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Uber Car Crash In Arizona: Self-Driving Car Safety Questioned Again Amid Other Uber Scandals

A self-driving car from Uber's fleet was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona, and ended up flipped onto its side. The autonomous vehicle was not at fault, but the accident still sparks a new round of questions regarding the safety of self-driving cars.

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Lucid Air vs Tesla Model S: Could The Newcomer Truly Be A Fierce Competition For Tesla?

Lucid Motors just publicly unveiled the prototype of its first Lucid Air model, but experts already believe that Tesla’s luxury electric vehicle line has met its match.

Car Tech March 24, 2017

Tesla Model X Avoids Big Crash: Instant Torque Saves The Day

Tesla Model X's instant torque prevented a major accident recently. This is not the first time when the instant acceleration successfully foiled a major road mishap.

Car Tech March 21, 2017

Tesla Challenger LeEco Looks To Sell 49-Acre Silicon Valley Property Due To Painful Cash Crunch

LeEco, an ambitious Chinese technology conglomerate, once looked to challenge Tesla in the electric car industry. However, it seems that the mission would be put on hold, as the company is suffering a massive cash crunch.

Car Tech March 20, 2017

Say Goodbye To The 60 kWh Model S: Tesla To Stop Production In April

Tesla announces a halt in the production of the more affordable Model S 60 and 60D in April 2017 after offering them for only one year.

Car Tech March 19, 2017

Uber Self-Driving Cars Not Yet Safe: Human Drivers Had To Take Over Control Every Mile

Internal documents reveal that Uber's self-driving program is not yet safe enough. According to the figures, human drivers had to take back control of the autonomous vehicles after every 0.8 miles.

Car Tech March 17, 2017

Tesla Model Y Render Boosts Anticipation For The Next Compact SUV After Model 3

Tesla has become the sweetheart of the electric vehicle market and the stakes are high. While the future Tesla Model Y (based on Model 3) is still a mystery for now, a render now envisions what it could look like.

Car Tech March 16, 2017

Lucid Air Electric Car Rolling Out With A $52,500 Price Tag, Targets Rival Tesla Model S

Lucid Motors unveils the price of its luxury electric car 'Air,' which will fetch for $52,500. The car is aimed as a competitor to Tesla Model S, another electric car in the market.

Car Tech March 16, 2017

Bosch Partners With NVIDIA For Developing AI-Powered Self-Driving Car System

NVIDIA has announced that the company would collaborate with automotive supplier Bosch to develop AI-powered autonomous cars. These cars would use the recently launched Xavier chips from NVIDIA.

Car Tech March 16, 2017

Tesla Looks To Raise $1.15 Billion As Production Ramps Up For Model 3

Tesla is looking to raise fresh capital of up to $1.15 billion in preparation for the launch of production of the Model 3. Will the company be able to start mass production of the electric vehicle by July?

Car Tech March 16, 2017

California DMV Introduces Legislation That Will Allow Fully Driverless Vehicles On The Roads

Following the footsteps of Michigan the California Department of Motor Vehicles on March 15 passed a legislation, legalizing self driving cars on the roads. The new rules will come into effect from November 2017 at the earliest.

Car Tech March 15, 2017

Volvo’s 2019 EV To Have 250 Miles Of Range, Will Cost No More Than $40,000

Volvo has officially confirmed a 2019 release schedule for its first EV, with the vehicle tipped to hover between $35,000 to $40,000. The vehicle is said to offer at least 250 miles of range on a single charge.

Car Tech March 14, 2017

Nissan Recalls Over 54,000 Vehicles Due To Airbags Suddenly Deploying When Slamming Doors

Nissan has launched a recall for over 54,000 units of the 2012 Nissan Versa. The vehicles are being recalled due to an issue that suddenly deploys airbags when the doors of the car are slammed.

Car Tech March 13, 2017

Startup NIO Unveils Eve, A Driverless Car That’s Really More Of A Luxurious Living Room

Meet NIO’s Eve, a concept consumer car designed to offer passengers a mobile living area experience thanks to driverless technology. NIO plans to release the car by 2020.

Car Tech March 13, 2017

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Kill People By Hacking Cars: The Dangers Of Modern Auto Tech

The documents uploaded by WikiLeaks on the alleged hacking tools of the CIA revealed that the agency can supposedly breach the control systems of vehicle to carry out undetectable assassinations. Should the public worry?

Car Tech March 11, 2017

California May Soon See Companies Testing Self-Driving Cars Without A Steering

According to a new proposal, California may soon allow testing of autonomous cars in its roads. This new policy would allow car companies to test these vehicles without a back up driver as well as steering wheels.

Car Tech March 12, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Prototype Image Leaks Online, Here's The First Look Of The EV In The Wild

A small clip along with a picture of the latest Model 3 EV from Tesla has leaked online. The leak of the prototype shows the upcoming EV during its test run on the SpaceX Hyperloop test track.

Car Tech March 11, 2017

Didi Chuxing Opens AI Development Lab In US, Here's What Uber Rival Is Planning

Didi Chuxing has opened its new AI development in Mountain View California on March 8. The lab will be majorly focusing on AI-based security, as well as intelligent driving technologies.

Car Tech March 9, 2017

Uber Gets Green Signal To Resume Autonomous Car Testing California

Uber had to halt its autonomous car testing process in December 2016 due to some legal hurdles with the DMV. Now Uber is ready to hit the roads of California soon thanks to it bagging legal permit for autonomous car testing.

Car Tech March 9, 2017

Airbus Shows Off Its Amazing Flying Car Concept At Geneva Motor Show

Airbus revealed its first futuristic concept of a flying car dubbed the Pop.Up System. The vehicle will feature a module along with a drone which will be able to lift the module off the ground and travel to different locations.

Car Tech March 9, 2017

2017 Honda Civic Type R Debuts At Geneva Motor Show, Fastest And Most Powerful Civic Ever

The new Honda 2017 Civic Type R is creating ripples in the automobile world. Launched at the Geneva Motor Show 2017, it is being touted as the most powerful Civic ever.

Car Tech March 8, 2017

Land Rover Discovery Project Hero Search And Rescue SUV Sports A Drone On Top

Land Rover unveiled a special Discovery SUV dubbed Project Hero, designed to help in search and rescue operations. The vehicle aims to serve as a fully equipped mobile command unit complete with a roof-mounted drone and could be a real game-changer in emergency situations.

Car Tech March 8, 2017

Move Over Apple And Google, Volkswagen's Self-Driving Concept Car Sedric Is Here

Volkswagen Group has unveiled a self-driving car concept dubbed the Sedric. The autonomous concept vehicle's features could possibly be seen in future vehicles from the company per the CEO Matthias Muller.

Car Tech March 7, 2017

Ford To Use 3D Printing Technology To Produce Key Car Components

Fod has tied up with 3D-printing company Stratasys to manufacture car body parts using 3D-printing technology. This could revolutionize car-making and enable Ford to race ahead of its competition.

Car Tech March 6, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Beta Prototype Yet To Be Ready As July Production Deadline Looms

A recent Tesla filing revealed that the company is yet to produce a prototype for its Model 3 vehicle. It is being predicted that Tesla may fall short on its promise of entering mass production for Model 3 by July.

Car Tech March 4, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Recalls More Than 350,000 Cars Over Reports Of Fire Involving Latest Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz recalls more than 350,000 cars including the 2017 E300 sedan after multiple reports of fire across the United States. Learn the details about this latest vehicle recall.

Car Tech March 4, 2017

Uber Really Wants To Test Self-Driving Cars In San Francisco, Finally Follows California DMV Rules

Uber has had a shaky relationship with California's Department of Motor Vehicles. However, it seems that the ride-hailing service is now looking to make up with the regulator to be able to test self-driving vehicles in San Francisco.

Car Tech March 3, 2017

Will The Tesla Model 3 Really Have A Solar Roof? New Panasonic Tech Makes It Possible

Tesla CEO Elon Musk previously hinted that a solar roof option could be offered for the upcoming Model 3 electric vehicle. The idea was initially met with disbelief, but new technology revealed by Panasonic could make it possible.

Car Tech March 2, 2017

Range Rover Velar: Specs, Price Of The New Hi-Tech 4x4

Land Rover has launched the Range Rover 2018 Velar, which is the fourth installment in the series. This powerful SUV comes equipped with many unique and stylish features making it a car to watch out for.

Car Tech March 2, 2017

Epic Tesla P100D vs Faraday Future FF 91 Battle To Take Place At Pikes Peak

Faraday Future announced that it is also participating in the Exhibition Class division of the Pikes Peak race where it will fight the Tesla Model S P100D. The race is an open category usually reserved for non-traditional vehicles.

Car Tech February 28, 2017

After Test Drive, Man Decides To Steal $150,000 Maserati GranTurismo

A customer was arrested by the Florida PD after allegedly taking off with a Maserati GranTurismo during a test drive. It is not yet clear if the vehicle has been recovered.

Car Tech February 27, 2017

Elon Musk Has A Plan To Eliminate Car Insurance, Maintenance Bills

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla is mulling the expansion of a scheme that will eliminate recurring car insurance and maintenance bills. The custom insurance will match the insurance cost to the Autopilot development.

Car Tech February 26, 2017

Elon Musk Completes Investigation Of Poor Factory Condition Claims, Here's What He Says About These Allegations

An email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggests that his investigation into the allegations of poor working conditions by Jose Moran is complete. Musk stated that the investigation proves that the accusations are false and baseless.

Car Tech February 25, 2017

Elon Musk Gives A Preview Of Tesla Model 3: Production Still On Track

The Tesla Model 3 is back on track after many production delays. Elon Musk makes the wait more bearable by showing off some design sketches of the newest EV.

Car Tech February 25, 2017

Tesla Supercharger Locations In North America Will Double In 2017

Tesla has decided to increase the number of supercharger stations for its electrical vehicles in North America in 2017. Currently, Tesla has 2,636 supercharger stations across the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Car Tech February 23, 2017

College Student Transforms Honda Civic Into Self-Driving Car For $700 With Help From Comma.ai

Brevan Jorgenson, a senior college student, was able to transform his Honda Civic into a self-driving car for only $700. He received assistance from Comma.ai, a startup that open sourced code for a self-driving car kit.

Car Tech February 23, 2017

Here's Why The BMW i5 Could Be The Tesla Model 3 Killer

BMW recently showed off renders of the upcoming BMW i5 fully electric vehicle, which will hit showrooms in 2021. Observers believe that its striking good looks could give the Tesla Model 3 a run for its money.

Car Tech February 23, 2017

Google’s Waze Carpool Plans To Expand: Watch Out, Lyft And Uber

Google-owned Waze has now revealed plans to expand to other cities and countries, potentially challenging carpooling services offered by Uber and Lyft. It’s not as it easy as it sounds, however.

Car Tech February 23, 2017

Tesla To Start Model 3 Production By July, Plans To Open 3 More Gigafactories

Tesla released its results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2016, beating analyst expectations. The focus, however, is on the company's revealed plans for up to three more Gigafactories and Model 3 production starting in July.

Car Tech February 22, 2017

FCA Recalls 69,000 Dodge, Chrysler Sedans Due To Loose Bolts

Nearly 70,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler all-wheel drive sedans are subject to a voluntary recall announced by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It involves loose bolts that could expose passengers to the risk of a car crash.

Car Tech February 22, 2017

Uber Self-Driving Cars Now Picking Up Passengers In Arizona After Being Kicked Out Of California

Uber has relaunched its self-driving vehicle program in the streets of Tempe in Arizona. The program was originally rolled out in San Francisco, but the Department of Motor Vehicles of California kicked Uber out.

Car Tech February 22, 2017

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