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UK"s Arrival, Uber to develop electric ride-hailing car

The car will be a purpose-built electric vehicle for ride-hailing. Arrival said the car would be "affordable," but did not disclose pricing......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 4th, 2021

Mortgage giant Rocket Cos. adds auto finance to its future e-commerce platform

The site, Rocket Auto, will feature vehicle inventory and connect customers directly to auto lender offerings. Rocket Auto currently serves as a white label call center for online used-car retailer Vroom......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

American Axle swings to $38.6M profit in Q1, launches JV for EV powertrain

American Axle said it will join forces with Israel's REE Automotive to develop an electric propulsion system for e-mobility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

Novel matrix-based slow-release urea improves crop production

The applied nitrogen in crop production is easily lost through ammonia emission and nitrogen leaching. Therefore, many attempts have been made to develop novel slow-release fertilizers to reduce nitrogen loss and improve crop production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 12 min. ago

American Axle, Israel"s REE to develop EV propulsion system

The propulsion system will incorporate American Axle's electric drive units into REE's technology that integrates all the traditional vehicle chassis components into the arch of the wheel......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Image: First Ariane 6 fairing at Europe"s Spaceport in French Guiana

Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana is carrying out combined tests to prepare for the arrival of Ariane 6, Europe's next generation heavy-lift launch vehicle......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 12 min. ago

Dumpy and Quasimodo proteins enable tendons and muscles of fruit flies to develop in sync

Two proteins play a key role in the development of flight muscles and their tendons in fruit flies, two RIKEN developmental biologists have shown1. Their study reveals how the components of the muscle–tendon system develop in sync with each other,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 12 min. ago

Why hasn’t Waymo expanded its driverless service? Here’s my theory

Suburban ride-hailing is a lousy business to be in. Enlarge (credit: Sundry Photography / Getty Images) Last October, Waymo did something remarkable: the company launched a fully driverless commercial taxi service called Waymo One. Customers i.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 41 min. ago

US braces for billions of cicadas to emerge after 17 years underground

Some are waiting for their arrival with trepidation, others are curious what they might taste like: Americans are swapping tips on how best to weather the storm when billions of cicadas soon emerge after 17 years underground......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

Joco allowed to continue ebike operations as NYC lawsuit plays out

The City of New York’s lawsuit against JOCO, the docked electric bike-share service, hit a snag with the court Thursday, when it was denied temporary restraining order to end the company’s operations. The city alleges in the lawsuit fiel.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

NYC files lawsuit to halt Citi Bike rival JOCO’s e-bike operations

The City of New York has filed a lawsuit against JOCO, the docked electric bike-share service, just weeks after the company launched operations in the city. The city alleges JOCO is operating illegally because all bike-sharing systems within the city.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

NYC files lawsuit to halt Citi Bike rival JOCO’s ebike operations

The City of New York has filed a lawsuit against JOCO, the docked electric bike share service, just weeks after the company launched operations in the city. The city alleges JOCO is operating illegally because all bike-sharing systems within the city.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Opposing PRO Act, Uber and Other Gig Companies Spend Over $1 Million Lobbying

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: Even as President Joe Biden called for Congress during his joint address last week to pass labor reform legislation, a slate of gig companies has spent over $1 million lobbying Congress to influ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Chinese EV maker Nio is stepping outside of China for the first time

Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio has chosen a Norway — an EV hotspot — for its first foray into international markets. Nio Norway will offer a European version of ES8, Nio’s flagship electric SUV, to Norwegian customers from September thi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

The natural brightness of the night sky

A recent study analyzes data collected at 44 of the darkest places in the world, including the Canary Island Observatories, to develop the first complete reference method to measure the natural brightness of the night sky using low-cost photometers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Creates First 2nm Chip

An anonymous reader shares a report: Every decade is the decade that tests the limits of Moore's Law, and this decade is no different. With the arrival of Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) technology, the intricacies of multipatterning techniques developed.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

NASCAR ditches decades of tradition for its Next Gen race car

Cup cars will run centerlock wheels, sequential transmissions, and flat floors. On May 5, NASCAR unveiled its seventh-generation race car at its tech center in Charlotte, North Carolina......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Smart magnetic soft materials to develop artificial muscles and therapeutic robots

Developing a new generation of artificial muscles and soft nanorobots for drug delivery are some of the long-term goals of 4D-BIOMAP, an ERC research project being undertaken by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M).This project develops cross-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Turkey’s Ace Games raises $7M to develop casual and ‘hyper casual’ games

Ace Games, a Turkish mobile gaming company founded by a former Peak Games co-founder, has raised a $7 million Seed funding round led by Actera Group. Co-investment has come from San Francisco’s NFX. Former gaming entrepreneurs Kristian Segerstrale,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

A new method to trigger rain where water is scarce

A new method to trigger rain in places where water is scarce is being tested in the United Arab Emirates using unmanned drones that were designed and manufactured at the University of Bath. The drones carry an electric charge that is released into a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Autonomous trucking startup Einride raises $110M ahead of expansion into US

Einride, the Swedish startup known for its unusual-looking electric and autonomous pods that are designed to carry freight, has raised $110 million to help fund its expansion in Europe and into the United States. The Series B round, which far exceeds.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021