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Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov unveils its answer to Tesla

The Russian weapons manufacturer Kalashnikov, best known for making the AK-47 machine gun* gas-operated – rotating bolt rifle with automatic capabilities, has unveiled a fleet of electric and hybrid

CarBlip’s car buying app raises $2 million

CarBlip, a new car-buying mobile application that’s aiming to compete with services like Wyper, has raised $2 million in a new round of financing. The investment was led by Nordic Eye Venture C

Hands-free driving is coming to all Cadillac models, other GM brands

Starting in 2020, Cadillac will start to offer a lightweight, semi-autonomous driving mode on every Cadillac model. The Super Cruise system is already available today but limited to just the full-size

Ford’s new SmartLink connected upgrade for older vehicles will be available mid-2018

Ford is finally detailing availability of its FordPass SmartLink accessory, an OBD II plug-in device with Verizon 4G LTE on board which can add connected car features to model year 2010 to 2017 Ford v

UK kicks off driverless car law review to get tech on the road by 2021

In 2021 the UK government intends the country to be well on its way to a driverless future. No, not a cheap joke about Brexit — yesterday it announced a three-year regulatory review to “

Volkswagen’s latest I.D. concept EV is a stunner self-driving sport sedan

Volkswagen has revealed its latest I.D. concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland: The I.D. Vizzion, which is a lot less sleepy than all those ‘Zs’ might suggest. The Vizzion

Ford cars are getting a new ‘voice-controlled co-driver’ thanks to Sygic

Ford vehicles equipped with the automaker’s SYNC 3 infotainment system will soon have access to a new voice-powered driving assistant behind the wheel – Sygic’s new aptly named “Dr

Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner

Not every self-driving car has to be able to move passengers from point A to point B. Take, for example, Nuro: The startup just revealed their unique autonomous vehicle platform, which is more of a mo

Volkswagen’s MOIA debuts its all-electric rideshare vehicle

Some carmakers are talking a lot about the potential of shared mobility services and alternatives to car ownership, but Volkswagen’s MOIA is actually going a step further, with a brand new vehic

Waymo racks up 4 million self-driven miles

Waymo continues to press its lead in terms of actual miles driven on roads, which is potentially the most important metric out there when it comes to building successful autonomous driving technology.

Ford’s robot butt makes sure its cars can handle your butt IRL

Ford has a robotic butt it actually calls ‘Robutt’ (via MIT Technology Review) that it uses to test its car seats, helping to make sure they’re durable enough to withstand numerous b

Crunch Report | Snapchat Halloween Costume

Duo Security raises $70 million, a close look at Apple's self-driving car, Snapchat's Halloween costume and Abu Dhabi's state fund is doing business in San Francisco. All this on Crunch Report!

Crunch Report | Vantiv Buys Worldpay for $10 Billion

Dave McClure steps down from 500 Startups, Vantiv buys Worldpay for $10 billion, Baidu's self-driving platform and Baidu teams up with Nvidia. All this on Crunch Report.

These are the autonomous trucks that Google’s Waymo is testing

Alphabet/Google’s self-driving car division Waymo disclosed earlier this month that it is working on (semi-)autonomous trucks, and now we have our first look at the vehicles in question. Jalopni

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking a leave of absence, Verizon closes on its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and Marissa Mayer is leaving the company, Tim Cook discusses more of Apple's car plans an

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does

Survey says: Kids these days aren’t so into electric or autonomous vehicles

Conventional wisdom has kind of assumed that old fogies are afraid of self-driving cars and suffer from crippling range anxiety when it comes to EVs. Those youngsters, though, are all about autonomous

Crunch Report | Boomerang Joins The Subscription Games

It's the 500th episode of Crunch Report. Boomerang joins the subscription games, Lincoln tries to boost sales with chauffers and Justin Kan's new legal startup AtriumLTS. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | Dropbox Uploads $600 Million Credit Line

Twitter stops counting @ replies, Dropbox takes a $600 million credit line, Audi acquires Silvercar and Toyota drives deeper into AI research. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | Tesla’s Long List of Updated Updates

Tesla's long list of updated updates, Instacart agrees to settle class-action lawsuit and SB Drive pulls in $4.6 million. All this on Crunch Report.
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