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Hear from a leading lidar maker about the next steps for autonomous driving

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 in Knowledge Center, Perspective, Technology, Webinars

Mircea Gradu, senior vice president product and quality, Velodyne Lidar, will be part of an Automotive News Europe Congress panel...

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Autonomous vehicles could face signal black-out due to “urban canyons”

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 in News, Technology

Oxbotica, a specialist developer of autonomous vehicle software, has warned that autonomous vehicles could face signal black-outs caused...

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You scared, bro? Maybe your autonomous car should ease your fears

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

In a recent survey by Myplanet of various technologies, “autonomous driving” came in as the most uncomfortable of the thirty-five...

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Linux, Androidand autonomous vehicles: Who says elephants cannot dance?

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 in Perspective, Technology

In 2003, Louis Gerstner published “Who says elephants cannot dance?”  The book described his role in transforming IBM IBM +1.2% from the...

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Racing into the future of autonomous driving

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

On a cloudy day last August, Emily Zhang held her breath at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Germany’s Rhine Valley. Less than two weeks...

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German court bans Tesla ad statements related to autonomous driving

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany has banned Tesla from repeating what a court says are misleading advertising statements relating to...

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Huawei files for patents about autonomous driving system

Posted on Jul 13, 2020 in News, Technology

Shanghai (Gasgoo)- Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. unveiled on July 10 a patent about autonomous driving system it filed for in December...

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The intersection between self-driving cars and electric cars

Posted on Jul 13, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

CARS HAVE NOT been good for the environment, to put it lightly. Transportation accounts for 28 percent of US greenhouse gas emissions, and...

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Using patent analytics to see why Amazon bought Zoox

Posted on Jul 12, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Amazon’s competitive impact on autonomous vehicles nearly tripled as a result of the acquisition. Zoox’s patent portfolio is...

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Aftermarket autonomy: This magic box gives your car self-parking abilities

Posted on Jul 11, 2020 in Perspective, Technology

Like a magician setting up a trick, AnujaSonalker starts by making it clear that there is no hidden driver in her car’s front or back...

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Tesla ‘very close’ to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 in News, Technology

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is “very close” to achieving level 5 autonomous driving...

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Tesla Autopilot ‘self-driving’ possibly getting more aggressive in evasive maneuvering which could be a hidden sign about Level 5

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

A recent news story reported that a Tesla on Autopilot managed to avoid striking a deer by undertaking an aggressive maneuver of swerving...

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Interview: How Waymo’s Lidar plan works

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 in Perspective, Technology

Many autonomous vehicle (AV) developers have been in hot purdèè suit of lidar technologies, which are important because of their ability...

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Self-driving startupAurora debuts its new long-range Lidar called ‘FirstLight’

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 in News, Technology

Self-driving technology startup Aurora announced today its new in-house developed lidar system for its driverless vehicles. The lidar...

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3 Lidar researchers chase the same dream — affordable self-driving systems

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 in News, Technology

Elon Musk doesn’t care for Lidar — the light-based echo location technology that is similar in concept to radar — even though Volvo says...

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Towards a driver-less world? Autonomy and its impact on the fleet business

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 in Perspective, Technology

As the world works its way through the current pandemic, one thing seems clear: rather than generating new trends, the current COVID...

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Israeli autonomous vehicle startupVayaVision acquired by Canada’s LeddarTech

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 in Finance, News, Technology

Canadian company LeddarTech Inc. announced Tuesday it has acquired Israeli automotive company VayaVision Sensing Ltd. The financial terms...

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Intel’s Mobileye, WILLER partner on self-driving vehicles in Japan, Southeast Asia

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology

(RTTNews) – Mobileye, an Intel Company, and WILLER, a transportation operator in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region, have...

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Basemark raises $7.9 million for autonomous car graphics software

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 in Finance, News, Technology

Basemark, a maker of graphics software for autonomous vehicles, has raised $7.9 million in funding. ETF Partners was the sole investor in...

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CMU team evaluates range and battery tradeoffs between vehicle automation and electrification

Posted on Jul 6, 2020 in News, Technology

A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has used a vehicle dynamics model to evaluate the trade-off between automation...

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