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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,...

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect

05/12/2017, So far every year for the past few years without fail Google has hosted its annual Google I/O event, and this year the company is back with the 2017 version. Just like Microsoft’s BUILD conferences or Apple’s WWDC, Google I/O is mostly about software...

Harley-Davidson Plans To Embrace Electric Bikes

05/12/2017, When you think of motorcycle company Harley-Davidson, “green” doesn’t necessarily pop to mind. However this doesn’t mean that the company isn’t thinking about it. In fact in a report from Drive (via Engadget), the company’s VP Bill Davidson...

A Single Self-Driving Car Is Enough To Reduce Traffic Congestion

05/11/2017, One of the reasons why self-driving vehicles might be better than one driven by humans is safety. This is because computers make all the split-second decisions and can sometimes detect things we did not know was there, or because we did not pay enough...

Self-Driving Cars Can Now Be Testing In New York As Well

05/11/2017, Drivers and roads differ from country to country, and even within a country itself it can differ from city to city depending on the people and the design of the streets. This means that when it comes to testing self-driving cars, gathering as much...

Uber Now Allowing Users To Save Custom Locations

05/10/2017, Just like apps such as Waze, Uber allows users to save locations that they travel to frequently such as Home or Work. However what if you wanted to save more custom locations, such as the home of your best friend, your relatives, your...

Volkswagen Arteon Can Help When Its Driver Passes Out

05/09/2017, If there is an appeal to self-driving cars it is that it can eliminate some of the mistakes that human drivers make, which in turn can potentially lead to reduced traffic congestion and also less accidents. However until self-driving cars become...