Tag: Technology

Microsoft Teams suma funciones para usar con amigos y familiares

La nueva versión de Microsoft Teams suma herramientas para hacer videollamadas con amigos y familiares Microsoft Teams ha lanzado una versión con características personales enfocadas al uso de esta herramienta de videoconferencias con amigos y familiares, que integra en la misma herramienta las funciones para organizar y preparar la llamada grupal. Como una S o […]

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QOTD: Will Foxconn Make Fisker’s PEARs?

Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Technology Group, announced that it signed a development and manufacturing agreement with Fisker. Foxconn is one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers, and producer of Apple’s iPhone. The cryptocurrency of car makers, Fisker has nothing to show for five years of existence. They’ve not produced anything in five years […]

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2021 Acura TLX Type S Picks Up the Pace this Weekend

The 2021 Acura TLX Type S will pace the field at the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio in Lexington, Ohio this weekend. The TLX Type S’ debut is one we reported previously, with more details available now than Acura had previously released. For one, the TLX Type S has a new direct-injected, single twin-scroll […]

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Connecticut High School Student Arrested Over Alleged Racist Snapchat Post Directed at Black Classmate

Photo: Lopolo (Shutterstock) A 16-year-old high school student in Fairfield, Conn., was arrested last week over a racist Snapchat post allegedly directed at another student. School officials and police are still investigating the incident, and the principal of the school has announced the creation of a new organization to address racism and other forms of […]

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2022 Acura MDX SUV Insurers’ Top Safety Pick

The 2022 Acura MDX SUV’s Top Safety Pick (TSP) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety runs counter to all the racing around done in Acura’s commercials. The MDX is the automaker’s third vehicle to receive the IIHS’s highest safety rating, along with the RDX and TLX. Rated tops for crashworthiness, the MDX was superior […]

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Hyundai Motor Group Invests a Boatload in the US

Hyundai Motor Group, makers of Hyundai and Kia autos, announced today their intent to invest $7.4 billion in the US by 2025. Electric vehicles, production facilities, and smart mobility is where the money will go. Putting in the work is one thing, but bringing the cash is another. Hyundai Motor knows that to be competitive […]

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Can Elon Musk’s Bitcoin Betrayal Expose the Grift of Cryptocurrency?

This mea culpa represents a dramatic, even bizarre reversal for Musk, who has spent months praising Dogecoin and Bitcoin—he recently bragged that SpaceX is launching a Doge satellite that will orbit the moon—communing with fellow influencers like Jack Dorsey, and generally serving as a hype man for any crypto-infused effort thrown his way. Earlier this […]

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Elon Musk Announced That Tesla Will Not Longer Accept Bitcoin As Payment, Causing The Cryptocurrency’s Price To Plummet

Fresh off his stint as SNL host over the weekend, Tesla CEO and noted cryptocurrency proponent Elon Musk announced today that his company will no longer accept Bitcoin as payment for its vehicles — just 49 days since announcing Tesla would accept Bitcoin as payment — citing the environmental damage caused by Bitcoin mining as […]

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Black Tech Green Money Joins the Black Effect Podcast Network

Image: Black Effect Network/iHeartMedia Since its launch last summer, AfroTech’s Black Tech Green Money has shared the stories of successful Black entrepreneurs and technologists, in addition to providing actionable advice and wealth-building strategies from a Black perspective. Hosted by Will Lucas, the popular podcast has featured an assortment of prominent guests dropping jewels on building lucrative […]

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2021 Land Rover Defender Corroded

2021 Land Rover Defender owners, are you unhappy with your SUV’s finish? Heritage Customs will give you corroded parts with real rust. Based in the Netherlands, designer Niels van Roij co-founded Heritage Customs. While aluminum, brass, bronze, titanium, zinc, and gold finishes are available, it was rust that caught our attention. Through his automotive design […]

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2022 Subaru Solterra eSUV Proclaimed

In 2022, the Subaru Solterra electric SUV will go on sale. Another Subaru-Toyota joint venture, it’ll roll on the new e-Subaru global platform. Just when you thought the market for another electric vehicle was saturated, here comes the sun and the earth, in Latin. Will there be more Latin names for new Subarus? Environmental responsibility […]

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2021 Bronco Badlands Podiums at Mexican 1000 Rally

A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands finished third in the NORRA Mexican 1000 off-road rally, driven by two Ford engineers. The podium finish came in the Pre-Runner Truck class. Bronco engineer manager Jamie Groves and Seth Goslawski, another Bronco engineer, drove the majority of the 1,141 mile race across the Baja peninsula. Brad Lovell, a Bronco […]

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2013-15 Honda Accords Heading in the Wrong Direction

2013-15 Honda Accords are under investigation by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for a steering issue. Allegations of Accords suddenly losing control without warning have led to 107 complaints. According to a Motor1 report, there are as many as 1,120,470 Accords in the US that could be affected. This condition occurs under normal […]

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QOTD: Is the 1Moto Show the Best in the US?

’60 H-D Bobber 113 CI, rigid frame, 4-speed, suicide shift. Harvey Mushman, owner/builder. The 1Moto Show, the annual showcase for custom motorcycles held in Portland, Oregon, took place April 30-May 2. Is the 1Moto Show the best bike show in the country? ’16 H-D ‘Forty Eight’ by Veselka Works Held in the Zidell Yards barge […]

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What If Dictators and Autocrats Learn to Love Clubhouse, Too?

A useful comparison can be found in Yalla, another voice chat app that encapsulates all the complications of tech-first globalization. Led by Chinese executives and engineers, headquartered in Dubai, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Arabic its most popular language, Yalla has become phenomenally successful in the Middle East. But it’s strictly […]

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Connected Vehicle Sales Grow by 20 Percent in 2021

Connected vehicle sales will grow 20 percent in 2021, with a 10.4 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2020-2026 according to ABI Research, a tech market advisory group. 2020 new car sales dropped 15 percent,  although it was less than anticipated. Consumers rallied at the end of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, […]

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Tesla Confesses to California DMV Self-Driving Tech is Overhyped

<img data-attachment-id="1635120" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/08/elon-musk-pitches-party-camper-mode-for-tesla-vehicles-as-possible-dog-whistle-to-swingers/tesla-baby-self-driving/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving.jpg" data-orig-size="1060,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Tesla Baby self-driving" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-450×255.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-610×345.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1635120″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-610×345.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”345″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-610×345.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-450×255.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-768×435.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving.jpg 1060w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Back in January, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he remained confident that his company would be able […]

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Toyota Subsidiary Woven Acquires Lyft Autonomous Division

Toyota’s Woven Planet Holdings has acquired Level 5, Lyft’s self-driving unit. Woven Planet’s deal brings scientists, software engineers, and researchers together as one. Last year, we detailed the launch of Woven, but since that time they’ve been relatively quiet until now. Woven has put together engineers, research scientists, and mobility services experts. They’ve amassed sensing, […]

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Report: The Government Is Already Using Connected Cars to Spy on You

<img data-attachment-id="1762334" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/05/report-the-government-is-already-using-connected-cars-to-spy-on-you/pairingsmartphonewithcarmultimediaaudiosystem-usingmobilephone/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2017 Virrage Images\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Pairing,Smartphone,With,Car,Multimedia,Audio,System.,Using,Mobile,Phone","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Pairing,Smartphone,With,Car,Multimedia,Audio,System.,Using,Mobile,Phone" data-image-description=" Virrage Images/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1762334″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_625416446.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A recent report from The Intercept has confirmed some of […]

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Torsus Praetorian 4X4 Off-Road Bus Updated

Torsus’ Praetorian, heavy-duty, off-road 4X4 buses, has announced a number of technical advances. These rugged off-road buses are made to cross some of the most inhospitable terrains on earth. Updates include LED lights, an advanced air conditioning system, passenger door, and pneumatic footsteps, a new fire system, and improved interior features. Built to transport up […]

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Analog Revenge: Chip Shortage Forcing Automakers to Ditch Tech

<img data-attachment-id="1762212" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/05/analog-revenge-chip-shortage-forcing-automakers-to-ditch-tech/naplesfloridausaa%c2%80%c2%93march232019alloriginalred1966/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,631" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2019 SunflowerMomma\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Naples,,Florida,,Usa,\u00c2\u0080\u0093,March,23,2019:,All,Original,Red,1966","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1966 Ford Thunderbird interior" data-image-description=" SunflowerMomma/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-450×284.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-610×385.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1762212″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-610×385.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”385″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-610×385.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-450×284.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-768×485.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747-120×76.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/shutterstock_1355057747.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After months of seeing factories idled, it seems that […]

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Twitter Finally Stopped Cropping Tall Images And People Are Stoked (Though Also Sad About The End Of ‘Open For A Surprise’ Jokes)

Twitter’s doing pretty well these days. A certain rage-tweeting former president hasn’t been on there in nearly four months, and there’s no plans on welcoming him back. What’s more, it’s been doing great without him, with user activity, even ad revenue actually increasing since he’s been gone. And on Wednesday, they rolled out another perk: […]

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BMW Art Cars Exhibited

BMW art cars debuted today, using artificial intelligence (AI) software to generate new works of art. In conjunction with Frieze New York, the fair takes place in Manhattan from May 5 – 9, 2021. Frieze New York has works of art from over 60 galleries, mainly located in New York. A viewing room with over 160 […]

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Even Facebook’s Handpicked “Supreme Court” Thinks Its Policies Are a Joke

This messy, embarrassing result, which will satisfy few across the political spectrum, must come as a shock to Facebook. While the FOB had a respectable roster of academic and political luminaries, it was widely considered a rigged regulatory body that would, perhaps temporarily, pacify legislators and activists critical of Facebook policies. Instead, after issuing a […]

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California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power

Electric vehicles are one way to carbon neutrality. Yet 20 percent of California PHEV owners have gone back to gas-powered vehicles. Published in Nature Energy on April 26th by the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis, the study found that PHEV buyers in California were abandoning the technology at a rate of […]

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Ermenegildo Zegna Teams with Stellantis

Today, the Ermenegildo Zegna Group announced its affiliation with Stellantis. By 2025, the Zegna Group’s entire fleet of 200 will go green. A new green-car policy has gone into effect at the company, well known for its pricy clothing and accessories. “The quality of our products must go hand in hand with our respect for nature. […]

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Tundra Versus the F-150 – What’s Wrong with Toyota?

Can the Toyota Tundra go toe-to-toe with the Ford F-150, and does it make sense to try? The F-150 is the most popular vehicle in the U.S., despite a 12 percent drop in sales. Ford still managed to sell 787, 422 F-150s in 2020. Toyota sold a little over 109,000 Tundras in 2020, down two […]

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