Uber and its Technology Partner Aurora to Expand Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas
Uber Freight, which is the logistics business of ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc., is expanding its autonomous freight delivery pilot in Texas ahead of the holiday rush. Uber has been testing its autonomous trucking technology in the state with its technology partner Aurora Innovation Inc. The two companies are expanding their autonomous pilot with a new 600-mile commercial freight lane between Fort Worth and El Paso.
Eric Walz2022-12-02 11:00 PT
Aurora Announces Partnership With Amazon Web Services for Autonomous Car Development
Aurora and has entered into a partnership with AWS to use its cloud service and cloud-based simulation workloads to help it complete up to 12 million simulations a day.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-01-11 15:30 PT
California Lidar Developer Luminar & Volvo Partner on a Full Stack Autonomous Driving System
Silicon Valley-based lidar developer Luminar Technologies said it had struck a deal with the self-driving software subsidiary of Volvo Cars to offer a full stack, autonomous driving hardware and software system that can be sold to other automakers.
Eric Walz2021-04-17 16:25 PT
Toyota Enters into a Strategic Partnership with Silicon Valley Startup Aurora on Autonomous Driving Technology
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is the latest automaker to partner with a tech startup on the development of autonomous driving technology. On Tuesday, Silicon Valley startup Aurora innovation Inc. announced a strategic partnership with Toyota to add autonomous driving capabilities to its future models, beginning with the popular Toyota Sienna minivan.
Eric Walz2021-03-19 09:30 PT
Uber Sells its Autonomous Driving Unit to Aurora for $4 Billion
Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is abandoning its internal efforts to develop self-driving vehicles and selling off its Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) division and assets to California autonomous driving startup Aurora for $4 billion. As part of the deal, Uber will transfer its entire 1,200-employee ATG unit to Aurora. Uber will also invest $400 million in Aurora.
Eric Walz2021-01-13 18:40 PT
Volkswagen Closes on its $2.6 Billion Investment in Self-Driving Startup Argo AI
In one of the biggest collaborations in the auto industry for the development of self-driving cars, German automaker Volkswagen announced it closed on its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI, the autonomous driving startup majority-owned by U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co.
Eric Walz2020-07-09 10:50 PT
ANSYS & Edge Case Research Looking to Transform Autonomous Vehicle AI
Software simulation company ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) announced it is collaborating with Edge Case Research on the next generation of autonomous vehicles. As part of a new agreement, Edge Case Research will integrate its AV artificial intelligence (AI) perception and risk analysis system called Hologram, to support ANSYS' simulation solution for autonomous vehicles.
Eric Walz2019-10-10 11:00 PT
Silicon Valley Startup Aurora to Work with Fiat Chrysler on a Self-Driving Platform
Silicon Valley-based autonomous driving startup Aurora Innovation Inc, co-founded by three industry veterans in 2017, today announced that it will supply automaker Fiat Chrysler with a self-driving platform.
Eric Walz2019-07-17 13:33 PT
Amazon Enters the Self-Driving Car Space with Investment in Aurora
Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora Innovation Inc. has secured an additional $530 million in its latest Series B funding round. Participating in the investment round is retail giant Amazon. The latest funding values the startup at $2.5 billion and will help Aurora to further develop its autonomous driving technology.
Eric Walz2019-03-16 14:26 PT
Byton Begins Road Testing its M-Byte Prototype
Chinese Automaker Byton received a fair amount of attention when it showed off its new M-Byte vehicle at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Now, Byton has announced its new vehicle is ready for real-world testing. The electric vehicle startup has started tests of its Byton M-Byte model on public roads in the Chinese city of Nanjing.
Derrick Smith2018-10-05 16:57 PT
BYTON Reveals New Electric K-Byte Concept Car at CES Asia
China-based Intelligent electric vehicle startup BYTON unveiled its premium electric sedan Concept during a global debut event today at CES Asia in Shanghai. The new concept showcases the brand’s design vision for next-generation electric vehicles.
Eric Walz2018-07-19 11:38 PT
Electric Carmaker BYTON Secures $500 Million in Series B Round
BYTON, the EV startup that is going up against Tesla with its luxury electric SUV, today concluded its successful Series-B fundraising round of $500 million from multiple major investors that include FAW Group, Tus-Holdings and CATL.
Eric Walz2018-07-18 10:39 PT
Stanford Panel Experts Predict Driverless Cars 10 Years Away
Last night at Stanford University, some of the brightest minds in the autonomous vehicle industry gathered to talk about the technology, practicality and safety of self-driving cars.
Jeremy Carlton2018-07-01 12:15 PT
Hyundai & Aurora Partner to Bring Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles by 2021
Hyundai Motor Company and Aurora, a startup working on autonomous vehicle technology, today announced a strategic partnership to bring self-driving Hyundai vehicles to market by 2021. This partnership will incorporate Aurora’s self-driving technology into Hyundai vehicles starting with models custom-developed and launched in test programs and pilot cities.
Eric Walz2018-02-10 11:28 PT
Aurora Innovation Plans to Bring Driverless Cars to California
Startup Aurora Innovation, which is the brainchild from Tesla, Uber, and Google, has received a permit to test its cars in California and plans to hold testing on public roads in the near future.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-17 08:00 PT
Silicon Valley Self-Driving Start-Up 'Aurora' Gears Up for Business, Posts New Website.
Silicon Valley California based autonomous start-up Aurora, whose mission is “safe efficient mobility” has a new website and many jobs posted, a sign that they are beginning operations.
Eric Walz2017-06-09 16:11 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT