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Orlando Police scramble to defend Amazon facial recognition pilot

In a press conference today, Orlando Police Chief John Mina offered new details on the city’s facial recognition program, on the heels of new documents published by the ACLU-NC earlier this week. Speaking to local press, Mina said the existing pilot was limited to basic testing, and no members of …

Surveillance

NTSB: Uber’s sensors worked; its software utterly failed in fatal crash

Driver says she was looking at an Uber touchscreen, not a smartphone, before crash.<p>The National Transportation Safety Board has released its …

Autonomous Cars

Apple Car Makes Its Debut, But Don’t Expect To See Too Many On The Road

The "Apple car" project has turned into outfitting a Volkswagen van with self-driving capabilities to be used as a company employee shuttle.<p>Apple …

Autonomous Cars

BP invests $20 million in battery developer StoreDot

At least a couple of the oil giants see the handwriting on the garage wall, and are taking some baby steps toward the electric future. BP has …

Electric Vehicles

Honda is working on affordable all-electric Fit-based car with biggest battery maker for global release

Honda is currently seen as lagging behind when it comes to electrification at this moment with very little electric vehicle efforts.<p>But the Japanese automaker is now reportedly working on an important new global electric vehicle program in partnership with CATL, China’s biggest battery …

Internal Combustion Engine

The contrast between Tesla and the rest of the auto industry is terrifying

Optimism and skepticism about Tesla's future are in an all-out war. Those who are bullish on the 15-year-old maker of sexy all-electric cars are doubling down on their bullishness and support for CEO Elon Musk.<p>Those who are bearish are predicting a bankruptcy in the next year, as Tesla burns …

Tesla

BMW wireless EV charging is coming

One of the technologies that many are waiting for that has the potential to make owning an EV much more convenient is wireless charging. As it stands …

Electric Vehicles

Aston Martin targets Ferrari with high-end electric SUV

INTERNATIONAL - Aston Martin is reviving the Lagonda brand with a battery-powered sport utility vehicle to compete in a growing pool of electrified …

Electric SUV

Tesla's Supercharger Network Is Booming -- Here's Why That's a Concern

When people think of Tesla Inc. (TSLA) , they usually think about its current fleet of cars: The Model S, X and 3.<p>Some may think of the coming Model …

Tesla

The CEO of the world's largest car company flexes on Tesla, touts best-selling electric cars, and says range anxiety is no longer an issue

Carlos Ghosn, the man who leads the world's largest car company, says people no longer care about range anxiety with electric cars, they just need to be less expensive.<p>Ghosn made the comments during a news conference in Hong Kong this week, where he also argued that autonomous-driving technology …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Sues Trump To Reinstate Obama-Era Gas Mileage Regulations

Tesla is joining California and other states in a lawsuit against the Trump administration to reinstate former President Barack Obama’s steep …

Tesla

Soros Finds Another Route to Profit From Tesla's Volatile Stock

Bolstered by earnings optimism, battered by missed deadlines, Tesla Inc. shares have bounced around in a price range exceeding $100 already in 2018. …

Tesla

There’s a War on Middle Management and Tesla Just Joined It

Elon Musk embraces flatness, but it may be time to cut ‘sandwich’ bosses some slack<p>One of the decade’s most influential management cults picked up a prominent new disciple this week—Tesla’s Elon Musk. In a memo announcing a major reorganization, the 46-year-old chief executive revealed that the …

Tesla

We Did The Math On Higher Gas Prices

With gas prices hitting a three-year high and projected to keep rising, we Americans are going to take a hit every time we fill up our flashy new …

Electric Vehicles

China Amps Up Plan To Dominate Electric Cars With This Lithium Deal

China extended its dominance of a critical material for electric cars, underscoring challenges for <b>Tesla</b> (TSLA), <b>General Motors</b> (GM), <b>Toyota</b> (TM) and</b> …

Electric Vehicles

The Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Performance Will Do 0-60 In 3.5 Seconds

Two all-wheel drive variants of Tesla’s Model 3, including a normal model and a performance model, are set to open for orders next month with …

Tesla

Sweden builds life-size slot-car track for long-distance electric-car charging

Like so many things, Sweden is taking a different approach to charging electric cars for long trips.<p>The country has built a 1.2-mile-long slot-car …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla's performance Model 3 delivers 3.5 second 0-60 for $78,000

Tesla is almost ready to start shipping Model 3s equipped with an AWD dual-motor option, so CEO Elon Musk announced specs and pricing for the new options on Twitter. The Performance trim Model 3 will sit at the top of the line, with 20-inch wheels, carbon fiber spoiler, black and white interior and …

Tesla

Reinventing the Wheel - Technologue

...to include a motor with no unsprung weight penalty<p>Electric motors are round. Wheels are round. It’s a pretty natural impulse to combine the two. No lesser automotive luminary than Dr. Ferdinand Porsche did it first, inventing the wheel-hub motor in 1897. He mounted two of them to his …

Inventions

Electric Scooter Charger Culture Is Out of Control

“Bird hunting” has become a pastime and a side hustle for teens and young professionals, but for some it’s a cutthroat business.<p>Every afternoon around 4 p.m., when school lets out, Brandon, an 18-year-old high-school senior in Los Angeles who asked to be referred to only by his first name, goes …

Trespassing

Meet The New $1,125 Flow Electric Scooter With 50-Mile Range

22Motors launches new fully electric, AI-driven smart scooter<p>In many of the world’s emerging markets, small displacement two-wheelers dominate the …

Machine Learning

Stalls, stops and breakdowns: Problems plague push for electric buses

When Chinese battery maker BYD Ltd. approached Southern California officials in 2008 touting ambitious plans to build electric cars, local politicians jumped at the promise of thousands of jobs and cleaner air.<p>In the nine years since, agencies have awarded BYD grants, subsidies and public contracts …

Transportation

Why the electric Jaguar at the royal wedding was a symbolic step forward

Following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s boundary-breaking royal wedding yesterday, the happy couple changed their ensembles for the reception. But while the prince’s smart tux and bride’s sleek dress certainly impressed, there was one detail that turned heads more than anything else: the getaway …

Royal Weddings

Elon Musk reveals Tesla Model 3 dual motor, AWD, performance version specs

Musk promises a performance model with BMW M3-rivaling specs -- including 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and 310-mile range -- along with easier servicing.<p>True to form, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday night, revealing preliminary specs and pricing for the company's hotly awaited Model 3 …

Tesla

Watch Tesla unsuccessfully try to rollover the Model X all-electric SUV

Tesla has long been boasting about the safety of the Model X and especially its low probability of rollover – with good reasons.<p>Now the company has released some footage of internal tests trying unsuccessfully to make the Model X all-electric SUV rollover.<p>Last summer, Tesla Model X officially …

Tesla

Germany's EV Sales Soar with the Kia Soul Topping the Charts

Consumers are putting more faith into electric cars as Germany's electric car market continues to show strong growth.<p>via Getty Images<p>Germany is home …

Electric Vehicles

ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's roles

BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended on Friday that investors vote against Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the car maker over their roles on its board.<p>ISS also backed two shareholder proposals to …

Tesla

How To Make Electric Cars Profitable As Tesla, GM Look To Build Millions

Electric cars seem to be everywhere now, but just wait. Automakers like <b>Tesla</b> (TSLA), <b>General Motors</b> (GM), <b>Volkswagen</b> (VLKAY), and <b>Toyota Motor</b> (TM) are …

Electric Vehicles

It Takes a Single Autonomous Car to Prevent Phantom Traffic Jams

Honk if you’ve heard this one before: Autonomous and connected cars will make driving less of a drudge by handling the stop-n-go mundanity of your …

Traffic

Edmunds examines 3 semi-autonomous driving systems

You've heard of Tesla Autopilot, but perhaps not always in a good way: The semi-autonomous driving system is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board for the role it may have played in a March fatal accident near Mountain View, California.<p>But you might not have heard …

General Motors