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Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Is Apple Making a Cool Car or Just Dabbling With the Tech?

Apple Cook (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

SAN FRANCISCO — In a few weeks, Apple will unveil its newest iPhone. If the Cupertino, Calif., magic factory truly wanted to once again dazzle audiences at its annual fall event, that category-redefining reveal would involve someone saying, “Siri, bring me my car.”

Marco della Cava | USA Today
August 22, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Waymo CEO Krafcik Has ‘A Lot of Confidence’ His Tech Would Have Avoided Deadly Uber Accident

Waymo

In a pioneering self-driving car company’s first public comments on the Uber autonomous car accident March 18 that killed an Arizona woman, Waymo CEO John Krafcik said his tech could “handle” that very scenario.

Marco della Cava | USA Today
March 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Goodyear Debuts ‘Fitbit’ for Tires

Goodyear installing tires equipped with wireless sensors to Tesloop's Model X known as "bravo". Tesloop

Goodyear is testing a smart-tire that, much like a Fitbit, relays condition information based on cloud computing analytics.

Marco della Cava | USA Today
September 8, 2017
Business, Technology, TCA

Uber Freight App Rolls Into California, Arizona, Chicagoland

Uber Freight App Uber Freight

Uber Freight, which officially launched in May as a way for short-haul truckers to more easily book their loads, is making a big national push after a test run in Texas.

Marco della Cava | USA Today
August 3, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Is Uber's Self-Driving Program Veering Off Track?

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A self-driving car flipped on its side seems guaranteed to make humans think twice about riding with a robot.

Marco della Cava | USA Today
March 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Fee-Based Smart Lanes Will End Traffic, Lyft Co-Founder Says

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Lyft president and co-founder John Zimmer suggests adopting a system of smart lanes that incentivize drivers to travel in groups.

Marco della Cava | USA Today
January 17, 2017
Business, Autonomous

Self-Driving Trucks? Truckers Say: Hit the Brakes

Otto

SAN FRANCISCO — Walt Martin spent a decade as a longhaul truck driver, logging as many as 200,000 miles a year on the road.

Marco della Cava | USA Today
September 12, 2016