How a Street-Smart Supercar Got Ready for the Racetrack

Late in the night at Daytona International Speedway last month, a January chill settles over the usually warm Florida coast that hosts the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona endurance race. Just under the...

Tesla forced to pause Berlin Gigafactory work after challenge from environmentalists

A German court has forced Tesla to temporarily halt preparation work for its Gigafactory near Berlin after local activists raised concerns about its impact on wildlife and water supplies, Reuters reports....

Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More Car News This Week

If you’re reading this, chances are you feel like you need more information. Welcome to the club. This week we followed a bunch of transportation players in search of more nuggets of knowledge....

Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies

Since commercial air travel took off in the 1950s, much has changed—tighter seats, safer flights, the rise and fall of seat-back screens—but not the nature of the planes themselves. The tube-and-wing design, after...

Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help

As I write these lines, I’m at home waiting for a delivery from Ikea, which said the package would arrive some time between 9 am and 5 pm today. It’s close to 2...

Civilized Cycles is an electric bike full of surprises

The first thing you notice about Civilized Cycles’ first electric bike are those enormous, fully integrated panniers on the rear rack. They’re impossible to miss: massive, dual saddle bags encased in...

Roboflow: Popular autonomous vehicle data set contains critical flaws

A machine learning model’s performance is only as good as the quality of the data set on which it’s trained, and in the domain of self-driving vehicles, it’s critical this performance isn’t adversely...

Delta is going carbon neutral

One of the biggest airlines in the world, Delta, has just committed to going carbon neutral. Its pledge — to cancel out all of the greenhouse gas emissions it produces —...

Yandex claims 2 million self-driving car miles, double in 4 months

Yandex claims that its autonomous cars have driven 2 million miles to date, double the figure it reported in October and four times the number announced in August. The Russian tech titan revealed the...

How Yandex.Taxi is using automation to detect drowsy and dangerous drivers

In its two decades in business, Yandex has been called the Russian Google, Amazon, and Spotify, mostly due to the Moscow-based tech giant’s expansive reach into every nook — including online search, music...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...

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