Thursday, December 5, 2019

Supercross’s anticipated EV class not ready for primetime in 2020 – TechCrunch

Motorcycle racing series Supercross isn’t quite ready to add an EV class. The sport — where riders race high-performance machines on jump-filled stadium tracks — currently fields only gas-powered two-wheelers. Supercross was...

Tesla surprises with a profit in the third quarter – TechCrunch

Tesla returned to profitability in the third quarter after two periods of losses surprising Wall Street and sending shares higher in after-market trading, according to earnings reported after the...

Volvo creates a dedicated business for autonomous industrial and commercial transport – TechCrunch

Volvo Group has established a new dedicated business group focused on autonomous transportation, with a mandate that covers industry segments like mining, ports and moving goods between logistics hubs of...

Waymo is creating 3D maps of Los Angeles to better understand traffic congestion –...

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle company under Alphabet, has started creating 3D maps in some heavily trafficked sections of Los Angeles to better understand congestion there and determine if its...

GM is bringing Amazon Alexa to 2018 and newer Cadillac, Chevy, Buick and GMC...

General Motors is adding Amazon Alexa to the infotainment systems of its Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles in the first half of next year — one of the...

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Spec for spec, price for price

The Porsche Taycan is a missile aimed straight at Tesla. The German electric sedan packs everything needed to give the Model S its first real fight. The Porsche is...

Meet Olli 2.0, a 3D-printed autonomous shuttle – TechCrunch

From afar, Olli resembles many of the “future is now!” electric autonomous shuttles that have popped up in recent years. The tall rectangular pod, with its wide-set headlights and expansive windows...

Didi Chuxing to launch self-driving rides in Shanghai and expand them beyond China by...

Didi Chuxing will begin picking up ride-hailing passengers with self-driving cars in Shanghai in just a few months, according to company CTO Zhang Bo (via Reuters). The plan is...

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