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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

‘OK Google’ Detection Now Rolling Out to Android Auto Users

One of the biggest conveniences of modern technologies is voice control. From Siri to Cortana to the Google Assistant, many companies have built their own interpretation of a voice assistant to make using devices ranging from a smartphone to a smart home appliance as simple and seamless as possible without Continue Reading

All Electric Cars Will Have to Make Noise By September 2019

It’s been a long time coming, but today the news finally broke stating that all electric cars will have to make noise while riding at under 18.9 miles per hour by September 1st, 2019. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today finzalized their “Quite Car” rule for vehicles designed Continue Reading

Anyone Can Now Use Android Auto Using Their Phone

In the latest update to the app, Google has made it possible for anyone with a smartphone running Android Lollipop or higher to use Android Auto regardless of which car model they have. This works by simulating the built-in UI found on vehicles that have Auto inside right on one’s Continue Reading

LeEco’s Way to Debut in the US is Via a Self-Driving Concept Car

Some of you have heard of a Chinese company called LeEco, while others probably haven’t. However, neither of these stances matter any longer as the company has officially debuted in the US a tidal wave of new hardware. One particular piece of hardware debuted at their big event today was Continue Reading

Report: Apple’s Ditching the Car and Focusing on Autonomous Driving

A new report by Bloomberg has surfaced which claims to shed light on the recent happenings from within Apple‘s Project Titan plans, a.k.a. their self driving car plans. Within the article, the publication claims that the Cupertino-based company has shifted gears (see what I did there?) from focusing on building Continue Reading

Report: The Apple Car Will Launch in 2021, not 2020

A new report by The Information claims that Apple’s rumored car, dubbed Project Titan, will be launching in 2021 and not 2020 as multiple previous reports had claimed. According to the publication, the project had originally been targeted to be unveiled in 2020, however somehow time slipped and an extra Continue Reading