Monthly Archives: July 2018
The Financial Fallout Of Uber’s Driverless Future by FactSet Earlier this month, Uber agreed to sell its Chinese operations to Didi Chuxing Technologies, a competitor whose success in the region had made it difficult for Uber to find its footing there. After the deal, Uber will become the largest Didi shareholder (18% stake), and the […]
Startup Drive.ai wants to make fully autonomous cars that speak with the drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists around them. The post The Plan to Make Self-Driving Cars Speak Human appeared first on WIRED.
InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Driverless car technology is a promising space for investors, and AAPL, F, MBLY and BIDU are all good picks for long-term gains. The post 4 Stocks That Will Accelerate Thanks to Driverless Cars appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Christian Science Monitor Tesla unveils a powerful new battery. Will more zoom make a difference?Christian Science MonitorWith a new battery upgrade, Tesla’s Model S will be fastest accelerating mass-produced car – only rivaled by limited-run, luxury models from Porsche and Ferrari. By Joseph Dussault, Staff August 24, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. A Tesla […]
Forbes Tesla’s Innovations Are Transforming The Auto IndustryForbesTesla. The company name evokes very different yet equally strong responses from critics and fans. Critics argue Tesla loses money on each car sold. Indeed, with losses of $290 million in 2014 and $888 million in 2015, it’s unclear when the company will …Tesla unveils a powerful new battery. […]
At least 20 people are killed after two suicide car bombers attack the local government headquarters in Somalia’s Galkayo town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region. Militant al Shabaab group has claimed responsibility. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Today, Uber finds itself in a position where it makes more sense to develop an interface that behaves like a trusty chauffeur than a co-pilot. The post Oh You’ll Get Used to Robo-Cars—Uber Will Make Sure of It appeared first on WIRED.
(Reuters) – Ride service Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it acquired self-driving trucks startup Otto and formed a $300 million alliance with Volvo Car Group to develop self-driving cars. Uber’s moves reflect its eagerness to advance self-driving technology. If its ambitions are realized, these vehicles could over time reduce its biggest cost, paying drivers. […]
Forbes Uber Is Running Away From Everyone, Here’s How It Can Still LoseForbesThe news that Uber will be first to market with autonomous cars dispatched via an app is a big deal. It caps a whirlwind 18 months from when the company first announced a “partnership” with Carnegie Mellon that really amounted to poaching some […]