Waymo Has Partnerships With Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar, Nissan, Renault, Volvo, & Magna

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 23:25:20 +0000

There are a few names that routinely come up when it comes to self-driving vehicles and driver-assist suites — Waymo, Tesla, Mobileye/Intel, and Nvidia pop to mind for me

Read more

Mobileye’s Partnerships With BMW, Ford, NIO, Nissan, Volkswagen, & WILLER

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 03:15:52 +0000

Following up on my article about Waymo’s automotive connections, here’s a piece briefly diving into who Mobileye/Intel has automotive connections with. One problem here is that it’s not clear with some of the older announcements if they are still valid, and if they are headed where initially envisioned. Let’s jump in

Read more

Waymo Has Partnerships With Fiat Chrysler, Volvo, Jaguar, Magna, & Maybe Honda

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 23:25:20 +0000

There are a few names that routinely come up when it comes to self-driving vehicles and driver-assist suites — Waymo, Tesla, Mobileye/Intel, and Nvidia pop to mind for me

Read more

An Autonomous Vehicle Is A New Medium

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 14:32:13 +0000

“You can have many views of what a computer is. My particular view is that a computer is a new medium. (…) A computer will be in the future more looked at in this way — as a delivery vehicle for software.” — Steve Jobs in

Read more

“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Pilot Mode: Improving Energy Feedback in the Tesla Model 3

Credit to Author: Danny Parker| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 03:58:41 +0000

Even when the Tesla Model 3 begins to fully drive itself, it will still have humans on board. And it is best not to forget that. 

Read more

Xpeng Files For IPO On NYSE — Looking Through Xpeng’s History

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:38:10 +0000

Xpeng, which I wrote an in-depth piece on just a couple of days ago, has just filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Its SEC Form F-1, filed today, is more than 200 pages long and we’ll be diving into it to see what we can learn. But the short story is that Xpeng has filed for IPO to trade under the symbol “XPEV.” In the meantime

Read more

Mobileye & WILLER Partner For Robotaxis In Japan

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:36:50 +0000

News this month out of Japan is that Mobileye is partnering with WILLER, an unfamiliar name to an American like me but apparently “one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region,” in order to launch robotaxi service in Japan, Taiwan, and elsewhere in Southeast Asian

Read more

Tesla Windshield Wiper Confusion Across News Outlets — Widespread Misreporting Misleads

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 19:43:07 +0000

Unfortunately, a lot of factually wrong articles and reports appeared in recent days about a German court ruling (OLG Karlsruhe 1 Rb 36 Ss 832/19) that has to do with a Tesla driver who had an accident in heavy rain and claimed it was the fault of the vehicle’s controls

Read more

Who Is Xpeng?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 06:51:07 +0000

Xpeng, or Xiaopeng Motors, was founded in 2014 — two years after the Tesla Model S came out — in Guangzhou, China. Without a doubt, it took the idea of “copying what Tesla did” to a potentially obsessive level (I’ll come back to that later on)

Read more

China × Cleantech — June 2020

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 20:06:02 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — June 2020. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month

Read more