Silicon Valley startup Aeva aims to give driverless cars better vision

In January, with funding from Lux Capital and other venture capital firms, two former members of Apple’s Special Projects Group, Soroush Salehian and Mina Rezk, started Aeva. The company aims to improve the ability of self-driving cars to see their surroundings, according to New York Times report. Salehian and Rezk are reimagining Lidar—that is, Light […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • September 22, 2017
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Tesla’s semi-truck will be electric, Autonomous

Tesla will meet with the California and Nevada Departments of Motor Vehicles to talk about testing a semi-truck in those states, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.  In April, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company planned to “unveil” an electric semi-truck in September. Many had speculated that that vehicle would be autonomous or semi-autonomous. “It’s at least […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • August 10, 2017
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Asian Ride-Hailing Company Grab Has Raised 2 Billion and Counting in Latest Investment Round

China’s most prominent ride sharing company, Didi Chuxing, and SoftBank, a leader in the Japanese telecommunications and internet services industries, have invested a combined $2 billion in southeast Asian ride-hailing company Grab, Johana Bhuyan of recode.net reports. Grab expects to collect an additional $500 million dollars during this round of funding. It will use the […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 24, 2017
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Faraday Future Debuts New Electric Car, FF91

Faraday Future revealed its FF91 model at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, the company’s first production electric car. Its 130-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack gives the car a range of 378 miles. At a power output of 1,050 horsepower, the FF91 can go from zero to 60 mph in less than 2.4 seconds. The reveal event […]
  • Anahit Moumjian
  • January 20, 2017
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