Crowdfunded EV city car unveiled

Swedish electric vehicle startup Uniti has unveiled its first crowdfunded EV city car. Uniti calls it the “One” which is shaped like a bubble or toilet, or whatever you want to call it. Uniti raised more than $1 million US dollars during its crowdfunding to build the prototype. They are now taking reservations online for…

Ford strategically partners with Alibaba for A.I. development and marketing

Ford wants to make bigger inroads in the world’s largest automotive market by partnering with tech giant Alibaba. As China’s largest e-commerce site Alibaba is widely known and used by many, while Ford is a globally known automotive brand. This strategic partnership will allow Ford and Alibaba to collaborate on a wide range of innovation…

Autonomous delivery robots stumbled by San Francisco city officials

Testing robots is nothing new, but putting delivery robots on city sidewalks and testing them in a real world scenario is. However, these delivery robots have hit a stumbling block in San Francisco last week. City officials voted to restrict where these robots are able to go. They also voted to require permits to be…

Totally transformed Eclipse

The car modification culture is big in Taiwan with lots of OEM aftermarket support and third party support. Yes, the U.S. has some wacked out rides too, but a transformation like this would take the cake. Taking an existing car and chassis to create a fiberglass car body is nothing new. Many auto enthusiasts enjoy…

Gogoro 2 Smartscooter – Updated to practically fit your lifestyle

The Gogoro Smartscooter has been updated. The Gogoro 2 and Gogoro 2 Plus are completely redesigned, with a new second generation motor and powertrain that delivers the same amount of electrical power (6.4kW), but with more emphasis on smoother torque and more control. Last year I had the opportunity to try out the Gogoro 1…

A big change coming for Como Connect?

It looks like another major overhaul at Como Connect is in the planning. After a total revamp of its whole fixed route service and a rebranding back in 2014, now it looks like the “major” changes weren’t so great after all. I’ve covered Como for over a decade and haven’t seen it so bad. Ridership…