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  • Uber Can Help Companies Be More Desirable To Work For With Its New Perks Program

    Uber Can Help Companies Be More Desirable To Work For With Its New Perks Program

    On-demand car service Uber announced a new perks program that can instantly make a company cooler to work for. If you want to be able to provide transportation as a perk or benefit for your employees, Uber has the solution for you. The program allows companies to dole out “Uber credits” to employees and requires no long-term commitment, it’s just a month-to-month thing. Read More

  • Drive Me: Lyft Just Might Have The Customer Experience Advantage Over Uber

    Drive Me: Lyft Just Might Have The Customer Experience Advantage Over Uber

    I’m not a fan of pitting two or more companies against one another and calling “war,” but the reality is that there’s such a thing as competition and advantage in any marketplace. One of the hottest verticals of interest as of late is transportation. I’m ready to buy a Lit Motors car, which we saw at Disrupt, and I’ve used Uber since it launched. One of… Read More

  • CloudCar, The Stealthy Startup That Andy Rubin Is *Not* Joining, Has Raised $11.5M

    CloudCar, The Stealthy Startup That Andy Rubin Is *Not* Joining, Has Raised $11.5M

    CloudCar, a startup still in stealth mode that was the subject of rumors earlier this month when Robert Scoble reported that Andy Rubin would leave his job at Google to join it, has filed a Form D with the SEC indicating that it has raised $11.5 million in a Series A round. The startup may not be Rubin’s next place of employment, but he is connected to it: after the rumor hit, and then… Read More

  • Ford to Sell Solar Panel System Alongside Electric Cars

    Ford to Sell Solar Panel System Alongside Electric Cars

    Ford Motor Company is teaming up with San Jose-based solar panel maker SunPower to offer a rooftop solar system option which will be sold alongside the upcoming Ford Focus EV. The “Drive Green for Life” program, as it’s being called, involves mounting solar panels on a customer’s home. These panels wouldn’t be used just to charge the Focus itself, however. Read More

  • Meet AutoBot: Your Car’s Dashboard On Your iPhone

    Did you know there is a Viper remote starter out right now that can be controlled with an iPhone for $500? That seems kinda pricey and dull on extra features. What if you wanted even more control of your car, right on your iPhone’s wonderful interface? Meet AutoBot, the answer to your call. Read More

  • Spyker Car Watches Hands-On

    Very close to production, I get some hands on time with the new Spyker watch collection made specially for Spyker by Expressions d’Artistes International. I first covered the Spyker watch collection here. What will change for production are the watch hands, that will end up being more legible. Otherwise, what you see is what Spyker car lover will end up getting for themselves. No viewing… Read More

  • Could I interest the gentleman in a bespoke toy car?

    If you have $65 to spend and you want a Pinewood Derby racer that will literally outlive you and most of your descendants, drop over to this website and press the Buy Now button. Read More

  • Nintendo controller car mod goes too far

    I’m all for letting your geek flag fly, but this is a bit much. Perhaps he wanted to be able to control the car from the front? At least it’s something that you can hide under you hood. I dunno. Props for knowing your roots and such. Read More

  • First pre-production Volt rolls off the line

    Things are looking good for the Volt. Chevy said that the first pre-production Volt rolled off the line yesterday. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you can buy one yet, but it’s still a pretty huge deal. For the future! Read More

  • Ford announces inflatable seatbelts, one step closer to Demolition Man

    Ford just announced the inflatable seatbelt, intended to protect passengers seated in the back of the vehicle, where they are more vulnerable to head, chest, and neck injuries. How long will it be before our vehicles are filled with SecureFoam, filling our vehicles whenever we crash. Read More