Monday, October 21, 2019

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...
Amazon and the All-Electric Future of Fleet Vehicles

Amazon and the All-Electric Future of Fleet Vehicles

Let’s put Amazon’s order for 100,000 electric delivery vans by 2030 into perspective. Today, FedEx uses 85,000 “motorized vehicles” to deliver packages around the world. UPS has around 123,000 package...

JUMP pulled its bikes from a number of markets in the last few months...

Uber -owned JUMP pulled its bikes and scooters from a handful of markets over the last few months. The latest city affected is San Diego, where JUMP’s bikes and scooters...

Ten questions for 2020 presidential candidate John Delaney – TechCrunch

1. Which initiatives will you prioritize to limit humankind’s impact on climate and avoid potential climate catastrophe? My $4 trillion Climate Plan will enable us to reach the goal of net...
In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees

A bill passed by California lawmakers Wednesday could put guardrails on the gig economy and its reliance on “independent contractors.” The legislation, Assembly Bill 5, may reshape the way some...
A Tesla Security Bug, Levandowski Indicted, and More Car News

A Tesla Security Bug, Levandowski Indicted, and More Car News

It is not so often that our focus on transportation technology forces us to pay attention to, say, a federal courthouse in San Jose, where a man wearing a dark...

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...
A California Bill Has Uber and Lyft Running Scared

A California Bill Has Uber and Lyft Running Scared

Ride-hail companies desperate to stop a proposed California law that would force them to treat workers as employees are suddenly offering to boost driver pay and benefits. And they’ve pledged...

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...
Honda's New Airbag Catches Your Head to Save Your Brain

Honda’s New Airbag Catches Your Head to Save Your Brain

Since their explosive debut in the 1970s, airbags have saved tens of thousands of lives—at least 50,000 in the United States alone—and their impact has only expanded with time. Today,...

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