Covered in a bit of a tarp, the newest Batmobile to hit the streets of Gotham City and Metropolis has been partially unveiled this afternoon. Director Zach Snyder has let just the tiniest bit of this vehicle be shown, suggesting that the full unveil will have to wait a bit longer.
The group known as Google Ventures operates "entirely" separate from Google. Google Ventures operates independently from Google, that is, and it makes entirely financially-driven decisions with how it invests its money. This week Google Maps was updated to include an Uber link in its suggestions for how you might take public transport from one place to the other.
Volvo has been working diligently on its self-driving car technology, having been testing it in various forms for a while now. The auto maker recently announced it is expanding its tests, extending it to real-world driving using customers operating them in everyday driving conditions.
Uber, the rapidly-growing car service that has caused quite the gnashing of teeth among taxi drivers, is geared up to launch a family-centric ride-sharing service called "Uber Family," it has been revealed. In addition, a recent job listing suggests the service is expanding the number of cities it operates in.
It's barely been a month since Uber and Lyft started their services in Tampa, Florida, that the companies are facing the brunt of officers with the Public Transportation Commission. News is that the authorities are cracking down on the drivers of the ridesharing companies, and will no longer be issuing warning but handing out direct fines.
In a post today on its website, the FTC has voiced its opposition to state bans on direct car sales, the most notable of which being those that block Tesla's direct-to-consumers Model S sales model. The three directors behind the post go on to compare direct sales to other modern industry changes.
If you’ve grown tired of spraying your car down from time to time, Nissan feels your pain. The car manufacturer is testing a new paint for their vehicles which would repel water and other debris, putting the car wash squarely in its place. Currently on the Europe-only Nissan Note, the technology is being tested for applications on other Nissan vehicles as well.