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Taxi medallions, once a safe investment, now drag owners into debt

September 27th, 2017 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Owning a yellow cab has left Issa Isac in deep debt and facing a precarious future.



Who’s in the lead in developing self-driving car technologies? Hint, it’s not Google

September 9th, 2017 at 11:16 am » Comments Off

When it comes to the race to develop autonomous vehicles, Google and its fellow tech companies have gotten a lot of publicity. But the tech giants may have a tough time beating out the traditional car makers and parts suppliers, if a new study is any indication.



Hackers are the real obstacles for self driving vehicles

August 26th, 2017 at 7:13 pm » Comments Off

Out-of-work truckers armed with “adversarial machine learning” could dazzle autonomous vehicles into crashing.



India says no to driverless cars to protect jobs

August 1st, 2017 at 3:03 pm » Comments Off

India is resisting the push towards driverless cars in order to protect jobs, its transport minister has said.



Lyft is determined to become a player in self-driving cars — and is opening its own autonomous vehicle center to show it

July 27th, 2017 at 9:03 am » Comments Off

Lyft is starting to get serious about self-driving cars.



1800 miles per hour: ultra fast charging tech moving far faster than anticipated

July 25th, 2017 at 9:10 am » Comments Off

Many who reject the option of an electric vehicle say that they’ll consider one only when EVs have the range for occasional long-distance drives and can recharge about as quickly as you can refill a car’s tank with gasoline. Well, that time is nearly here—a lot sooner than even many experts in charging technology anticipated.



Will France actually be able to ban all gas and diesel vehicles by 2040?

July 18th, 2017 at 9:03 am » Comments Off

The government of France announced plans to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040, with ecology minister Nicolas Hulot unveiling a wide range of targets and initiatives timed to coincide with the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, last week. The announcement was made as a part of the country’s renewed commitment to […]



Why are US car sales falling?

July 16th, 2017 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

Car sales in America – the world’s second-largest market – are stalling, but there’s debate about whether the downshift is due to normal economic cycles or a sign of bigger changes.



Ubitricity will start converting lampposts into EV charging stations

July 13th, 2017 at 8:29 am » Comments Off

Ubitricity is a company out of Germany and their plan to convert lampposts to EV charging stations is underway. Ubitricity is currently using London lampposts that have been previously converted to LED lighting to also charge commuter EV vehicles. EV owners simply need to purchase a custom charging cable from Ubitricity that contains a meter […]



A sleeper bus with pod-like rooms is coming to California

July 12th, 2017 at 9:52 am » Comments Off

The concept of the sleeper bus isn’t foreign to the seasoned traveler. We’ve endured them throughout a large portion of Southeast Asia, after all, and that’s just one small corner of the world. Now, however, the idea has come to California, resulting in a sleeper bus that takes passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles […]



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