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Ford invests $1 billion in Pittsburgh-based Argo AI to build self-driving cars by 2021 | TechCrunch

Ford has invested $1 billion in a joint venture with Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based company with ties to Carnegie Mellon. The goal is to completely outfit Ford vehicles with self-driving technology.… 14 more words

Technology

GM said to be fielding thousands of self-driving test Bolts with Lyft in 2018

Self-driving fleets of cars might be sharing the streets with human drivers sooner than many thought; Reuters reports that GM will field “thousands” of self-driving electric test vehicles, primarily based on the Chevrolet Bolt platform, starting in 2018. 318 more words

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Teslab is the companion app Tesla owners have been waiting for | TechCrunch

Tesla actually makes a lot of data available to vehicle owners via APIs and other endpoints, but it’s not always easy to find and make use of that info. 21 more words

Technology

1 out of 50 new jobs in the United States came from the solar industry last year

❝ The number of jobs created to make, sell and install solar panels in the U.S. grew at a record pace last year, and grew much faster than the overall American economy, which is welcome news for the solar industry in the face of policy uncertainty.

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Keeping up with technology- way more fun than the Kardashians

At one point or another in our lives, we’ve run out of gas. We find ourselves sitting on the side of the road, kicking ourselves for not putting that extra $5 in when we stopped last time. 728 more words

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Chevy Bolt EV Sighted in the Wild!

Yesterday, as I walked out of the sandwich place where I had just finished my chicken cobb salad, I saw a familiar roofline cruise by. It was a silver… 258 more words

Toyota Hybrid sales hum through 10-million mark

  • 20 years of history in hybrid technology
  • Launch way back became whole new segment
  • 34 hybrids now selling in 90+ countries

TOKYO, Japan – Toyota’s global hybrid vehicle sales have topped 10-million and so, the automaker says, shown the staying power of technology now emerging as a mainstream solution to reduce negative atmospheric contamination. 463 more words

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