Friday, November 26, 2021

Ford Invests in AI for Self-Driving Cars

A California start-up working on artificial intelligence-powered mapping software for self-driving cars today received $6.6 million from a group of investors that includes the...

Clever AI Turns a World of Lasers Into Maps for Self-Driving Cars

The greatest advantage self-driving cars hold over outdated humans is the ability to tune out distractions. No buzzing phone, yelling kids, or lovely daydream will divert attention from their...

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...

Makers of Self-Driving Cars Ask What to Do With Human Nature

Even before Tesla revealed that a fatal accident had occurred while one of its cars was in semi-autonomous driving mode, a debate was well underway between researchers and...

Tesla & Google Take Different Roads to Self-Driving Car

In Silicon Valley, where companies big and small are at work on self-driving cars, there have been a variety of approaches, and even some...

BMW Promises Fully Driverless Cars by 2021

The partnership, which involves Intel and the Israeli computer vision company Mobileye, will create an open platform for the next generation of vehicles. The companies will announce...

How will Self-Driving Cars Learn Which Life to Take?

IF YOU FOLLOW the ongoing creation of self-driving cars, then you probably know about the classic thought experiment called the Trolley Problem. A trolley is...

BMW vs. Mercedes-Benz: Which Automaker Is Leading in Driverless Tech?

Recently, BMW mentioned that it would introduce an autonomous car by 2021, called the iNext. The automaker hasn't released much detail about the vehicle, but it...

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...

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...




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