Kroger Testing Self-Driving Grocery Delivery Service In Arizona

Self-driving cars will serve many purposes in addition to driving us in total comfort. Autonomous vehicles can be used for delivering things such as groceries and now Kroger is testing out just that in Arizona. Those who are in a select area will be able to try out Kroger’s self-driving grocery delivery service.

Elon Musk Reveals More Details About Taking Tesla Private

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took many of the company’s shareholders by surprise earlier this month when he tweeted that he’s considering taking the company private at $420 per share. He mentioned in the tweet that the funding for this transaction had been “secured.” Amid reports that Tesla was still in the process of locking down funding for the deal, Musk has now penned a detailed blog post to provide more […]

Uber Uses AI To Determine If Your Trips Are Personal Or Business

People use Uber for work trips and personal trips, and sometimes in the heat of the moment, we might accidentally expense a work trip to our own personal account, and a personal trip to our work accounts. This means that it can get messy trying to sort out all the receipts and what not, but Uber is here to help.

Tesla May Provide Security Code To Other Car Makers

Earlier this year, Tesla shared some code related to its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system in addition to the kernels for the Autopilot boards as well as the infotainment system of the Model S and Model X that’s NVIDIA Tegra-based. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has now hinted that the company is open to sharing the code for its car security software with other car makers.


Amazon Launches Alexa Auto SDK

With Apple and Google bringing their systems into the car, it didn’t really come as a surprise that Amazon would want in on that action as well. The company has been working to bring Alexa to cars, and now the company has launched what they are calling the Alexa Auto SDK which should help bring Alexa into more cars.

New York City Votes To Cap Uber And Lyft Cars

In a setback for ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, The New York City Council has voted in favor of a cap on the number of for-hire delivery and transportation vehicles that can ply on the streets of the Big Apple. The council has voted to stop the issuance of new for-hire vehicle licenses for a year as it closely gauges the booming industry.

Dubai Tourist Rents Lamborghini, Racks Up $47,000 In Speeding Fines

Dubai is known for many things and an abundance of supercars is one of them. It’s pretty easy to rent one in the emirate provided you have the money. A 25 year old British tourist did. He paid around $1,600 to rent a Lamborghini Huracan for two days but managed to rack up $47,000 in speeding fines in fewer than four hours.

Audi Electric Supercar Concept Will Be Revealed On August 23rd

Audi had mentioned last month that it has developed an electric supercar concept which it will reveal in August. The company has invited us at the world premiere of its Audi PB 18 e-tron electric supercar concept reveal which will take place on August 23rd at the Pebble Beach Car Week. The Audi PB 18 e-tron has been conceived and designed by the new Audi Design Loft in Malibu, California.

Elon Musk Is Considering Taking Tesla Private

Tesla has been a public company since 2010 and its CEO Elon Musk has now expressed his desire to take the company private. Communicating the desire through his preferred mode of communication, Musk tweeted that he’s considering taking Tesla private at $420 per share. That would not only require approval from the board and the shareholders but also a substantial amount of money. “Funding secured,” Musk added in the tweet.

German Startup Testing Solar Car That Charges As You Drive

Electric cars are increasingly becoming popular as they get cheaper and the range they can provide increases. It’s important to make sure that you have ample charge before you set out. That’s because you could be left stranded on the side of the road if there are no charging locations along the way to your destination. Solar cars can help with this and a startup based in Munich is now […]

Lyft Drivers Without Cars Can Get Rentals From Avis

Want to drive for Lyft but don’t own a car? The ride-sharing company has come up with a solution. It has inked a deal with the Avis Budget Group to offer car rentals to aspiring drivers who don’t have their own cars. This deal will result in “thousands” of cars being offered to drivers through Lyft’s Express Drive program in North America.

UPS To Develop Medium-Duty Electric Delivery Trucks

We know that UPS has been looking to convert its delivery trucks to electric. However the “problem” is that so far UPS has only focused on its larger delivery trucks and also its smaller delivery trucks which are usually used for the last mile. So what about those that are in between?

Waymo Testing Trip Fares For Self-Driving Taxi Service

Google’s parent company Alphabet has a division called Waymo that’s working on self-driving cars. It has an entire fleet of autonomous cars that are being tested on public roads. The company eventually wants to launch a ride-hailing service that uses these self-driving cars. Waymo hasn’t said what the fares for its self-driving taxi service will be but it has reportedly started testing trip fares with early riders.

Honda’s SmartCharge Program Will Pay You To Charge Your Car

Electric cars are meant to be a greener alternative to fuel-powered cars. However given that electric cars still require electricity to charge, it can mean drawing from the power grid which in some cases aren’t necessarily green sources themselves. This is a balance that needs to be struck and one that Honda thinks they might have the answer to.