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Jun 08, 2019 5:00 AM WST
Waymo’s trials will go beyond testing basic trucking features. According to the startup, the program focuses on challenges with maneuvering a fully-loaded truck and trailer.
Jun 04, 2019 5:00 AM WST
The collaboration fosters cooperation across various niches within the auto sector. Under the partnership, State Grid’s EV charging stations will be linked to Xiaoju Automobile Solutions – Didi’s robust open car platform.
Jun 03, 2019 2:23 PM WST
GM and Bechtel’s fast-charging EV network will focus on serving congested, highly populated locations in the US. The parties plan to create a separate company for the project, which requires funding from outside investors.
May 29, 2019 5:30 PM WST
In order to withstand constant exposure to water and debris, the cameras are protected from outdoor elements. The lens is reinforced with a water-repellant layer; and the curved shape of the device prevents water droplets or excess moisture from accumulating on the surface.
May 29, 2019 6:00 AM WST
In the program, Ford will provide a fleet of modified autonomous delivery vans. Agility Robotics will use this opportunity to unleash Digit, an upbeat robot equipped with external sensors and cameras.
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.