University of Macao launches autonomous driving bus

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 23, 2020 at 4:11 PM

In autonomous mode, the bus can detect static and dynamic obstacles as well as traffic signs, such as vehicles, pedestrians, zebra crossings and traffic lights, and it can slow down or stop according to actual conditions.

Analysis | Why Building an Electric Car Is So Expensive, For Now

Washington Post | Oct 23, 2020 at 3:47 PM

At Tesla Inc.’s ballyhooed Battery Day event in September, CEO Elon Musk set himself an ambitious target: to produce a $25,000 electric car in three years. Hitting that sticker price — about $13,000 cheaper than the least expensive model today — is seen as critical to deliver a true, mass-market product. Getting there means finding new savings on technology, most critically the batteries that can make up a third of a vehicle’s cost. Musk says innovations and in-house manufacturing can quickly