Over-the-air update strands NIO electric car on a highway in China

Source: TheVerge  – January 31st, 2019   One of EV startup NIO’s cars got stuck on a highway in China on Wednesday after the driver triggered an over-the-air software update, according to Bloomberg and the South China Morning Post. The driver, who was testing the car, and a NIO representative were wading through Beijing’s notorious traffic when the update was triggered. They…

Turns out driverless cars can’t coexist with cyclists

Source: GIZMODO  – February 14th, 2019   The Dutch government has run into a major problem with its plans for driverless cars: they can’t seem to get along with bikes. And there are quite a few bikes in the Netherlands. However, a new report by KPMG says the government is barking up entirely the wrong tree trying to get…