechCrunch