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Bye-bye, Firefly: Waymo retires its autonomous prototype vehicle

Bye-bye, Firefly: Waymo retires its autonomous prototype vehicle

If you were holding out for one of those super-cute autonomous pods from Google’s early days of researching self-driving vehicles, I have bad news. The autonomous division of the company is now Waymo (that’s not the bad news), and it announced that it is retiring the little white vehicles, known as “Firefly” inside the company.Read more about Bye-bye, Firefly: Waymo retires its autonomous prototype vehicle[…]

Transfix keeps on truckin’, with $42 million in fresh funding led by NEA

Transfix keeps on truckin’, with $42 million in fresh funding led by NEA

When we last checked in on Transfix in late 2015, the then two-year-old, 26-person, New York-based transportation startup was determined to use its tech to increasingly match customers needing interstate freight shipping with truck drivers needing to make deliveries. It wanted to cut out wasted travel, not to mention greenhouse gas emissions. The company hasRead more about Transfix keeps on truckin’, with $42 million in fresh funding led by NEA[…]

Here’s how the Tesla Model 3 changed from prototype to production car

Here’s how the Tesla Model 3 changed from prototype to production car

Curious about what exactly has changed on the Tesla Model 3 now that we have our first look at the production vehicle? The original prototype was revealed back in May 2016, and it’s changed a bit since that pre-alpha design was shown off to a crowd at Tesla’s Hawthorne Design Studio. The design team atRead more about Here’s how the Tesla Model 3 changed from prototype to production car[…]