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Tesla struck a deal with Liberty Mutual to create a customized insurance package — and the move shows how the electric automaker is intent on disrupting the insurance industry.
As Ford ramps up its plans for electric vehicle launches in coming years, the Dearborn automaker announced Thursday that it will also make charging more convenient for its own employees by tripling the number of charging stations at its facilities.
Maryland has given transportation pioneer Elon Musk permission to dig tunnels for the high-speed, underground transit system known as a hyperloop that Musk wants to build between New York and Washington.
If you step on the curb on this street of the future, a pedestrian crossing will automatically appear in front of you when it’s safe to cross. If a crowd wants to cross simultaneously, the crossing widens; if someone staring at a smartphone veers into traffic, warning lights illuminate around them. The markings look similar to those that are usually painted on the road, but because they’re created with LED lights, they can continually change.
Earlier this morning, we reported about Elon Musk announcing that his Boring Company is getting a second multi-million dollar boring machine. Now we might have an idea where that new machine is going after what appears to be a new digging site spotted in Maryland today.
Uber uses Almono, a fake city in Pittsburgh, to train vehicle operators. It has a giant roundabout, fake cars, and roaming mannequins that jump out into the street without warning.
A consortium led by TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, has been awarded £13.4m of the government’s £51m Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) test bed funding to create a world-leading, real-world test environment in London for the development of future mobility solutions.
Sidewalk Labs, the smart city subsidiary of Alphabet with the stated goal of “reimagining cities from the Internet up,” now has a very big sandbox in which to conduct its high-tech experiments. The Google spinoff announced a deal with the city of Toronto to develop 800 acres of waterfront property into its own digital utopia.
As cities across the world become more interconnected, the promise of limitless mobility relies on being able to adapt swiftly to the changing travel patterns of their inhabitants.