Originally from New Jersey, Eric is an automotive and technology reporter specializing in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley. Eric has over fifteen years of automotive experience and a B.A. in computer science. These skills, combined with technical writing and news reporting, allows him to fully understand and identify new and innovative technologies in the automotive industry and beyond. He has worked on self-driving cars and as a technical writer, helping people to understand and work with technology. Outside of work, Eric likes to travel to new places, play guitar, and explore the outdoors.
Apr 21, 2017 4:26 PM WST
Lincoln introduced a brand new Navigator at the New York Auto Show. It sports the first major redesign in more than a decade. The new model has a sleek all-aluminum body, a turbocharged engine and an entirely new, luxurious interior.
Apr 21, 2017 4:10 PM WST
Acura took the New York Auto Show as an opportunity to launch a refreshed version of its midsize TLX sedan.
Apr 21, 2017 11:02 AM WST
The race to develop and deploy autonomous vehicle technology is reshaping the hierarchy of the automotive industry. Recently Bosch and Mercedes Benz said they will collaborate on development of self-driving vehicles. Bosch also expects to sell the systems it is developing with Mercedes to other automotive companies.
Apr 20, 2017 1:49 PM WST
California based Velodyne LiDAR Inc., a leading manufacturer of LiDAR (light detection and ranging) sensors used on self-driving vehicles, has just announced a new solid state LiDAR sensor. Velodyne calls its new design the “Velarray”.
Apr 19, 2017 1:41 PM WST
Baidu, one of the world’s largest internet technology companies, has just announced that it will open source its autonomous driving technology, which includes the software designed for its self-driving cars. The move is hoped to speed up the development of self-driving cars, and entice other car manufacturers to work with Baidu's technology.
Apr 19, 2017 10:38 AM WST
Tesla’s long awaited Model 3 was spotted last week driving in Palo Alto, California. The blue four-door sedan was filmed driving on nearby Route 280 in the Los Altos Hills.
Apr 18, 2017 1:19 PM WST
Silicon Valley autonomous car start-up Zoox Inc. recently announced it has hired Mark Rosekind, the former head of the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), to be its new chief safety innovation officer.
Apr 17, 2017 5:39 PM WST
Silicon Valley company Quanergy Systems, a leading provider of solid state LiDAR sensors located in Sunnyvale, California has partnered with Koiti Manufacturing Co., Ltd. based in Japan, to build automotive headlights with built in LiDAR sensors.
Apr 17, 2017 12:56 PM WST
Tesla has dropped the price on the entry level Model S by $7,500. The starting price of the Model S is now $69,500, down from $77,000.
Apr 14, 2017 6:32 PM WST
Apple revealed on Friday, April 14th (PDT) that it had been granted a permit to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in California.