Category: self-driving car

Oceans of opportunity: surveying 2020’s seafaring startup potential 0

Oceans of opportunity: surveying 2020’s seafaring startup potential

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Whatever happened to the Next Big Things? 0

Whatever happened to the Next Big Things?

In tech, this was the smartphone decade. In 2009, Symbian was still the dominant ‘smartphone’ OS, but 2010 saw the launch of the iPhone 4, the Samsung Galaxy S, and the Nexus One, and...

Aeva snags VW investment with smaller, longer range lidar 0

Aeva snags VW investment with smaller, longer range lidar

Lidar startup Aeva has deepened its relationship with VW Group with a new investment from Porsche Automobili Holding SE, thanks to a next-generation sensor that is headed for the ID Buzz AV, an electric...

Top mobility VCs discuss their current investment strategies 0

Top mobility VCs discuss their current investment strategies

The mobility industry is rapidly shifting to readjust for an electric and autonomous future. Automotive companies are increasingly looking outside the manufacturing sector to fuel growth, and companies that used to bank on selling...

Uber CEO stokes #boycottuber fire with ‘mistakes happen’ comment 0

Uber CEO stokes #boycottuber fire with ‘mistakes happen’ comment

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s comments during an interview with Axios — and his subsequent apology — have done more than hand the company’s critics more ammunition in the renewed #boycottUber campaign. (Although, mission accomplished...

Lyft is adding Chrysler Pacificas to its AV fleet and opening a new dedicated self-driving test facility 0

Lyft is adding Chrysler Pacificas to its AV fleet and opening a new dedicated self-driving test facility

Lyft has another year of building out its autonomous driving program under its belt, and the ride-hailing company has been expanding its testing steadily throughout 2019. The company says that it’s now driving four...

Waymo is creating 3D maps of Los Angeles to better understand traffic congestion 0

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 self-driving vehicles would be a...

Watch a Waymo self-driving car test its sensors in a haboob 0

Watch a Waymo self-driving car test its sensors in a haboob

Waymo, the self-driving car company under Alphabet, has been testing in the suburbs of Phoenix for several years now. And while the sunny metropolis might seem like the ideal and easiest location to test...

Waymo self-driving cars head to Florida for rainy season 0

Waymo self-driving cars head to Florida for rainy season

Waymo is taking some of its autonomous vehicles to Florida just in time for hurricane season to begin testing in heavy rain. The move to Florida will focus on testing how its myriad of...

Kitty Hawk’s Flyer personal VTOL has now flown over 25,000 times 0

Kitty Hawk’s Flyer personal VTOL has now flown over 25,000 times

Flying cars, or at least their functional equivalent, edge closer to reality every day – and startup Kitty Hawk wants you to know it’s putting in the flying time to make it happen. The...

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