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  • Musk now saying that Tesla cars should have “full autonomy” in “approximately three years”
  • "Within a year or two," Telsa could produce a car that can break 620 miles on a single charge; “2017 for sure”
  • Full Interview: https://youtu.be/bl5vLC3Xlgc
  • Audi President intends to turn its "e-tron Quattro SUV electric vehicle concept into a production model in 2018"
  • Expects electric vehicles to "account for one-third of the company’s US sales by 2030"
  • All-electric 500-horsepower Quattro SUV to travel ≈ 310 miles on a single charge; Tesla's Model X can do 270
  • The WEpod "will be the first self-driving electric shuttle to run in regular traffic;" takes bookings via a dedicated app
  • During its test phase, "a control room will monitor the vehicle and safety of its passengers"
  • 6 person vehicle; max speed 25 kmph; "expected to expand to more routes and other regions in the Netherlands from May 2016 onwards"
  • Google's self-driving cars "will soon cruise streets outside of its native California for the first time."
  • "The pod-like cars will be on the road in a neighborhood in Austin, Texas in the next few weeks, according to Google."
  • "Test driver inside and a temporary steering wheel in case of an emergency."
  • Musk: "Model 3, our smaller and lower cost sedan will start production in about 2 years. Fully operational Gigafactory needed."
  • Musk: "$35k price, unveil in March, preorders start then."
  • The Model X, "which goes on sale this month, starts at about $70,000."
  • "Google has filed a patent for new technology to identify and track potholes" in the U.S.
  • "A variety of sensors and location-tracking info" would "help users avoid potholes and find alternate routes."
  • "Correlating data from thousands or millions of vehicles [...] would give drivers current, real-time information" through Google Maps.
  • "UberPool’s map shows a green line overlaid on a major artery street nearby."
  • Uber compensates with a $1+ discount off the normal UberPool price along this green line.
  • "In some cases that means walking a few blocks to your pickup spot. A little less convenient, a little cheaper."
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