Honda announced last week that it is entering discussions with Google to become a new partner, to supply cars for Waymo’s testing fleet.
ClaireDec 28, 2016 6:35 AM PT
Self-driving tech provides opportunities for suppliers to provide automakers with tech, such as radar-based cruise control, as one example of how suppliers may take advantage of the changes that autonomous cars will bring in the future.
Timothy Healey Dec 27, 2016 3:09 PM PT
Should federal officials move forward with setting up programs on the busy interstate that supports major junctions at Daytona Beach, Florida (I-4); New York City, New York (I-87); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (I-76); and Richmond, Virginia (I-64); Maryland could be a hotspot for driverless car manufacturers.
Michael ChengDec 27, 2016 6:07 AM PT
After facing a ban from state officials for testing driverless cars in San Francisco, Uber quickly responded last Thursday that it will be launching a new pilot program in Arizona.
ClaireDec 26, 2016 3:00 PM PT
To streamline their efforts, the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communication is proposing a law to enable self-driving cars to be tested in the area by mid-2017. When it comes to sustainable technology, the country has always taken a proactive stand in adopting green practices.
Michael ChengDec 26, 2016 7:41 AM PT
In order to use LIDAR systems on autonomous cars that will one day become the norm for private and public transportation, the components have to be more cost effective, compact and user-friendly.
Michael ChengDec 24, 2016 9:30 AM PT
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced a new proposed rule on communication between cars – to require all cars to talk to each other by 2023.
ClaireDec 23, 2016 1:40 PM PT
California has strict rules regarding self-driving cars, including rules against unsupervised testing and the use of self-driving cars in a commercial ride-sharing fleet.
Timothy Healey Dec 23, 2016 8:00 AM PT
Blackmore in Bozeman, Montana recently completed a successful Series-A funding round of $3.5 million, to develop a more advanced lidar system for autonomous vehicles.
ClaireDec 22, 2016 11:16 PM PT
He wouldn’t say how many cars the company expects to build this year or when it will reach the one-million per year mark, but he did note the brand built more than 500,000 cars last year.
Timothy Healey Dec 22, 2016 7:33 PM PT
In other words, will it matter if you own a Ford or Chevy if you aren’t driving it yourself? After all, brands differentiate themselves on image as much as anything else.
Timothy Healey Dec 22, 2016 11:35 AM PT
Based on results of the test drive, which included a three-mile loop around the Las Vegas Convention Center, it’s very clear that the Ioniq is the real deal.
Michael ChengDec 22, 2016 6:57 AM PT
You’ve heard of driver-assist tech in cars and you’ve heard of IBM supercomputer Watson. Now, be prepared to think of Watson in a new light.
Timothy Healey Dec 21, 2016 5:13 PM PT
Germany luxury vehicle manufacturer BMW announced recently that it will partner with IBM Watson research center, to help develop its line of next-generation cars.
ClaireDec 21, 2016 12:26 PM PT
What many people don’t know is that BlackBerry has a handful of other products it can rely on for growth.
Michael ChengDec 21, 2016 5:45 AM PT
Recent reports suggest that China's futuristic Traffic Elevated Bus (TEB) has been deserted due to financial shortage.
ClaireDec 20, 2016 3:46 PM PT
By using a drone that can see over tall trees, large bushes and rolling hills, the vehicle could map its surroundings with greater accuracy. Ford mentioned that passengers will be able to control the quadcopter via the vessel’s infotainment or navigation components.
Michael ChengDec 20, 2016 6:19 AM PT
The German auto giant Mercedes Benz recently launched its app “Croove”, to let any vehicle owner - not confined by Benz drivers, to rent their car when they’re not using it.
ClaireDec 19, 2016 5:54 PM PT
Michigan, with unpredictable weather and dilapidating roads, presents several challenges for engineers. These new obstacles in development may help groups in the area hone their autonomous driving products more effectively to thrive in such undesirable conditions.
Michael ChengDec 19, 2016 12:06 PM PT
Cars that can talk to each other is the first item on the list. This technology, also known as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, has been in development for some time, but Cadillac will actually bring it to market in 2017.
Timothy Healey Dec 18, 2016 10:40 AM PT
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