Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million (around 570 million USD) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to…

Tesla looks internally to start testing autonomous vehicles

Tesla has always been touting its autopilot program as somewhat a stepping stone towards a proper and complete autonomous program for their existing cars. Whilst incidents around the US which have claimed lives in numerous accidents, Tesla still maintains its…

Safety drivers are returning to Waymo’s driverless taxis

Recently after Waymo has been going aggressive in getting their self-driving taxis on the road without any safety drivers, it looks like they are starting to change their minds. The Information reports that after concerns about safety, Waymo has decided to…

Here is what its like to ride a self-driving taxi [+video]

Technology is slowly creeping up, from the days of the invention of the automobile which replaced horses, the next frontier is self-driving cars. Waymo is here to show that they can do it and recently opened up to a select…

Volvo Cars and Luminar show groundbreaking autonomous technology development at Automobility LA 2018

Volvo Cars and Luminar, a leading start-up in the development of core sensing technology for autonomous vehicles, are demonstrating the most advanced LiDAR sensor and perception capabilities to date at this year’s Automobility LA trade show in Los Angeles. The…

Ford, Walmart and Postmates Team Up for Self-Driving Goods Delivery

By Brian Wolf, Director, Business Development, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC After surviving a tough day at work or managing the kids’ schedules, the thought of leaving the house again to run to the store can feel downright exhausting — especially if stores around…

Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu, the leading Chinese internet search provider, to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in the world. Volvo…

Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2018: Eight teams do battle for the title

Eight university teams will be battling it out in the Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2018 from November 12 to 14 to present the best autonomous driving car. For the first time, the participants have access to digital HD map material…

Hyundai CRADLE Invests in Perceptive Automata to Bring Human Intuition Software to Self-Driving Cars

Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, today announced it is investing in Perceptive Automata to develop artificial intelligence software for self-driving cars and automated systems. Perceptive Automata, a start-up based in Somerville, Mass, with an…

Nissan says that the future is electric, connected and more autonomous

Vincent Wijnen, senior vice president for Nissan in Asia & Oceania, recently spoke with Analyse Asia’s Bernard Leong. In its 268th episode, the popular business podcast focused on the future of mobility in Asia, Vincent said the future is here.…

Volvo to use NVidia chips for their next generation of vehicles

NVidia has announced that it has tied up with Volvo to supply them with the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX technology for future vehicles. The technology is to power autonomous driving vehicles and it isn’t a technology that is very far fetched…

Apple continues to ramp up their autonomous vehicles

Whilst Apple is dealing with the latest launch of the new iPhones and the latest mobile operating system, iOS 12, yes you can download it now, another division of theirs is also ramping up, autonomous cars. In California where they…

BMW made an autonomous riding motorcycle

BMW Motorrad’s first autonomous motorbike was presented last week at the BMW Motorrad Techday 2018. A BMW R 1200 GS made its first rounds in front of assembled journalists, as if by magic, at the BMW Group testing ground in…

Apple’s self-driving car has gotten its first accident

Apple has been extremely secretive about their self-driving car program. Much like the rest of the company shrouded in secrecy, the self-driving car program has certain regulations to meet especially if they intend to run tests on public roads. Because…

Waymo teams up with Walmart and DDR to bring a new shopping experience

One of the things that people are normally busy with each week are running errands. From grocery shopping to travelling time, these are activities which can’t be avoided and yet consume a lot of time. Hence Waymo has partnered with…

Waymo has 3 Jaguar I-Paces running in San Francisco

Waymo announced recently that it was working with Jaguar to produce self-driving I-Paces, the British SUV which looks absolutely amazing. This was a welcome announcement especially tackling both an electric car as well as getting autonomous driving technology in there is…

BMW and Baidu work together to accelerate autonomous vehicle technology in China

Baidu, also known as the Google of China together with the BMW Group today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the BMW Group will join Apollo, the open autonomous driving platform by Baidu, as a board…

Daimler and Bosch to work with NVidia for their self-driving cars

As US tech companies push ahead in the autonomous vehicle driving space, the Germans do not want to be left behind. Although not much has been revealed by the large carmakers in this space, Daimler and Bosch and now working…

Apple hires senior engineer from Waymo for self-driving car effort

Apple has just hired Jaime Waydo from Waymo for their self-driving car technology team. Not to be left behind in the race to create production-ready self-driving car, Apple is getting the right people for the job. Jaime Waydo was previously an…

Tesla to roll out full “self-driving” autopilot software package in August

Tesla has been getting a huge amount of flak for their autopilot technology which sounds like it is built for self-driving but in its current state has caused multiple crashes and deaths. The technology isn’t built to be fully autonomous…

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