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Tesla Motors is Now Just Tesla

As tweeted by CNBC, Tesla Motors has today announced their name change to, simply, Tesla Inc. Sure, the company is known for making cars of the future, but the change better reflects other efforts they’re making such as solar energy, home batteries, and more which don’t concern vehicles. One major indication that a change like this may be coming occurred back in 2015 when CEO … Continue reading Tesla Motors is Now Just Tesla

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New Committee Will Guide the Evolution of Self-Driving Cars

As time progresses and automated technology becomes mainstream, establishing ground rules and regulations will need to take place in order to make sure everything stays in tact. That’s the purpose of the US Department of Transportation’s new committee they’ve announced today. In the new committee, guidance for self-driving cars, buses, trucks, and more will all be discussed alongside other autonomous technologies found in such things as drones. … Continue reading New Committee Will Guide the Evolution of Self-Driving Cars

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You Can Now Request and Pay For an Uber in Google Maps

As a part of its latest update, Google Maps has revamped the current ride sharing interface initially introduced last year. Now, you’ll see more extensive ride options in your area, a carousal of different providers, and even a classic view of the Google Maps map with a bunch of locations marked where drivers are currently sitting or driving in. This is all complimented by a simpler UI … Continue reading You Can Now Request and Pay For an Uber in Google Maps

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Google to Begin Deploying First Waymo Minivans with In-House Tech This Month

Nearly a month ago, Google announced the reimagining of their self-driving car efforts by introducing a company called Waymo with a focus to “make it safe and easy for people and things to move around.” It seems as though the company’s efforts are now starting to pay off as the first wave of Chrysler Pacifica minivans tricked out with Waymo’s various sensors and technology will be hitting … Continue reading Google to Begin Deploying First Waymo Minivans with In-House Tech This Month

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Cadillac’s New Subscription Service Lets You Swap Cars Up to 18 Times a Year

We’re excited to announce BOOK by Cadillac, a bold new luxury vehicle subscription model. https://t.co/BFfsVBl9bg pic.twitter.com/OWH0yhW9Uw — Cadillac (@Cadillac) January 5, 2017   We’re used to seeing subscription services for movies, television shows, music, and even video games, but a new service created by Cadillac takes this concept to a new market: cars. It’s called Book by Cadillac, and it literally allows people to swap … Continue reading Cadillac’s New Subscription Service Lets You Swap Cars Up to 18 Times a Year

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Chrysler’s Portal is the Self-Driving Concept Minivan for Millennials

Usually, at CES 2017, we tend to see what the future of cars will look like, specifically self-driving cars. Plenty have already shown their potential futures off to the public such as Mercedez-Benz, but one company who recently scored big with the refreshed Pacifica minivan is looking to throw another hat into the ring, this time with a target of millennials. Meet the Chrysler Portal concept … Continue reading Chrysler’s Portal is the Self-Driving Concept Minivan for Millennials

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You Can No Longer Get a Self-Driving Uber in San Francisco

Photo via: ABC News Last week, Uber began deploying self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs in San Francisco for picking up locals who needed a ride. A driver sat behind the wheel at all times just in case an unexpected movement or malfunction took place. Everything went great for the first few hours, however during the afternoon of launch day, the California DMV sent Uber a letter declaring the … Continue reading You Can No Longer Get a Self-Driving Uber in San Francisco

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DMV Puts Halt on Uber’s Self-Driving Car Program in San Francisco

In case you missed it, yesterday Uber officially launched a pilot program in San Francisco, CA of their new autonomous vehicle system to pick up passengers. In other words, self-driving cars (which, by the way, are a bunch of Volvo’s XC90 SUV) are now picking people up. It seemed to have going great for the first half of the day, but then the company got … Continue reading DMV Puts Halt on Uber’s Self-Driving Car Program in San Francisco

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Plans Are Now a Company Called Waymo

We’ve known for a while that Google has some big plans for self-driving cars. We already know they’ve been testing them in California, while actual cars built upon the company’s work have started making themselves prominently known at various locations. As the search giant’s project has expanded so much, it only seems proper to give it a good name. But as per a small press event … Continue reading Google’s Self-Driving Car Plans Are Now a Company Called Waymo