Posts Tagged uber

Tesla Turns To Open Sourcing For Updates To Mapping Platform

Tesla is taking multiple steps to improve its mapping platform ahead of full self-driving vehicles. While Tesla’s navigation system is highly advanced, especially when compared with competitors’ offerings, it still leaves much to be desired, and isn’t quite ready for fully autonomous transportation. The electric automaker is continually improving the technology,…

2 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 6

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New Legislation To Open The Door For Self-Driving Cars

If the House Republicans’ new legislation passes, state and local lawmakers won’t have the ability to govern autonomous vehicle design, testing, and deployment. A 45-page draft comprised of 14 new bills would officially put the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in charge of all regulations regarding self-driving cars….

1 month ago by Steven Loveday 26

Hong Kong Is The Latest Tesla Hotspot: Will It Last?

TESLA IS HUGE IN HONG KONG – FOR NOW Hong Kong has become the latest Tesla hotspot. Of all the cars sold in the territory last year, nearly 7% were Teslas, according to Bloomberg. The brand totally dominates Hong Kong’s electric vehicle market – 87% of electric vehicles [EVs] sold…

2 months ago by EVANNEX 0

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Uber Reveals Its Electric Vehicle Strategy

Uber will reveal details regarding its shared, electric, and autonomous mobility trifecta at the upcoming Grid Edge World Forum. Uber’s sustainability manager, Adam Gromis, will be leading a panel entitled “Building an EV Infrastructure Market” at the Grid Edge World Forum in San Jose, from June 27-29, 2017. He shared: “We’re…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 0

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Tesla Shot Down Uber’s Self-Driving Partnership Idea

Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber, shared that he pitched an Uber/Tesla partnership, but Elon Musk wasn’t a fan. A new book entitled Wild Ride, written by Adam Lashinsky of Fortune magazine, contains the information divulged by Kalanick. Reportedly, Kalanick reached out to Musk after Apple invested $1 billion in China’s top-tier ride-sharing company Didi…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 3