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.
Baidu & China Mobile Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Telecommunications for Connected CarsJun 15, 2018 4:27 PM WST
Baidu, Inc. and China Mobile announced a comprehensive strategic partnership in emerging technology including areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and 5G, leveraging the respective core strengths of each.
Jun 14, 2018 2:55 PM WST
Voyage, a Silicon Valley startup working on a driverless taxi service, has announced a partnership with car rental company Enterprise, to scale a new fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans for its robo taxi service it plans to roll out in communities across the U.S.
Luminar Announces ‘Significant’ Investment & Collaboration with Volvo on Lidar for Self-Driving CarsJun 14, 2018 12:45 PM WST
Volvo announced and investment and collaboration with Luminar Technologies Inc., a company that developed an advanced lidar system for autonomous cars. As part of the partnership, Luminar is providing the core sensing technology to Volvo’s autonomous vehicles.
Jun 13, 2018 11:03 AM WST
AEye is relatively new Silicon Valley startup. Founded in 2013, the company is working on lidar and computer vision systems for self-driving cars. AEye’s computer vision technology is unique, as it uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to mimic how a human eye focuses on objects.
Jun 12, 2018 11:38 AM WST
China-based Intelligent electric vehicle startup BYTON unveiled its premium electric sedan Concept during a global debut event today at CES Asia in Shanghai. The new concept showcases the brand’s design vision for next-generation electric vehicles.
Jun 11, 2018 3:10 PM WST
Ford is working with Postmates, an on-demand delivery platform, to operate a self-driving delivery service in Florida. Ford announced it’s testing autonomous delivery vans to gauge how customer react and interact with the self-driving Ford Connect vans.
Jun 11, 2018 10:39 AM WST
BYTON, the EV startup that is going up against Tesla with its luxury electric SUV, today concluded its successful Series-B fundraising round of $500 million from multiple major investors that include FAW Group, Tus-Holdings and CATL.
Jun 08, 2018 12:30 PM WST
Porsche revealed its new electric sedan will be called the Taycan, pronounced “tie-con.” Porsche Chairman Oliver Blume made the announcement during the “70 years of Porsche Sports Cars” ceremony celebrating the company’s heritage.
Jun 07, 2018 6:32 PM WST
Hyundai is making it easier for drivers to pay for for goods and services right from their vehicle’s telematics unit, including gasoline, food, or parking with a new partnership with Xevo, which provides in-car purchasing options.
Jun 07, 2018 10:54 AM WST
General Motors and Honda announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies’ plans for all-electric vehicles.