The board of directors at Volkswagen has agreed on a plan to invest $40 billion in electric cars, autonomous technology, and mobility systems by 20222. That is a big step forward for the company, but can they pull it off?
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Seeking Alpha says Tesla has a big lead over other companies in autonomous technology because it has chosen not to use expensive LIDAR technology. A new study says self driving systems that rely on cameras can be just as effective and cost considerably less.
Autonomous cars don’t need to be perfect to save lives. They just have to be better than human drivers.
Singapore is not banning conventional cars. It is simply making them too expensive to own.
Alphabet, the parent of Google, has invested $1 billion in Lyft. The move is seen as a black eye to Uber.
The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?
Cruise Automation has purchased Strobe, a startup company that says it has made a “LIDAR on a chip” that cost 99% less than traditional LIDAR sensors.
A Senate committee has given a green light to proposed legislation that would preempt states from imposing their own regulations on self driving cars.
Self driving cars from Cruise Automation were involved in 6 crashes in September — none of them due to failures by its autonomous driving technology.
Renault and Nissan have laid out a joint vision for electric and autonomous cars with a target date of 2022.
Audi has two autonomous electric car concepts at the Frankfurt auto show — Elaine, an update of the e-tron sportback last seen in Shanghai, and the Aicon, a full Level 5 self driving luxury machine for those who have it and want to flaunt it.
The federal government has announced new rules for self driving cars,l preempting state and local regulations.
The Smart autonomous concept will be unveiled at the Frankfurt auto show this week as part of the Mercedes EQ brand for electric cars.
The 2018 Nissan LEAF is reported to be a major step forward for the hot selling electric car. One current LEAF owner is very much looking forward to its arrival.
Formula 1 May Get an Autonomous Safety Car in the next few years in an effort to help manufacturers educate the public about the technology.
The 2018 Nissan LEAF will introduce the company’s ProPILOT Level 2 autonomous driving system to America.