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UPS comes together with Waymo to test self-driving delivery vans

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03 Feb 2020
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Waymo is coming together with UPS to experiment with the use of its self-driving vans in moving packages. Waymo, the self-driving wing of Google’s (GOOG) parent company Alphabet, will use its autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans to transport packages from UPS stores in the Phoenix area to a UPS sorting facility in Tempe, Arizona. (Note: It will not be delivering packages…

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EDAG CityBot – A Versatile, Modular Talking Vehicle

Cars
25 Jan 2020
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EDAG, the automotive engineering firm, has an extensive history of bringing stimulating, unconventional cars, like pop-up sports car campers and skeletal 3D-printed light cars.  In current years, it’s been more content contributing to ideas and products from other brands, including Bosch. But it made a magnificent comeback at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, launching a smart,…

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India’s First Electric Scooter by Ather Energy

Bikes/Cycles/Scooters
24 Jan 2020
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“We didn’t begin this to save the environment,” confided Tarun Mehta about the electric scooter company he cofounded in 2013 with college friend Swapnil Jain, Ather Energy. But if opposing the country’s gas-guzzling vehicles helps clean the air, so be it. “The correct way to actually do that is to create a product that people will buy—we…

Electric vehicles

Is “Range Anxiety” Preventing You From Buying an All-Electric Vehicle?

Cars
08 Jan 2020
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We measure the driving ranges of 15 of the most popular all-electric vehicles The advantages of electric vehicles are many. Whereas gasoline-powered vehicles transform only 17%–21% of the energy contained in the gasoline to drive the wheels, electric vehicles convert more than 77% of their battery energy to run the wheels. Electric vehicles are good for the atmosphere because…

Lilium Air taxi

Lilium electric air taxi pulling off some banked turns

Electric
23 Dec 2019
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Aviation company Lilium is moving ahead with testing of its all-electric plane, with the newest footage to come into sight from the German startup demonstrating the aircraft performing a few new moves. While short and not exactly remarkable, the test flight marks another step onward for a company targeting to have a commercial air taxi…

AirTaxi

The Competition To Build A Flying Electric Taxi

Electric
21 Dec 2019
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How luring does it seem if there is a possibility of being commuting to and from work within a fraction of the time it usually takes? More on there will be no traffic jams, no cold platforms, and no train delays – seems like you are ready to say a quick yes. Well, the time…

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Cybunker: Tesla CyberTruck Has Its Own Garage

Electric
17 Dec 2019
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Tesla Cybertruck’s revolutionary design is inspiring some very ambitious ventures, including now a bunker/garage for the electric pickup truck. Tesla Cybertruck has ignited the imagination of some really imaginative people who have designed some wild looking mods for the electric pickup truck. Today, we have found an even more ambitious project. Lars Büro, a research,…

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot crashes into a police car

Cars
10 Dec 2019
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A Tesla has collided into a police car and other vehicle while on Autopilot in the US. Both the police car and the other car, which had broken down, were still at the time of the incident. The motorist told police that he put his Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot so that he could check…

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Cycling multi-tool hides out in the handlebars

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04 Dec 2019
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Though cyclists sure do enjoy multi-tools, they don’t essentially like having the things filling up their pockets or hydration packs. That’s where Wolf Tooth’s new EnCase System debuts, as it sits within the bike’s handlebars. The system comprises of two aluminum handlebar plugs/end caps, each of which is joined to a cylindrical rubber storage sleeve…

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Tesla gets pickup orders despite the launch blunder

Cars
30 Nov 2019
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Elon Musk has said Tesla has taken almost 150,000 orders for its new pickup truck, in spite of an embarrassing hitch at its launch. Mr Musk was caught out on stage when the windows of the Cybertruck broken during a demonstration supposed to demonstrate their durability. Tesla shares crashed by 6.1% after the event on…