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Self-Driving Uber Cabs Start Taking Rides In Arizona

02/22/2017, Uber announced in December last year that it would start testing its self-driving cars in San Francisco. These autonomous cabs are powered by the self-driving technology that Uber itself has developed. The company is just using a Volvo SUV as a testbed...

This (Unsafe) Hack Lets You Play Doom On A Porsche [Update]

02/22/2017, Update – Turns out that this was meant to be a funny video and that it is actually not real. One of the favorite things modders and hackers like to do is to push the boundary of hardware and software, where what used to be thought of as impossible...

GM & Lyft Rumored To Launch Self-Driving Cars In 2018

02/20/2017, So we know that Uber is already testing out introducing self-driving cars to its fleet and if the rumors are true, GM and Lyft could be getting into the game as well. According to a report from Reuters, they have learnt that GM and Lyft have a partnership...

Driver Sacrifices His Tesla To Save An Unconscious Man

02/16/2017, What would you do if you were driving along the highway and saw another car driving erratically and slamming against the guardrails multiple times? We’re pretty sure most of us would probably avoid that vehicle, but in the case of an unnamed 41-year...

Toyota Boasts 10 Million Hybrids Sold To Date

02/14/2017, When Toyota first launched its Prius hybrid, the car and the drivers of such cars have been the butt of jokes, but it seems that Toyota and owners of hybrids could be getting the last laugh because in a recent announcement by Toyota, the carmakers has...

Passenger Drones Will Be A Thing In Dubai

02/14/2017, At the moment we think of drones mostly as devices that are used to take photos or videos, or in some cases used to make deliveries. However in Dubai, you can soon expect drones to ferry people around as well. According to a report by AP, passenger drones...

Tesla Getting Its Factory Ready For Model 3 Production

02/09/2017, Tesla has a lot riding on the Model 3. This is the company’s first mass-market electric car that the average consumer will be able to afford. The company is expected to start producing the Model 3 later this year. It was reported yesterday that...

Tesla Semi Truck Project Making Good Progress

02/06/2017, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk revealed his Master Plan Part 2 for the company last year and that was when it was confirmed that the company was working on developing an all-electric semi-truck. The project is believed to be in early stages right now....

Uber Allowing Users To Book Personal Chauffeurs In Select Cities

02/06/2017, Uber is best known for providing the platform that enables people like you and me to book a ride when we need it. It connects riders with drivers who can drive on their own time and earn money in the process. The company regularly tests new features and...

#DeleteUber Campaign Reportedly Sees 200,000 Accounts Deleted

02/03/2017, Last week it was reported that for the first time ever, ride-hailing service Lyft had managed to surpass Uber in terms of app downloads. This is because of an ongoing #DeleteUber campaign that was created in response to Uber seemingly trying to profit...

Shell UK To Start Installing EV Chargers At Petrol Stations

01/31/2017, Thanks to the efforts of carmakers, EV chargers are now being positioned in more places which means that range anxiety is slowly starting to become a thing of the past. However as we have pointed out before, the fact that EV chargers aren’t quite as...

Daimler Self-Driving Cars Will Run On Uber’s Network

01/31/2017, A new partnership has been announced today which will see Daimler self-driving cars operate on Uber’s network. This is the second such partnership for Uber which has already signed a deal with Volvo and now uses its XC90 as its own self-driving car...