Sunday, September 20, 2020

What’s it like behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber

Uber is now letting Pittsburgh customers traveling in self-driving cars. Here's a sneak peak. About 20 minutes into my ride in a self-driving Uber, I...

Singapore hosts first full-scale autonomous truck platoon trial

A fleet of autonomous trucks is joining all the self-driving taxis and buses Singapore is testing on its streets. Toyota and Volkswagen subsidiary Scania will...

Google has no plans to expand Fiat Chrysler partnership

Google has no plans to expand its partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to create a self-driving car, the program chief at the Alphabet...

Could AI Startup Geometric Intelligence Have Prevented Tesla’s Fatal Crash?

By Mark Bünger, Lux Research Artificial intelligence (AI) is a stealthier field than most, but startup Geometric Intelligence is quiet even by those standards. So...

GM teams with IBM to create automotive marketing experiences via AI

Automotive giant General Motors has partnered with IBM to add the latter's artificial intelligence smarts to its cars. IBM's Watson will be used to augment...

Apple Indicates Interest in Competing in Autonomous Vehicle Market

Apple Inc. is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling...

Two of Google’s top self-driving engineers left to create Nuro.ai

Add another self-driving startup to your long list of self-driving startups: Nuro.ai. Perhaps the most compelling feature of the company, which is still in semi-stealth mode,...

Ride-Sharing, the Progenitor of Autonomous Cars, is Good for Cities

The University of California, Berkeley (UC-B) has published a study, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz’ parent Daimler, that shows that ride-sharing services have a positive impact...

Toyota and Uber announce strategic partnership

Toyota and Uber are forming a "strategic partnership" which will include an investment by the Japanese automaker in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company. Under...

Proposed safety rule requiring V2V would extend IoT to cars

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a new rule that would mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) on all new cars, saying the technology has enormous...




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