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Jan 23, 2020

Tesla destroys recent China FUD

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

It’s pretty difficult to believe it at this point, but there are still groups of Tesla critics who insist that Gigafactory 3 is not really fully operational. A central part of this thesis is the allegation that Gigafactory 3 does not have a stamping press, which means that Tesla’s China team is only assembling cars in the Shanghai-based factory using pre-stamped panels from Fremont.

A recently released video from Tesla China has just decimated these allegations in a subtle but definitive manner. The clip was short, less than 30 seconds long, but it showed a busy stamping press operating in Gigafactory 3. The video was released in China, and shared on Twitter by Tesla enthusiast @JayinShanghai.

Jan 21, 2020

Can Synthetic Biology Inspire The Next Wave Of AI?

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biological, robotics/AI, transportation

Computers can beat humans at sophisticated tasks like the game Go, but can they also drive a car, … [+] speak languages, play soccer, and perform a myriad of other tasks like humans? Here’s what AI can learn from biology.

Jan 20, 2020

Updated DJI rumors

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Here are our updated DJI rumors. We will share with you all the info we currently have on the DJI Matrice 300 (M300), the DJI Mavic 3, the DJI Mavic Air 2 and even other DJI aircraft.

Jan 19, 2020

Uber vending machines didn’t work, so now your ride is a moving billboard

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Cargo’s in-car vending machines sputtered out and now the Uber partner is turning ride-share drivers’ cars into mobile ads.

Jan 18, 2020

Lexus imagines space vehicles for humans on the Moon

Posted by in categories: space, transportation

Lexus has revealed a series of lunar mobility concepts.

Jan 17, 2020

The Uber Air Taxi Fleet Will Be Built by Hyundai

Posted by in categories: futurism, transportation

Ride-sharing company hopes the vehicle is the future of transportation.

Jan 17, 2020

Damon’s Hypersport AI Boosts Motorcycle Safety

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transportation

For all its pure-electric acceleration and range and its ability to shapeshift, the Hypersport motorcycle shown off last week at CES by Vancouver, Canada-based Damon Motorcycles matters for just one thing: It’s the first chopper swathed in active safety systems.

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Jan 16, 2020

Hummer HX Comes Back To Life As Rugged Electric Off-Road SUV

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

Here’s the Hummer HX electric SUV/truck. It’s envisioned as being able to compete with and beat the Tesla Cybertruck, but can Hummer really make a comeback?

The Hummer HX is a two-door off-road concept compact SUV that was revealed at the 2008 North American International Auto Show by General Motors. It has now resurfaced as the possible design direction GM will take with the upcoming electric Hummer.

Jan 16, 2020

Toyota Makes a New $394 Million Bet on Flying Taxis

Posted by in category: transportation

The deal makes Joby Aviation the best-funded electric vertical take-off and landing startup.

Jan 16, 2020

After LiveWire, here’s a look at Harley Davidson’s next electric motorcycle

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

The LiveWire may have been Harley-Davidson’s first foray into electric motorcycles, but it certainly wasn’t its last. And taking a look at the next Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle in the works may help lend some insight into the direction this legacy motorcycle manufacturer is headed.

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