Tag Archives: transportation

Electric scooters were to blame for at least 1,500 US injuries last year

Ever wondered how many e-scooter riders have gotten injured after one zooms past you with no helmet on? A new Consumer Reports investigation might give you an idea: the publication has confirmed that at least 1,545 patients were treated for scooter-i...

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Koenigsegg aims to build a ‘CO2 neutral’ combustion supercar

Koenigsegg doesn't just want combustion-powered supercars to compete with EVs in terms of raw performance... it wants to compete in eco-friendliness, too. In a chat with Top Gear, company founder Christian von Koenigsegg said he was working with Nat...

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Uber’s new free ride promo will only be available to Super Bowl losers

Two cities, each represented by a professional football team, will battle it out for honor and glory this weekend. One of those cities will be victorious, leaving the other to weep and, if its residents want, to take advantage of totally free Uber rides

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Blue Origin starts building the factory for New Glenn’s engines

Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket just became more tangible.

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Microsoft and MIT can detect AI ‘blind spots’ in self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are still prone to making mistakes, in part because the AI training can only account for so many situations. Microsoft and MIT might just fill in those gaps in knowledge -- they've developed a model that can catch these virtual "bl...

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The Morning After: Unlimited MoviePass part two

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Where were you when we defeated the robots?

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Apple lays off 200 employees working on self-driving cars

Apple's secretive self-driving car division, codenamed Project Titan, has undergone a major restructuring process under new leadership. Unfortunately, that entails dismissing over 200 employees this week, according to CNBC. An Apple spokesperson has...

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Elon Musk teases Tesla ‘sentry mode’ that captures video in 360 degrees

Elon Musk says Tesla is working on a "sentry mode" security feature that could let owners record damage and break-ins. The announcement came in response to a customer's tweet complaining of a dent to his Model 3 and suggesting a "360 dash cam feature...

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GMC’s next Sierra HD pickup can see through trailers

GMC has unveiled its 2020 Sierra Heavy Duty pickup truck, which packs in 445 horsepower and a 10-speed transmission -- along with plenty of tech, of course. It offers 15 camera views, including a transparent trailer view that lets you see what's behi...

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Tesla gets clearance to begin Model 3 deliveries in Europe

Tesla expects to start delivering the Long Range Battery version of the Model 3 in Europe in February after getting the go-ahead from Dutch vehicle authority RDW. As such, it can sell cars across the continent without having to win approval from indi...

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