So You Think Robots Can’t Dance?

They say some people can’t dance–what about robots and dogbots?  Don’t expect any shimmies or twerking but there are some ni—-ice, jumps, running man, snake necking, side taps a high kicks  and smooth disco high five arming. The Twist loses something in the translation the hips move put not the toes. However on the stiff …

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NHTSA Proposes Rental Car Adaptations for People with Disabilities + Rear Transporters

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today proposed a rule to expand mobility for people with disabilities.  This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking would allow two new modifications for adaptive equipment. “This rule will make it easier for individuals with disabilities to achieve greater mobility and freedom in their lives,” …

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Video Shows Stopping a Red Lights Prevents Crashes

Verra Mobility  – a global leader in smart transportation – released videos of 2020’s worst red-light runners today. The alarming footage shows collisions captured by red-light safety cameras in communities across the country; and in a year filled with distractions, shows that these crashes continue to present a threat, even with fewer people on the …

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Connected Car News: In connected car news are Ford, Nissan, Daimler, PSA, FCA, LG, Magna, VW, Daimler, Infosys & ROKit

In connected car news are Ford, Nissan, Daimler, PSA, FCA, LG, Magna, Volkswagen, Camping World, Daimler, Infosyss and ROKit. UBI for Ford/Lincoln Ford is teaming up with insurance carriers across the U.S. to help customers save money on premiums based on driver behavior, utilizing its built-in connectivity technology on eligible vehicles. In addition, Ford Insure …

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Autonomous & Self-driving Vehicle News: Velodyne, AVCC & Toyota

In autonomous and self-driving vehicle news along with Nuro’s new permit, are Velodyne, AVCC and Toyota. Velodyne Supplies Alpha Prime for Motional Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year sales agreement for Alpha Prime™ sensors with Motional, a global driverless technology leader. Velodyne will be the exclusive provider of long-range, surround view lidar sensors for Motional’s SAE Level …

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Verizon Connect Reveal Starter Plug-and-Play for Fleets

Verizon Connect makes its small business, plug-and-play, fleet management solution available for purchase at Verizon retail stores. As small businesses continue to serve their customers and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, fleets and drivers play an increasingly vital role in delivery of goods and services. To help them save money, and increase productivity and efficiency, …

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Kia, Sirius XM & NBA will Deliver Money & Presents to Underserved

To spread some holiday cheer and provide welcome relief to those hit hardest by the pandemic, Kia Motors America, SiriusXM and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) will surprise families from underserved communities with holiday presents and monetary gifts, all delivered in Kia K5 midsize sedans. The deliveries, which will be made virtually by NBPA …

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Canoo Goes Public as GOEV & GOEVW

Canoo Holdings Ltd. (“Canoo”), a company developing breakthrough electric vehicles (“EV”) with a proprietary and highly versatile EV platform for personal and business use, and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (“HCAC”) (NASDAQ: HCAC, HCACW), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today the completion of their business combination (the “Business Combination”). The Business Combination was approved …

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Ouster Comes Out as Public $1.6 Billion

Ouster, Inc. (“Ouster”) a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial automation, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, and Colonnade Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CLA) (“Colonnade”), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced their entry into a definitive merger agreement (the “Merger Agreement”). Upon closing of the business combination, the combined company will …

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Connected Car News: Fisker, Cpia, Crank Software, Nexar, Agero, Blink, Alexa, Faraday Future, Hyundai Mobis, Premergy, Acrimoto, Veoneer, GTT, FORSEE & VisIC

In connected car news are Fisker, Cpia, Crank Software, Nexar, Agero, Blink, Alexa, Faraday Future, Hyundai Mobis, Premergy, Acrimoto, Veoneer, GTT, FORSEE and VisIC. Fisker Operates with Magna Fisker Inc. (NYSE: FSR) (Fisker) – designer and manufacturer of the world’s most emotion-stirring, eco-friendly electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions – announced it has entered into …

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