The technology stems from the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et an Automatique (INRIA), which is currently being used by leading car manufacturers, such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota. It is important to consider that most cars today are capable of SAE L2 or L3 assisted parking, which closely adheres to Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J3016 standards.
Michael ChengDec 09, 2016 7:06 AM PT
Putting new tech into existing cars can be an opportunity for marketers and tech companies.
Timothy Healey Dec 08, 2016 10:30 PM PT
German Luxurious automaker Audi last year announced its lunar rover project partnered with a group called Part-time Scientists. The company recently released that the lunar rover is already finished and now entering testing phase.
ClaireDec 08, 2016 10:04 AM PT
In the tourism sector, autonomous cars have very different applications. To start, ridesharing and car-sharing will allow travelers to move around their destination with ease. But going beyond such mainstream applications, driverless vehicles may also serve as virtual tour guides for tech-savvy vacationers.
Michael ChengDec 08, 2016 6:43 AM PT
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is posing restrictions on granting licenses to new EV startups, limiting the number to 10 per year.
ClaireDec 08, 2016 3:08 AM PT
BMW Invests in new startups to get ahead in the tech game.
Timothy Healey Dec 07, 2016 10:55 PM PT
To be specific, the NACTO wants to lower speed limits by a few miles per hour. Based on findings from the US Department of Transportation, a slight decrease is enough to significantly reduce car accidents caused by reckless speeding.
Michael ChengDec 07, 2016 6:06 AM PT
Artist and designer Joey Ruiter recently created a futuristic car called Consumer, which defies almost all traditions a car has.
ClaireDec 06, 2016 10:00 PM PT
Samsung is betting on automotive tech.
Timothy Healey Dec 06, 2016 6:25 PM PT
Perhaps the most impressive aspect of the Masdar City PRT network is its superbly clean safety record. To date, no accidents or collisions have occurred during operation, resulting in a 99.6 vehicle reliability rate.
Michael ChengDec 06, 2016 6:34 AM PT
Timothy Healey Dec 05, 2016 10:45 PM PT
The famed Silicon Valley startup Comma.ai opened a media conference on November 30th, to make its aforementioned self-driving software for free. The code is already open-source on GitHub, for coding experts to delve into and make their own auto-piloted car.
ClaireDec 05, 2016 5:25 PM PT
The group announced plans to conduct tests on European soil in 2017. In order to ease such risks, which could easily derail the company’s 2021 goals, Ford commissioned a survey to find out how ready the European market is for self-driving cars.
Michael ChengDec 05, 2016 6:15 AM PT
Autotrader IDs Must-Have Auto Tech
Timothy Healey Dec 05, 2016 12:45 AM PT
California-based electric car company Lucid is recently confirmed to open its assembly plant in Arizona, to prepare for the company’s mass production in 2018.
ClaireDec 04, 2016 5:05 PM PT
Britain’s largest automaker Jaquar Land Rover (JLR) recently released that it will build its electric vehicles in the home country, to help boost the local automotive sector after Britain’s Brexit vote.
ClaireDec 02, 2016 5:05 PM PT
While the Porsche CEO seems firmly planted in his views about fully autonomous cars, he does see potential in semi-autonomous features. Blume explained that the company is interested in adding L2 and L3 driver assistance components to its future line of sports cars.
Michael ChengDec 02, 2016 6:30 AM PT
Researchers from Norwegian security company Promon recently hacked into a Tesla car by rooting some malware into a driver’s Tesla Android app. By obtaining the person’s Tesla app login username and password, hackers could almost fully control the car and even drive it away.
ClaireDec 01, 2016 7:30 PM PT
To better understand who should take the blame (driver or the technology) during accidents involving autonomous cars, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is pushing for the collection of fundamental data that covers roughly 30 seconds before and 15 seconds after an accident occurs.
Michael ChengDec 01, 2016 6:41 AM PT
General Motors released that it will begin selling its Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado pickups to China next year, to explore business opportunities in the country’s local market.
ClaireNov 30, 2016 11:00 PM PT
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