Startup Digest

Mobility & Transportation

February 03, 2017


Time for the weekly Mobility & Transportation Reading List.

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Tesla Sues Ex-Autopilot Chief for Stealing Company Secrets

Steve Dent -

He left the company to form his own self-driving startup, and Tesla isn't happy.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Unveils the Most Intimidating Electric Car on the Road

ADAM PETERSON - Architectural Digest

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a big proponent of electric vehicles. But he also likes Hummers. That is no contradiction anymore...

Amazon’s Flying Warehouse That’ll Deliver Your Stuff by Drone

Brian Fung - Washington Post

Airships! How Amazon is turning to 19th-century tech to solve a 21st-century problem. 

The Self-Driving Car Landscape

Richard Gruner and Nikolaus Volk -

Richard and Nikolaus (working for Mercedes and Uber) draw up a description and graph of the autonomous driving eco-system. 

Vespa's Creators Just Unveiled a Personal Cargo Robot

Jon Fingas -

Gita, a personal cargo robot, can haul up to 40 pounds of supplies either autonomously or by following a human operator. Not bad of a product idea.

SpaceX’s Hyperloop Competition Sees Three Companies Run Their Pods

Darrell Etherington - Techcrunch

A team from MIT, one from Delft University, and one from the Technical University of Munich ran their pods in low-pressure environments in a test track for the first time.

Ford OBD Device Lets Older Cars Connect to Smartphones, Become Wi-Fi Hotspots

Lucas Mearian - Computerworld

Ford’s new SmartLink system includes a 4G LTE-enabled OBD II plug-in device and a companion App and Web Portal used to activate various wireless features.

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