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May 28, 2019 5:00 AM WST
The startup’s Series A round was led by Amadeus Capital Partners. Immense Simulations is very active in the autonomous-driving industry, as its services can be used to test traffic conditions via cloud-hosted simulation platforms.
May 25, 2019 5:30 AM WST
Presented at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Canada, the study provides insights on how driverless vehicles can work together to mitigate various road conditions – including the presence of an aggressive human-controlled driver.
May 23, 2019 5:00 AM WST
A feasible solution to preparing autonomous vehicles for natural disasters could be virtual testing software. Using this option, developers can recreate a wide range of emergencies for driverless cars to tackle in a controlled environment.
May 21, 2019 5:00 AM WST
The startup's smart mailbox utilizes a flat, heavy-duty top, which serves as a landing pad for quadcopters. Valqari plans to develop drone-friendly mailboxes with heaters or coolers for receiving meals, groceries and medicine requiring refrigeration.
May 20, 2019 5:00 AM WST
The service is part of the startup’s ongoing collaboration with German logistics group DB Schenker. By the end of 2020, the startup wants to have 200 autonomous trucks operating on public roadways.
May 15, 2019 5:00 AM WST
During the trials, driverless dump trucks will be used to haul excavated soil around the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon. Launching autonomous trucks is part of the agency’s massive plan to upgrade the local area’s road network.
May 10, 2019 6:52 PM WST
Drivent recently acquired certification from Washington state regulators to test driverless cars. This likely played an influential role in bringing the startup’s presence to light within the self-driving sector.
May 09, 2019 6:47 PM WST
The two companies are reportedly negotiating a potential acquisition deal; and if confirmed, would be a huge win for both sides. To date, Amazon has been actively seeking new methods to improve deliveries and reduce dependence on third-party shipping companies.
May 06, 2019 12:00 PM WST
Investors clearly bought into the news, as the auto company’s stock rose by seven percent after the bullish announcement. Ford will start testing autonomous vehicles in a third city in the coming months.
May 05, 2019 6:00 AM WST
To receive in-car deliveries, customers enrolled in Amazon Prime must be driving a Ford or Lincoln vehicle (2017 or newer). At the moment, such delivery options are available in 50 major cities across the US.