Day: September 8, 2021

Aviva raises $26.5M to create better automotive car networks

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Aviva Technology Holding has raised $26.5 million in a funding round led by Sehat Sutardja and Weili Dai, the founders of Marvell Technology Group.

The round will enable Aviva Links to speed product development and expand sales and marketing for its high-speed data movement for in-car communications. The company has raised $33 million to date.

Driving change

The multi-trillion automotive industry is undergoing an enormous transformation, driven by new technologies that are enabling rapid advancements in autonomous systems, telematics, and infotainment. The pandemic-driven worldwide semiconductor shortage will curb auto sales by $100 billion in 2021, according to professional services firm KPMG. But once that shortage is mitigated, technology will march on.

Vehicles will have vast amounts of data moving through them, and Aviva is building secured in-vehicle connectivity chips that can move

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Tesla Stock Is Up Despite a Bad Review. Thank China.

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A Tesla Model S Plaid.

Courtesy Tesla

Stock in the electric-vehicle pioneer


is rising despite a terrible review for the company’s new Model S Plaid edition. The company’s Chinese production numbers in August appear to matter more than criticism of Tesla’s $130,000 muscle car.

Tesla (ticker: TSLA) stock was up about 0.7% in premarket trading, while futures on the

S&P 500


Dow Jones Industrial Average

futures were both down a little. The move in Tesla stock is small, for now, because the good news and the bad news offset each other. Neither issue seems important enough to change the minds of Tesla investors.

First, the bad news. Automotive data provider Edmunds reviewed Tesla’s Model S Plaid edition, which is billed as the fastest car ever produced in volume on an assembly line. In optimal conditions, it can accelerate from zero to 60 miles an hour

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2009 Dodge Viper ACR Is America’s Baddest Sports Car

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And this one is basically new!

The fourth generation Dodge Viper kicked off with more horsepower than before, but less extreme changes outside of the powertrain. A vented engine cover and reworked exhaust are the easiest ways to tell the 3rd and 4th generations apart. The ACR trim elevates the fourth-generation Dodger Vipers, and this 2009 Dodge Viper ACR from Stratas is an exceptional example you can own now.

The ACR trim gave the Viper better track characteristics. This particular 2009 Dodge Viper ACR has only 202 miles on the clock, and is basically new – actually, if you follow most common advice, the engine isn’t even out of the break in period, so there’s lot of smiles left this car. The current owner bought this Viper from the original owner in the spring of 2019 and got all of the car’s

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