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Watch London Crossrail Workers Install 54 Escalators in 2 Minutes

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Watch London Crossrail Workers Install 54 Escalators in 2 Minutes

Nvidia invests in Chinese autonomous trucking startup TuSimple

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye in developing self-driving platform

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Nikola’s $35,000 Zero Electric UTV Offers More Torque Than a Tank

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Nikola’s $35,000 Zero Electric UTV Offers More Torque Than a Tank

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully attached to ISS

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully attached to ISS

Ford’s GT ’67 Heritage Is Yet Another Tribute to Its 1960s Racing Dominance

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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DeLorean Aerospace Is Making a Flying Car

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Why Hypoxia Is So Terrifying—And So Hard to Stop

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Why Hypoxia Is So Terrifying—And So Hard to Stop

GM’s Cruise Starts Self-Driving Pilot, Mazda Launches New Engine, and More Car News This Week

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Elon Musk’s New Plan to Tunnel Under Los Angeles

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




The Boring Company wants to dig a 2-mile test tunnel, starting at the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne.

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Elon Musk Wants Tesla to Build a Self-Driving, Electric Semi Truck

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




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Mobileye Joins Waymo and Uber in Testing Self-Driving Cars in Arizona

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




A nice place to settle down and get some testing done.

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Intel to build a fleet of over 100 self-driving test cars starting later this year

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Intel is moving quickly to ramp its autonomous driving technology efforts now that it has closed its acquisition of Mobileye, the Israeli self-driving sensor and computing company. The plan is to build a fleet of over 100 test vehicles with SAE Level 4 capabilities (fully self-driving) with the first of those hitting roads later this year.
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Benchmark says Uber could be ‘comfortably’ worth over $100 billion in next couple of years

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Uber investor Benchmark says the firm is confident about Uber, “despite speculation to the contrary,” the firm wrote on Twitter today. In fact, Benchmark is “incredibly optimistic” about Uber’s future. The firm went on to say Uber could be “comfortably” worth more than $100 billion in the next couple of years, according to its own analysis. Today, Uber… Read More


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Tesla lowers Model X base price due to improved margins

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Tesla has lowered the entry-level price of the Model X SUV, from $82,500 to $79,500. The $3,000 price drop is the result of improved margins for the electric vehicle, which the company achieved thanks to “efficiencies” achieved in the manufacturing process, Reuters reports.
Tesla’s Model X and Model S sales performance were areas of key interest during the company’s… Read More


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Humans Still See the World Better Than Self-Driving Cars

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




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Humans Still See the World Better Than Self-Driving Cars

Hosting the 2028 Summer Olympics Could Fix Los Angeles’ Transportation Network

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




A rare opportunity to fulfill a long-standing goal of creating an exceptional mass transit system.

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Bozoma Saint John to talk about transforming Uber at Disrupt SF

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The Perlan Project’s Glider Aims for New Heights in Argentina Testing (Video)

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SpaceX helped Tesla with a huge headache in its cars

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Tesla reported its second-quarter earnings today, which means a bunch of Wall Street analysts jumped on the phone to probe the ever-quotable Elon Musk — including, believe it or not, about SpaceX. To be sure, it wasn’t specifically about space or flight — it was whether some of the innovations happening at SpaceX can be applied to Tesla. Musk runs both companies, which… Read More


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Lyft adds 3 causes to charity program, will match Apple Pay donations

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Ford’s 2018 Mustang Uses ‘Quiet Mode’ to Hush Its Exhaust

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments





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The Model 3 Is Out. Now Elon Musk Has Better Things to Do Than Run Tesla

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Your smartphone is the key for the Tesla Model 3

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




 The Tesla Model 3 is unique in a lot of ways, but one of the more interesting is its use of your smartphone as the only key – there’s not fob, even, let alone an ignition for a traditional key. The vehicle uses the Tesla app on your smartphone to communicate your identity, unlock the vehicle, and know when it’s ready to start and turn off. The Model 3 uses Bluetooth LE to talk… Read More


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Up close with the Tesla Model 3, inside and out

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




 The Tesla Model 3 was delivered to its first 30 customers at a special event for employees at Tesla’s Fremont factory on Friday night. Here’s a look at some images of a few of those initial production vehicles, both outside the car and from within, from the perspective of the surprisingly spacious backseat. Read More


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Tesla is focused on Model 3 production challenges at launch

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Tesla revealed more about its brand-new Model 3 than it ever has before just in time for the first deliveries to customers. We know the details of pricing and available options, as well as a bit about how Tesla plans to scale to an annual run rate of 500,000 vehicles produced per year, hopefully by the end of 2018.
“The major challenge we faced with the Model 3 is not really the… Read More


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Everything you want to know about the Tesla Model 3

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




 The Tesla Model 3 is now a known quantity – we have information about the different kit options available at launch, as well as interior and exterior measurements, and car performance and cabin comforts. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the whole point was to make car that is “the best car, hands down,” for “anything close to the same cost,” and it makes a strong… Read More


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Here’s what it’s like to drive the Tesla Model 3

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Ahead of Tesla’s Model 3 handover event, I got to drive one – a black version with the Premium Upgrade Package. Not for long mind you: I drove it around Tesla’s Fremont factory in an extended loop on city streets, but I still got to test its mettle on some relatively long, unbroken stretches of road, push the accelerator and throw it around corners. Again, this is just… Read More


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I Drove a Tesla Model 3. Here’s What You Need to Know

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




The company delivered the first 30 of its new “affordable” car on Friday.

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Tesla Model 3 Launch: Live Coverage

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




Today’s the day Elon Musk delivers the first new cars off the line.

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