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.
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Autonomous cars don’t need to be perfect to save lives. They just have to be better than human drivers.
Self driving cars from Cruise Automation were involved in 6 crashes in September — none of them due to failures by its autonomous driving technology.
Cruise Automation says it now has the first production ready self driving car. Tesla fans may dispute that claim.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill that permits the testing of up to 100,000 autonomous cars on American roads. The bill now goes to the Senate.
Congress is considering legislation that would establish standards for connected and autonomous cars. The devil, as always, is in the details.
Lyft says it expects the majority of rides in 2021 will be in self driving electric cars. It pledges that it will use 100% renewable energy to keep those cars charged. Some may be autonomous Chevy Bolt electrics from GM.
Henrik Fisker has taken the wraps off his latest creation, the Fisker EMotion, an all electric car designed to compete with the Tesla Model S.
NEVS, the Chinese successor to Saab, unveiled an autonomous people mover at the CES Asia show in Shanghai this week.
Honda says it is ramping up its commitment to electric and self driving cars as part of its Vision 2130 initiative. Let’s hope it is not too late.
AAA says it is raising car insurance rates on the Tesla Model S and Model X because they cost significantly more to repair than other cars. Tesla says AAA is using the wrong data.
Researchers at the University of Michigan claim they have devised new tools that could slash the time and expense of designing autonomous car technology by more than 99%.
Baidu, known as the Google of China, has embarked on a three year plan to develop an open source autonomous driving platform that any manufacturer could use to manufacture self driving cars.
A new JD Power survey shows more people are uncomfortable with the idea of autonomous cars this year than last year. Overall, younger people are far more accepting of new technology than older people.
San Francisco start up Luminar has developed new Lidar technology that sees further and in greater detail that any other system on the market.
Cadillac says its new Super Cruise feature will permit true “hands free” driving. What does that mean, exactly?