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Waymo opens up self-driving test in Phoenix

It’s been a good day on the streets and in the courts for Waymo, the driverless-car company that was spun out from Google as another Alphabet subsidiary last year. First off, Waymo opened up its closed trial for autonomous driving … Continue reading

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Uber will bring flying cars to Dallas and Dubai

Uber has been talking about flying cars for months, but today the ride-sharing company fleshed out its plan to become a flight-sharing company in 2020. “We actually get to live in this era of flying cars,” Jeff Holden, Uber’s chief product … Continue reading

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Elon Musk sets timetable for Tesla trucks

Getting the Tesla Model 3 electric car on the road clearly isn’t enough to occupy Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX: Today he tweeted the time frame for unveiling Tesla’s autonomous, all-electric Semi truck and a smaller … Continue reading

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Tesla briefly tops GM’s market value

For a time on April 10, Tesla edged out GM in market capitalization to become the most valuable U.S. automaker, even though Tesla is on track to lose almost a billion dollars this year while GM is expected to make … Continue reading

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Elon Musk teases Tesla Model 3 electric car

Tesla’s billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, is showing off a video of the company’s more affordable Model 3 electric car – but he’s also touting Tesla’s pricier models. A clip that shows a black release candidate version of the Model 3 zipping … Continue reading

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Tesla says it’s on track to make Model 3 cars

Tesla says it’s “on track” to start producing its mass-market Model 3 electric vehicles in July, and plans to build 5,000 of the cars per week by the end of the year. The company, which reported financial results for 2016’s … Continue reading

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Ford invests in Argo AI for self-driving cars

Ford Motor Co. says it’s investing $1 billion over the next five years in a Pittsburgh startup called Argo AI to develop the virtual-driver system for Ford’s autonomous vehicles. Argo AI was founded only a few weeks ago by CEO Bryan Salesky, … Continue reading

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