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.
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Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is poised to invest a billion dollars in ride hailing service Lyft. Several years ago, it was an early investor in Uber. What’s going on?
Tesla is talking with officials in Nevada and California about conducting test of systems that will allow autonomous trucks to platoon together on highways.
As or June 6, residents of California will be able to use the Waze carpool app to find a way to work. The company will not charge a fee for the service until it proves itself in wide area use.
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%.
A study of data compiled from self driving cars in California shows Uber cars require their drivers to take control from the computer once for every mile driven. By comparison, Waymo’s stat is once every 5,128 miles.
” A child born to day may never drive an automobile” says one expert. Is that a good thing?
General Motors is pushing legislation in several states that would prevent Uber and Waymo from testing autonomous cars on their roads. It’s a matter of safety, GM says, but others see it differently.
Chrysler has finished building 100 specially modified Pacifica Hybrid minivans that will be outfitted with a suite of sensors by Waymo to test self-driving technology.