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American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation

American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation

The American Center for Mobility, also known as Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township in Ypsilanti, Mich., has lost its federal designation as a proving ground for autonomous-vehicle testing. So have nine other locations across the country.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-13 10:30 PT

Ford’s Latest Patent Previews Driving a Car With Smartphone

Ford’s Latest Patent Previews Driving a Car With Smartphone

Ford has come up with an innovative way to steer an autonomous vehicle with a smartphone, including giving consumers the option of interacting with a virtual steering wheel or simply tilting the device.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-09 15:00 PT

Ford Proposes Driverless Vehicle Signals for Pedestrian Safety

Ford Proposes Driverless Vehicle Signals for Pedestrian Safety

To streamline development and application, the Detroit-based car manufacturer strongly encourages other companies in the automotive industry to support the interface, as it could drastically improve safety for self-driving cars.

Michael Cheng2018-10-08 11:15 PT

GM, Honda Strike up Partnership to Develop an Autonomous Car

GM, Honda Strike up Partnership to Develop an Autonomous Car

Under the partnership, Honda will make a $750 million equity investment in General Motors’ Cruise subsidiary and spend an additional $2 billion over the next 12 years to jointly develop self-driving technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-03 16:00 PT

Autonomous Vehicle Startup PerceptIn Wants Organizations to Create Their Perfect Pod

Autonomous Vehicle Startup PerceptIn Wants Organizations to Create Their Perfect Pod

With $9.6 million in funding from Samsung Ventures and Matrix Partners, PerceptIn has created a $40,000 DragonFly pod that lets organizations design their ideal autonomous car.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-30 10:30 PT

BMW Vision iNext Concept is an Electric, Autonomous Look to the Future

BMW Vision iNext Concept is an Electric, Autonomous Look to the Future

BMW is looking to test the waters with the ambitious and futuristic Vision iNext Concept that encompasses all of the automaker’s latest accomplishments in the autonomous and electric segment.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-22 14:30 PT

Arizona Locals Have Expressed Frustration with Waymo’s Autonomous Cars

Arizona Locals Have Expressed Frustration with Waymo’s Autonomous Cars

Waymo has been testing autonomous vehicles in Arizona for quite some time, but locals in the state haven’t been thrilled with sharing the road with the brand’s self-driving machines.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-08 17:15 PT

Ford’s Plan For Moving Everything Under One Roof is to Draw Investors

Ford’s Plan For Moving Everything Under One Roof is to Draw Investors

While Ford was late to enter the autonomous-car race, the American automaker has steadfastly been working on revealing it’s a major player by moving everything into one roof. Apparently, the move worked as investors are chomping at the bits to invest.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-19 17:00 PT

British Startup FiveAI Will Start Trials of Autonomous Vehicles in London in 2019

British Startup FiveAI Will Start Trials of Autonomous Vehicles in London in 2019

After raising $35 million during a Series A funding round last year, startup FiveAI is now looking to test a fleet of autonomous cars in London next year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-19 12:00 PT

More Startups Need to Join the Autonomous Car Race, States Fortune

More Startups Need to Join the Autonomous Car Race, States Fortune

Startups will push traditional automakers and technology companies to be better, create more advanced systems, and push themselves to meet tougher timelines.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-17 06:00 PT

IIHS Find Flaws With Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist Systems

IIHS Find Flaws With Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist Systems

In a study done by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the institute found that electronic car safety systems weren’t perfect and had flaws that ranged from cautiously braking to veering onto the shoulder.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-12 10:00 PT

Autonomous Car Startup Scale API Believes Sharing Car Data Will Make Self-Driving Cars Better

Autonomous Car Startup Scale API Believes Sharing Car Data Will Make Self-Driving Cars Better

Scale API, which trains artificial intelligence systems through the examination and categorization of visual data, claims that companies will be able to develop better autonomous vehicles if they share data.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-10 10:15 PT

Waymo’s Autonomous Vehicles Have Covered 8 Million Miles on Public Roads

Waymo’s Autonomous Vehicles Have Covered 8 Million Miles on Public Roads

Waymo continues to mark its place as the technology company to beat, as its self-driving vehicles are driving approximately 25,000 miles per day.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-27 09:00 PT

Autonomous Car Startup Zoox Developing Unique Bidirectional Vehicle

Autonomous Car Startup Zoox Developing Unique Bidirectional Vehicle

With a total of $800 million in funding, self-driving car startup Zoox is looking to revolutionize the driverless scene with its bespoke bidirectional car that it’s building from the ground up.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-20 17:00 PT

Wayve Taught a Car to Drive Autonomously in Just 20 Minutes

Wayve Taught a Car to Drive Autonomously in Just 20 Minutes

A team of researchers in Britain under the company name of Wayve, showcased its “reinforcement learning” algorithm that, when used in tandem with a human safety driver, taught a vehicle how to drive autonomously in just 20 minutes.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-17 08:30 PT

China Gives Daimler Green Light to Test Autonomous Cars in Beijing

China Gives Daimler Green Light to Test Autonomous Cars in Beijing

While China is pushing automakers to switch gears to develop electrified cars that meet is strict regulations, the country has opened its doors to allow Daimler to test self-driving vehicles in Beijing.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-13 09:15 PT

Autonomous Car Startup Nuro Partners with Kroger for Grocery Delivery Service

Autonomous Car Startup Nuro Partners with Kroger for Grocery Delivery Service

America’s largest supermarket chain is teaming up with a driverless startup that’s founded by two Google veterans to launch a fully self-driving grocery service.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-06 08:30 PT

Audi, Israeli Autonomous Startup Cognata Partner to Speed up Autonomous Vehicle Development

Audi, Israeli Autonomous Startup Cognata Partner to Speed up Autonomous Vehicle Development

Audi has announced a new partnership with autonomous vehicle simulation startup Cognata from Israel to speed up the development of self-driving cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-02 09:00 PT

Major Companies Looking Into the ‘Human Impact’ of Autonomous Vehicles

Major Companies Looking Into the ‘Human Impact’ of Autonomous Vehicles

Uber, Ford, Waymo and other companies looking into driverless cars have come together to study a possible labor crisis that’s caused by the introduction of self-driving vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-06-24 18:00 PT

Watch Torc Robotics’ Autonomous Car Share the Road with Pedestrians

Watch Torc Robotics’ Autonomous Car Share the Road with Pedestrians

Self-driving cars have had a rough time sharing the road with pedestrians recently, but Torc Robotics shows off how its self-driving car dealt with Las Vegas’ busy streets in an impressive display.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-06-24 08:15 PT

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