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‘Everything Sucks!’ 90s kid nostalgia-fest arrives on Netflix February 16

‘Everything Sucks!’ 90s kid nostalgia-fest arrives on Netflix February 16 I know this trailer is meant to evoke a connection with all the dumb shit I remember from elementary and high school, and it does. But it’s also just depressing. The show could be good though (we’ll find out when all episodes arrive streaming on February 16), and maybe you’re happier to indulge than I am so ymmv. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Source: Tech Crunch

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China’s Chery will use Nvidia-powered ZF ProAI for Level 3 autonomous cars

China’s Chery will use Nvidia-powered ZF ProAI for Level 3 autonomous cars Chinese automaker Chery will be building cars with Level 3 autonomous features powered by supplier ZF’s ProAI platform, which itself uses Nvidia GPUs for its driving intelligence. The partnership was announced at the North American International Auto Show today in Detroit, and follows announcements from CES where Nvidia announced further collaboration with ZF and with Baidu. Baidu is also a key contributor to ZF’s ProAI. Chery is one of China’s largest automakers, and having it on board as…

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Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that its planning to both build its first electric supercar, and debut its first ever SUV, with the latter arriving sometime in either 2019 or 2020, per Bloomberg. Marchionne gave Tesla and Elon Musk kudos for doing what it’s managed to accomplish, but also undermined said compliment by noting that he believes “it’s doable by…

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Elon Musk says Model 3 owners will “be able to do pretty much anything” via voice

Elon Musk says Model 3 owners will “be able to do pretty much anything” via voice The Tesla Model 3 might be off to a slower production start than the company would’ve liked, but there are big improvements coming for the vehicle once Tesla gets on top of its assembly backlog. Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to a customer question on Twitter (via Business Insider) regarding additional voice control options with an affirmation that indeed, plenty more voice-enabled features for controlling the car are on the way. Musk replied to…

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Lyft says nearly 250K of its passengers ditched a personal car in 2017

Lyft says nearly 250K of its passengers ditched a personal car in 2017 Lyft has a new report out detailing its ‘economic impact’ for 2017, and the document includes a lot of stats on its performance throughout the year. The ride-hailing provider claims 375.5 million rides for the year, which is 130 percent growth measured year-over-year. It served 23 million different passengers, itself a 92 percent YoY increase, and had 1.4 million drivers on the platform – 100 percent growth vs. its total for 2016. Lyft is making some especially…

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BMW acquires Parkmobile parking app to help tackle city traffic

BMW acquires Parkmobile parking app to help tackle city traffic BMW has acquired Parkmobile, an app that provides guidance and services for those looking for parking in North America, including on-street and garage parking payments and spot reservation. BMW Group had already held a minority investment in the company, and owned its Parkmobile Group Europe affiliate, but today it increased its holdings to reach majority ownership of Parkmobile, LLC, which is based in Atlanta, Georgia. This will provide BMW with a significant foothold in the U.S. parking services market, since…

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Toyota and Lexus vehicles will finally start getting CarPlay this year

Toyota and Lexus vehicles will finally start getting CarPlay this year Toyota has been a holdout from CarPlay, Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone. The automaker and its luxury brand Lexus have yet to offer it in any models, despite most other car companies giving in on at least a few vehicles (which tends to later to broader rollout thereafter). The new 2019 Toyota Avalon will have CarPlay on board, however. The vehicle was unveiled today, and Toyota confirmed that it’ll have support for Apple’s system at…

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Nissan Xmotion concept blends sci-fi and serenity – and includes a fish friend

Nissan Xmotion concept blends sci-fi and serenity – and includes a fish friend Nissan has a brand new concept vehicle it unveiled at CES this year, called the ‘Xmotion.’ The crossover SUV concept vehicle features sleek exterior lines with sharp angles to accentuate details like the headlights, and inside blends touchscreen displays, innovative control mechanisms and spare accents to provide a look that’s both futuristic, and strangely rural and relaxing. The Xmotion’s exterior was inspired by combining traditional Japanese nature views like Mt. Fuji with the electric and modern surrounds…

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The Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept is the everything-to-everyone crossover

The Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept is the everything-to-everyone crossover Lexus is showing off a new luxury crossover concept at the North American International Auto Show this week: The LF-1 ‘Limitless,’ which has a sleek, sporty look, and a range of features designed around alternatives tailored to a potential owner’s drivetrain preferences and more. The Lexus LF-1 is designed to potentially house either a fuel cell, plug-in hybrid, gasoline or all-electric powertrain, and this is something that Lexus is looking at as an example for how it envisions its entire vehicle…

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SpaceX’s Dragon capsule returns from the International Space Station

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule returns from the International Space Station SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has returned from the International Space Station as planned, after spending around a month docked at the orbital facility. This Dragon spacecraft was previously flown on an ISS resupply mission, meaning it’s done the round trip successfully twice in its lifetime now. Dragon decoupled and departed from the space station around six hours ago, and finished its deorbit burn a few hours later, before deploying its landing parachutes and then splashing down early Saturday morning. Good splashdown of…

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