Uber has Announced an agreement to Buy 24,000 Self-driving Volvo XC90 and S90 SPA platform autonomous Cars between 2019 and 2021.
The board of directors at Volkswagen has agreed on a plan to invest $40 billion in electric cars, autonomous technology, and mobility systems by 2022. That is a big step forward for the company, but can they pull it off?
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.
The CEO of Waymo told the press this week his company is about to begin a self driving taxi service in Chandler, Arizona in the very near future using autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Autonomous cars don’t need to be perfect to save lives. They just have to be better than human drivers.
Didi Chuxing is the largest ride hailing service in the world and has every attention of expanding its grip on the market. It is partnering with NEVS and Taxify and plans to construct its own electric car charging network.
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.
Tesla may be working with AMD to design a proprietary computer chip for its Autopilot autonomous driving system. AMD has declined to confirm or deny the report.
Lyft is working with engineers and city planners on ways to reduce urban congestion using more ride hailing and car sharing programs in the future.
Renault and Nissan have laid out a joint vision for electric and autonomous cars with a target date of 2022.
Cruise Automation says it now has the first production ready self driving car. Tesla fans may dispute that claim.
AdaSky has developed a thermal imaging camera it says could improve the accuracy of autonomous driving system at a cost that is affordable.