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Uber Launches In-App Chat Functionality

08/10/2017, Uber has decided to simplify the pickup experience for riders and drivers so it has added a much-needed feature to its app. Previously, riders either received a text from an unknown number which was usually their driver or the driver ended up honking like...

Tesla Quietly Upgrades Autopilot Hardware In Its Newer Cars

08/09/2017, If you have been holding off on buying a Tesla, now might be a good time to do so especially if you’re looking for an investment that you can keep for a while. This is because according to a report from Electrek, Tesla has quietly upgraded the autopilot...

Intel Developing Fleet Of 100 Fully Autonomous Cars

08/09/2017, Intel wants a piece of the autonomous car pie as well. After confirming that it has officially closed the acquisition of auto-visual company Mobileye, Intel has announced that it’s developing a fleet of 100 Level 4 fully autonomous cars which will...

New Nissan Leaf May Be $5,000 Cheaper Than Tesla Model 3

08/09/2017, The Tesla Model 3 is the first mass-market electric car from Tesla but it’s not the only electric car on the market that costs under $40,000. The Chevrolet Bolt is a bona fide mass-market all-electric competitor. The new Nissan Leaf will be one too....

Uber Will Reportedly End Its Car-Leasing Business

08/08/2017, While Uber might be known more for its ride hailing services, they also have a car-leasing business where they leased cars to drivers who might not have a car that’s suitable or eligible to be used with Uber’s services. Unfortunately it seems that the...

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

08/06/2017, Carmakers have been hard at work developing technology for self-driving cars and this includes sensors and algorithms to detect obstacles around them so that cars know when to brake, how to avoid them, and so on. However it seems that tricking a...

Tesla Model S Loses To Chevy Bolt In Latest Consumer Reports Test

08/03/2017, Here’s something that’s going to make a lot of Chevy fans happy. The company’s all-electric car, the Chevy Bolt, has won the Consumer Reports range test against the Tesla Model S which has so far been the benchmark for all electric cars....

Boeing Draws A Giant Plane Above The U.S. Because Why Not

08/03/2017, How do you keep the pilots entertained during an almost 18 hour live engine test on an aircraft? You let them have some fun with it. Boeing has conducted one such live engine test on its 787 Dreamliner. During the 18 hour test flight, the plane traced the...

Tesla Working To Launch Model Y Faster

08/03/2017, Tesla recently released its much-awaited mass-market electric car, the Model 3. This the first car from the company that the average customer can actually buy given that prices for the Model 3 start at $35,000. The company previously confirmed that it has...

Tesla Claims They Are Receiving 1,800 Model 3 Reservations A Day

08/03/2017, The Tesla Model 3 is a car that has been quite hyped up and for good reason. This is because unlike other Tesla models which are admittedly rather pricey, the Model 3 will be a slightly more affordable Tesla vehicle, meaning that those who have been...

Lyft Will Match Donations Made On Rides Paid With Apple Pay

08/02/2017, Are you thinking about donating to charity? If you are, then you might have heard of Lyft’s Round Up & Donate program. For those who haven’t, basically this is where at the end of your trip, Lyft will round up your fare to the nearest dollar and...

Panasonic’s AI Can Tell If You’re Falling Asleep While Driving

08/02/2017, Falling asleep while behind the wheel isn’t as rare an occurrence as one might think, and it is very dangerous not just for the driver, but for the passengers in the car, and also other drivers on the road. In the past we have seen companies try to...

Passengers Can Now Request A Lyft Ride Within Amtrak’s App

08/01/2017, Lyft has been on a partnership spree recently. They have teamed up with not only Taco Bell, but recently they also announced a partnership with Disney, and it looks like they’re not quite done just yet. Lyft has recently announced that they will be...

Tesla Model 3 Performance Version Due Next Year

08/01/2017, Tesla finally released the Model 3 late last month. It has been a long road for the company. Its first mass-market electric car has had to jump through a lot of hoops to become a reality. The company handed off the first 30 production units to some of the...