When the oceans start flooding up land from ice caps melting, good luck using a plane to GTFO.
In Harry Potter, the wand chooses the wizard. In the future, the car might choose the driver.
Ohio’s banking on a $218 million “driverless car” highway to get techies out of sunny California and test their autonomous tech alongside cornfields, cows and Cedar Point.
Driverless cars promise to save lives by driving better than constantly-texting, easily-distracted, sometimes-even-intoxicated humans, but—like any married couple knows—the cars can’t reach their true potential if they don’t communicate with each other.
Employee mistreatment and corporate scandals have become the norm for ride-hailing companies. Uber faces numerous well-documented harassment allegations, claims of data stealing and a massive executive exodus, but other ride-hailing companies have issues up top as well. Lyft opposes driver unionization efforts, the…
A lot of people have been trying to bring guns on planes lately. Loaded and chambered guns.
Okay, admit it—you sometimes skip the seatbelt in an Uber or Lyft. Not many buckle up when they’re hitching a ride, it turns out. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that found the majority of people who don’t always use seat belts skip out on ride-hailing services.
Uber and Lyft’s efforts to keep drivers from unionizing faced a setback when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that would have ended a ride-share driver union in Seattle.
Waymo, Google’s driverless car developing unit, conducted an “emergency vehicle testing day” in the city of Chandler, Arizona last month to help driverless cars better understand the sights and sounds of police cars and fire trucks. Now, documents and interviews with the city and Waymo reveal Waymo did not pay…
Australia is taking the electric car revolution one step further by announcing a $3 million super-long electric highway, or a series of fast charging electric vehicle stations.
Look at how CUTE this baby drone is.
The world’s first electric truck isn’t anything fancy. And that’s the whole point.
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Over the past week, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced some solutions to NYC’s subway catastrophe, fixes that include removing seats from trains, making an app and getting Tough On Litter. Now Governor Andrew Cuomo discovered yet another remedy: getting businesses to adopt subway stations.
Ever stand next to someone in an airport security line who takes five minutes looking for all the stuff they need to take out of their bags and put in bins before finally moving down the line? Well, get ready for way more of that since the lovely Transportation Security Administration announced they’ll now require…
In a rare display of German automaker camaraderie, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz will contribute data from millions of vehicles to build a fancy, real-time traffic map service.
When the robots takeover, nowhere will be safe. Not even car washes.
Can we talk about Taco Bell for a second?
Amid a summer where outrage over the busted New York City subway system has rained down like so much filth-water, the state Metropolitan Transit Authority has finally answered riders’ cries with a plan to fix things. Sort of. And they haven’t actually secured funding for it. Hey! Fun times.
Start keeping better track of what you leave in your Uber, or else it’ll cost you.