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GM’s Cruise Isn’t Short On Bluster

GM’s autonomous unit Cruise unveiled its vehicle last week, a supposedly autonomous van-like, steering-wheel-less, fully-electric thing, which Cruise said then would be as big of an innovation as the compass, trains, light bulbs, the radio, the internet, or cell phones. This week, Cruise is dialing the bluster back a…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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AMF’s FriendShip sails sophomore waters with poise [Review]

In an event age when festivals are folding faster than laundry, between liability, vacuous digital promises, and under-execution, a four-day festival cruise should be a downright ludicrous feat for a newborn event brand. Right? But Gary Richards—known musically as Destructo—has had lofty goals from the get-go. One doesn’t seam together the most in-demand destinations for […]

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AMF’s FriendShip sails sophomore waters with poise [Review]

In an event age when festivals are folding faster than laundry, between liability, vacuous digital promises, and under-execution, a four-day festival cruise should be a downright ludicrous feat for a newborn event brand. Right? But Gary Richards—known musically as Destructo—has had lofty goals from the get-go. One doesn’t seam together the most in-demand destinations for […]

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The Cruise Origin Is An Expected Step In Autonomous Vehicles But There Are Many Unanswered Questions

Cruise Automation, the autonomous vehicle startup owned by a big bank and GM, along with help from Honda, seems to have a gift for hyperbole. In a tweet, the company suggested that they were aiming for their new autonomous shared ride van to have the same sort of impact as the “compass, train, car, light […]

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The First GM Cruise ‘Autonomous’ Car With No Pedals Or Steering Wheel Is Just About Here: Report

We’re finally to lay eyes on the GM Cruise self-driving car, Tesla calls BS on the unintended acceleration claims and a look at Subaru’s big emissions-reduction plan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Cruise CTO Says Safety Reporting For Self-Driving Cars Is Broken

California requires all companies that test self-driving cars on public roads in the state to report miles driven and the number of “disengagements,” or times a human driver takes over control. Cruise co-founder and CTO Kyle Vogt believes this reporting method is a poor metric for comparing companies, and is causing…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Cruise CTO Says Safety Reporting For Self-Driving Cars Is Broken

California requires all companies that test self-driving cars on public roads in the state to report miles driven and the number of “disengagements,” or times a human driver takes over control. Cruise co-founder and CTO Kyle Vogt believes this reporting method is a poor metric for comparing companies, and is causing…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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GM’s Cruise Self-Driving Car Company Is Up To Something, But What?

GM’s Cruise self-driving car subsidiary is up to something. It completely wiped out its Instagram feed yesterday and replaced it with nine syncrhonized posts, each displaying a set of lat/long coordinates. Most of these locations correlate to something engineering related, but some of them are pure mysteries to me and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM’s Cruise Self-Driving Prototypes Are Riddled With Technical Glitches, Safety Concerns: Report

Last time we checked in on General Motors’ Cruise autonomous-vehicle arm, it was worth a surprising $19 billion, because the dream of a self-driving world is one people are willing to dump loads of cash into, growing skepticism or not. That $19 billion, though, has apparently gotten Cruise a whole lot of on-road…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Groove Cruise Miami announces dates, plots new destination for 2020 sailing

Groove Cruise Miami, hot off the heels of a successful 15th anniversary sailing, already has some big announcements underway for their 2020 sailing. The floating festival has revealed the dates, and set its sights on a new destination, for next year’s voyage. Groove Cruise Miami will head to Costa Maya, Mexico for four days of […]

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FriendShip to set sail again in 2020

After embarking on a memorable maiden voyage in late 2018, FriendShip is set to sail the seas again in early 2020. In a New Year’s Eve Instagram post, the festival shared the exciting news that FriendShip would be returning January 6-10, 2020. The Instagram post noted that “everyone on the Maiden Voyage will have first dibs” […]

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BREAKING: Friendship’s maiden voyage forced to turn back to port due to medical emergency aboard ship

Destructo‘s new floating festival concept, Friendship, has already experienced some choppy waters as the event’s maiden voyage gets underway. Less than 24 hours into the ship’s first sailing, The Celebrity Equinox was forced to return to Miami due to a medical emergency aboard the boat. The boat, headed for private island Coco Cay, made an […]

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Major Tesla Short-Seller Changes Mind Over ‘Proven Hit’ of the Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is changing short-sellers’ minds, GM’s Cruise is lagging behind, and the DOT is getting fidgety about self-driving car safety. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, October 24, 2018.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Cruise Self-Driving Car Got A Traffic Ticket In San Francisco A Day After The Deadly Uber Crash

Just a day after the deadly Uber crash in Arizona, a self-driving car in San Francisco was ticketed for being too close to a pedestrian, according to KPIX, with a witness capturing a photo of the scene. Cruise, for its part, denies the car was doing anything unsafe, and said it has data to prove […]

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Destructo announces maiden voyage of new four day cruise event, FRIENDSHIP

Gary Richards has cemented his legacy as a pioneer of modern large scale event production and promotion. He’s built a 30-year career from charting dance music and underground hip-hop’s open waters, and now he’s headed back to the high seas with the launch of his newest event, FRIENDSHIP. Dancing Astronaut first reported the news in […]

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