Could Apple’s self driving cars take pictures of point-of-interest locations?

One thing which Google has over many other map players is having the data of places on maps which are of interests to people or mostly known as Point-of-Interests or POI. Thanks to their streetcars as well as humans carrying…

The Goodyear AERO – A Concept Tyre for Autonomous, Flying Cars

The Goodyear AERO concept is a two-in-one tyre designed for the autonomous, flying cars of the future. This concept would work both as a tyre for driving on the road and a “propeller” for flying through the sky. “For over…

BMW Group and Daimler AG to jointly develop next-generation technologies for automated driving

Let’s face it, those at the forefront of self-driving cars aren’t really from the vehicle manufacturing side but rather the tech companies such as the likes of Waymo, Apple, Uber and even NVidia. Ford and even GM are pushing ahead…

Apple confirms that they will layoff 190 people from their self-driving car project

In a letter to the California Employment Development Department, Apple has confirmed that they will be laying off 190 people from their self-driving car project dubbed as Project Titan. Tom Neumayr, who is an Apple spokesman has confirmed it and…

Apple’s Autonomous Technology seems to be the worst?

The one thing which Apple isn’t so secretive about isn’t related to the latest iPhone or Mac but rather their autonomous driving technology effort. That is because of the Department of Motor Vehicle in California, which requires all companies testing…

Spy caught allegedly trying to steal Apple secrets

FBI has arrested an Apple employee who was about to fly to China with a laptop full of confidential files which included Apple’s intellectual property. It was known that the person was about to pass the documents and information to…

The Amazon Scout Delivery Robot [+video]

Soon we might see sidewalks filled with little robots scurrying around and no, this isn’t a scene from Star Wars where the likes of R2D2 are roaming corridors and pathways. Instead, the rise of autonomous robots will come into play…

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…

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