Above: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi poses for a portrait during the 2010 Reuters Travel and Leisure Summit.
Above: Elon Musk addressing students at A&M University, TexasNobody in tech can stir up their fan base with a single tweet like Elon Musk. The co-founder of Tesla and Space X and the Boring Company did it again this week when he announced vague plans for Tesla to make a pickup truck after the Model Y.
Above: The Faraday Future keynote at the 2017 CES conference in Las Vegas.Faraday Future, the futuristic automaker intent to take on Elon Musk-led Tesla Motors, says it has secured at least $1 billion in new investment, though details are scarce. Main backer Jia Yueting is also reportedly taking over as CEO of the frequently troubled electric vehicle maker.
Didi Chuxing has announced another gargantuan equity funding round, as the Chinese ride-hailing giant reveals it has raised a further $4 billion.
Biometric screening, surveillance drones, social media snooping, license plate readers—all this and more would be required by new federal legislation to expand high-tech spying on U.S. citizens and immigrants alike at and near the U.S. border.
On Wednesday of this week, 50 companies led by clean transportation nonprofit CALSTART, including my company, Volta, signed a letter urging Congress to keep a tax credit that boosts U.S. job creation and EV leadership.
Above: Nissan's autonomous concept car featured at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.Each year, tech consulting giant Accenture makes predictions about the kind of technology we’ll see at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. I interviewed Greg Roberts, managing director for Accenture’s North American high-tech industry practice, about the predictions for CES 2018, the big tech trade show that will take place in Las Vegas in the second week of January.
Google announced today in a blog post that Google Maps can now give step-by-step instructions to public transportation riders getting around on the bus and train. This is for the Android version of the app. To keep you on track toward your destination, navigation instructions — including bus and train transfers — now appear in push notifications that appear on smartphone lockscreens along with expected time of arrival (ETA) and the number of stops before it’s time to hop off.
(Reuters) — Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct.
Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Fully automated vehicles promise a new era in car safety, but completely self-driving cars on roads are still in the future. With this in mind, Nauto is rethinking transportation by using AI technology to learn how to best equip automated vehicles for a future of safe and trusted transportation.

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