As its legion of comment-posting fans love to point out, Tesla's Supercharger network is a major part of that company's success when it comes to selling electric vehicles. For over a century we've lived with cars that can be refueled in minutes, and old habits die hard. Even though the optimal solution is EV owners plugging in each night, the thought of being stranded with a … [Read more...] about Electrify America will deploy 2,000 350kW fast chargers by the end of 2019
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Self-driving cars have been in the news a lot in the past two weeks. Uber’s self-driving taxi hit and killed a pedestrian on March 18, and just a few days later a Tesla running in “autopilot” mode slammed into a road barrier at full speed, killing the driver. In both cases, there was a human driver who was supposed to be watching over the shoulder of the … [Read more...] about Self-Driven: Uber and Tesla
View from the Marketplace Views from the Marketplace are paid for by advertisers and select partners of MIT Technology Review. Automakers are joining with Google, Uber, and high-profile start-ups to harness the technological advances that will power next-generation autonomous vehicles. by MIT Technology Review Insights November 9, 2017 In partnership with The … [Read more...] about Autonomous Vehicles: Are You Ready for the New Ride?
Telling people that autonomous driving is already possible is a sure way to raise an eyebrow or two. Cadillac is one automaker who has brought the tech to Canada with its Super Cruise self-driving mode. Having already tried this hands-on in the fall on a drive from Memphis to Dallas, the flat Arkansas terrain between the two was an ideal testing ground. A relatively straight … [Read more...] about Cadillac Super Cruise Review: Learning not to drive
Media headlines abound over the onset of autonomous driving technology, and how ubiquitous self-driving cars will become in the near future. A long road trip with Cadillac’s new Super Cruise hands-free system makes a strong case that the timeline isn’t far off. We’re not quite at advanced artificial intelligence that will navigate and traverse roadways with … [Read more...] about Cadillac Super Cruise Hands-on: Autonomous driving steps closer
An extremely cool feature of depression is an overwhelming indifference to the concept of staying alive. Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it makes perverse sense that, for many people, it’s among the first victims of a depressive episode. A friendly warning: this piece mentions—but doesn’t explicitly discuss—depression, eating disorders, and … [Read more...] about How To Feed Yourself When You’re Depressed
An extremely cool feature of depression is an overwhelming indifference to the concept of staying alive. Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it makes perverse sense that, for many people, it’s among the first victims of a depressive episode. A friendly warning: this piece mentions—but doesn’t explicitly discuss—depression, eating disorders, and … [Read more...] about How To Feed Yourself When You’re Really Depressed
It’s 2017 and a car company ‘Murican enough to get its name shouted in a country music song finally sells an all-electric car. Well... again. This time they promise not to snatch it back and crush it. Which is nice, because the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is pretty decent to drive, and it could take electric vehicles mainstream in a way we haven’t seen before. … [Read more...] about The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt May Be The Start Of The Everyday Electric Revolution
We’re going to be honest about something: We don’t really know where Zendaya came from. I mean, we know she’s an Oakland, CA native, and a child model-turned Disney starlet. We know she appeared on Dancing With the Stars before scoring the role of romantic interest “MJ” in the latest installment of the Spider-Man franchise. We even know … [Read more...] about She Got That Glow: How Zendaya Served Simply Stunning Glamour at the Oscars.
Porsche has been teasing plans for its all-electric Mission E, expected to pack as much as 670 hp, with hyperfast charging times to boot. On Wednesday, the automaker ramped things up a notch, announcing plans to install fast chargers at every single Porsche dealership in the U.S. Porsche’s EV chief also reportedly took a moment to take a swipe at Tesla. The sleek … [Read more...] about Porsche Takes Swipe At Tesla And Also Plans Fast Chargers At Every U.S. Dealer