Austin, TX Cars

Citywide collaboration brings new transportation access and training to vulnerable Austin communities

Today, a collaboration of six Austin organizations launched an initiative to introduce electric bicycles to residents of the city’s affordable and low-income housing. Austin Energy developed an education and training program that highlights the benefits of choosing an electric bike as a transportation solution. Partnering with the Austin Transportation Department, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA), Bicycle Share of Austin, Capital Metro and BikeTexas, Austin Energy is helping to bring Capital Metro’s MetroBike electric bikeshare program to HACA residents. The program includes onsite MetroBike stations, free safety helmets, in-person trainings from BikeTexas (when Covid conditions allow), a safety and usage video campaign by Austin Energy and Capital Metro, and MetroBike subscriptions from the Austin Transportation Department. The first 40 HACA residents to complete the training will be eligible for a free MetroBike subscription.
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Why buy a 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross SUV? Did I mention it’s a Toyota? (auto review)

AUSTIN, Texas — Toyota swings for the infield with the 2022 Corolla Cross, a subcompact SUV hitting the market this fall with singularly modest aspirations. Sized between the quirky C-HR and mega-selling RAV4, the Cross’ bid for buyers’ attention seems to rest on the Toyota and Corolla badges’ well-earned familiarity and respect rather than clear leadership in features, performance or technology.
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SigmaSense to Participate in Upcoming Touch Sensing and Vehicle Display Technology Conferences

AUSTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / September 20, 2021 / SigmaSense Inc., a global leader in touch sensing performance, announced it will participate in two upcoming industry technology conferences. The company will be at the Sensors Converge 2021 conference in San Jose, CA between September 21st and September 23rd and the Society for Information Display's Vehicle Displays & Interfaces 2021 Symposium and Expo in Detroit, MI September 28th and September 29th.

Walmart to deliver groceries in self-driving cars in Austin area

AUSTIN (KXAN) — You may start seeing more self-driving vehicles on Austin streets. Ford Motor and Walmart announced the launch of an autonomous vehicle delivery service starting in the city later this year: Ford self-driving test cars will deliver Walmart orders. The service area will start small but stretch out over time.

Walmart Taps Ford, Argo AI for Biggest Driverless Pilot Yet

This is Walmart’s first multi-city autonomous delivery collaboration, with pilots in Miami, Austin, Texas and Washington, D.C. This content is for Limited, SJ Promo- 40% off, Annual, SJ Promo 50% off, $2/ Week and $3 / Week members only. You can read up to five free articles each month with a Limited Level Subscription. Please visit the site and log in, or subscribe to read.

Ford, Walmart and Argo AI to launch autonomous vehicle deliveries in three cities

Ford, Walmart and Argo AI plan to launch autonomous vehicle delivery services in Miami, Austin, Texas and Washington DC later this year, Ford has announced. The service will focus on last mile deliveries and use Ford vehicles equipped with Argo's AI self-driving system to deliver Walmart orders. Don't count on driverless ghost cars pulling up to your house with groceries, however, as Argo emphasized that the new venture is all about "testing" and "potential."

Walmart to test self-driving cars in multiple cities with Ford and Argo AI

Walmart is expanding its partnerships with self-driving vehicle companies to include Ford Motor and Argo AI. The companies said Wednesday that the collaboration will utilize Ford Escape hybrids with Argo AI technology for Walmart deliveries in Miami, the District of Columbia and Austin, Texas. Walmart is expanding its self-driving vehicle...

Walmart plans autonomous delivery service in Austin, Miami and Washington D.C.

Walmart Inc. has been fishing around in the autonomous car space for years. Now, it's gearing up to test autonomous delivery service in Austin, Miami and Washington, D.C. While it's a relatively small rollout, planned for select parts of the three cities, the testing will help pave the way for future autonomous delivery services. The cars, which are Ford vehicles equipped with Argo AI autonomous systems, will have safety drivers at the wheel ready to take over as needed, as well as report any findings from the delivery tests.
Killeen Daily Herald

Auto review: Toyota introduces a Corolla crossover SUV for 2022

AUSTIN, Texas — Popular taste is a fickle thing. One minute the world loves you, the next they never knew you existed. Madonna was queen of the pop world until her place was usurped by Lady Gaga. Madonna is still very popular, no doubt. But neither are as popular as, say, Cher. Some pop artists are immortal.
Elgin Courier

Rally, motorcycle ride honor first responders

On Labor Day Weekend ahead of the 20th anniversary of September 11, the Thin Blue Line Foundation presented the first “Backin’ the Badges Rally” in Bastrop to honor first responders, military warriors and front-line workers. The rally at Fisherman’s Park on Friday and Saturday evenings, September 3 and 4, featured live music, vendors and more.Saturday also began with an “Honor Ride for Heroes,” a motorcycle ride in honor of law enforcement. Dozens and dozens of motorcycles lined up along Agnes Street, then took off and drove through Bastrop. The group left Hampton Inn & Suites in Bastrop at 11, arriving ...

SigmaSense Announces Patents Granted in Low Voltage Drive Circuits with Major Benefits for Electric Vehicles

Driving a Holistic Approach to Sensing in Electric Vehicles. AUSTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / September 14, 2021 / SigmaSense Inc., a global leader in touch sensing performance, announced the issuance of patents #10,951,457, #11,003,205, #11,054,852 and #11,061,847, expanding its technology protection in low voltage drive circuits and in particular for automotive applications.
Times Union

Get Quality Lamborghini OEM Parts at Fair Market Price in Austin, Texas

Lamborghini Austin Offers Quality OEM Parts for All Lamborghini Models. Lamborghini Austin, an automotive dealership in Austin, Texas, specializes in quality service and maintenance for Lamborghini vehicles. They also have an extensive inventory of new vehicles as well as pre-owned exotic vehicles. They are located in the heart of Texas and serve customers from across the region, including Plano, San Antonio, El Paso, Odessa, Midland, College Station, Lubbock, San Angelo, Marble Falls and Temple.