Lately a new challenge for self-driving vehicles has become apparent: drivers who announce that when they come across such an autonomous vehicle, they will bully it. Petty as it may seem, some people might try anything in order to show the driverless car who’s boss. To prevent this from happening, Volvo will leave it’s first self-driving vehicles in unmarked. This way,...Read more
Google will soon split off it’s current division that focuses on developing self-driving vehicles. The division is now ready for...
While many car companies join the race of developing cars that can drive autonomously, Toyota does not plan to be...
A team of the University of California Riverside is developing a navigation system that uses existing cellular signals instead of...
The rapid pace of digitisation is transforming the component-driven automotive sector to a software- and solutions-focussed industry, accelerated by consumers’ evolving digital lifestyle expectations and demands for new and innovative services. By 2020, internet-connected vehicles...Read more
MIT researchers have developed a technique for recovering visual information from light that has scattered because of interactions with the environment — such as passing through human tissue. The technique could lead to to computer...Read more
At a Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving, the automotive and telecom industries have formally announced the creation of Europe’s first Automotive-Telecom Alliance. The Alliance includes six leading sectorial associations, as well as 37...Read more
NVIDIA and TomTom (TOM2), the Dutch mapping and navigation group, announced on Friday they are partnering to develop artificial intelligence to create a cloud-to-car mapping system for self-driving cars. The work combines TomTom’s extensive HD map...Read more
Self-driving technology is on the rise and developments are being reported on an almost daily basis. However, new research from Kelley Blue Book reveals that Americans are most comfortable with the vehicles currently on the...Read more
nuTonomy, a software developer for self-driving cars, and ride-hailing app Grab announced a partnership to expand nuTonomy’s ongoing public trial of self-driving cars in Singapore. The trial will give select Grab users a chance to...Read more
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its connected vehicle and mobility services programs. The Alliance will launch more than 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology by 2020. The...Read more
In a collaboration with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute) has started the world’s first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan...Read more
A group of tech industry veterans in Seattle wants to ban human drivers from a 150-mile stretch of Interstate 5 and reserve it for self-driving cars, trucks and buses. They released their plan during a...Read more
Boston will partner up with the World Economic Forum to explore autonomous technologies in the city, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Wednesday. The collaboration will include a year-long engagement focused on creating policy recommendations and supporting...Read more
Apple has never acknowledged to be working on autonomous driving, but it is almost certain the company has been doing just that over the last years. However, the tech company has allegedly laid off dozens of...Read more