Ghost raises $63.7 million to develop an aftermarket kit that gives cars self-driving capabilities

Self-driving cars have countless obstacles to contend with, chief among them drivers who don’t always act predictably — or responsibly. There’s also precipitation and wind to worry about, plus jaywalking pedestrians and zippy electric bikes and scooters. That’s not to mention alleyways and busy intersections that no amount of Google Maps data can elucidate. PerhapsContinue reading “Ghost raises $63.7 million to develop an aftermarket kit that gives cars self-driving capabilities”

Electric crate motors; make turning your gas car into an EV easy

These two new conversion kits are plug-and-play – batteries not included – but take note, purists may disapprove Not one, but two companies this month unveiled something electric car enthusiasts have been asking for for a long time — electric “crate motors” that can be pretty easily swapped into whatever gasoline-powered vehicle they’ll physically fitContinue reading “Electric crate motors; make turning your gas car into an EV easy”

Tesla Patents Frickin’ Laser Beams That Clean a Car’s Glass

From Car and Driver Tesla has filed a patent for the process of cleaning a vehicle’s glass surfaces using laser beams. The laser cleaning process could clean dirt and other debris blocking the view of a camera used for advanced driver-assistance features. Tesla also says the lasers could be used to clean the surfaces of solar panels. Tesla CEOContinue reading “Tesla Patents Frickin’ Laser Beams That Clean a Car’s Glass”

LG U+, in Collaboration with Nreal, is preparing to launch Augmented Reality Glasses in Early 2020

On Thursday LG U+ announced that it has signed an exclusive deal with Beijing’s mixed reality display developer Nreal to launch augmented reality glasses in South Korea in early 2020.   The Korean telecom operator unveiled Nreal Light AR glasses to show off its AR applications on LG Electronics’ 5G smartphone V50 ThinQ.   AR overlays digital contentContinue reading “LG U+, in Collaboration with Nreal, is preparing to launch Augmented Reality Glasses in Early 2020”

Amazon’s electric-van deal with Michigan startup Rivian is biggest EV order ever

Plymouth-based electric vehicle startup company Rivian Automotive has an agreement to fill the largest order of fully electric vehicles in automotive history. The startup is to build 100,000 electric vans for e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. over the next decade, Rivian said Thursday. The first batch of vans is expected to hit U.S. roadways by 2021, with 10,000 on the road by lateContinue reading “Amazon’s electric-van deal with Michigan startup Rivian is biggest EV order ever”

Tesla Cybertruck Could Be Perfect For Police, Fire, Water, Military

While some people may assert that the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, and Ram 1500 are okay to look at, we argue that they’re not incredibly attractive in any sense. This is especially true when they’re compared to sporty passenger cars. Perhaps small trucks like the Chevy Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, and Honda Ridgeline are a bit more “sporty”Continue reading “Tesla Cybertruck Could Be Perfect For Police, Fire, Water, Military”

10 Best Reasons Organizations Turn To a Managed Service Provider

Over the last several years, organizations have become more familiar with managed services and are turning to them for management of certain IT functions, particularly email hosting, storage, backup and recovery, and network monitoring. Picture this: an organization’s IT department is overwhelmed with requests, and has a hard time solving the issues in a timely manner.Continue reading “10 Best Reasons Organizations Turn To a Managed Service Provider”

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