Uber self-driving car chief stepping away from leadership role

Uber self-driving car chief stepping away from leadership role

Anthony Levandowski, the controversial chief of Uber’s self-driving car project, is reportedly stepping away from the leadership role due to a lawsuit filed by Google’s autonomous car unit Waymo.

Abnormally high number of humpbacks dying off Atlantic coast: report

Abnormally high number of humpbacks dying off Atlantic coast: report

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Researchers record baby humpback whales 'whispering' to their mothers

Researchers record baby humpback whales 'whispering' to their mothers

Revealing a previously unknown survival technique of whales, a new study found that newborn humpbacks and their mothers whisper to each other to escape potential predators.

Waymo offering free rides to people in its self-driving minivans

Waymo offering free rides to people in its self-driving minivans

Google Inc.’s self-driving car unit Waymo is offering free rides in its autonomous minivans to people in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area of Arizona, the company has confirmed.

AT&T releasing updates for Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus

AT&T releasing updates for Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus

U.S. network provider AT&T is reportedly rolling out its first software update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones.

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Germany: Bosch plans to produce new silicon carbide chips at Reutlingen factory

According to German newspaper FAZ, electronics giant Bosch is planning to manufacture new silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors at its factory in Reutlingen.

CATL gets approval to start new construction of its battery cell factory in Germany

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has been officially granted the requisite approval for starting the new construction of its battery cell factory in Erfurt, Germany.

Scotland: eBike Grant Fund enabled 19 organizations to purchase over 100 e-bikes for 2019-20

In a recent announcement, the Government of Scotland has revealed the first results of its eBike Grant Fund that enables the purchase of electric bikes across the country.

US: Bollinger presents latest versions of B1 electric utility truck and B2 e-pickup

US electric vehicle startup Bollinger Motors has presented new versions of the Jeep-like Bollinger B1 electric utility truck and the Bollinger B2 electric pickup truck.

Daimler’s Smart brand reveals ‘new-generation’ EQ models

German automaker Daimler’s Smart brand has released the first few images of the revised, ‘new-generation’ models of its EQ electric car lineup -- the EQ Fortwo, the EQ Fortwo Cabrio, and the EQ For

Europe: Transport and energy groups call for intelligent EV charging infrastructure

In recently issued joint statement, transport and energy associations in Europe have sought support from European institutions for a rapid deployment of intelligent charging infrastructure for elec

Faraday Institution will award £55M to UK-based consortium for battery research

The UK’s Faraday Institution has announced that it will grant an amount of up to £55 million for battery research, so that battery enhancements for transport and grid storage can be accelerated in