Hacker Gets Tesla On Autopilot To Stop Itself At Red Light

Video shows Tesla Model 3 automatically stopping for a red light.

Tesla is currently making small steps to slowly transition its Autopilot system from a driver assist feature for highway driving to an autonomous driving system that can handle intersections and city driving.

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Experts Warn: Facial Recognition, Phone Tracking May Outlast Coronavirus

Governments around the world are using facial recognition, mobile phone data and other apps to track the spread of COVID-19 and monitor people under quarantine.

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed authorities globally to impose draconian lockdowns, travel bans, and tighter border controls in an attempt to stop the spread of the contagious virus.

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New York Gigafactory will Reopen for Ventilator Production, says Elon Musk

New York invested $750 million to help build the solar-panel gigafactory in Buffalo, and now the plant seems to be helpful in the fight against coronavirus.

Tesla  CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday that the company’s factory will open as soon as possible to start to produce ventilators that are in short supply due to the spread of the pandemic. The sprawling Riverbend plant has struggled for years to meet the state’s high expectations.

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InterPlex Commitment to Our Customers

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on our daily lives. As we all continue through these unprecedented challenges, we want you to know that InterPlex is here for you during the Covid-19 outbreak. Steps we are taking:

1. Staying up to date with local rules and regulations about lock-downs and curfews.

2. Monitoring our Chauffeurs’ health conditions and screening them on a daily bases.

3. Deep cleaning and Disinfecting vehicles.

4. Providing on-board sanitizers, gloves, and other protective gear.

5. Networking with other small businesses, restaurants, and stores to assist with deliveries.

6. Offering service / donating to health institutions and their patients.

 Thank you for being an InterPlex customer and for the trust you place in us every day. We are here to help!

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Lifts off Safely, but Suffers an Early Engine Shutdown

The Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida and delivered its sixth batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites to orbit despite an engine failure. The issue likely contributed to the loss of the first stage during the landing attempt. Elon Musk says SpaceX will investigate Falcon 9 rocket engine failure before launching again.

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Trump Takes Presidential Limo for Lap at Daytona 500

US President Trump kicked off the prestigious NASCAR’s Daytona 500 on Sunday.

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump rode in the Presidential limo as they were taking a pace lap ahead of the start of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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UPS Orders 10,000 Electric Delivery Vans and Announces Waymo Partnership

UPS buying 10,000 electric delivery vans from startup Arrival and will test Waymo self-driving vehicles next month.

United Parcel Service Inc is expanding its efforts to cut emissions and delivery costs. In order to do that, they announced Wednesday two separate deals. UPS is investing in electric vehicle company Arrival and has signed an agreement to purchase 10,000 electric delivery trucks from UK-based Arrival Ltd and test Waymo self-driving vehicles to carry packages. UPS will partner with Waymo on an autonomous vehicle package pickup in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Rolls-Royce Unveils All-electric Plane Targeting World Record

British engineering company Rolls-Royce unveiled a plane it hopes will break the world record for the fastest all-electric aircraft.

The single-engine electric aircraft was presented on Thursday. Rolls-Royce says the plane will become the world’s fastest all-electric plane.

The white and blue single-passenger, zero-emissions ACCEL project plane was built as part of Accelerating the Electrification of Flight, an initiative to make electric aviation a commercial reality.

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A Swarovski Encrusted Rolls Royce Spotted in Edinburgh’s City Centre

The diamond-encrusted Rolls-Royce spotted in Edinburgh is actually a wedding hire.

It turns out the Swarovski encrusted Rolls-Royce spotted in Edinburgh a few days ago is for hire. The car covered in four million dazzling Swarovski crystals can be yours for a day.

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Ford is Recycling McDonald’s Coffee Waste into Car Parts

The material can also withstand heat better than the one Ford currently uses.

Ford Motor Company is trying to do its part to combat climate change by recycling old coffee waste from McDonald’s into car parts. The automaker giant will be taking food waste from the fast-food chain, redirecting it from a landfill to its laboratory, where the waste will be engineered into bioplastics, said from the automaker. In addition to reducing food waste, the process will make car parts lighter, use less petroleum, and also lower CO2 emissions.

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