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Tesla says robotaxis coming next year, touts self-driving microchip

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(Reuters) – Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some markets next year thanks to exponential improvements in technology. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson “Probably two years from now we’ll make a car with Read More

Tesla shows off self-driving technology to investors

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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc broadcast a web presentation on Monday to update investors about its self-driving strategy as Chief Executive Elon Musk tries to show that the electric car maker’s massive investment in the sector will Read More

Uber lands $1 billion from SoftBank, Toyota for self-driving unit

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp , giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is displayed on a mobile phone in London, Britain, Read More

Trump urges ‘rebrand’ of 737 MAX, Boeing has other ideas

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WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Boeing Co to “rebrand” its 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes, but the planemaker said it was focused on fixing the problem and brainstorming over next steps to win back public trust. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on Read More

U.S. airlines face too many travelers, too few planes in 737 MAX summer dilemma

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Normally, U.S. airlines compete to sell tickets and fill seats during the peak summer travel season. But operators of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX are facing a different problem: scarce planes and booming demand. The grounding of Boeing Co’s fuel-efficient, single-aisle workhorse after two fatal crashes is biting into U.S. airlines’ Northern Read More

Boeing brainstorms to regain trust in MAX, Trump urges rebranding

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WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Boeing Co to fix and “rebrand” its 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes, while the planemaker said it was brainstorming with airlines over other ways to win back public trust. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac Read More

World’s 1st 3D-printed heart with ‘cells, blood vessels’ unveiled in Israel (PHOTOS)

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Israeli researchers are claiming a “major Medical breakthrough” by successfully producing the world’s first 3D vascularized, artificially-engineered heart, made using a patient’s own cells. Until now, 3D printing has only been used to produce simple tissues without blood vessels, including making the structure of a heart but without the necessary vascular elements to make it Read More

Trump says Boeing should fix, ‘rebrand’ grounded 737 MAX jet

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Boeing Co to fix and “rebrand” its troubled 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes even as U.S. Read More

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX grounding until mid-August

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American Airlines has chosen to keep its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX grounded until at least August 19, even if it means canceling 115 flights a day in summer season, as probes into the troubled jet continue and new sales have frozen. The company, which owns 24 of the embattled jets that were involved in Read More

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through August 19

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FILE PHOTO: Employees walk by the end of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, U.S., March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending Boeing Co 737 MAX cancellations through Aug. 19, leading to about 115 daily canceled flights, or Read More