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Porsche expands on-demand subscription plans to four more cities

Porsche is expanding two on-demand subscription programs to several more U.S. cities and into Canada. The German automaker announced Thursday it will expand its monthly subscription program Porsche Passport and its shorter-term Porsche Drive plan to Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Diego and Toronto. Both programs will continue to be offered in Atlanta through local dealers. ...

Elon Musk says The Boring Company will launch in China this month

Elon Musk wants to drill holes in China. The Tesla founder has tweeted to reveal that his tunnelling and transportation startup, The Boring Company, will be launch in China later this month. Musk is due to speak at an AI conference, called the World Artificial Intelligence Conference, taking place in Shanghai on August 29-31. Replying ...

It’s fight night in Las Vegas: Elon Musk’s Loop vs the Monorail

The latest bout in Las Vegas is not taking place in a raucous casino boxing ring, but in the hushed rooms of planning committees. The reigning champion, the Las Vegas Monorail, is facing upstart challenger The Boring Company, in a fight to decide the future of Sin City’s urban transportation. In May, the Las Vegas ...

Las Vegas is facing a grasshopper invasion of Biblical proportions

07.27.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

It might be time to accept that the city of Las Vegas is now lost to us humans. It belongs to the grasshoppers now. Swarms of the winged insect have overrun the Nevada city in the past week, making parts of Sin City look like they've been inflicted w... ...

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would? ...

Lyft, Aptiv and the National Federation of the Blind partner on self-driving for low-vision riders

Lyft and Aptiv are already running autonomous driving trials in Las Vegas, and now they’re expanding that limited pilot to include low-vision and blind riders in a new partnership with the National Federation of the Blind. In a blog post detailing the news, Lyft notes that this is a key part of their overall strategy ...

AT&T’s 5G network hits (parts of) Las Vegas

Hey, so remember earlier today when I said that new 5G cities still qualify as news, for a little while longer, at least? AT&T is making it under the wire with the addition of Las Vegas to its growing portfolio of 5G business cities. The addition of Sin City brings the carrier’s total up to ...

Aptiv’s self-driving BMWs have made more than 50,000 rides on the Lyft app in Las Vegas

A little more than a year ago, self-driving software company Aptiv and Lyft launched a pilot project to test a robotaxi service — with human safety drivers still behind the wheel — in Las Vegas during the week of CES. That one-week pilot never ended. And now, the companies say they’ve given more than 50,000 ...

Aptiv’s Karl Iagnemma at TC Sessions: Mobility July 10 in San Jose

Before automakers and giant tech companies kicked off their own autonomous vehicle pilots, a startup called nuTonomy launched a self-driving taxi service in Singapore for the public, not just its test engineers. The AV industry took notice; and by October 2017 it was snapped up for $450 million by Aptiv, U.S. auto supplier and self-driving ...

Traffic on Memorial Day: Here’s what 37.6 million road trippers can expect

How, and if, people travel on Memorial Day weekend can provide a fleeting glimpse at the state of the U.S. economy, or at least provide insight into consumer confidence. The upshot this year: a near record-setting travel despite a rising national gas price. Nearly 43 million Americans were expected to travel in cars, trains and ...