Originally hailing from New Jersey, Eric is a automotive & technology reporter covering the high-tech industry here in Silicon Valley. He has over 15 years of automotive experience and a bachelors degree 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 auto industry and beyond. He has worked at Uber on self-driving cars and as a technical writer, helping people to understand and work with technology.
Tesla drops the price of the Model S by $7,500May 24, 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.
Apple Granted a Permit in California to Test Autonomous VehiclesMay 21, 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.
Honda Opens its Silicon Valley Lab for tech collaboration with Waymo and othersMay 21, 2017 5:26 PM WST
Honda forms a new Silicon Valley company that will be known as Honda Innovations, which will collaboration with other businesses to support and develop advanced automotive technologies.
Continental Opens Research & Development Center in Silicon ValleyMay 21, 2017 10:40 AM WST
Continental opens a new location in San Jose, California in Silicon Valley. Continental expects to employ about 300 experts from all parts of the company that will work on pioneering solutions for the sustainable mobility of the future.
GM adding 1,100 jobs at San Francisco Based Cruise AutomationMay 20, 2017 5:26 PM WST
California officials announce an $8 million dollar tax credit to hire 1,100 workers at San Francisco based autonomous driving start-up Cruise Automation.
Silicon Valley Start-up Luminar to Begin Production of its LiDARMay 20, 2017 3:25 PM WST
Luminar, a Silicon Valley start-up has developed an improved Lidar for self-driving cars and announced that production will begin soon. Some features of this system are highlighted.
Baidu acquires xPerception to develop technology for self-driving carsMay 20, 2017 12:15 PM WST
Chinese technology company Baidu purchases California based company xPerception with plans to accelerate the development of self-driving car technology.