By 2021 Ford Motor company plans to set up its self-driving taxi service at scale. The company aims to use its robo-taxi network to move both goods and passengers. Most of the vehicles will be custom built for the platform and Ford is not developing the technology to enter into a partnership with another third-party ride-hailing operator.
Manish Kharinta2018-04-21 11:45 PT
Metamoto, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup offering scalable simulation solutions for autonomous vehicles, today announced it has enlisted an assembly of leading automotive players in its early engagement program.
FutureCar Staff 2018-04-12 09:00 PT
Just days after announcing a partnership with Jaguar to deploy 20,000 of its new electric i-Pace SUVs for its self-driving taxi service, Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced that Waymo is working with Honda on some type of autonomous vehicle, Bloomberg has reported.
Eric Walz2018-04-02 17:34 PT
Cruise Automation, the company supplying General Motors with its self-driving technology is losing its Chief Technology Officer A.G. Gangadhar, who has worked for less than a year at the company.
Eric Walz2018-03-29 12:08 PT
The governor of Arizona has had enough of Uber, as it rushed to beat out other companies in the self-driving car race. Governor Doug Ducey said on Monday said he was suspending Uber's ability to test of self-driving cars on the state's roads indefinitely, following a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on March 18.
Eric Walz2018-03-26 19:00 PT
Uber halted all of its self-driving operations after one of the company's self-driving Volvos struck and killed a bicyclist in Tempe, Arizona last night. Tempe police are still investigating the deadly crash.
Eric Walz2018-03-19 12:03 PT
General Motors Co. will invest more than $100 million in two Michigan assembly plants where it plans to build its Cruise AV driverless car and the roof modules required for autonomous driving.
Eric Walz2018-03-15 10:56 PT
Baidu has announced the release of ‘Apollo Scape’, billed as the world’s largest open-source dataset for autonomous driving technology. The dataset is part of Baidu’s open autonomous driving platform Apollo.
Eric Walz2018-03-14 17:17 PT
Waymo has been working hard to make its autonomous software behave just like a human drivers—only better— and now the company has shared video taken from inside one its driverless minivans to show the reactions from real passengers.
Eric Walz2018-03-13 16:21 PT
Uber, the world’s largest ride-hailing company, says it driverless cars may be on the road in less than a year as the company is working with major automakers on autonomous technology.
Eric Walz2018-02-23 10:32 PT
Uber and Waymo announced an unexpected settlement agreement on Friday, just days after the high-stakes jury trial began in federal court. Waymo accused Uber of using its trade secret in its self-driving cars.
Eric Walz2018-02-09 11:23 PT
Chipmaker NVIDIA and Continental, one of the world’s largest automotive technology companies, have announced they are partnering to create an entire AI self-driving vehicle system, built on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform, with a planned market introduction starting in 2021.
Eric Walz2018-02-06 12:22 PT
GM President, Dan Ammann, recently spoke with CNBC to discuss GM’s latest Cruise AV self-driving car and explained the vehicle in greater detail.
Eric Walz2018-01-23 13:06 PT
LG Electronics (LG) is partnering with HERE Technologies (HERE), a provider of digital mapping and location services, to offer a next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles.
Eric Walz2017-12-27 07:10 PT
Ouster, a San Francisco-based startup developing high performance LiDAR technology for self-driving cars, emerged from stealth today by announcing the launch of the company's new OS1 model LIDAR, as well as $27 million in Series A funding, led by Cox Enterprises.
Eric Walz2017-12-11 15:55 PT
Toronto-based start-up X-Matik has developed an aftermarket add-on kit which bring autonomous driving capabilities to older vehicles.
Eric Walz2017-11-24 15:30 PT
Silicon Valley based Velodyne Labs today announced that it has produced a new LiDAR with the world's best resolution, longest range, and widest field of view, the result of which will boost the autonomous vehicle and advanced safety market.
Eric Walz2017-11-07 12:42 PT
Waymo has been working on self-driving cars since at least 2009 and leads its competitors in the crowded field of self-driving cars development. Now, the company will become the first ever to launch a ride hailing service on public roads without anyone behind the wheel.
Eric Walz2017-11-07 10:48 PT
Baidu Inc. announced updates to its open Apollo autonomous driving platform yesterday during a special event held at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters. The event was Baidu’s first ever Apollo meetup held outside of China.
Eric Walz2017-10-26 17:51 PT
Having built an impressive lead in artificial intelligence, with new research facilities opened by Google, Microsoft and Uber, Canada is ready to do the same for self-driving cars — specifically the LiDAR technology that allows self-driving cars to see down the road.
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