Jellyfish 12000 is for sale. There's still time to buy your own mobile dance studio with lights and audio in a mutant vehicle for Burning Man 2016. The two-level party on wheels has seating for 18 and space for 23 people.
A Canadian man used images from Google's Street View to fight a speeding ticket in court. The judge dropped the ticket, but the police maintains that the driver was going nearly 20 kilometers an hour over the limit in a school zone.
It may be one of the most ubiquitous companies around, but that doesn't mean Uber is doing all that...well. At least, not when it comes to making a profit. Bloomberg reports that Uber has already lost $1.27 billion this year.
Uber riders who take 10 or more trips each month may benefit from Uber's flat fare pilot programs in four cities. Each location has different up-front fees, per trip UberPool and UberX flat fares, and designated areas.
The FTC has approved the Tesla SolarCity Acquisition. There are more steps to go in the process, but the FTC has ruled out antitrust concerns. The SEC still has to review the transaction and shareholders still have to vote.
Volkswagen and its U.S. dealers reached a proposed settlement over grievances related to the carmaker's diesel emissions scandal. Under the plan, dealers will get cash payments and other compensation in return for not suing VW.
Uber still considers drivers independent contractors, but will offer app-driven retirement savings account as a benefit. The company promises no related fees for the first year and stresses the convenience of deposits by app.
Volvo Trucks has designed and built a one-off big rig called the Iron Knight for the sole purpose of setting speed records. The Iron Knight boasts an upgraded turbo diesel engine, and a lightweight cab.