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carsSelf-driving Cars, Traffic and Parking Problems

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Self-driving cars should be able to solve traffic and parking problems. However, this requires that most self-driving cars are used with ride-sharing to maximize the useful rides per car and to reduce the amount of parking that is needed. Adam …

batteriesTesla Will Multiply Car Sales with new Pickup Truck, Self-Driving and Model Y

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Tesla plans to go to multiples of Model 3 with the Model Y, Tesla Pickup truck and self-driving cars. They project the Model Y production and demand will be 50% more than Model 3 and could end up being double. …

batteriesFlying Cars and Skyports Versus Tunnels and Self-driving Electric Cars

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Uber is trying to commercialize ride-sharing electric flying taxis within 5 years. Uber wants to have two demonstrator flights by 2020. Uber wants to begin commercial flights in 2023. Uber needs to build many Skyports where their electric flying vehicles …

carTesla Will Soon Be Able to Self-Drive from Home to Work and Obey Traffic Lights

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Tesla’s self-driving autopilot is already testing driving with traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts. Your Tesla will soon be able to go from your garage at home to parking at work with no driver input at all. Already testing traffic …

carsWaymo Started Its Commercial Self-driving Ride Sharing Service

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Waymo, the subsidiary of Alphabet (aka Google), has started its commercial self-driving ride Sharing service. This is currently limited to cities surrounding Phoenix Arizona. This includes Tempe, Mesa and Chandler. The Waymo One program will give customers rides in self-driving …

carsCar Makers Prepare for Future of Self-driving, Ride-sharing and Electric Cars

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GM, Ford and other car makers are making big moves to prepare for a future dominated by self-driving cars, ride-sharing and electric cars. The next few years in the USA are still mainly SUV and Trucks. US light truck sales …

businessGet a Room – A Mobile Room

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The Radical Innovation Award 2018 was given to the Autonomous Travel Suite. Autonomous Travel Suite is a hospitality service specifically designed for long-distance travels. It is different from personal commute or leisure cars. Autonomous Travel Suite is designed to be …

carsFord launching a huge robo-taxi service in 2021 at half the price of UBER

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Ford will launch a robo-taxi service with thousands of self-driving cars in 2021. Ford’s driverless rides could be less than half the price of today’s ride-share journeys (UBER, Lyft). They want a large share of an estimated $330 billion autonomous …

carsBad drivers and very low accident costs will help China win with self-driving cars

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China has said it will ban gas and diesel cars in the near future. Many expect China to ban new non-electric cars in 2030. Car manufacturers recognize they cannot compete with combustion engine cars in China. They are the largest …

artificial intelligenceTesla Full Self Driving in 2019Q2 and ride sharing via hybrid Airbnb-Uber model

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Tesla had a profitable third quarter and built up more cash. Current Advanced Autopilot Tesla will soon rollout the team’s most advanced Autopilot feature called Navigate on Autopilot. In their last release, they launched a new set of neural network …