Waymo CTO: 5G will be a self-driving car ‘accelerator and enabler’

Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov thinks that 5G and next-generation cellular networks will be “an enabler” of the company’s autonomous car fleets, he told...

On Eve of Uber's IPO, Ride-Hail Drivers Stage Protests

A ride-hail driver strike in at least 15 global cities didn’t seem to put a dent in service. But now, six weeks after...
Volvo’s Polestar 2 with Android Automotive is how all car software should be designed

Volvo’s Polestar 2 with Android Automotive is how all car software should be designed

The native Android Auto saga has a long and winding road, but we’re finally approaching the finish line. Google’s custom-built software...

GM is trying to sell a closed factory to troubled EV startup Workhorse

General Motors is in talks to sell one of the North American factories it recently closed. The potential buyer? Workhorse Group,...
The Uber driver strike isn’t about hindering Uber — it’s about stealing the narrative

The Uber driver strike isn’t about hindering Uber — it’s about stealing the narrative

On May 8th, ride-hail drivers in cities across the US went on strike to protest unfair pay, poor working conditions, and...

Uber and Lyft are the ‘biggest contributors’ to San Francisco’s traffic congestion, study says

Uber and Lyft have long argued that ride-hailing apps have the potential to make cities better by ameliorating traffic and reducing...
Bird One

Bird’s $1,299 Bird One scooter can travel 30 miles on a charge

Bird, the Santa Monica, California-based electric scooter startup that’s raised $415 million in venture capital to date, today unveiled Bird One, an e-scooter...
Bird has a new electric scooter: it’s durable, comes in three different colors, and you can buy it

Bird has a new electric scooter: it’s durable, comes in three different colors, and...

Bird unveiled its next-generation electric scooter on Wednesday that it says will be more durable, powerful, and longer-lasting than previous versions....

My Wild Ride in a Robot Race Car

“Is this the panic button?” I ask, staring at a cartoonishly large red plunger installed on the center console of a Lexus CT...

Lyft’s Loss Grows, but Execs Say the Bleeding Will Stop Soon

When Lyft filed for an initial public offering in March, its 2018 annual loss—$911 million—no doubt made some prospective investors queasy. Now, its...