Transportation
Bye-bye Bug: Lending a hand with the Volkswagen Beetle's final assembly - Roadshow  CNET · 4 hours
Roadshow says goodbye to the People's Car by wrenching on some of the last Beetles to roll off the assembly line. more
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class first drive review: "The S-Class of SUVs" earns its title - Roadshow  CNET · 14 hours
Luxurious, comfortable and loaded up technology, Mercedes' flagship SUV is a pleasurable driving experience. more
This painting created itself — while free-falling from space  CBC · 21 hours
It took a chainsaw and some careful navigation along remote Nova Scotia logging roads, but members of the Annapolis... more
Tesla Arcade just made in-car gaming way more fun video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
Got some time to kill during your next Supercharger session? Tesla's growing selection of games just made your downtime a little more exciting. more
Honda Mean Mower is 200 horsepower of bladed terror - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
This is a lawn mower than can accelerate as fast as a supercar, yet it feels anything but car-like when you're behind the wheel. more
Boeing shows off its newest plane's foldable wings - CNET  CNET · 3 days
In a commercial airplane first, the 777x's will have foldable wingtips. On Wednesday, the company showed just how they'll work. more
Nowports raises $5.3 million to become Latin America’s digital shipping answer to Flexport  TechCrunch · 3 days
Nowports, a developer of software and services to track freight shipments from ports to destinations across Latin America, has aims to become... more
Emaciated polar bear found in Russia taken for treatment  ABC NEWS · 3 days
An emaciated polar bear seen roaming around an industrial city in Russia far south of normal sea ice hunting-grounds is being transported to a zoo for examination and treatment more
Get some power with one of these MSI desktops  Windows Central · 3 days
Desktop machines are some of the most powerful devices in the computing space, and MSI makes plenty of excellent ones that will serve you well for gaming, although they'll also... more
Senate passes environmental assessment bill  CBC · 3 days
A pair of controversial environmental bills, including the environmental assessment bill, scaled their final hurdle in the Senate on Thursday over the objections of critics who warn the... more
Study finds drivers are clueless about what driver assistance systems can (and can’t) do  TechCrunch · 4 days
Automakers like Audi, BMW, GM’s Cadillac, Nissan and Tesla have advanced driver assistance systems that are robust enough to take... more
Spotting objects amid clutter  nanowerk · 4 days
New approach quickly finds hidden objects in dense point clouds, for use in driverless cars or work spaces with robotic assistants. more
Endangered rhinos ready to be sent from Europe to Rwanda  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A group of five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries is ready for a transport back to their natural habitat in Rwanda more
Nissan’s zero-emission ice cream van uses old EV batteries to keep things cool  TechCrunch · 4 days
File ice cream vans under ‘things I never thought posed a significant risk to the environment but might actually.’ Nissan has developed... more
The best hybrid cars and SUVs available in America - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
From mild-hybrid electrification to plug-in vehicles with usable EV range, these are Roadshow's picks for the best hybrid cars and SUVs available today. more
Jeff Bezos Envisions Moon's Ice Water as Rocket Fuel  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Blue Origin's founder Jeff Bezos envisions fuelling rockets with lunar ice water and using the Moon as the base to explore space further. more
India Plans to Exempt Electric Vehicles From Registration Fee  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
India has issued draft rules to exempt electric vehicles from paying registration fee, the government said Wednesday. more
2020 Ford Explorer ST review: A midsize SUV with a focus on fast - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Ford’s brand-new Explorer comes in a poppin’ performance trim with 400 horsepower under the hood. more
2019 Honda Ridgeline: The commuter's pickup truck - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Honda's midsize pickup truck is unmatched when it comes to hauling you or your passengers along a commute or road trip. more
Facebook’s Calibra logo looks very familiar  THE VERGE · 4 days
Plenty of people aren’t happy about the idea of Facebook getting into financial services, but startup bank Current has a slightly different gripe —... more
Waymo takes its self-driving car ambitions global in partnership with Renault-Nissan  TechCrunch · 4 days
Waymo has locked in an exclusive partnership with Renault and Nissan to research how commercial autonomous vehicles might work for passengers and packages in France and... more
Waymo partners with Renault, Nissan to bring self-driving cars around the world  9to5Google · 4 days
Waymo has largely been testing and operating self-driving cars in the United States. The Alphabet division today announced a partnership with Renault and Nissan... more
California has let two Chinese startups offer robotaxis to the public  TechCrunch · 4 days
China’s driverless cars are coming for passengers in the United States. AutoX and Pony.ai just became the first Chinese companies allowed to offer self-driving robotaxis in... more
Vivo’s Super FlashCharge tech fills a 4,000mAh phone in 13 minutes  THE VERGE · 4 days
A new entrant joined the ultra-fast-charging Chinese phone wars today as Vivo announced its... more
Waymo teams up with Renault, Nissan on robotaxis outside US  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Google's driverless car spinoff joins forces with Renault, Nissan to work on its first ride-hailing service outside the US more
Self-driving car startup Argo AI is giving researchers free access to its HD maps  TechCrunch · 5 days
Argo AI is releasing curated data along with high-definition maps to researchers for free, the latest company in the autonomous... more
Why all standard black Tesla cars are about to cost $1,000 more  TechCrunch · 5 days
Tesla will start charging $1,000 for its once-standard black paint color next month, according to a tweet Wednesday by CEO Elon Musk, the latest... more
Score a new Veckle phone mount for your car for just $6  Windows Central · 5 days
Phone mounts are essential for every vehicle. They let you see your GPS and music apps while keeping your phone out of arm's reach,... more
Survey: Owners having problems with driver-assist systems  ABC NEWS · 5 days
As auto companies continue to fix buggy touch-screen infotainment systems, a survey of new-vehicle buyers has found there's a different technology posing problems: driver assist systems such as automatic emergency braking more
Fisker teases solar roof for upcoming electric SUV - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
The Fisker Karma had a solar panel in the roof, too, so this shouldn't come as a surprise. more
Humanising Autonomy pulls in $5M to help self-driving cars keep an eye on pedestrians  TechCrunch · 5 days
Pretty much everything about making a self-driving car is difficult, but among the most difficult parts is making sure the... more
CMU researchers use computer vision to see around corners  TechCrunch · 5 days
Future autonomous vehicle and other machine intelligence systems might not need line-of-sight to gather incredibly detailed image data: New research from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Toronto and University... more
Geely is turning to Zenuity as its self-driving software supplier  TechCrunch · 5 days
China-based Zhejiang Geely Holdings is tapping Zenuity, the joint venture between Volvo and Swedish technology company Veoneer, as its preferred driver assistance and autonomous vehicle software supplier for... more
Monster Jam takes trucks to new heights - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Monster trucks are about more than car-crushing craziness. The modern crop of monsters are packed with tons of engineering and tech to really make them fly. more
These are the best Ethernet switches money can buy  Windows Central · 5 days
Managed switches are networking hubs that allow you to hook up a number of devices to a network and manipulate how traffic is controlled. Think of a managed switch (in... more
Plastic pollution and the climate crisis are symptoms of the same disease  CBC · 5 days
As much as eight per cent of global oil goes directly to plastic production — an estimate that excludes the transportation of single-use plastics... more
Lead paint halts refit work inside Canada's oldest coast guard vessel  CBC · 5 days
Workers doing maintenance on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson in St. John's have... more
Updated 2019 Nissan Murano is still a safe SUV selection video - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
The 2019 Platinum refresh of Nissan's third-generation midsize SUV brings a sharper look and new safety features. more
2019 Honda Ridgeline review: Light duty, heavy punch - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Honda's midsize pickup truck may have car roots, but that only contributes to the Ridgeline's alluring blend of capability and practicality. more
Uber Threatens to Withdraw From Austria  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Currently, different rules apply to taxis and rental cars in Austria. Uber is classified as a rental car service and can set its own prices. more
Google will start attributing lyrics in its search results to their third-party providers  TechCrunch · 5 days
Earlier this week, music lyrics repository Genius accused Google of lifting lyrics and posting them on its search platform. Genius told the... more
2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 promises powerful performance - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
With 414 horsepower on tap from its 4.0-liter flat-six engine, it should hustle like no other. more
Honda just restored a 1961 Chevy truck perfectly - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
The truck is modeled after those used to deliver motorcycles to dealers in American Honda's early days. more
For pen testing firm IOActive, security is cultural not transactional  TechCrunch · 6 days
IOActive may not be a household name but you almost certainly know its work. The Seattle-headquartered company has been behind some of the most breathtaking hacks in the... more
Sex toy company sues MTA over rejected ads  THE VERGE · 6 days
Dame is suing New York’s public transit agency for refusing to run subway ads for its women-focused sex toys. The... more
New tech to help you survive the second car crash - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Airbags, brakes and sensors are getting wise to the danger of the crash after the crash. more
SafeAI raises $5M to develop and deploy autonomy for mining and construction vehicles  TechCrunch · 6 days
Startup SafeAI, powered by a founding talent team with experience across Apple, Ford and Caterpillar, is emerging from stealth today with a... more
Cruise is sharing its data visualization tool with robotics geeks everywhere  TechCrunch · 6 days
Cruise is sharing a software platform with roboticists that was initially created to give its own engineers a better understanding of the petabytes of data generated... more
Simone Giertz’s converted Tesla Model 3 pickup truck is wonderful  TechCrunch · 6 days
YouTuber Simone Giertz, celebrated DIY inventor, roboticist and general maker of cool stuff decided not to wait for Tesla’s forthcoming pickup truck. Instead, she bought a Tesla Model... more
YouTuber Simone Giertz transformed a Tesla Model 3 into a pickup truck  THE VERGE · 6 days
Simone Giertz was tired of waiting for Elon Musk to unveil his new Tesla pickup truck, so she decided to make one herself. The... more
Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston. more
Where's the best place to buy the Razer Kraken X?  Windows Central · 6 days
Best answer: The best place to grab the new Razer Kraken X right now is from Razer's own store. Get it now: Razer Kraken X ($50 at Razer)... more
Volvo Partners Nvidia to Develop AI for Driverless Vehicles  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday. more
Two Sigma leads $12m series A for expert knowledge network NewtonX  TechCrunch · 6 days
Knowledge is the fuel of business. Every decision requires a full understanding of the data underlying it, and that means reaching out not only to an... more
Volvo teams up with Nvidia to develop self-driving commercial and industrial trucks  TechCrunch · 6 days
Volvo and Nvidia announced a new partnership today aimed at developing the next-generation decision-making engine for Volvo Group’s fully autonomous commercial trucks and industrial... more
The BMW Z4 M40i is an ideal companion for a stunning road video - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
We may have found one of the best roads ever to take the new BMW Z4 M40i for... more
2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid: A new way to haul video - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Ford adds an electrified version of its popular three-row SUV for 2020 with a new platform and all kinds of tech. more
The rise of the gig economy helps London-based insurtech Zego to raise $42M  TechCrunch · 6 days
A couple of years ago London-based startup Zego realised gig-economy workers would need insurance, and went on to raise a very healthy... more
BMW X3 M Competition is a wolf in a crossover's clothing - Roadshow  CNET · 7 days
A crossover SUV with 503 horsepower? Yes, it's a reality, and at a glance you'd never know it. more
Next-generation Astro A50 headset goes up for preorder  Windows Central · 7 days
Get those preorders in. What you need to know During E3 2019, Astro unveiled a new generation of its A50 Wireless Headset and Base Station. It costs $300 and is expected to... more
Waymo’s self-driving Jaguar I-Pace vehicles are now testing on public roads  TechCrunch · 7 days
A little more than a year ago, Waymo surprised the industry and announced that its next big move in the world of autonomous vehicles would be... more
India’s Bounce raises $72 million to grow its electric scooters business  TechCrunch · 7 days
Bounce, a Bangalore-based startup that offers thousands of electric scooters for rent in India, has raised $72 million to accelerate its bid to impact how people... more
2020 Polestar 1 first drive review: Powering the future - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
This is the first production car from fledgling electric sports car manufacturer Polestar, and while its Volvo DNA is evident throughout, this car is unlike anything... more
What's in a name? When it comes to trusting self-driving technology, a lot
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New tech to help you survive the second car crash - Roadshow
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Augmented reality is coming to your car - Roadshow
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YouTuber Simone Giertz transformed a Tesla Model 3 into a pickup truck
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Mattel Launches New Hot Wheels 'id' Smart Track Kit and NFC Cars Exclusively at Apple Stores
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2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo review: The performance SUV par excellence - Roadshow
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Man of Medan’s creators hold ‘death meetings’ to find the best way to kill characters
THE VERGE
The biggest news from Elon Musk’s Tesla shareholder meeting
THE VERGE
DJI’s newest drone is a $499 tank meant to teach kids how to code
THE VERGE
Skoda's Karoq Velo concept car has a built-in washing machine and drone - Roadshow
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Overcrowd forces you to think about transit design in a different way
THE VERGE
Ford and Roush built a WW2 tribute Mustang called Old Crow for charity - Roadshow
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World View keeps one of its high-altitude balloons afloat for a full 16 days
THE VERGE
DJI’s most advanced drone yet comes with its own van and film crew
THE VERGE
Ferrari’s first plug-in hybrid can go from 0–62 mph in 2.5 seconds
THE VERGE
Finally, the Blade Runner/Volvo Trucks crossover you never knew you wanted - Roadshow
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