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  • Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway

    Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway0

    Transforming the way we travel is an essential part of tackling the climate crisis. The transport sector contributes about 20% of global carbon emissions. In the UK the figure is 33%, and the country has made virtually no progress in reducing emissions from transport. In many countries, they’re actually increasing. Electric vehicles are often hailed

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  • Top UK Companies Developing Driverless Cars

    Top UK Companies Developing Driverless Cars0

    Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Although Europe is trailing behind the rest of the world when it comes to connected and autonomous vehicle technology, a number of UK-based companies are hoping to change that. A massive £500 million has already been invested here by the automotive industry, technology companies and the UK government into R&D and

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  • How Driverless Cars Will Change the UK Forever

    How Driverless Cars Will Change the UK Forever0

    By Techworld Staff | Oct 30, 2019 Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn In 2017, then-Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond claimed that driverless cars could be on UK roads as soon as 2021. Speaking with the BBC, Hammond said: “Some would say that’s a bold move, but we have to embrace these technologies if we want

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  • How Self-Driving Cars Could Shape Our Future

    How Self-Driving Cars Could Shape Our Future0

    Once challenges are surmounted, the world (and world of business) may be altered forever. August 12, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Self-driving cars are a shared ambition among Google, Tesla, Apple, Uber and Lyft, among other automotive, tech and ridesharing companies. For Uber and Lyft specifically, it’s a matter of

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  • Uber: ‘Aggressive’ drivers are bullying our self-driving cars

    Uber: ‘Aggressive’ drivers are bullying our self-driving cars0

    People are being mean to self-driving vehicles, says Uber’s Eric Meyhofer “Aggressive” drivers and pedestrians are bullying self-driving vehicles, according to Uber advanced technologies group head Eric Meyhofer. The company has even recorded people hurling abuse at its autonomous vehicles, according to Meyhofer. Meyhofer was speaking at Uber’s Elevate conference in Washington DC. “We’ve seen people bully

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  • Four dead as crane collapses onto cars in downtown Seattle

    Four dead as crane collapses onto cars in downtown Seattle0

    Four people were killed when a construction crane collapsed Saturday in downtown Seattle, pinning cars underneath.  All of the victims were dead by the time firefighters got to the scene, the Seattle Fire Department said. Other people have been transported to the hospital, the department said.  “It was terrifying,” Esther Nelson, a biotech researcher who

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