Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Apple’s self-driving Lexus test vehicle spotted in Silicon Valley

Apple earlier this month received a permit to start testing self-driving car technology in California, and now the first video of the...

Tesla’s German automation expert reportedly ousted after just six months

Klaus Grohmann, founder of the German firm Grohmann Engineering which specializes in automated manufacturing acquired by Tesla late last year, was just...

Uber’s head of self-driving cars is stepping aside amid Waymo lawsuit

Business Insider reports that Anthony Levandowski, an Uber executive in charge of the company’s self-driving group, is stepping away from his role...

You can now round up your Lyft fare to make a...

Last month, Lyft introduced a new program called Round Up & Donate, which would enable riders to make a charitable contribution when...

Driver-friendly ride-hailing apps Gett and Juno are combining

Ride-hailing app Gett today confirmed that it will acquire Juno, another app in the on-demand transportation industry, for $200 million, reports TechCrunch....

Uber just made it way easier to see your rating in...

It used to be that if you wanted to see how many stars you’ve racked up as an Uber rider, you had...

Delta partners with on-demand helicopter startup so VIPs can avoid the...

Delta is partnering with Blade, a company billed as the “Uber for helicopters,” to give passengers of the elite on-demand transportation service...

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is reportedly building his own secret airship

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building his own giant airship inside a NASA hangar, Bloomberg reports today. The craft — which...

Self-driving cars are about to take on the worst drivers in...

Self-driving car startup NuTonomy has received permission to test vehicles in two additional parts of Boston, giving it access to more complicated...

Uber is getting serious about building real, honest-to-god flying taxis

When Uber first announced its crazy-sounding plan to explore “on-demand urban aviation” — essentially a network of flying taxis that could be...