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Nevada issues nation’s first semi-autonomous driver’s license to Sam Schmidt

Nevada issues nation’s first semi-autonomous driver’s license to Sam Schmidt

This past September of 2016, the Nevada state government issued Schmidt a special driver’s license, allowing him to drive in a modified 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

ClaireOct 17, 2016 7:30 PM PT

Concerned About Smart Key Hacks Try Storing Them in the Fridge

Concerned About Smart Key Hacks Try Storing Them in the Fridge

Cars with smart features, such as keyless-entry systems, are staggeringly prone to wireless hacks. In order to compromise a vehicle, thieves could theoretically initiate a relay attack by amplifying the car’s signal and tricking the car into unlocking its doors even though the actual key is far away.

Michael ChengOct 17, 2016 6:25 PM PT

Introduction of Vehicular Communications Part I

Introduction of Vehicular Communications Part I

How will the vehicles of the future talk with each other? To answer that question, we must first explain that Vehicular Communication Systems are networks in which vehicles and roadside units are in fact communicating nodes busy providing each other with information

Jing Yi Oct 16, 2016 11:05 PM PT

Designer Henrik Fisker offers an EV using graphene cells

Designer Henrik Fisker offers an EV using graphene cells

According to a later report by Reuters, Fisker said the new battery technology uses graphene to reduce charging time and extend both its range and operating life, but refuse to release more details on the new product.

ClaireOct 16, 2016 10:05 PM PT

California Faces New Obstacles in Electric Car Adoption and Sales

California Faces New Obstacles in Electric Car Adoption and Sales

According to a ZEV market report, 15 percent of cars on the road in the Golden State should be hybrid or electric cars by 2025. Currently, this figure is stuck at three percent. Closing the 12-percent gap within nine years is no easy task. Without major changes to the current EV program, the Natural Resources Defense Council (in a July 2016 report) expects adoption rates to reach roughly 7.5 percent by 2025.

Michael ChengOct 16, 2016 5:30 PM PT

Karamba Security raised $2.5 million to keep cars safe from hackers

Karamba Security raised $2.5 million to keep cars safe from hackers

Karamba Security raised $2.5 million to keep cars safe from hackers

ClaireOct 14, 2016 10:30 PM PT

Honda patented a unique arm-equipped EV that can charge on the rails

Honda patented a unique arm-equipped EV that can charge on the rails

Honda patented a unique arm-equipped EV that can charge on the rails

ClaireOct 13, 2016 6:30 PM PT

Paris Motor Show reveals automakers in new alliances driving innovation

Paris Motor Show reveals automakers in new alliances driving innovation

Paris Motor Show reveals automakers in new alliances driving innovation

ClaireOct 12, 2016 6:30 PM PT

The "Chinese Uber" Didi Chuxing pushes its information security by hiring experts in US

The "Chinese Uber" Didi Chuxing pushes its information security by hiring experts in US

The "Chinese Uber" Didi Chuxing pushes its information security by hiring experts in US

ClaireOct 11, 2016 7:00 PM PT

Another Tesla crashes into a tourist bus in Germany

Another Tesla crashes into a tourist bus in Germany

Another Tesla crashes into a tourist bus in Germany

ClaireOct 10, 2016 6:30 PM PT

California unveils new bill allowing fully-autonomous car testing on streets

California unveils new bill allowing fully-autonomous car testing on streets

California unveils new bill allowing fully-autonomous car testing on streets

ClaireOct 09, 2016 5:00 PM PT

UPS becomes the the next participant in drone delivery

UPS becomes the the next participant in drone delivery

Last week, UPS kicked off trials of drone delivery — carrying a “mock” asthma inhaler in a small package, a CyPhy drone branded with UPS badging and colors successfully delivered the emergency medicine to the destination.

ClaireOct 06, 2016 6:00 PM PT

Uber self-driving cars spotted on San Francisco’s hilly roads

Uber self-driving cars spotted on San Francisco’s hilly roads

Uber self-driving cars spotted on San Francisco’s hilly roads

ClaireOct 05, 2016 10:25 PM PT

New U.S. Federal Guidelines provide 15 safety rules for self-driving automakers

New U.S. Federal Guidelines provide 15 safety rules for self-driving automakers

Federal officials announced for the first time ever a 15 point safety checklist for autonomous car makers on September 19th, 2016, revealing its much-anticipated policy that seemingly gives hope and support to self-driving manufacturers.

LydiaOct 05, 2016 5:30 PM PT

Tesla files lawsuit against Michigan's ban on selling cars directly

Tesla files lawsuit against Michigan's ban on selling cars directly

Electric car giant Tesla filed a lawsuit last Thursday to sue the Michigan state government as a “last resort” after years of battle to sell cars directly to consumers. This suit will involve dealership networks and whether the traditional monopoly practices should embrace new changes.

ElenaOct 04, 2016 11:00 PM PT

Major challenges facing self-driving car makers

Major challenges facing self-driving car makers

Lyft president John Zimmer believes,  “a majority” of rides will be in autonomous vehicles by 2021. However, currently only nine states and Washing-ton, D.C., have laws on the books related to autonomous vehicles. And in terms of being completely autonomous, there still remain quite a few big challenges, according to USAToday.

LydiaOct 04, 2016 6:30 PM PT

LeEco raises 1.08 Billion to develop its own electric vehicle

LeEco raises 1.08 Billion to develop its own electric vehicle

LeEco, a web video company based in Beijing that now extends its business to almost every corner of the tech field from television to transportation, recently raised US$ 1.08 billion in order to build its electric car.

AlanOct 03, 2016 11:00 PM PT

Back to basics: Ford patented a shrinking car with inspiration from Model A

Back to basics: Ford patented a shrinking car with inspiration from Model A

LydiaOct 03, 2016 7:00 PM PT

A car for women ignites widespread criticism

A car for women ignites widespread criticism

Designing and engineering a car especially for women sounds like it wouldn’t be such a terrible thing, nor that it would prompt some type of horrible backlash. That said, it might be tricky when designing the features and do-ing the marketing and advertising.

VineetOct 02, 2016 10:30 PM PT

The New EV Amber One provides a $37/week subscription service

The New EV Amber One provides a $37/week subscription service

The New EV Amber One provides a $37/week subscription service

LydiaOct 02, 2016 6:00 PM PT