Uber to merge with Grab in Southeast Asia

Uber is ceasing services on Southeast Asia, as the transport giant company proceeds to merge with local market rivals across the region. According to CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in a mail sent to staff, Uber’s...

Self-driving Uber car kills pedestrian in Arizona, reignites controversy

On the evening of March 17th In Tempe, Arizona, a self-driving Uber car crashed and killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, a pedestrian identified by local authorities after the incident in Mill Avenue, South Curry Road....
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Toyota keeps oil cars alive but pushes heavily for electric vehicles

The Japanese automaker Toyota has been a pioneer on hybrid and completely electric vehicles,  they issued a statement which read that they will continue to produce petrol-fueled engines for another decade with new powertrain...

Uber vs Waymo trial officially opens in court

The first driverless-car era lawsuit begun today on February 5th with two of technology’s heavyweights facing each other in the courtroom. Waymo is suing Uber over intellectual property theft of secrets that specialists consider...

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy will carry Musk’s Tesla as its first payload

Elon Musk tweeted over the weekend that the first payload of the Falcon Heavy rocket on its maiden flight would be his own personal Tesla Roadster, color midnight cherry, playing Space Oddity by David...

Uber and Volvo double down on driverless cars for 2019

Uber Technologies and Volvo Cars have reached an agreement this Monday, in which the automaker will supply the ridesharing company with 24,000 XC90 models between 2019 and 2021. Uber will then stock them up...
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Uber and NASA will make flying taxis an L.A. thing in 2020

Uber's Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden announced this Wednesday at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Portugal, that Los Angeles would be the next city where they plan to test and deploy flying cars...
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Waymo is going fully self-driving in Arizona roads

On Tuesday, Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced that the company will introduce a ride-hailing service in the coming months with a subset of autonomous Chrysler Pacifica vans with no safety drivers behind the wheel...

Alphabet’s CapitalG helps give Lyft a $1 billion lift

Lyft announced on Thursday that Alphabet’s CapitalG led a $1 billion funding round, the most recent in company history. Now valued at $11 billion, Lyft and its close ties to Google might represent bad...
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Mercedes-AMG Project One revealed at IAA 2017

Mercedez Benz and AMG presented the Project One concept car at IAA in Frankfurt, Germany this Monday. The hypercar is a celebration of the performance automaker’s 50th anniversary, for which it includes Formula 1...