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Boston

Volvo Enters the Flying Car Race With Acquisition of Terrafugia

By | Jul 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Self-driving cars have been the futuristic focus of most automakers in the last few years. With the opportunity to cut down car fatalities while providing transportation options to the elderly and disabled, autonomous technology is goose laying the golden eggs for car companies around…

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San Francisco

Jaguar Land Rover and InMotion Give Lyft a Boost in Mobility Services

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

In the race for the autonomous vehicle, we’ve seen ride share UBER develop their version, Google’s Waymo is launching their beta rides for Arizona residents, and now Lyft is getting in the game with a little help from our neighbors across the pond. InMotion,…

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Tokyo

Toyota-Backed Flying Car Could Light the Olympic Torch in 2020

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Flying cars have been a staple of lofty technology goals since The Jetsons graced our televisions in the early 60s. Since then, automakers, entrepreneurs, and emboldened innovators have tried to make this futuristic means of transportation a reality. However, with no notable success stories and plenty…

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6 Types of Technology to Track Your Teen Driver

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Parents know firsthand how attached teens are to their smartphones. They see it every day, whether they’re texting friends at the dinner table, looking at Snapchats in the backseat of the car, or playing Pokémon Go as they walk down the sidewalk. So when…

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You Can Reduce Distracted Driving With These Gadgets

By | Feb 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Winter is already a treacherous time on the road, with snowstorms leading to narrower roads, black ice making streets slick and additional blind spots developing on your fogged up windows. Each year, 800 people die in winter-related motor vehicle crashes due to snow, sleet…

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Chicago

CarAdvise Founder Greg Tepas on Building A Marketplace

By | Jan 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The check engine light starts to blink and your heart sinks. A trip to the mechanic is in your future. What else do I have to fix in this car and how much will it cost? Finding a trustworthy mechanic that charges a fair…

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How Uber Is Disrupting Business With Machine Learning [Video]

By | Nov 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

With the company valued at over $62 billion and running in over 523 cities around the world with plans to launch a fleet of autonomous cars, Uber is constantly looking to disrupt and innovate. And they are leading the pack when it comes to the…

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4 Useful Driving Apps For Your Morning Commute

By | Oct 27, 2016 at 9:15 am

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on the road? The average millennial spends 50.8 minutes driving to and from work every day. They also drive to run errands, visit friends, and spend time with significant others. Many millennials are stressed…

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Tesla, Panasonic Deal Strives for Sustainable Energy Future

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Elon Musk’s plan to take over the world is well-documented. He wants to help humans colonize Mars, he wants to take on NASA in the rocket production game, and he wants to create cars that never need to stop at a gas station ever…

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The New BMW Motorcycle Can Balance on Its Own

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When summer rolls around, motorcycles can be found on every street in a major city. From the loud rev of the engine to the wind in your hair, these two-wheeled vehicles are one of the most poular means of getting around. And if you’ve…

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5 Innovative Ways Technology Improves Automobiles

By | Oct 9, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Does anybody need to remind us that we live in a wonderful, technology-fused time? I didn’t think so. Unless that tech involved innovations in our cars. Saving lives. Saving money. Using less energy, which (gasp!) ends up saving the planet so our great-great-grandchildren can…

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Drust Gets $3.4M Investment and Partners With Leading Insurance Group

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 12:45 pm

When you think of it, the way some segments of technology are transformed from “niche” to success is admirable. The market of connected cars is a good example: after a somewhat slow start, big brands started to bet seriously on it and, nowadays, no…

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Chicago

Chicago Aldermen Foolishly Want to Ban Self-Driving Cars

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm

There will always be nay-sayers when it comes to burgeoning technology. Computers were met with immediate discouragement. Rock n’ roll was dubbed a passing fad. Even, the invention of the wheel likely experienced some pushback from less-informed cavemen. And while you might be alarmed at…

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Holograms and Augmented Reality Are Going to Make Driving Awesome

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Between Tesla’s all-electric model and Uber’s self-driving cars, automotive technology has taken some serious leaps in recent years. And while dozens of tech companies try to get driverless sedans on the road before anyone else, some businesses have taken a different route in improving…