The radar sensor in Tesla’s self driving cars is not a new feature, but it will play a significantly more prominent role in the 8.0 version of autopilot. The carmaker now believes that radar can be used as a primary control sensor, without requiring the camera to confirm visual image recognition. Fleet learning has been crucial in arriving at this...Read more
Carmaker Hyundai plans to test its self-driving car at Willow Run, a test site being developed near Detroit, Michigan. The site will be ready in 2017 and companies can pay per time they use the...Read more
Nvidia launched a new mobile processor for the next generation of autonomous vehicles, called Parker. The company reveiled the architecture and underlying technology of this processor at the Hot Chips conference in Cupertino, California. According...Read more
NuTonomy has launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service. The trial, which will continue on an on-going basis, is being held within Singapore’s one-north business district, where nuTonomy has been conducting daily autonomous...Read more
Quanergy Systems, a company that makes light detection and ranging sensors used in self-driving cars, has raised 90 million dollar (80 million euros) from investors. According to the company this illutrates their growing interest in...Read more
Volkswagen is planning further acquisitions in the market for new transportation technologies and services as it seeks to make up ground after its emissions scandal.
Europe’s largest automaker, which had been reluctant to commit to new...Read more
Volvo Cars and Uber are going to join forces to develop next generation autonomous cars. The two companies have signed an agreement to establish a joint project that will develop new base vehicles that will...Read more
The Finnish city of Helsinki has started a one month trial in which two EasyMile EZ10 self-driving buses transport people trough actual traffic. After Helsinki, the same experiment will take place in Espoo and Tampere.
Ford is going to build a fully autonomous car without a steering wheel or gas and brake pedals. The vehicle is expected to be in commercial operation in 2021. The company will collaborate with four...Read more
BMW is planning to release its self-driving vehicles on the Chinese market five years from now. Recently, the German car manufacturer announced it will work together with Intel and Mobileye to bring solutions for highly...Read more
The next generation of the autopilot of car producer Tesla will be powered by more radar and a new triple camera. Some of the equipment is already in production. The new sensor suite will enable...Read more
Research focused on autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, and robotics at the University of Michigan (U-M) is boosted by an initial 22 million dollar commitment from the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). TRI’s CEO Gill Pratt announced the...Read more