Tesla to enter Indian market with new sedan, but high import duty a roadblock

By on November 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM.

Tesla to enter Indian market with new sedan, but high import duty a roadblock

US-based premium electric car maker Tesla Motors is keen to enter the Indian market and has even identified the country as one of the possible locations to set up a manufacturing plant in Asia. More →
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Cruise: a hands-free car kit with a difference

By on June 25, 2014 at 2:50 PM.

Cruise: a hands-free car kit with a difference

The world's leading automotive firms have set themselves a deadline for 2020 for launching their first fully-autonomous cars, but aware of drivers' impatience and the amount of buzz that talk of self-driving cars is generating, a Californian startup company called Cruise is looking to offer a do-it-yourself stopgap. Called Cruise PR1, it can be retro-fitted to an existing car and will offer what the company confidently calls "the first highway autopilot for your car." More →
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Google’s self-driving car unveiled sans a steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedal

By on May 28, 2014 at 12:33 PM.

Google’s self-driving car unveiled sans a steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedal

Till now Google’s self-driving cars have been retrofitted Toyota Priuses and Lexus SUVs. But on Tuesday, Google unveiled its first prototype of a self-driving car built from scratch. More →
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Google self-driving car coming around the corner

By on May 18, 2014 at 4:55 PM.

Google self-driving car coming around the corner

A white Lexus cruised along a road near the Google campus, braking for pedestrians and scooting over in its lane to give bicyclists ample space. The car eased into a turn lane, waited for a green light and a break in traffic, then continued on its way in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View. It even avoided stopping on train tracks. But there was nobody holding the wheel. What looked like the work of a conscientious driver was a Google car making all the moves - with an AFP reporter in the back seat. More →
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Google’s self-driving car reverie now a dream come true

By on May 15, 2014 at 1:35 PM.

Google’s self-driving car reverie now a dream come true

Google’s self-driving dream car project has become a reality, owing to the immense amount of progress that it has made in its recent years. The organization shared valuable information about its invention and the success that the project has received. The project was started initially in 2009 under Sebastian Thrun, CEO and cofounder of Udacity, with a focus on negotiating freeways but features such as pedestrian and cyclist detection, sign reading and other advanced software models that have been recently incorporated. More →
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