Monthly Archives: January 2018
There have been a lot of news regarding self-driving cars. However, they are only in the testing phase and not a lot of news are heard about them once they are released. Similar to NVIDIA’s GPU Tech Conference (GTC) back in March. Furthermore, Google is apparently partnering up with Fiat Chrysler to improve their self-driving […]
Tesla might release its first autonomous vehicle before its low-cost Model 3, which is scheduled for release in late 2017. This vehicle was far from complete when the company unveiled it recently, and even now, the final interior design, including the design of the steering wheel, is unknown. Will the Model 3 be Tesla’s first […]
Proposed legislation could make Michigan the best place in the country to test and commercialize autonomous vehicles. The post Detroit’s Grand Plan to Lead the Self-Driving Revolution appeared first on WIRED.
The death spiral of the gas tax demands we reform federal transportation funding, harness emerging technology, and guide the autonomous vehicle revolution. The post Let’s Use Self-Driving Cars to Fix America’s Busted Infrastructure appeared first on WIRED.
Reports that Uber had expanded its autonomous vehicle ambitions to Pittsburgh have been going around since last year, but there has been no official word on them — until now. The company has finally confirmed that it is testing self-driving cars in the city, says the Pittsburgh Tribune. Why did Uber zero in on Pittsburgh? Speculations about Uber taking […]
A new startup called Otto is promising an autonomous kit than can make existing trucks drive themselves. The post $30K Retrofit Turns Dumb Semis Into Self-Driving Robots appeared first on WIRED.
We are pleased to report mid-month and year to date performance. Additionally, we’ve provided an update to a favorite long position, NVIDIA (NVDA). All three Crescat Strategies have performed well year to date, as the S&P 500 has been on a roller coaster. We remain well-hedged across our macro themes. Also see a curated list […]
BMW plans to release its fully driverless vehicle in less than five years, revealed CEO Harald Krueger. The German firm’s CEO revealed his intentions when speaking at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Munich. Fully autonomous vehicles: the obvious next step The CEO told shareholders, “In 2018, we will launch a BMW i8 Roadster. This will be […]
Sleep and transportation experts said Tuesday we’ve reached a critical point in the drowsy driving epidemic, and that to save lives the time to proactively campaign against it is right now. Speaking at a Harvard School of Public Health event titled “Asleep at the Wheel” panelists discussed the crisis of fatigued driving along with potential solutions. The […]
The arrival of a new streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri, heralds the beginning of a major technological shift for the Midwestern city. Lights along the 2-mile transit line, which opens Friday, sense when the sun sets and turn on when it gets dark. If there isn’t anyone waiting for the streetcar, the lights dim automatically. […]