John Callaham

John was a newspaper reporter before becoming a technology and video/PC gaming writer in 2000. He lives in Greer, SC with his wife and five cats.

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Uber fires its self-driving car lead Anthony Levandowski over lawsuit with Waymo

Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, the head of its self-driving car team, after he refused to cooperate with the company in its legal fight with Waymo.
by John CallahamMay 30, 2017

Ford’s 2016 vehicles with SYNC 3 can now be updated to use Android Auto

Ford will release a software update today that will allow all of its 2016 model vehicles with SYNC 3 to use Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
by John CallahamMay 19, 2017

Waymo and Lyft will team up to develop self-driving cars

Waymo and Lyft have confirmed that the two companies are teaming up to help develop self-driving car technology, but few details were revealed.
by John CallahamMay 15, 2017
Electric Cars

Tesla Model 3 reservation numbers continue to climb even with no marketing

Tesla founder Elon Musk claims that the number of reservations for its upcoming Model 3 continue to go up every week, with no real marketing campaign.
by John CallahamMay 8, 2017
Modern Transportation

New report claims it will be cheaper for Amazon to deliver packages by air drone

A new report claims that Amazon could offer air drone deliveries of packages for as little as $1.74 per trip, compared to $2.50 for USPS delivery.
by John CallahamMay 8, 2017

Former Tesla executive will now help boost Audi’s self-driving car efforts

Alexandre Haag, a former program manager of Tesla's Autopilot group, is now Chief Technology Officer of Autonomous Intelligent Driving, owned by Audi.
by John CallahamApril 28, 2017

Apple files for an autonomous car testing permit in California

Apple has filed for a permit in California to test autonomous cars in that state, suggesting its rumored self-driving vehicle plans are still in place.
by John CallahamApril 15, 2017

Uber suspends its self-driving car program after one crashes in Arizona [Update: It’s back]

Uber has indefinitely suspended its self-driving car program after one of its vehicles was involved in a crash in Arizona.
by John CallahamMarch 27, 2017

Geneva 2017: We chat with Nissan’s head of EV Europe Gareth Dunsmore

During the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, we got a chance to chat with Nissan's head of EV Europe Gareth Dunsmore on their plans for EV initiatives and more.
by John CallahamMarch 10, 2017
Electric Cars

Goodyear has imagined a future with cars that have AI-based spherical tires

Goodyear has come up with a concept for a spherical tire that uses AI to adapt itself to changing road conditions for a car of the future.
by John CallahamMarch 8, 2017
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