LYFT teams with SPLT to improve Non-Emergency Medical Transport (NEMT)

If you’re an able-bodied, technological person, you probably don’t need to worry too much about getting from one place to another. Chances are good you can drive somewhere, walk to a bus stop, use your smartphone to hail a ride-sharing service, or any number of other ways of getting from place to place. Not everybody … Read more

Swann Navigator HD review: A fully featured HD dash camera

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Dash cameras are a great way to help protect you from the aftermath of accidents by providing a live recording of the incident as it happens. Our Swann Navigator HD review takes a look at a full 1080p HD dash camera with wide angle viewing, GPS tracking, and collision & acceleration detection. Specifications The Swann … Read more

Watch this truck roll out its own temporary road, roll it back up

Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t… ok, so for the foreseeable future we’re still going to need roads. Doc Brown and the rest of the Back to the Future team overestimated just a bit with their ideas of the future. Even though roads are very important for getting from one place to another, there are … Read more

Tesla set to make improvements to Autopilot radar

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Elon Musk took to Twitter to hint at Tesla improving the Bosch radar sensor on its Autopilot system. This comes after a whirlwind of press coverage and much talk over the first Autopilot fatality. The accident, where Tesla’s Autopilot failed to recognize the white side of a truck against a bright sky, killed the driver … Read more

Watch an LA Uber driver explode on passenger

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In a three minute video posted to YouTube an LA Uber driver explodes on his passenger as he brings her to the emergency room. The entire altercation doesn’t get on video until the end but it’s clear the Uber driver is very agitated. Watch the video below and we’ll pick up the story afterward. https://youtu.be/tu2T0y9AXtI … Read more

Bracketron Si Dash Mount review: Clipless smartphone vehicle mounting

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There are various dash mounts that you can get to hold your smartphone while driving. Most of these require you to clip your phone in, which can be a bit of a pain getting your phone in and out of the mount. Our Bracketron Si Dash Mount review takes a look at one of the … Read more

Belkin USB-C Car Charger + Cable review: Worry free rapid USB-C device charging

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With USB-C devices becoming more prevalent, more accessories are becoming available. Our Belkin USB-C Car Charger+Cable review takes a look at a charger for your vehicle that’s backed with a $2500 connected equipment warranty. Specifications The Belkin USB-C Car Charger+Cable has the following features and specifications: CHARGER USB-PD chipset: Charges Ultrabooks up to 27W/3A Charges smartphones/tablets … Read more

[UPDATED] Tesla’s Autopilot “failure” is a lesson in distracted driving

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As we reported this morning, the NHTSA is launching an investigation into a fatal accident involving a Tesla being driven in Autopilot. Is the incident a lesson in distracted driving or a a flaw in Autopilot? While the NHTSA has yet to investigate the accident, we do have witnesses and evidence to help us at least start … Read more

[UPDATED] NHTSA opens investigation on Tesla fatality

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The NHTSA is opening an investigation into a fatal accident involving a Tesla driving in Autopilot mode. This is the first Tesla fatality involving Autopilot, Tesla shares dropped three percent overnight on the news of the investigation. Joshua D. Brown of Canton, Ohio was the victim in this first Tesla fatality involving a tractor trailer. Brown was driving … Read more

Goluk T1 Dash Cam Review: Feature packed, nice price

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The use of a dash cam is pretty standard in a lot of countries and they’re just starting to gain more widespread use here in the States. Most people who use a dash cam use it to record their daily commute to keep a record in case something happens. You might ask, what could happen … Read more

Tesla Model S Boat Mode Observed, Elon Musk Doesn’t Recommend It

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Is there anything that Tesla cars can’t do? Aside from being incredible looking cars, we’ve seen Insane Mode added to the Model S via a software update. We’ve witnessed the Model X and its Biohazard Defense Mode (available on future Model S vehicles) clear out pollution. If you thought the only areas left for Tesla … Read more

Lyft’s Plan to Automate Everything

Change is inevitable in the automobile industry, and anyone who doesn’t believe it should take a long look into the future of the ridesharing service called Lyft. The idea is simply complex. Use an app on your phone to book a ride to or from virtually anywhere in town. It started in 2012 as what many … Read more

Norway Close To Banning New Sales Of Gas-Powered Cars By 2025

Living in America, it can sometimes be difficult to believe that politicians are actually able to agree on anything. Norway has had a bit more cooperation in that regard lately, and it’s been reported that the country’s government have nearly come to an agreement that would ban the sale of new gas-powered cars as soon as … Read more

Are You Ready For Autonomous Vehicles?

Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are becoming a topic of discussion among even the non-tech community which usually means the tech is breaching into the mainstream. Google has been one of the driving forces behind autonomous vehicles with the Google self-driving car and now other car manufacturers are actively joining the fray. Volvo has been experimenting with the … Read more

Hyperloop One Proves Viability Of Hyperloop Transportation With Successful Test Run

Hyperloop One successful test

The Hyperloop was just an idea back in August of 2013 when Elon Musk outlined his concept for the future of transportation. Despite the popularity of the idea, Musk and his company SpaceX wouldn’t be pursuing the technology on their own, but instead promised to help anyone interested in building a Hyperloop prototype. Musk put together … Read more

Two More Tesla Executives Leaving The Company

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Only a few days after showing off how completely real their Bioweapon Defense mode actually is, Tesla had some less exciting news today. It’s been reported that two more Tesla executives are leaving the company, and the timing is pretty bad. The two departing vice presidents are in charge of production and manufacturing, both pretty … Read more

Google Taps Fiat Chrysler Automobiles For Self-Driving Car Collaboration

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Google has been working on their self-driving car project for a good amount of time. They’re now partnering up with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to add around 100 2017 Pacifica hybrid minivans to the project. This collaboration between Google and FCA is the first direct cooperation between Google and a major automaker on the self-driving project. Apple … Read more

Tesla Bioweapon Defense Mode Is Not A Gimmick

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Tesla now has a stable of two (soon to be three) electric vehicles that are drool-worthy on their looks alone. Many of us here at Techaeris would love to have one, and have offered multiple times to test one out and provide a complete review (we’re still more than willing, Mr. Musk). The Tesla Model … Read more

LeEco CEO Calls Apple “Outdated,” Outlines Plans For The Future

If you’re like me, LeEco and Jia Yueting aren’t household names.  Mr. Yueting is a Chinese billionaire who runs LeEco.  We’ll talk aboutLeEco in a minute.  But consider our picture of communism  and socialism, laden with poverty.  That may have been true in the past, but China seems to have blended some variation of socialism … Read more

Apple Picks Up Another Former Key Tesla Employee

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9to5 Mac is reporting that another former key Tesla employee has ended up on the Apple payroll to work on Apple’s (not so) secret Titan car project. Chris Porritt is the former Tesla VP of Vehicle Engineering, and he also worked for Aston Martin as their Chief Engineer. The new hire isn’t much of a surprise as … Read more

Volvo Autonomous Cars Could Hit Chinese Roads Soon

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Autonomous cars (believe it or not) are being worked on by more than just Alphabet Inc. and Tesla Motors, companies like Toyota, Ford and Volvo all have their own research cooking too. Many believe the future of transportation is in autonomous cars and companies are testing their tech fervently trying to be the first to … Read more

Ford Launches “No Profile” Light Bar For Police SUV

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Police vehicles are generally easy to spot with their markings, color and large light bar across the roof. But law enforcement agencies prefer that the public not see them coming. That’s why Ford is launching a new “no profile” light bar on its 2016 Interceptor Utility SUV. The police light bar is cleverly integrated into … Read more