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George Hotz's Command.ai is back to help you automate your car

George Hotz's Command.ai is back to help you automate your car His new self-driving car company, Comma.Once you've used the Panda running Chffr to take an extra look under your car's hood (and everywhere else, for that matter), Comma.

Whisky-Waste Biofuel is Ron Swanson Approved

Whisky-Waste Biofuel is Ron Swanson Approved ” Now, it’s also where brilliant scientists are turning out high-quality biofuel.This stuff is born of the waste produced from the whisky distillation process.

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real The first truly hands-off, self-driving cars will be here within five years.A couple automakers say they’ll have higher-level autonomous cars for sale late this year or next.

London's iconic black taxis are going electric

London's iconic black taxis are going electric The iconic London black taxi has been reinvented in a way that could hit back at that four-letter app which shall not be named — whilst helping the environment, too.The new electric taxi, called the TX, retains the look and size of the classic design, but has a variety of features that really just make sense.

France Wants To End Sales Of Gas and Diesel Cars By 2040

France Wants To End Sales Of Gas and Diesel Cars By 2040 The government of France wants to steer other automakers in the same direction.It appears as though ecology minister Nicolas Hulot wants to take things a step further.

Elon Musk Got the Very First Model 3 for His Birthday

Elon Musk Got the Very First Model 3 for His Birthday The first one was reserved for years and gifted to the CEO for his birthday (which was back on June 28).Since Ehrenpreis was the first person to pay of their pre-order, they were the first to get the car.

The 2019 Audi A8 Will Drive Itself Up to 37 mph

The 2019 Audi A8 Will Drive Itself Up to 37 mph The 2019 Audi A8 luxury sport sedan, unveiled this week in Barcelona, is awash in technology.Most importantly, the A8 offers self-driving via Audi’s AI Traffic Jam Pilot.

Dashcam video of car crash lines up insanely perfectly with background music

Dashcam video of car crash lines up insanely perfectly with background music A piece of incredibly serendipitous footage was caught by a dashcam yesterday of an unfortunate car crash.While the crash is nothing crazy, if you turn the volume on you will unlock a higher plane of existence.

In autonomous driving, real-world testing is taking a backseat

In autonomous driving, real-world testing is taking a backseat To date, some of the hottest players in the autonomous arena have put their energy into driving endless miles in order to fine-tune their AI-based technology.In other words, it is all but impossible and certainly a zero-sum game when trying to bring autonomous technology to the masses.

Dashcam captures man's laughable attempt at insurance fraud

Dashcam captures man's laughable attempt at insurance fraud If you were considering equipping your vehicle with a dashcam, this may be the clip that sets you over the edge.Whether you need video evidence of an accident or attempted insurance fraud, dashcams have helped out countless motorists who otherwise would be in some serious financial trouble.

Tesla sends out invites to private Model 3 event

Tesla sends out invites to private Model 3 event It's Tesla CEO Elon Musk's way of thanking them for their work.In addition to employees, Tesla is sending out invites to an undisclosed number of top referral winners.

New Mercedes S-Class packs a crazy amount of futuristic tech

New Mercedes S-Class packs a crazy amount of futuristic tech And despite Audi recently wowing us with its new, super-luxurious and near-autonomous Audi A8, Mercedes' new S-Class might actually be even more advanced, albeit in a slightly more subtle way.Take, for instance, the new Active Distance Control DISTRONIC, Active Steering Assist, Active Emergency Stop Assist, and Active Lane Changing Assist technologies.

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI Faced with such a hypothetical thought experiment, we routinely answer how we wish we’d act rather than how we actually would act.For this reason, such thought experiments rarely make any sense, at least so far as they pertain to self-driving cars.

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it That "new car smell" can be pretty divisive.And the fast-growing market is so valuable that Ford is going out of its way to get rid of the new car smell, so people don't get turned off.

German Car Companies May Have Colluded to Fix Price of Diesel Parts

German Car Companies May Have Colluded to Fix Price of Diesel Parts But now it’s possible BMW, an entirely separate company, may have colluded with the various Volkswagen Group brands to fix the price of diesel emissions systems and other parts.“This new chapter in the diesel saga needs to be taken seriously,” Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst said in a note.

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried Between Amazon's blitz into the grocery market and its fashion aspirations, you might have missed the shopping juggernaut's entry into the auto world.The company has already built a sizable business selling vehicle parts online, and it could have its sights set on auto services and even car sales down the road.

The Best Funko Pops With Sweet Rides

The Best Funko Pops With Sweet Rides Baby And Dean One-half of our favorite demon hunting brother team and here he is with their king of the road!The Invisible Jet and Wonder Woman Wonder Woman's invisible jet is awesome even if you can't see it.

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs Now, Toyota is apparently hoping to leapfrog its competitors and introduce a solid state lithium-ion battery.According to the Japanese newspaper Chunichi Shimbun (via Reuters), Toyota wants to bring solid-state electrolyte batteries to market by 2022, with a charge time measured in minutes.

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans As the auto industry shifts from sedans to crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, some pretty decent sedans from GM and others will be end-of-lifed.When the Chevrolet Impala arrived four years ago, it became our Editors’ Choice.