Friday, November 26, 2021

Plug-and-Play Autonomy Could Soon Turn Your Car Into a Self-Driving Robot

The latest such project is a newly announced partnership between the GM tech spinoff Delphi Automotive and Israeli machine vision company Mobileye. Both companies are no...

Ford accelerates spending and doubles staff for self-driving cars

Ford Motor Co (F.N) plans to offer a fully automated driverless vehicle for commercial ride-sharing in 2021, the automaker announced Tuesday, expanding its efforts...

NVIDIA Announces Parker, its Newest SOC for Autonomous Vehicles

NVIDIA today took the cloak off Parker, their newest mobile processor that will power the next generation of autonomous vehicles. Speaking at the Hot Chips...

Audi not Planning to Increase Robot Workers

At Audi’s most flexible plant, in Neckarsulm, Germany, the driver-side airbags are named after girls, while the steering wheels have boys’ names. Other components...

Will GM Beat Google to the Self-Driving Car with the help from this Startup?

Kyle Vogt couldn't do anything to help his dustpan-shaped battlebot Decimator as it took a saw blade to the belly. The CO2 tank powering its primary weapon ruptured,...

Comma.ai Open Sources Highway Driving Data

Comma.ai, the startup that George Hotz (aka Geohotz) founded to show that making driverless vehicles could done relatively cheaply using off-the-shelf components and existing vehicles,...

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...

Honda and SoftBank partner to turn Asimo into talking assistant

Car and tech companies continue to partner up, but Honda and SoftBank’s newly-announced union is a little different from most. Rather than working on self-driving cars,...

Padmasree Warrior, Tech Heavyweight, Now on Board of China’s NextEV

Zendrive, a driving analytics startup, has added an industry heavyweight to its board. Padmasree Warrior, the U.S. CEO of Chinese electric car startup NextEV,...

Mercedes Unveils Self-Driving Bus to Upgrade Your Commute

We've seen ideas for self-driving buses and other autonomous public transport before, but nothing as slick as a concept bus that Mercedes-Benz unveiled in Amsterdam today. Dubbed the "Future...




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