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UberPool Gets Smarter In Manhattan

05/22/2017, Uber’s ride-sharing service UberPool is receiving behind-the-scenes updates today so that it’s smarter for all users. However, the only limitation here is that these updates are only going to impact UberPool users in Manhattan, New York. That...

All Existing Tesla Owners Get Free Supercharger Use

05/21/2017, Tesla’s Supercharger network is a crucial part of the company’s aim to bring electric cars to the masses. They enable owners to take long trips knowing that they will find a station along the way which will quickly juice up their vehicle....

Pioneer Unveils New Android Auto In-Dash Units

05/20/2017, While newer vehicles might give users the choice of having Android Auto or Carplay being installed for them, older vehicles don’t, although thankfully with after-party options being offered by manufacturers, those with older vehicles will be able to...

Uber Freight Helps Truck Drivers Find Cargo

05/18/2017, If you wanted to catch a ride to anywhere last time and didn’t want to use the bus or train, taxis or private car companies were your only choices, but this is an industry that Uber has since disrupted as it basically turned anyone with a car into a...

Uber Makes Multimodal Transportation Easier With Transit Partnership

05/16/2017, Sometimes it can be quicker for you to take different modes of transportation to your destination as opposed to one mode all the way. For example it could be faster for you to take a cab to the train station and take the train as opposed to cabbing it all...

Lyft Finally Launches A Standalone Driver App

05/15/2017, When it comes to ride-hailing services, the main contenders are pretty much between Uber and Lyft. Which service you choose will probably depend on how much is being charged, and how long you might have to wait for either car to arrive. However on the...

Toyota Wants To See Flying Cars In Time For The 2020 Olympics

05/15/2017, In sci-fi TV shows, movies, and cartoons, if there is one piece of tecnhnology that we see quite often it is cars that can fly. The advantage is that without roads, there will be no traffic jams and people can get to their destinations faster....

Judge Orders Uber To Return Confidential Files To Waymo

05/15/2017, Uber and Waymo are currently embroiled in a legal battle in which Waymo accused Uber of stealing company secrets. To be more specific, Uber bought over a company started by a former Waymo employee who allegedly took the confidential files with him when he...

United Cockpit Door Codes Accidentally Posted Online

05/15/2017, Airplane cockpit doors have access codes now for a reason. It’s to prevent unauthorized persons from entering the cockpit and possibly putting the passengers at risk. So you can imagine that it would be a pretty big deal if those codes got out....

Audi And Volvo Pick Android As Their In-Car Operating System

05/15/2017, Android Auto already allows you to extend your Android smartphone experience to a compatible car but Google has been working with carmakers to provide a proper Android experience. Ahead of the company’s I/O developer conference this week, it has...

Lyft And Waymo Are Working On Self-Driving Cars Together

05/15/2017, Thanks to ride-hailing and ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber, getting a ride to wherever you’re going has become a lot easier, whereas in the past you would pretty much only have taxis to rely on (assuming buses and trains aren’t your thing)....

Fiat Chrysler Issues Truck Recall Over Faulty Software

05/14/2017, If there is something we’re sure many old school car enthusiasts will lament is how complicated modern cars are getting, what with their computers and software, whereas back in the day it was pretty much purely mechanical. This is also why these days...

Germany Now Allows Self-Driving Cars To Be Tested On Its Roads

05/14/2017, Depending on which country you go to, the rules for driving and the laws are all different. There is also the way that people drive that are different. For example there are some countries in Asia where drivers are known to be particularly reckless/fast,...