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Mercedez Benz reveals its luxurious “X-Class” pickup truck

Mercedez Benz reveals its luxurious “X-Class” pickup truck

German automobile big shot Mercedez Benz revealed its premium midsize pickup truck on Oct 25th at Stockholm, Sweden, claiming the vehicle to be the world’s first true “luxurious” pickup truck.

ClaireOct 28, 2016 6:30 PM PT

How to improve self-driving techniques in the future

How to improve self-driving techniques in the future

The human brain is still better than any computer at making decisions in the face of sudden. Self-driving cars should be improved according to current disadvantages.

Jing Yi Oct 28, 2016 12:25 AM PT

Augmented Reality Could Make Driverless Cars Easier to Accept & Use

Augmented Reality Could Make Driverless Cars Easier to Accept & Use

Some car manufacturers are turning to augmented reality (AR) to help new drivers, who are skeptical about the mechanisms of driverless vehicles, transition from a traditional car with level one autonomous capabilities (strictly human driving) to a robust vehicle with level three or four autonomous features (like Audi’s prototype A7).

Michael ChengOct 27, 2016 10:25 PM PT

Future Cars will connect with our lives in a deeper way

Future Cars will connect with our lives in a deeper way

Cars in the future might connect with every bit of your daily life.

ClaireOct 27, 2016 7:55 PM PT

Dubai Plans to Roll Out a Smart Car Rental Service for Tech-Savvy Consumers

Dubai Plans to Roll Out a Smart Car Rental Service for Tech-Savvy Consumers

Compared to fuel-dependent cars, the number of smart vehicles on the road are extremely low. Dubai hopes to address such issues by offering a unique smart car rental service to consumers who are interested in connected vehicles. The service, which was unveiled during the 36th Gitex Technology Week event, will be led by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Michael ChengOct 26, 2016 11:45 PM PT

Tesla says it now has full self-driving hardware for all cars being produced

Tesla says it now has full self-driving hardware for all cars being produced

After a series of accidents regarding Tesla’s “autopilot” system causing controversy internationally, the company announced on Oct 19th that now its cars are equipped with hardware for fully-autonomous driving.

ClaireOct 26, 2016 11:25 PM PT

UK Proposes New Incentives for Electric Cars in Clean Air Zones

UK Proposes New Incentives for Electric Cars in Clean Air Zones

In order to meet European clean-air standards, authorities plan to roll out special benefits for EV drivers, such as priority at traffic lights and access to one-way streets. The latter privilege would work by allowing EVs to go against the normal flow of traffic in an extra lane.

Michael ChengOct 25, 2016 11:05 PM PT

An Introduction to Self-Driving Cars

An Introduction to Self-Driving Cars

A self-driving car (driverless, autonomous, robotic car) is a vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and navigating without human input.

Jing Yi Oct 25, 2016 7:45 PM PT

Uber drivers win lawsuit for jobless payments in New York state

Uber drivers win lawsuit for jobless payments in New York state

The New York State Department of Labor has ruled that two Uber drivers are employees of Uber rather than independent contractors, therefore, they are eligible for jobless benefits, on the other hand, Uber is appealing the determination.

ClaireOct 25, 2016 5:30 PM PT

Chinese electronics company Anker announces a Navdy clone named “Roav”

Chinese electronics company Anker announces a Navdy clone named “Roav”

Chinese consumer electronics company Anker is about to release its automotive brand “Roav” this coming November, which is very similar to Navdy, but might come with an affordable price.

ClaireOct 25, 2016 12:25 AM PT

Tesla updated its new autopilot hardware version to achieve “Full Self-Driving Capability”

Tesla updated its new autopilot hardware version to achieve “Full Self-Driving Capability”

Tesla announced its new auto pilot feature on their official website. As it explains; “The system is designed to be able to conduct short and long distance trips with no action required by the person in the driver’s seat. Your Tesla will figure out the optimal route, navigate urban streets (even without lane markings), manage complex intersections with traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts, and handle densely packed freeways with cars moving at high speed.

AmandaOct 24, 2016 11:25 PM PT

Why Do Self-Driving Cars Need Smart Roads?

Why Do Self-Driving Cars Need Smart Roads?

Today’s roads were designed to support Henry Ford’s vision of humans driving cars. Since the release of the first automobile in 1908 (the Ford Model T), not a lot has changed in the way cities build and use roads. For self-driving cars, this could be a problem.

Michael ChengOct 24, 2016 6:50 PM PT

NextEV electric supercar wows observers while being tested in Germany

NextEV electric supercar wows observers while being tested in Germany

NextEV electric supercar wows observers while being tested in Germany

LydiaOct 24, 2016 2:30 AM PT

GM invests in Chinese car sharing company “Yi Wei Xing”

GM invests in Chinese car sharing company “Yi Wei Xing”

General Motors announced recently that it has made strategic investment into the emerging Chinese car sharing venture “Yi Wei Xing”, which is the latest move that GM had on “exploring personal mobility in China”.

ClaireOct 23, 2016 10:30 PM PT

Self-Driving Trucks Could Hit Public Roads Before Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Trucks Could Hit Public Roads Before Self-Driving Cars

While most popular automobile brands, such as Ford, BMW and Chrysler, focus on passenger vehicles, other companies are applying autonomous technology to commercial trucks. In fact, some analysts believe that self-driving trucks will beat self-driving cars in the race to release a reliable autonomous vehicle on public roads.

Michael ChengOct 23, 2016 6:45 PM PT

Didi Chuxing looks to Silicon Valley for more talents in self-driving technology

Didi Chuxing looks to Silicon Valley for more talents in self-driving technology

Didi wants to extend its blueprint to grab a slice of the autonomous vehicle field, just like what Uber is doing now.

ClaireOct 21, 2016 10:05 PM PT

Google’s self-driving car crash sent its test driver to the hospital

Google’s self-driving car crash sent its test driver to the hospital

Google’s self-driving car crash sent its test driver to the hospital

ClaireOct 20, 2016 11:25 PM PT

TED Talk: Can we build AI without losing control over it?

TED Talk: Can we build AI without losing control over it?

Sam Harris hosted an interesting TED talk addressing modern society’s collective fear that artificial intelligence could ultimately destroy us or inspire us to destroy ourselves. These ideas were popularized in the famous “Terminator” Hollywood film franchise.

AmandaOct 20, 2016 11:05 PM PT

Scheduling algorithms in Vehicular Communications Part III

Scheduling algorithms in Vehicular Communications Part III

In vehicular communication, since resource blocks of base stations are limited, just how to distribute them will significantly impact communication efficiency.

Jing Yi Oct 20, 2016 10:25 PM PT

Vinli is Turning Outdated Vehicles into Smart Cars

Vinli is Turning Outdated Vehicles into Smart Cars

Vinli, a Texas-based startup that specializes in cloud-based driving devices, wants to bridge the gap between analog and smart cars through the release of a tiny dongle that aims to breathe life into cars stuck in the Stone Age.

Michael ChengOct 20, 2016 6:50 PM PT