SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A woman died from her injuries after being struck by a Uber [UBER.UL] self-driving vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday morning, and Bloomberg reported that the ride hailing company had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States.
Image Credit: MacRumors / YouTube video (screenshot) Apple has been working on the so-called Apple car for years. The company was originally rumored to be developing a full-fledged car. But after facing numerous hurdles, Apple shifted its focus to develop the autonomous driving system first. We still don’t know what the final outcome of the […]
Stanphyl Capital letter to investors about Tesla Inc (TSLA) stock. Check out our H2 hedge fund letters here. Friends and Fellow Investors: For February 2018 the fund was up approximately 2.2% net of all fees and expenses. By way of comparison, the S&P 500 was down approximately 3.7% while the Russell 2000 was down approximately […]
Ford announced today that it’s going to start testing its autonomous cars in the Miami area very soon. The first step in the plan is to roll out a delivery service using Ford’s autonomous cars. The first two partners for that delivery service are Domino’s Pizza and Postmates, the automaker revealed today. Ford management made […]
YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber [UBER.UL] and other technology firms.
YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership, Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous transportation services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber Technologies and other technology firms.
Since the invention of the internal combustion engine, there have been many incredible innovations made in the auto industry. Manufacturers created new body styles and market segments, automatic transmissions and power steering were introduced, and safety features such as airbags made passengers much safer. Computers were even added into cars to optimize performance and provide […]
Wharton’s Barbara Kahn and Emory’s Ryan Hamilton discuss the Amazon Go convenience store. http://d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20180125A-KWR-Kahn-Hamilton.mp3 Even before it opened, Amazon Go began drawing deep skepticism over whether it could possibly work. Would Amazon be able to create a convenience store in which shoppers gathered their goods and walked out the door having been automatically charged for […]
Last week I discussed the T.I.N.A. market environment that we’re all operating it at the moment. I highlighted the fact that many of the Dividend Aristocrats that DGI investors know and love are irrationally overvalued at the moment because income-oriented investors across the world have few viable options for reliable yields. That piece was meant […]