Voyage raises $31 million to bring driverless taxis to communities – gpgmail

Voyage, the autonomous vehicle startup that spun out of Udacity, announced Thursday it has raised $31 million in a round led by Franklin Templeton. Khosla Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures also participated in the round. The company, which operates a ride-hailing service in retirement communities using self-driving cars supported by […]

Elon Musk promises to take Tesla Model S to ‘Plaid’ with new powertrain – gpgmail

Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised a more powerful powertrain option in future Model S, Model X and the next-generation Roadster sports car that will push acceleration and speed beyond the current high bar known as Ludicrous mode. Musk tweeted Wednesday evening “the only thing beyond Ludicrous is Plaid,” a teaser to a higher performing vehicle […]

Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent – gpgmail

Mehul Patel is the CEO of Hired , the marketplace that matches tech talent with the world’s most innovative companies. Brexit has taken over discourse in the UK and beyond. In the UK alone, it is mentioned over 500 million times a day, in 92 million conversations — and for good reason. While the UK […]

Tesla Pushes Pickup Truck Unveiling to November

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Tesla has made incredible headway when it comes to selling electric sedans and sports cars, and the company is going to launch its first hatchback next year. However, Tesla’s next major vehicle will be a tougher sell. The company was […]

NTSB: Autopilot Design Flaw, Inattentive Driver Led to Tesla-Firetruck Crash

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The NTSB said a combination of a  flaw in Tesla’s highly regarded (certainly by Tesla) Autopilot system, plus driver inattention, caused a Tesla Model S to slam into an on-call firetruck parked on a California freeway in January 2018. No […]

Tesla Autopilot design combined with driver inattention caused crash, NTSB says – gpgmail

The National Transportation Safety Board said driver inattention coupled with the design of Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system Autopilot and an over reliance on feature were behind the January 2018 crash of a Model S into a parked fire truck on a highway in Southern California. The NTSB filed Wednesday the report a day after […]

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 just as fast, is sleeker thanks to a lower drag coefficient, and packs several technical goodies missing from Tesla’s sedan. However, the Tesla Model S has […]

Hurricane Bonus: Tesla, GM Unlock More Range, OnStar Services

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Legend had it that cool, rainy weather made dad’s carbureted car run smoother. In 2019, there is one automotive advantage to rainy, stormy weather: Automakers are unlocking or freeing up features to customers affected by Hurricane Dorian. Tesla will unlock […]

Tesla Autopilot was engaged before 2018 California crash, NTSB finds – gpgmail

A Tesla Model S was in Autopilot mode —the company’s advanced driver assistance system — when it crashed into a fire truck in Southern California last year, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. Reuters was the first to the report on the contents of the public documents. A […]

Tesla Model 3 Owners Locked Out of Cars Thanks to App Outage

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Tesla Model 3 is the budget offering in Tesla’s lineup, but it’s still jam-packed with fancy technology like custom driver profiles, autonomous driving, and a top speed of 162 miles per hour. You can even control the car from […]