Michael Cheng is a legal editor and technical writer with publications for Blackberry ISHN Magazine Houzz and Payment Week. He specializes in technology business and digesting hard data. Outside of work Michael likes to train for marathons spend time with his daughter and explore new places.
Jan 24, 2017 6:38 AM WST
Three years ago, the business vowed to expand online by completely redesigning its official website. After what seemed like a decade, the French car company launched "Order Online by Peugeot."
Jan 23, 2017 6:17 AM WST
Instead of a human driver, the six-wheeled units navigate busy sidewalks (note: not open roads) autonomously via robust algorithms and city maps. The technology has attracted a handful of powerful auto brands, including Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Jan 20, 2017 6:19 AM WST
It involves creating vehicular algorithms that mimic the way a group of birds or swarms of bees process their surrounding environment. This is part of a new, emerging niche called vehicular science, which is currently dominated by Tesla, Mobileye and Google (no surprise here).
Jan 19, 2017 6:48 AM WST
CloudCar, a Palo Alto-based startup that specializes in cloud services for automotive businesses, announced earlier this week that it completed a $15 million “minority” investment with the British automaker.
Jan 18, 2017 6:26 AM WST
It is crucial to point out that ARMA is a rare breed of fully autonomous, SAE L5 vessels, making it the first production vehicle to come equipped with “the highest possible level of autonomy” (according to translated statements on the company’s website).
Jan 17, 2017 6:10 AM WST
It is important to consider that car-to-car and autonomous vessels are not covered in the document. The reason for this omission is because the technologies have not reached a standard level of maturity that allows them to be used by everyday consumers.
Jan 16, 2017 6:18 AM WST
Unlike out-of-this-world concepts that never make it to mainstream markets for everyday use or consumption, the SeaBubble could be making an appearance very soon. The company announced it will launch pilot programs on the River Seine in Paris by June 2017.
Jan 13, 2017 6:25 AM WST
Using such networks through V2V and V2I protocols could decrease traveling times by a whopping 30.7 percent. For motorways and A-roads during peak, rush hours, the reduction is not as significant at 4.1 percent.
Jan 12, 2017 6:12 AM WST
Sending your children to school in an autonomous vehicle would be exponentially safer, compared to letting them navigate around the city on foot. All you would have to do is set the car to go to school and strap your kid in the seat.
Jan 11, 2017 6:53 AM WST
The Pearl RearVision only does one thing: helps people backup without hitting undetectable obstacles or objects. However, the device does it mind-blowingly well (the unit also comes with a hefty price tag of $499), using two HD cameras and a supplementary attachment that can be inserted in the vehicle’s ODB-II port.