Originally from New Jersey, Eric is a automotive & technology reporter covering the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley. Eric 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. Outside of work, Eric likes to travel to new places, play guitar, and explore the outdoors.
Jul 08, 2019 1:53 PM WST
Waymo is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its autonomous taxis in the Phoenix area where it is currently testing its Waymo One service.
Jul 02, 2019 6:00 AM WST
On Monday, Tesla rival Lucid Motors announced today that it hired Peter Hochholdinger to serve as vice president of vehicle manufacturing. Hochholdinger worked at Tesla for the past three years overseeing the production of the Model 3.
Jun 21, 2019 9:00 AM WST
Baidu announced its camera-based Apollo Lite this week. Apollo Lite is a vision-based autonomous driving solution that leverages multiple cameras to achieve Level 4 (L4) autonomous driving.
Jun 18, 2019 1:23 PM WST
Volvo Trucks and chipmaker Nvidia today announced a new partnership in which the two companies will work together developing commercial autonomous trucks using hardware and software developed by Nvidia.
Jun 17, 2019 1:13 PM WST
Silicon Valley-based chipmaker NVIDIA just unveiled its new DGX “SuperPOD”, which the company says is one of the world’s fastest supercomputers that includes AI infrastructure to meet the massive demands of the company’s autonomous-vehicle deployment program.
Self-driving Truck Startup TuSimple Launching ‘Autonomous Vehicle Operations Specialist Program’ with Local CollegeJun 14, 2019 3:55 PM WST
Arizona-based self-driving truck startup TuSimple and Pima Community College in Tuscon, Arizona announced the first ever autonomous driving certificate program that will train truck drivers to oversee and operate autonomous trucks.
Jun 13, 2019 11:41 AM WST
Electric automaker Tesla sought since last summer a tariff exemption for the Chinese made “brain” or CPU that is used in the Model 3 and another for the center-mounted touchscreen display. Both requests have been officially denied.
Jun 12, 2019 1:32 PM WST
Today, Uber unveiled its next-generation self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs during day 2 of the “Uber Elevate” summit in Washington DC. Eventually, Uber plans to deploy thousands of the driverless Volvo’s as part of its ride-hailing network, lessening its reliance on human drivers.
Jun 11, 2019 11:44 AM WST
BMW unveiled an all-new Technical Information System, which when combined with a pair of augmented reality glasses, becomes an intuitive multimedia platform for advanced technical support.
Jun 10, 2019 1:33 PM WST
Silicon Valley-based autonomous driving startup Aurora Innovation Inc, co-founded by three industry veterans in 2017, today announced that it will supply automaker Fiat Chrysler with a self-driving platform.