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Uber Signs Contract With NASA to Create a Control System For its Flying Taxis

Uber Signs Contract With NASA to Create a Control System For its Flying Taxis
Uber recently announced that it plans to introduce its aerial taxi service, named as Uber Elevate, in Los Angeles in 2020 – a city that needs some bright news after the Hollywood sexual pandemic has blown up in their faces. LA is the third city on Uber’s list, after Dallas and Dubai, where the highly anticipated flying taxi service is expected to be introduced by 2020. It has also entered into an agreement with NASA to create a control system for its low-flying carriers. Continue Reading »

Car Hacking is a Real and Present Danger

Car Hacking is a Real and Present Danger
We’ve seen it in the movies and we’ve heard rumors that it could actually be real, but now we’ve received confirmation from law enforcement officials. Car hacking is a real and present danger. The FBI went as far as issuing a serious warning about car hacking in March of 2016. So, what exactly is car hacking? In short, car hacking is when hackers attack the software in a vehicle. The attacks occur as over-the-internet and they can take control of the vehicle. Continue Reading »

Chrysler is Working On an SUV Powered Future

Chrysler is Working On an SUV Powered Future
It is no secret that America loves SUVs. With gas prices being cheaper (you can thank the amazing effects of oil shale and fracking because of that) than they have ever been in a long period of time, more and more people are choosing SUVs over hatchbacks and sedans. This has led to a number of automakers hopping on the SUV bandwagon – including prominent ones like Fiat Chrysler. Continue Reading »

Does Tesla have Competition?

Does Tesla have Competition?
Volvo recently announced that they were going to start phasing out all their gasoline and diesel cars from 2019 onwards in favor of electric cars. This announcement came at the same time as Tesla launched its most recent car, the Model 3. Continue Reading »

Will Accidents Decrease with Self-Driving Vehicles?

Will Accidents Decrease with Self-Driving Vehicles?
The discussion of self-driving vehicles continues as more and more companies are delving into the industry in hopes that they hit on a model that can flood the market someday soon. One of the biggest questions drivers, manufacturers, and emergency personnel continue to ask is if accidents will decrease when self-driving vehicles are on the roads. We will take a look at this issue in today’s post. Continue Reading »

Abandoning Car Ownership

Abandoning Car Ownership
Apps like DriveNow and Uber might just be doing to vehicles what the Internet did to newspapers (well, biased and misguided reporting certainly has not helped newspapers). There are multiple studies which have shown that people want to reduce their ownership of cars and rely on ridesharing apps like Lyft and Uber now. Continue Reading »

Interesting Car Facts

Interesting Car Facts
Did you know that cars were first invented in late 1700’s? In 1769 a steam engine car engine was produced and in 1807 a man by the name of Francois Isaac de Rivaz created the design for a combustion engine that runs on gas. Continue Reading »