Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Nauto Raises $159 Million, Expansion Of Autonomous Vehicle Data Platform Coming

The Palo Alto–based firm Nauto, which retrofits vehicle fleets with networked safety camera-equipped devices, amongst other things, has raised $159 million in a Series B round led by SoftBank and Reid Hoffman at Greylock

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Caltrans Is Already Modifying California’s Roads For Self-Driving Cars

Caltrans has already begun altering California’s roadways so as to better accommodate the rollout of self-driving vehicles. It is doing so mostly by better accommodating the way that many self-driving vehicles navigate. This news comes from recent comments from the director of Caltrans

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Self-Driving Semi Truck Firm Embark Raises $15 Million In Series A Funding Round

The self-driving semi truck firm Embark has raised around $15 million as part of a Series A funding round — led by Data Collective, but also including participation by YC Continuity, Maven Ventures, and SV Angel

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It’s Never Been Done Before

It’s a common argument — whether worded so directly or not. It’s a reason used to not start a business, to not advocate for better government policies, to not launch a new product. This simple argument stifles many an effort to make the world better

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Toyota Electric Car Will Use Solid-State Batteries For Long Range & Quicker Charging

Toyota says it will introduce an electric car with a solid state battery for long range and quick recharging capability to the Japanese market by 2022. Is that a good thing?

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Mercedes-Benz Gets In On The Formula E Action

Following in the footsteps of Audi’s announcement earlier this month, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it will be competing in the all-electric Formula E series from 2019 onwards

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US Energy Dept. Goes Rogue On Biofuel, Celebrates Bio-Based Economy

So, this is weird. In one corner, you have US President* Donald J. Trump talking up the fossil fuel industry and denying climate change, and meanwhile his Department of Energy is touting a breakthrough in biofuel production and dropping another $40 million on new research aimed at ramping up the bio-based economy of the future

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