Cloudera and Carvana, tech’s next two IPOs, both price at $15 per share
 Another day another IPO(s). Due to the recent success of public offerings from companies like Yext, Okta and Snap it seems the time is now for startups to go public. And tomorrow we have two IPOs that are weirdly similar when you look at the numbers. Both will offer the same amount of shares for the same price on the same exchange, and even sound alike – Carvana and Cloudera. I… Read More ...
Apple’s self-driving Lexus test SUV spotted in Silicon Valley
Earlier this month, word surfaced that Apple had both applied for and been granted a permit to test self-driving vehicular technology on public roads in California. Following that, someone has spotted a Lexus vehicle fitted with autonomous technology that Apple is using to conduct tests, though none of it appears to contain any Apple-centric gadgets. The vehicle’s presence follows the … Continue reading...
SiriusXM buys Automatic to go deeper into your connected car
SiriusXM has acquired Automatic, makers of a wireless adapter that plugs in under your dashboard and pipes car information directly to your smartphone. The news, announced today, sees SiriusXM extend its reach from the infotainment system, where it has built a reputation for satellite radio and connected services. With the addition of Automatic, it’ll be able to pull even greater … Continue reading...
Anki OVERDRIVE gets wild with Fast & Furious Edition
Some like their cars with finesse and suave. Others like theirs with missile launchers and all sorts of hi-tech weapons of mass destruction. For the latter class, the closest you’ll get to cars like those are in movies like the Fast & Furious or toys like Anki OVERDRIVE. So, why not have them both? That is exactly what Anki and … Continue reading...
Feeling drained? Here’s how to check, recharge, and replace your car’s dead battery
When it comes to car problems, nothing is ever convenient. Fortunately, as unexpected automotive obstacles go, a zapped battery is easy to address. In this article, we’ll cover how to check your battery’s voltage, how to recharge it, and how to replace it if needed. The post Feeling drained? Here’s how to check, recharge, and replace your car’s dead battery appeared first on Digital Trends....
If you’ve never considered a cruise before, you will now
If the idea of a cruise has always failed to float your boat, then might you be persuaded if you were told that on the top deck of your ship is a two-level, Ferrari-branded go-kart track? The post If you’ve never considered a cruise before, you will now appeared first on Digital Trends.
Grilling the guys behind the Lucid Air, the lux EV that makes Teslas look tame
Lucid Motors CTO Peter Rawlinson and design boss Derek Jenkins walk us through the Lucid Air electric car, and what they think makes this new, high-performance luxury sedan so disruptive. The post Grilling the guys behind the Lucid Air, the lux EV that makes Teslas look tame appeared first on Digital Trends....
ChargePoint is ready for flying EVs
 Yesterday I wrote about a poll conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan that found people were interested in flying cars if they were autonomous, shared, and electric. As soon as I posted that, I found an email in my inbox saying that ChargePoint and Uber Elevate, among others at the recent conference on flying vehicles, had partnered to prepare for just that exact… Read More ...
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Review: Uncompromising track star
Ford should make you sign a contract committing to go to the track every weekend before they’ll sell you a 2017 Shelby GT350. This 5.2-liter V8 Mustang may be related to the affordable coupe that bears the same nameplate but, by the time Ford Performance is through, it’s a very distant cousin. To be worthy of the rearing snake badge, … Continue reading...
10 essential questions to ask when buying a used car
When you're looking to buy a used vehicle, there are questions that help you separate the good cars from the junkers. Here's are the 10 essential things to ask when buying a used car. The post 10 essential questions to ask when buying a used car appeared first on Digital Trends.
Kitty Hawk’s flying car flies, floats, but doesn’t roll
Silicon Valley is often credited for defining and redefining many things, and it seems it is set to redefine what a “car” is. One that can fly in air, float on water, but not drive on land. That might be the impression you’ll get from seeing this flying car prototype from Kitty Hawk, until you realize what it really is: … Continue reading...
How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold
Infiniti design boss Alfonso Albaisa discusses how to tell a story with design, and how emerging technologies like electric power and autonomous driving will change the way cars look in the future. The post How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold appeared first on Digital Trends.
If you build a flying car, will they come?
 Flying cars have been a sci-fi promise for decades, and we’re hearing that they may be a reality soon. Maybe. But are consumers really waiting with bated breath for a flying car? Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan’s Sustainable Worldwide Transportation group surveyed 508 Americans online in April 2017 to find out what people think of this sci-fi… Read More ...
Waymo launches early rider beta program in Phoenix
If Alphabet managed to pique your interest by launching Waymo and you happen to live in the Phoenix area, good news: beginning today, you can apply to participate in Waymo’s early rider program. A trial for Alphabet’s self-driving fleet of cars, Waymo doesn’t just want to get you from point A to point B once and then call it good. … Continue reading...
Mini Remastered looks like a child of the ’60s, but is totally new under the skin
The Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive is a modern take on the classic Mini. It features everything from a re-engineered body and tuned engine, to an updated interior with modern tech. The post Mini Remastered looks like a child of the ’60s, but is totally new under the skin appeared first on Digital Trends....
Chevrolet Teen Driver and Safe Driver Technology: Our first take
The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze is equipped with technology to improve driving habits for owners of all ages. The post Chevrolet Teen Driver and Safe Driver Technology: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends.
Amazon’s autonomous car strategy is not to build one
Much like what’s suspected of Apple’s driverless car strategy, Amazon has been reported to be taking a different approach. Instead of building their own vehicles that’d be able to drive themselves, Amazon is said this week to be working on leveraging the incoming technology. This means Amazon would use autonomous cars made by 3rd-party companies instead of going through the … Continue reading...
Amazon’s autonomous car strategy is not to build one
Much like what’s suspected of Apple’s driverless car strategy, Amazon has been reported to be taking a different approach. Instead of building their own vehicles that’d be able to drive themselves, Amazon is said this week to be working on leveraging the incoming technology. This means Amazon would use autonomous cars made by 3rd-party companies instead of going through the … Continue reading...
Amazon’s autonomous car strategy is not to build one
Much like what’s suspected of Apple’s driverless car strategy, Amazon has been reported to be taking a different approach. Instead of building their own vehicles that’d be able to drive themselves, Amazon is said this week to be working on leveraging the incoming technology. This means Amazon would use autonomous cars made by 3rd-party companies instead of going through the … Continue reading...
Amazon’s autonomous car strategy is not to build one
Much like what’s suspected of Apple’s driverless car strategy, Amazon has been reported to be taking a different approach. Instead of building their own vehicles that’d be able to drive themselves, Amazon is said this week to be working on leveraging the incoming technology. This means Amazon would use autonomous cars made by 3rd-party companies instead of going through the … Continue reading...