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Former Uber And Google Engineer Anthony Levandowski

Former Google, Uber self-driving car exec Anthony Levandowski fined $179 million

Former Google, Uber self-driving car exec Anthony Levandowski fined $179 million

Anthony Levandowski, ex-head of Uber's self-driving car unit, was fined $179 million over theft of intellectual property -- and promptly declared bankruptcy. 
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As companies race to develop self-driving cars, Americans remain ambivalent

As companies race to develop self-driving cars, Americans remain ambivalent

Most Americans still don't trust self-driving cars, according to a new AAA study. Respondents said they wanted more information on the technology.
Toyota Camry Hybrid

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid review: It’s great, but get the LE

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid review: It’s great, but get the LE

The efficient Toyota Camry Hybrid has been available for more than a decade, and the Camry has benefited from regular updates of its reliable hybrid system.
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Check out the awesome acoustic alert on the new Fiat 500 EV

Check out the awesome acoustic alert on the new Fiat 500 EV

The new, all-electric Fiat 500 features an acoustic alert that the automaker claims is the first to play a melody. Take a listen and see what you think.
Waymo One

Waymo’s next-gen self-driving tech can see what’s happening 500 meters ahead

Waymo’s next-gen self-driving tech can see what’s happening 500 meters ahead

Waymo has unveiled the latest version of its self-driving system that it claims delivers better performance at half the cost of its previous generation.
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Digital Trends Live: COVID-19 continues, new 14″ MacBook Pro, and more

Digital Trends Live: COVID-19 continues, new 14″ MacBook Pro, and more

On this Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top tech stories, including more coronavirus complications, a 14-inch MacBook Pro, BMW’s i4 electric car, and more.
Ford Transit Electric teaser image

Electric Ford Transit van will electrify an often overlooked auto segment

Electric Ford Transit van will electrify an often overlooked auto segment

Ford will introduce an electric version of the Transit cargo van for the 2022 model year. It will be available in three roof heights and three body lengths.
GM Ultium EV platform

GM’s modular Ultium platform will be building block of its future electric cars

GM’s modular Ultium platform will be building block of its future electric cars

General Motors is preparing to launch a slew of electric cars using common mechanical components that are part of its Ultium package of mechanical components.
Hyundai Prophecy concept

Hyundai Prophecy concept predicts a future of autonomous driving, electric power

Hyundai Prophecy concept predicts a future of autonomous driving, electric power

The Hyundai Prophecy concept shows what a future self-driving electric car from the South Korean automaker could look like.
Geneva Motor Show 2019

Car shows were already endangered. Coronavirus might make them extinct

Car shows were already endangered. Coronavirus might make them extinct

Swiss officials canceled the 2020 Geneva auto show due to coronavirus fears. This gives the auto show as we know it another black eye at a bad time.
2020-bmw concept i4

BMW’s electric Concept i4 has two words for Tesla’s Model 3: Watch out

BMW’s electric Concept i4 has two words for Tesla’s Model 3: Watch out

BMW unveiled a concept named i4 that previews its first electric sedan. The 3 Series-sized EV will enter production in 2021 and go on sale a little bit later.
Volkswagen ID.4 prototype

Here’s how Volkswagen plans to electrify America’s most popular car segment

Here’s how Volkswagen plans to electrify America’s most popular car segment

Volkswagen will release an electric, Tiguan-sized crossover named ID.4 on the American market. Previewed by a concept, it will make its debut later in 2020.
waymo taxi

Waymo welcomes $2B invetsment to boost self-driving efforts

Waymo welcomes $2B invetsment to boost self-driving efforts

Autonomous-vehicle company Waymo has just received a useful $2.25 billion in external funding. It also announced a name for its delivery business: Waymo Via.
Cake Kalk OR

Cake Kalk OR review: A radically responsible electric trail bike

Cake Kalk OR review: A radically responsible electric trail bike

If IKEA and Tesla had a baby, it would be the Cake Kalk OR. Simple, yet dripping with technology. It's some of the most guilt free fun you can have off road.
Citroën Ami electric car

Citroën’s tiny, two-seat Ami EV will costs $22 a month after $3,000 down payment

Citroën’s tiny, two-seat Ami EV will costs $22 a month after $3,000 down payment

The Citroën Ami is a tiny, two-seat electric car that will be available in Europe through a long-term rental scheme. It is not coming to the United States.
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid offers 38 mpg combined for $28,870

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid offers 38 mpg combined for $28,870

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid arrives in dealerships several months after the non-hybrid model.
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Geneva Motor Show canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Geneva Motor Show canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

The Geneva Motor Show, one of the biggest events in the automotive industry calendar, has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus.
2021 Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen’s celebrated Golf GTI returns with more power and new tech

Volkswagen’s celebrated Golf GTI returns with more power and new tech

Volkswagen introduced the next-generation Golf GTI ahead of its public debut at the 2020 Geneva Auto Show. It receives more power and improved in-car tech.
self driving shuttle services halted after passenger injury easymile

Self-driving shuttle services halted after sudden stop causes injury

Self-driving shuttle services halted after sudden stop causes injury

Vehicle safety regulators have ordered the halt of multiple EasyMile self-driving shuttle services in the U.S. following an incident in Columbus, Ohio.
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Digital Trends Live: Amazon goes cashier-free, Netflix shows ratings

Digital Trends Live: Amazon goes cashier-free, Netflix shows ratings

On this Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top trending tech stories, including Netflix’s decision to show rankings, Amazon’s cashier-less store, and more.
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Tesla’s Autopilot is in the hot seat again over driver misuse

Tesla’s Autopilot is in the hot seat again over driver misuse

Tesla isn't doing enough to prevent the misuse of its Autopilot feature, according to the National Transportation Safety Board, which has called the firm out.
robotire robot changes tires

This robot will change your tires in a fraction of the time a mechanic can

This robot will change your tires in a fraction of the time a mechanic can

RoboTire is building robots which can change the tires on a car in a fraction of the time it takes a mechanic to do it. Here's what the company has planned.
Polestar Precept concept

Polestar’s Precept concept is an electric fastback with a recycled interior

Polestar’s Precept concept is an electric fastback with a recycled interior

Volvo-owned Polestar introduced the Precept concept, a fully electric fastback that previews where the brand is going in the 2020s. It could reach production.
Novitec Tesla Model X

Electrical tape on speed limit signs tricks Tesla vehicles into violations

Electrical tape on speed limit signs tricks Tesla vehicles into violations

Security researchers fooled Tesla vehicles into breaking the law by placing electrical tape on speed limit signs, showing another self-driving system flaw.
tesla model s

Giant new battery pack could give Tesla’s Model S 400-plus miles of range

Giant new battery pack could give Tesla’s Model S 400-plus miles of range

Tesla will keep its winning streak going by releasing a new, 109-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack that should give the Model S over 400 miles of range.
Cybertruck

Tesla’s Cybertruck may be polarizing, but the Hot Wheels versions are pretty cool

Tesla’s Cybertruck may be polarizing, but the Hot Wheels versions are pretty cool

Now there's a way to own a Cybertruck of your very own, without the $40,000 price tag: Toymaker Mattel has announced it is producing two Cybertruck cars.
Turo platform

How does Turo work?

How does Turo work?

Turo is an app-based peer-to-peer platform that lets motorists rent a car from a private party. Here's what you need to know before you rent or list a car.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2020 Corvette Stingray first drive review: Born to dance

2020 Corvette Stingray first drive review: Born to dance

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a tech-packed reinvention of a classic sports car that elevates Corvette to a true supercar.
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Tesla allowed to restart work on its first European Gigafactory

Tesla allowed to restart work on its first European Gigafactory

A German court recently halted Tesla’s construction work while it evaluated claims by protesters that building the Gigafactory would damage the environment.
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Uber app adds safety feature to let you report a problem from the car

Uber app adds safety feature to let you report a problem from the car

Uber has added a new option to its app that lets you more easily report any non-emergency safety issues. It’s the latest effort by Uber to improve safety.
Tesla Model 3

This company transforms Tesla’s Model 3 into a supercar-slaying track monster

This company transforms Tesla’s Model 3 into a supercar-slaying track monster

Unplugged Performance, a Tesla tuner since 2013, built a Model 3 that keeps up with a McLaren F1 on Japan's Tsukuba track. Here's what went into the build.
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Uber and Lyft face a cheaper ridesharing rival in New York City

Uber and Lyft face a cheaper ridesharing rival in New York City

Myle, launched by a 20-year veteran of NY City’s taxi industry, will attempt to take on its established rivals with cheaper fares and no hidden costs.
2019 Nissan Leaf

Nissan launches $699-per-month subscription service in Houston

Nissan launches $699-per-month subscription service in Houston

Nissan is the latest automaker to experiment with a subscription service, which it is launching in Houston.
Polestar HMI

Polestar and Google plan a smartphone-like infotainment system

Polestar and Google plan a smartphone-like infotainment system

Polestar and Google are creating an infotainment system that will deliver personalized and contextualized content, identifying users via their smartphones.