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Scout Motors names former VW executive Burkhard Huhnke as chief technical officer

Burkhard Huhnke held various roles in a 20 year span at Volkswagen Group. The hiring of a chief technical officer follows Scout's hiring of a chief production officer and chief design officer this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsDec 7th, 2023

Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman, accusing them of chasing profits

OpenAI is now a "closed-source de facto subsidiary" of Microsoft, says lawsuit. Enlarge (credit: Anadolu Agency / Contributor | Anadolu) Elon Musk has sued OpenAI and its chief executive Sam Altman for breach of contract.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Bankrupt Lordstown Motors to pay $26M to settle SEC probe of exaggerated demand claims

SEC: "In a highly competitive race to deliver the first mass-produced electric pickup truck to the U.S. market, Lordstown oversold true demand for the Endurance.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

The role of history in how efficient color names evolve

Suppose two speakers of the same language are playing a guessing game where each has the same color swatches, and Player 1 tries to get Player 2 to guess a hue by naming the color. If the second player consistently guesses correctly as often as possi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Integrity of "independent" state traffic stop analysis questioned by researcher"s opposite conclusions

A Northeastern University professor who found a persistent and widespread discrepancy in how often Massachusetts police ticket white drivers and drivers of color is questioning the analysis of a report released by the state Executive Office of Public.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Genetic research reveals several new fern species in tropical America

Researchers have clarified the evolutionary history of a previously poorly known group of ferns from the tropical rainforests of America using DNA methods. The study discovered many new fern species, 18 of which have now been given official names and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Ohio-built hydrogen Honda CR-V to start shipping to Japan

Honda's CR-V e:FCEV will use a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain jointly developed with General Motors and be assembled in Ohio for delivery this year to Japan and California......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Tesla designer Peter Blades departs for air-mobility startup

Peter Blades has spent much of his career in the auto industry, working at Tesla, General Motors, Kia and Nissan. Now he's looking skyward......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Airbnb scammers pose as hosts, redirect users to fake Tripadvisor site

Scammers on Airbnb are faking technical issues and citing higher fees to get users to a spoofed Tripadvisor website and steal their money. The Airbnb scam Malwarebytes researchers came across the Airbnb scam when trying to book an apartment through t.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

China names its capsule and lander for its upcoming human lunar missions

In a recent announcement, the Chinese Space Agency (CSA) unveiled the names for its forthcoming lunar mission components. The CSA have been working toward sending humans to the moon through a series of robotic missions. The 22-ton capsule that is tak.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

EV startup Lucid Motors gets $6 million state grant for Detroit area R&D center

Lucid plans a 30,000-square-foot office space in Southfield, Mich., initially, with intentions to expand with an additional 50,000-75,000 square feet......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Lithia Motors closes on Pohlad"s 9-store, $900M Carousel group in Midwest

Lithia Motors Inc. has closed on a nine-store car auto retailer in Wisconsin and Minnesota, which Lithia estimates will bring in $900 million in annually. Lithia bought the group from the Pohlad Cos. conglomerate, whose portfolio also includes the Mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

EV startup Lucid Motors gets $6M state grant for Detroit area R&D center

Lucid plans a 30,000-square-foot office space in Southfield, Mich., initially, with intentions to expand with an additional 50,000-75,000 square feet......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Redesigned Buick Enclave spotted without wraps

Buick has not yet revealed the crossover, built at General Motors' Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan, but has shown teaser images......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

White House: Use memory-safe programming languages to protect the nation

The White House is asking the technical community to switch to using memory-safe programming languages – such as Rust, Python, Swift, C#, Java, and Go – to prevent memory corruption vulnerabilities from entering the digital ecosystem. Acc.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Week in review: 10 cybersecurity startups to watch, admins urged to remove VMware vSphere plugin

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: Inside the strategy of Salesforce’s new Chief Trust Officer In this Help Net Security interview, Arkin discusses a collaborative approach to build.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2024

There’s a big problem with smart rings

Smart rings are really exciting new products, but the boring, predictable names being used for them are not. Here's what needs to be done......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2024

Silicon Valley EV startup plans $10M engineering center in Southeast Michigan

Electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors is planning to invest $10 million and create 250 jobs at a new engineering research and development center in metro Detroit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2024

GM’s Cruise prepares to resume robotaxi testing after suspension

General Motors Co.’s Cruise autonomous driving unit is nearing the resumption of robotaxi testing in the coming weeks, with Houston and Dallas emerging as potential locations, following the grounding of its fleet last year, according to people with.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024

Lithia Motors downplays $50B 2025 revenue target, stresses earnings per share growth

Lithia Motors Inc. CEO Bryan DeBoer is downplaying his dealership group's goal to reach $50 billion in revenue by 2025 and is focused more on another benchmark......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2024

EV sales are outpacing ICE vehicles in certain commercial segments, Ford Pro CFO says

Despite an industrywide slowdown in electric vehicle demand, certain segments of commercial customers are buying EVs at a greater clip than their gasoline-powered counterparts, a top Ford Pro executive says......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2024