Pages Navigation Menu

News, Analysis & Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles

Elon Musk promised 1 million Tesla robotaxis by the end of 2020. Where are they?

Posted on Dec 12, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Elon Musk is the master of hype, notorious for using phrases like “the prophecy will be fulfilled”. No one should be surprised that he...

Read More

5G-based, driverless green cars produced in east China

Posted on Dec 12, 2020 in Cars, News

JINAN, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — An automobile manufacturing base in east China’s Shandong Province has officially begun production...

Read More

Purdue, West Point to partner on autonomous race car; will take on Brickyard in 2021

Posted on Dec 11, 2020 in Cars, News

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Indy Autonomous Challenge will bring together collegiate teams from around the world next October to run...

Read More

To reach level 4 autonomy, these self-driving cars head to winter boot camp

Posted on Dec 10, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Is there a more magical seasonal sight than snowflakes falling on banks of snow under a white sky, the only bursts of color to break up...

Read More

Here’s how you’ll get paid to ride in a self-driving car

Posted on Dec 9, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Self-driving cars are gradually getting ready for prime time. To-date, the public roadway tryouts of self-driving cars have primarily...

Read More

GM’s Cruise begins testing autonomous vehicles without human drivers in San Francisco

Posted on Dec 9, 2020 in Cars, News

Cruise, a majority-owned subsidiary of General Motors, has started testing self-driving vehicles without driver monitors in San Francisco,...

Read More

Yandex robots start to deliver restaurant meals in central Moscow

Posted on Dec 9, 2020 in Cars, News

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Driverless robot buggies started delivering hot restaurant meals to paying customers in one central Moscow...

Read More

Without fanfare, Waymo opens robotaxi ride service to the public

Posted on Dec 9, 2020 in Cars, News

Last weekend, with surprisingly little fanfare, Waymo revealed it had passed a major milestone and opened up their really true full self...

Read More

Apple shifts leadership of self-driving car unit to AI chief

Posted on Dec 9, 2020 in Cars, News

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. has moved its self-driving car unit under the leadership of top artificial intelligence executive John...

Read More

Uber sells self-driving unit to Aurora, takes startup stake

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 in Cars, Finance, News

Uber Technologies Inc. sold its self-driving car division to Aurora Innovation Inc. and took a stake in the startup, pulling back from its...

Read More

Baidu gets first permit for fully driverless road tests in Beijing

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 in Cars, News

Baidu said on Monday that its Apollo unit was granted permission by Beijing transportation industry regulator for five of its vehicles to...

Read More

Panasonic to trial self-driving home delivery robot in February

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 in Cars, News

Panasonic Corp. said Monday it will start trials in February of home deliveries by a self-driving robot in a residential area in Kanagawa...

Read More

This guy is taking viewers along for his driverless rides

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Perspective, Videos & Podcasts

WAYMO HAS LONG kept details about its industry-leading self-driving technology under wraps. The company has done millions of miles of...

Read More

Apple developing LiDAR mapping tech & touch sensitive contextual dashboard for Apple Car

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Apple is continuing its development of technology that could end up in a potential Apple Car, including LiDAR barrier detection systems...

Read More

New Eagle sponsors Indy Autonomous Challenge

Posted on Dec 7, 2020 in Cars, Finance, News

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mechatronic control system engineering company New Eagle announced today that the...

Read More

Ford’s autonomous cars are delivering fresh produce in Miami

Posted on Dec 7, 2020 in Cars, News

Ford’s long-running Miami self-driving car tests might just prove vital during the pandemic. The automaker, Argo AI and The Education Fund...

Read More

Amazon/Zoox custom vehicle design revealed early and leaks some details

Posted on Dec 7, 2020 in Cars, News, Perspective

Zoox, the self-driving robotaxi startup acquired for over $1B earlier this year by Amazon AMZN -0.1%, has promised a big reveal for Dec...

Read More

Elon Musk makes clear his stance on self-driving cars, AI oversight, and his ‘ad for Mars’

Posted on Dec 7, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

In an interview with Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Axel Springer, Business Insider’s parent company, Elon Musk revealed his thoughts...

Read More

The impassioned debate: Self-driving cars parking head-in versus nose out

Posted on Dec 6, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

A parking lot can become a feuding landscape akin to the Old West and the infamous rivalry between the Hatfields and the McCoys....

Read More

VW CEO expects autonomous cars on market from 2025-2030

Posted on Dec 6, 2020 in Cars, News

BERLIN — Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess expects autonomous vehicles to be ready for sale between 2025 and 2030....

Read More

Would you like to receive regular updates on new links?

Your Email