Category Archives: Auto

A robot revolution is well underway, driven by core technologies | ZDNet

Source: A robot revolution is well underway, driven by core technologies | ZDNet A San Diego-based AI company called Brain Corp, which we’ve written about before, offers a case in point of how an OS becomes an extensible base technology that spurs … Continue reading

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3D Metal Printing Tries to Break Into the Manufacturing Mainstream 

“Siemens is doing some interesting work with ground-based gas turbines,” Wohlers says. In printing the turbine blades with a laser-based 3D metal printer made by EOS, “they’ve consolidated 13 parts into one,” he says, “which means they’ve eliminated many welds, reduced … Continue reading

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How To Do The Perfect Scandinavian Flick | CNET

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Electric scooters send more people to the hospital than bicycles or walking

Over a one-year period in two Los Angeles emergency departments, more people were injured while riding standing electric scooters than by riding bicycles or traveling on foot, according to the results of a new study. Documenting injury statistics from September … Continue reading

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Robot run over by self-driving Tesla on way to CES in Las Vegas | Welcome to the Future

A humanoid robot on its way to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has been “hit and destroyed” by a self-driving Tesla. The $2,000 per day rentable model V4 robot, from manufacturer Promobot, was hit by a Tesla Model … Continue reading

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Toyota struggles to save breakthrough Prius hybrid

But, as an updated 2019 version of the Prius gets ready to roll into U.S. showrooms, Toyota is facing a difficult situation. Sales of the Prius have been tumbling for several years and were down 23.2 percent for the first … Continue reading

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China Halts Auto Tariffs, Tesla Lowers Prices of Model S, X – TheStreet

When President Trump met with China’s President Jinping Xi during the G-20 summit, Trump later tweeted that China would reduce its tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles. China had increased its 15% tariff up to 40% in the wake of rising trade … Continue reading

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