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Aug 21, 2019
Driverless Scooters Are Coming… But Why?Could there be more to a driverless scooter than just a mashup of two mobility technology buzzwords?
Aug 8, 2019
What Are The Regulatory Barriers To Full Self-Driving?Elon Musk says Tesla needs regulator approval to release the "Full Self-Driving" functionality to the public, but does he? It's complicated.
Aug 2, 2019
Finnish Tesla Model 3 Inspection Reveals Soft, Thin, Under-Spec PaintTesla's paint woes take on a new dimension, as one tenacious Finn orders an inspection revealing wildly under-spec paint on his Tesla Model 3.
Jul 31, 2019
Merge Now Episode #10: Alisyn Malek of May Mobility on the Autonomous Urban Shuttle BusinessLow-speed shuttles are one of the first areas where real businesses are being built around driverless tech, making them a case study for its challenges and opportunities.
Jul 29, 2019
Customers Revolt As Fix For Tesla's Touchscreen "Yellow Band" Problem Remains ElusiveTesla's most unique feature continues to be one of its biggest headaches, as customers await touchscreen fixes.
Jul 29, 2019
Navya Pivots Away From "Experimental" Autonomous Shuttle BusinessRush into low-speed shuttles hasn't panned out for the French firm, which is now shifting to third-party development work.
Jul 26, 2019
Tesla Execs Claim Service Problems Are Over As Owner Frustration Boils OverYou can't fix a problem if you're too busy denying it exists, but that's what Tesla executives seem to be doing... even as owner forums simmer with frustration.
Jul 25, 2019
Tesla Loses $408m And Longtime CTO As Hoped-For Profits Remain ElusiveTesla can't translate record deliveries into profits as longtime executive leaves and tough third quarter looms.
Jul 19, 2019
NAVYA Shuttle Incidents Show Risks Of Even A Low-Speed Rush To AutonomyLow-speed limited-autonomy shuttles are an attractive way to bring self-driving vehicles to city streets today, but the risks are still real.
Jul 17, 2019
Merge Now Episode #9: Mike Granoff of Maniv MobilityThe managing director of one of the leading mobility technology investment funds, Maniv Mobility, reflects on the road to becoming a $100m powerhouse.
Jul 16, 2019
Tesla Adjusts Pricing As Markets Weigh "Full Self-Driving" PromiseTesla's continues search for an optimal balance between demand and margins, but these changes hardly matter in the face of its Full Self-Driving ambitions.
Jun 26, 2019
Merge Now Episode #8: Bryan Salesky of Argo AI On The Evolution Of AutonomyThe founder and CEO of Argo AI reflects on autonomy's transition from experiment to product development and addresses the space's burning questions.
Jun 26, 2019
Starsky Begins Testing Fully-Uncrewed Trucks On Florida's Public RoadsThe freight trucking startup takes another big step, thanks to Florida's laws allowing vehicles on public roads with nobody on board.
Jun 25, 2019
Can Insurance Solve One Of Micromobility's Biggest Challenges?An Israeli startup is expanding from commercial drone insurance to shared scooter insurance, offering a potential solution to safety concerns.
Jun 24, 2019
EPA Join Local Authorities In Evaluating Clean Air Act Compliance At Tesla FactoryThe environmental issues at Tesla's Fremont, CA factory are looking more serious, as federal investigators perform increasingly-rare evaluations.
Jun 20, 2019
Merge Now Episode #7: Building The Motorcycle Of The Future, with ARC Vehicles CEO Mark TrumanWe talk to ARC Vehicles CEO Mark Truman about his tech-drenched electric motorcycle, the Vector, and using new technologies for enthusiast purposes.
Jun 13, 2019
Shifting Alliances Hint At New Balance Of Power In Autonomous CarsOnce upon a time, autonomous drive developers could dictate terms to automakers but that seems to be changing.
Jun 13, 2019
Starsky Robotics Becomes First Uncrewed Truck To Hit 55 MPHTo the best of our knowledge, this is the fastest an uncrewed road-legal semi truck has ever driven.
Jun 12, 2019
Book Review: Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and DriverlessDan Albert's new book looks to the history of America's complex relationship with the car in order to understand its unpredictable future.
Jun 11, 2019
Musk Rallies The Faithful At Tesla's Annual Shareholder MeetingThe divide between those who believe Elon Musk and those who don't grows wider with every utterance from the Tesla CEO.
Jun 10, 2019
Audi Issues First Recall For Electric E-tron SUVRecalls and EV fires are always a hot-button issue, but Audi's early move to fix E-tron battery compartments is the right thing to do.
Jun 8, 2019
Tesla Issues Statement On Paint Shop ProblemsTesla's statement seeks to dismiss concerns that are still a long way from being satisfied, and The Drive's investigation continues.
Jun 6, 2019
Tesla In Settlement Proceedings Over 19 Air Quality Violations As Investigation ContinuesThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District confirms The Drive's reporting on the unfolding air pollution scandal at Tesla's Fremont factory.
Jun 5, 2019
Merge Now Episode #5: Why HD Mapping Matters, With Shaun StewartElon Musk's lidar-bashing has been argued to death, but what about his claim that autonomous vehicles don't need HD maps?
Jun 3, 2019