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Metamoto Joins Renovo AWare Autonomous Mobility Ecosystem

Metamoto Joins Renovo AWare Autonomous Mobility Ecosystem

Metamoto, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup offering simulation solutions for autonomous vehicles, announced it has joined the AWare ecosystem of Renovo, a mobility software technology company that is creating an operating system (OS) for autonomous vehicle fleets.

Eric Walz2018-05-17 10:31 PT

BMW Granted Permission to Test Autonomous Cars in China

BMW Granted Permission to Test Autonomous Cars in China

BMW announced that it has reached an agreement with Chinese authorities, which gives the German automaker the green light to test its autonomous tech on public roads in China.

Eric Walz2018-05-16 15:04 PT

Self-Driving Startup Roadster.ai Raises a Record $128 Million

Self-Driving Startup Roadster.ai Raises a Record $128 Million

Shenzhen City-based self-driving startup Roadstar.ai today announced US$128 million in Series A Funding, setting a single round private financing record for China’s autonomous driving industry.

FutureCar Staff 2018-05-15 16:43 PT

Jaguar Land Rover Working on Technology to Help Cars See Around Corners

Jaguar Land Rover Working on Technology to Help Cars See Around Corners

Jaguar Land Rover is leading a new project to develop self-driving cars that can ‘see’ at blind intersections and even through obstacles.

FutureCar Staff 2018-04-20 15:04 PT

HOZON Auto Launches R&D Center in Silicon Valley to Explore Autonomous Driving

HOZON Auto Launches R&D Center in Silicon Valley to Explore Autonomous Driving

Chinese automaker HOZON Auto has officially opened its Autonomous Vehicle Research Center in Silicon Valley, marking a step-forward in building out its global strategic R&D layout.

Eric Walz2018-04-17 11:26 PT

BMW i Ventures Announces Strategic Investment in Mapillary

BMW i Ventures Announces Strategic Investment in Mapillary

BMW i Ventures, the venture capital arm of BMW, has announced an investment in Sweden-based mapping company Mapillary, a leading street-level imagery platform for extracting map data using computer vision.

Eric Walz2018-04-12 17:08 PT

BMW Opens its New Campus Dedicated to Autonomous Driving

BMW Opens its New Campus Dedicated to Autonomous Driving

German automaker BMW has taken a big step forward in preparing for the autonomous cars of the future. The BMW Group opened its new campus dedicated to autonomous driving research and development near Munich.

FutureCar Staff 2018-04-11 11:25 PT

The American Center for Mobility Autonomous Test Site Opens in Michigan, Partners With Microsoft

The American Center for Mobility Autonomous Test Site Opens in Michigan, Partners With Microsoft

The American Center for Mobility (ACM), a dedicated test ground in Michigan for autonomous vehicle technology, held its official grand opening.

Eric Walz2018-04-05 12:15 PT

NVIDIA CEO Reveals DRIVE SIM, a VR Autonomous Driving Simulator at GTC 2018

NVIDIA CEO Reveals DRIVE SIM, a VR Autonomous Driving Simulator at GTC 2018

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took the stage this morning to deliver an important keynote kicking off NVIDIA’s annual GTC Technology Conference in Silicon Valley. Among the highlights was his announcement of an update to NVIDIA DRIVE, the AI platform for autonomous driving, which now includes a autonomous driving simulator to support autonomous driving development.

Eric Walz2018-03-27 13:09 PT

BMW i-Ventures Invests in Blackmore Sensors and Analytics for LiDAR Technology

BMW i-Ventures Invests in Blackmore Sensors and Analytics for LiDAR Technology

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc., a developer of frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) lidar for the automotive industry, announced today that it has raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by BMW i Ventures, the venture capital arm of BMW.

Eric Walz2018-03-20 12:06 PT

After JingChi CEO Steps Down, the Company Joins Baidu’s Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform

After JingChi CEO Steps Down, the Company Joins Baidu’s Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform

Days after founder and CEO Wang Jing stepped down from his role at autonomous driving startup JingChi, the two companies have seemed to have settled their differences. JingChi announced that it has joined Baidu’s Apollo autonomous driving platform as an official partner.

Eric Walz2018-03-13 14:44 PT

Perrone Robotics Collaborates With Machine Learning Research Pioneers on Autonomous Perception

Perrone Robotics Collaborates With Machine Learning Research Pioneers on Autonomous Perception

Perrone Robotics Inc., a Virginia-based robotics company today announced the company is collaborating with pioneering Professor Robert Hecht-Nielsen of the University of California, San Diego's (UCSD) Vertebrate Movement Laboratory (VML) and its research team on advanced machine learning methods for autonomous vehicle perception and control.

Eric Walz2018-02-08 17:03 PT

Lyft Opens its First European Hub to Develop Autonomous Driving Technology

Lyft Opens its First European Hub to Develop Autonomous Driving Technology

San Francisco-based ride hailing company Lyft, Uber’s main rival in the U.S, has announced its first official expansion into Europe. However, Lyft will not to pick up passengers yet, it has opened its office in Munich, Germany to work on autonomous driving technology.

Eric Walz2018-01-31 13:33 PT

California Senator and Others Block Progress on Self-Driving Car Legislation

California Senator and Others Block Progress on Self-Driving Car Legislation

Bipartisan legislation to promote safe development of autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. stalled in the Senate this week over safety concerns from three Democrats, including California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune said Wednesday.

Eric Walz2018-01-27 07:05 PT

AdaSky Demonstrates its Thermal Vision Solution for Autonomous Cars at CES

AdaSky Demonstrates its Thermal Vision Solution for Autonomous Cars at CES

AdaSky was among the many companies showing off impressive autonomous driving technology at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, where the company demonstrated its VIPER vision system. AdaSky says it’s a breakthrough sensing solution to enable autonomous driving in any lighting or weather condition.

Eric Walz2018-01-18 08:30 PT

Baidu Selects ON Semiconductor for its Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform

Baidu Selects ON Semiconductor for its Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform

ON Semiconductor, a leading semiconductor supplier, has joined Baidu’s open Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform. Through this collaboration, Baidu's Apollo partners can get the plug-and-play compatible imaging solutions jointly developed by both companies.

Eric Walz2018-01-02 17:24 PT

Apple Granted Patent for Autonomous Driving Navigation System

Apple Granted Patent for Autonomous Driving Navigation System

In a patent application filed in December 2015, Apple Inc. described a navigation system for self-driving (autonomous) vehicles that allows the car to find its own way to a destination by monitoring the route and developing a characterization of it, which can be utilized by at least some portion of a vehicle’s sensor suite to autonomously navigate the route.

Eric Walz2017-12-22 08:30 PT

DENSO Investing in Car Sharing Platform Provider Ridecell

DENSO Investing in Car Sharing Platform Provider Ridecell

Global automotive supplier and technology leader DENSO today announced it will invest in San Francisco based Ridecell Inc., the leading platform for car-sharing and ride-sharing operators, as a significant contributor to the company's recent Series B funding round.

Eric Walz2017-12-20 11:32 PT

Velodyne CTO Explains Features of the New High-Resolution VLS-128 LiDAR

Velodyne CTO Explains Features of the New High-Resolution VLS-128 LiDAR

Velodyne, an industry leader in LiDAR technology has announced its latest product, the VLS-128 high resolution LiDAR for autonomous vehicles. FutureCar reached out to Velodyne's CTO Anand Gopalan, who provided some more information about the company’s latest LiDAR for self-driving cars.

Eric Walz2017-12-07 18:04 PT

Phantom Auto Developing a Remote Control Option for Autonomous Vehicles

Phantom Auto Developing a Remote Control Option for Autonomous Vehicles

Phantom Auto hopes to relieve some of the ‘ride-anxiety’ associated with self-driving cars — a human safety driver, with the ability to remotely control a self-driving vehicle when needed.

Eric Walz2017-12-06 15:13 PT

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