Transportation
Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Hertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning more
New Beyond Good & Evil 2 footage showcases flying vehicles and space combat  Windows Central · 8 hours
Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a hybrid of skillful combat and boundless exploration. Many months ago, Ubisoft held its annual E3... more
2019 Porsche Macan first drive review: Why mess with success? - Roadshow  CNET · 9 hours
The Porsche Macan gets a number of updates for 2019, but it's still the same top-notch performance SUV it's always been. more
BlackBerry unveils secure smart-city service as CEO opens up about big tech  CBC · 11 hours
BlackBerry Inc. is making a play to integrate itself into smart cities and vehicles, announcing Monday that it has built a new service to... more
Softbank invests in parking startup ParkJockey pushing valuation to $1 billion  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Softbank continues to invest in the future of transportation — this time in ParkJockey, a startup that has built a technology platform aimed monetizing parking lots.... more
AutoComplete: Tokyo prosecutors slap Ghosn, Nissan with an indictment video - Roadshow  CNET · 13 hours
Plus: Toyota teases a new Supra race car for Japan's Super GT, and Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot is learning how to handle traffic lights. more
Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
Indigenous and youth groups have disrupted a U.S. government event at the U.N. climate talks, criticizing the Trump administration's policy of backing the extraction of fossil fuels more
Google has acquired one of India’s most popular train tracking apps  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Google is increasing its efforts in India after it snapped up the team behind popular transportation app ‘Where is my Train.’ The app claims 10 million... more
2019 Chevy Silverado gets worse gas mileage than the truck it replaces - Roadshow  CNET · 2 days
It's not often anymore that we see a reversal of fuel economy numbers, so why did the Silverado's numbers get... more
Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated - CNET  CNET · 2 days
With limited routes and low-speed diesel locomotives, train travel in the US seems far behind the rest of the world. That's not going to change anytime soon. more
See trains from all over the world - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From high-speed electrics to workhorse diesel-electrics, here's a selection of trains from other countries. more
Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Thousands of people from around the world marched through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, calling Saturday for governments to take tougher action... more
Record the roads ahead with the $40 Yi Smart Dash Camera  Windows Central · 3 days
Capture all the action. Yi has its Full HD Smart Dash Camera available for just $39.99 via Amazon when you clip its on-page coupon to save... more
SoftBank’s Vision Fund inches closer to $100B  TechCrunch · 3 days
Much has been said about the SoftBank Vision Fund, mostly in awe of the size of the investment vehicle. Today, however, the Vision Fund inched yet closer to that twelve-figure goal. more
How Alaska fixed its earthquake-shattered roads in just days  THE VERGE · 3 days
Shaking from the large earthquake that shuddered through Anchorage, Alaska last week was strong enough to turn smooth... more
2019 Audi E-Tron first-drive review: A worry-free, all-EV SUV - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
The year 2019 will mark the entry of many new players into the luxury electric car space. With Tesla paving the way and Jaguar impressing us... more
2019 Audi E-Tron basking in the desert sun - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
The E-Tron is the most significant new car launch for Audi in decades, so let's take a closer look. more
Audi e-tron first drive: Quick, comfortable and familiar  TechCrunch · 4 days
Even after a few minutes behind the wheel, it’s easy to forget the Audi e-tron is electric. The SUV is not outrageous or radical, but rather pedestrian and effortless. Audi didn’t invent... more
Vanlife: The beauty of a 2,600 mile European road trip - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Armed with cameras, we took a VW California camper-van thousands of miles across Europe. We found a lot of beautiful things to photograph. more
Who's most excited for Porsche's all-electric Taycan? Tesla owners - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Porsche's been offering preorders on its upcoming Taycan electric sports car for some time now, and while it won't tell us how many folks have plunked... more
You can now order a brand-new, first-gen Ford Bronco - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Ford has licensed Gateway Bronco to build new versions of the iconic 1960s and 1970s SUV. more
British bid to break 1000mph over after firm's collapse  Sky News · 4 days
Project Bloodhound, the British-led attempt to create the world's first land vehicle capable of breaking the 1,000mph barrier, has been scrapped. more
TikTok parent ByteDance said to raise $1.45 billion for AI and content  TechCrunch · 4 days
ByteDance, the Chinese company behind the immensely popular video app TikTok, is in talks to raise $1.45 billion for a new fund, The Information... more
Cryo-electron microscopy shows how stabilizing proteins bind to microtubules  nanowerk · 4 days
Flash freezing a shape-shifting protein reveals details about its role in intracellular transportation and the maintenance of cell shape. more
New traffic rules in 'Graphene City'  nanowerk · 5 days
Topological control of electrons means future electronic roadways are now possible. more
Just Cause 4 targets native 4K resolution on Xbox One X  Windows Central · 5 days
How do they repair it again and again? The Just Cause series consists of over-the-top third-person action games which revolve around destroying everything in your path.... more
Fortnite adds planes and now people are playing it like Battlefield  THE VERGE · 5 days
Every season of Fortnite brings with it a bewildering amount of change — you... more
Paris riots over fuel taxes dim hopes for climate fight  ABC NEWS · 5 days
The 'yellow vests' protests in France highlight a problem with fighting global warming with taxes on fossil fuels more
This Aston Martin DB6 hides an electric secret - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Staring down a dirty-car ban in your town? That won't apply when your Aston Martin goes electric. more
Agricultural waste drives us closer to greener transport  nanowerk · 5 days
Composite materials made from agricultural waste could be used to produce sustainable, lightweight and low-cost applications in the automotive and marine industries. more
Fortnite season 7 arrives with Santa, planes, and lots of snow  THE VERGE · 5 days
The snowy seventh season of Fortnite is finally here. Today, developer Epic detailed the... more
WATCH: Uber tries again to put self-driving cars on the road  ABC NEWS · 5 days
The ride sharing company has resumed testing of self-driving vehicles despite a fatal accident earlier this year. more
2019 BMW M2 Competition: Even more performance and driving pleasure video - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
With more power, more grip, quicker acceleration and faster lap times, the M2 Competition proves to be an even better BMW M... more
2019 BMW M2 review: A driver's car through and through - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
The M2 Competition takes performance seriously, even at the expense of everyday livability. more
Google-Spinoff Waymo Launches America's First Commercial Self-Driving Taxis  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Waymo on Wednesday launched a significant development in its costly, decade-long quest for autonomous transportation: self-driving taxis that actually generate fares. more
MOFs pave the way for more efficient hydrogen cars  nanowerk · 6 days
Researchers used metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) to set a new record for hydrogen storage capacity under normal operating conditions. more
Yandex gets in the smartphone game  TechCrunch · 6 days
“The Google of Russia” is a fairly apt description, as far as those things go. Yandex has its hand in just about everything internet in its native Russia. Recently additions include a Prime-style service, a smart... more
Waymo One is Alphabet’s public self-driving car service, culminates nearly decade-long project  9to5Google · 6 days
Nine years since the Google Self-Driving Car Project began and over 10 million autonomous miles later, the company today announced the launch of Waymo... more
Aston Martin will stuff your classic car with EV guts - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Best of all, the process is reversible, which means electrifying the car incurs no permanent changes to the vehicle. more
Waymo launches self-driving car service Waymo One  TechCrunch · 6 days
Waymo, the former Google self-driving project owned by parent company Alphabet, is launching a commercial robotaxi service in the Phoenix area dubbed Waymo One. This milestone, for the company and nascent self-driving technology industry,... more
China’s Didi restructures key units to improve safety following passenger deaths  TechCrunch · 6 days
China’s largest ride-hailing operator Didi Chuxing announced on Wednesday a major restructuring, which trails a series of tweaks to its core businesses following two separate passenger... more
2019 Jeep Cherokee can handle the rough stuff - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
The Jeep Cherokee is the only compact crossover SUV that puts incredible emphasis on off-road prowess. more
Uber Announces New Minibus Service in Traffic-Mad Cairo  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
A part of an aggressive push into emerging countries, the company hopes to draw millions of Egyptians into ride-sharing. more
How Police Used Tesla System to Halt a Sleeping Driver's Car  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
California police pulled alongside the gray Model S on U.S. 101 and saw that the driver was asleep. more
Biohackers: ‘My hand could unlock my car door’  BBC · 6 days
Biohackers want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology. more
Elowan is the plantdroid you’ve been looking for  TechCrunch · 6 days
With Big Dog busy pulling Santa’s sleigh what horrible robotic hybrid is left to haunt our dreams? How about Elowan! Elowan is a project out of the MIT Media Lab and it’s... more
Calif. police use Tesla system to halt sleeping man's car  ABC NEWS · 6 days
The Autopilot system on a Telsa Model S may have helped the California Highway Patrol stop the car after its driver fell asleep on a freeway more
Faraday Future furloughs hundreds more employees as it runs low on cash  THE VERGE · 7 days
Electric car startup Faraday Future plans to furlough hundreds more employees as a result of an ongoing cash crunch during a battle with its... more
The NYPD has added 14 drones to its arsenal  THE VERGE · 7 days
The New York Police Department announced today that it has acquired 14 drones and plans to utilize them... more
Documenting the overlooked craft of temporary Apple stores  9to5Mac · 7 days
No retailer wants to close a store — even temporarily. Closures mean lost sales, disruptions to service, and a negative... more
The Latest: Poland to invest in cleaner public transport  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Poland's prime minister says the country, which has some of Europe's most polluted cities, will invest between 3-4 billion euros ($3.4-$ 4.5 billion) in low-emissions public transport. more
Audi to drop $16 billion on electrification, autonomy by 2023 - Roadshow  CNET · 7 days
The money won't just be spent on cars. It'll also cover investments in the equipment and factories required to make 'em. more
This hoverboard is only $99. Here's why you should buy it - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Go ahead and make your fire jokes -- this is a great deal on a self-balancing scooter. Plus: free cookies and a... more
Whale-watching group uses surcharge to boost salmon, science for killer whales  CBC · 7 days
Prince of Whales Whale Watching says the conservation fee charged to passengers will rise... more
Superpedestrian’s follow-up to the Copenhagen Wheel is a ride-sharing scooter  THE VERGE · 7 days
Superpedestrian, which you might remember from the Copenhagen Wheel, is getting into electric scooter ridesharing. But... more
Uber Hires Former US Safety Official for Self-Driving Effort  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Last month, Uber asked Pennsylvania for permission to resume self-driving car testing on public roads and said it had improved the autonomous vehicle software. more
How Facebook Groups sparked a crisis in France  THE VERGE · 7 days
Over the weekend, violence broke out in France, with more than 280,000 protesters fanning out across the country in what... more
Audi to spend nearly $16 billion on self-driving car tech, electrification through 2023  TechCrunch · 7 days
Audi, the Germany luxury automaker under VW Group, said Tuesday it will invest 14 billion euros ($15.95 billion) over the next five... more
Uber announces new minibus service in traffic-mad Egypt  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Ride-sharing Uber launches new minibus service in traffic-mad Cairo, US tech giant's fastest-growing market more
Are these robots the future of warfare?  BBC · 7 days
The Ministry of Defence is carrying out its biggest ever exercise using autonomous vehicles in battle scenarios. more
Hyundai MNSoft and Netradyne are partnering to map the US in HD - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
The partnership will use Netradyne's Driveri tech and vast amounts of crowdsourced data to make the high-definition maps that self-driving... more
Jeep Gladiator, the Wrangler of pickup trucks, ruled the LA Auto Show - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Jeep’s long-awaited midsize pickup truck is set to mix it up with the Toyota Tacoma, Ford Ranger, Chevy Colorado and... more
Battlefield gets new campaign, map, and vehicle customization soon (update)  Windows Central · 1 week
There's more on the horizon. Updated December 3, 2018: Tomorrow's Battlefield V update has been delayed due to an unforeseen issue. It's unclear when it'll launch at this... more
Trump says China might kill car tariffs, which would boost foreign automakers  THE VERGE · 1 week
Late Sunday night, President Trump seemed to announce a potentially big development in the ongoing trade war with China. The Chinese government, he tweeted... more
Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated - CNET
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Fortnite season 7 arrives with Santa, planes, and lots of snow
THE VERGE
Waymo One is Alphabet’s public self-driving car service, culminates nearly decade-long project
9to5Google
Watch SpaceX launch thousands of pounds of cargo and experiments to the International Space Station
THE VERGE
Documenting the overlooked craft of temporary Apple stores
9to5Mac
Three astronauts will launch to space on today — two months after botched flight
THE VERGE
2018 LA Auto Show wrap-up: Audi, Jeep, Kia, Porsche and Rivian brought the heat - Roadshow
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Apple Shares New Shot on iPhone Ad Featuring Lavishly Decorated Japanese Trucks
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George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers asks whether humanity deserves to be saved by aliens
THE VERGE
Nissan is replacing cabin air filters for free in California - Roadshow
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Android Auto 3.8 improves media browsing, supports MMS, RCS, & message previews
9to5Google
Google Pixel Slate orders are starting to ship from Amazon, Google Store
9to5Google
How Suzuki Connect’s Advanced Telematics Take Your Driving Experience to the Next Level
Gadgets 360
Carfection: For the love of cars Podcast, Ep. 11 - BMW M3 - Roadshow
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Watch NASA engineers track the harrowing landing of a spacecraft on Mars today
THE VERGE
Watch a creepy humanoid robot head express complex emotions - CNET
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Mazda announces promised CarPlay retrofit option for some existing cars
9to5Mac
Virgin Orbit’s rocket flies strapped to the wing of an airplane for the first time
THE VERGE
Lamborghini boss Domenicali teases the idea of a new Espada - Roadshow
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Rivian releases weird electric R1T truck teaser video and we can't even - Roadshow
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