Baidu, one of the world’s largest internet technology companies, has just announced that it will open source its autonomous driving technology, which includes the software designed for its self-driving cars. The move is hoped to speed up the development of self-driving cars, and entice other car manufacturers to work with Baidu's technology.
Eric WalzApr 19, 2017 1:41 PM PT
Tesla’s long awaited Model 3 was spotted last week driving in Palo Alto, California. The blue four-door sedan was filmed driving on nearby Route 280 in the Los Altos Hills.
Eric WalzApr 19, 2017 10:38 AM PT
Ex-Uber employee, Charlie Miller, who was once in charge of ensuring that Uber’s autonomous vehicles were protected against hacking, explains why protecting driverless cars is so difficult.
Vineeth Joel PatelApr 19, 2017 7:05 AM PT
Silicon Valley autonomous car start-up Zoox Inc. recently announced it has hired Mark Rosekind, the former head of the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), to be its new chief safety innovation officer.
Eric WalzApr 18, 2017 1:19 PM PT
According to a report by Intel, one self-driving car will burn through approximately the same amount of data as 3,000 people.
Vineeth Joel PatelApr 18, 2017 10:30 AM PT
By using human navigators at the critical stage of deliveries (also known as the “last mile”), the business would not need to spend as much time and money on testing in urban, populated locations.
Michael ChengApr 18, 2017 6:37 AM PT
Silicon Valley company Quanergy Systems, a leading provider of solid state LiDAR sensors located in Sunnyvale, California has partnered with Koiti Manufacturing Co., Ltd. based in Japan, to build automotive headlights with built in LiDAR sensors.
Eric WalzApr 17, 2017 5:39 PM PT
Tesla has dropped the price on the entry level Model S by $7,500. The starting price of the Model S is now $69,500, down from $77,000.
Eric WalzApr 17, 2017 12:56 PM PT
A shortage of tech teachers could lead to problems in the future.
Timothy Healey Apr 17, 2017 12:05 PM PT
The NPA’s draft guidelines targets mature automakers and research institutes that have already accumulated a substantial amount of experience on closed tracks. From an international perspective, Japan’s renewed stance on the public testing of autonomous cars may attract developers from other countries.
Michael ChengApr 17, 2017 6:15 AM PT
Apple revealed on Friday, April 14th (PDT) that it had been granted a permit to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in California.
Eric WalzApr 14, 2017 6:32 PM PT
Honda forms a new Silicon Valley company that will be known as Honda Innovations, which will collaboration with other businesses to support and develop advanced automotive technologies.
Eric WalzApr 14, 2017 5:26 PM PT
Tesla is getting lots of love from investors -- enough to value it above GM, albeit briefly.
Timothy Healey Apr 14, 2017 11:30 AM PT
Continental opens a new location in San Jose, California in Silicon Valley. Continental expects to employ about 300 experts from all parts of the company that will work on pioneering solutions for the sustainable mobility of the future.
Eric WalzApr 14, 2017 10:40 AM PT
California officials announce an $8 million dollar tax credit to hire 1,100 workers at San Francisco based autonomous driving start-up Cruise Automation.
Eric WalzApr 13, 2017 5:26 PM PT
Luminar, a Silicon Valley start-up has developed an improved Lidar for self-driving cars and announced that production will begin soon. Some features of this system are highlighted.
Eric WalzApr 13, 2017 3:25 PM PT
Automotive parts manufacturing company, Delphi, is looking to expand its role in the automotive segment with new partnerships that would help the company become a leader in data collection.
Vineeth Joel PatelApr 13, 2017 12:30 PM PT
Chinese technology company Baidu purchases California based company xPerception with plans to accelerate the development of self-driving car technology.
Eric WalzApr 13, 2017 12:15 PM PT
Mercedes-Benz promises to have autonomous taxis on the road by three years, joining the likes of Ford and BMW who both made similar claims.
Vineeth Joel PatelApr 12, 2017 12:30 PM PT
Volkswagen may be dealing with the ramifications of its emissions-cheating diesels, but the automaker decided to invest $180 million in Mobvoi Inc., a Chinese artificial intelligence startup.
Vineeth Joel PatelApr 11, 2017 12:05 PM PT
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