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Tesla Believes Its Dojo AI System Will Help It Win the Self-Driving Car Race

Tesla Believes Its Dojo AI System Will Help It Win the Self-Driving Car Race

The all-electric automaker’s newest artificial intelligence system, which is called Dojo, is being used to help the brand come out with self-driving vehicles before anyone else.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-08-27 07:30 PT

GM's Cruise Becomes First Company to Receive Permit to Charge for Autonomous Rides

GM's Cruise Becomes First Company to Receive Permit to Charge for Autonomous Rides

General Motors’ autonomous subdivision will start charging for rides in its self-driving vehicles in San Francisco, California.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-06-05 06:00 PT

Self-Driving Lobbying Group Drops ‘Self-Driving’ in New Name

Self-Driving Lobbying Group Drops ‘Self-Driving’ in New Name

The move is seen as a way to get away from the word self-driving and to distance itself from Tesla.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-01-29 16:30 PT

IIHS Creates New Guidelines to Test Semi-Autonomous Driver-Assist Systems

IIHS Creates New Guidelines to Test Semi-Autonomous Driver-Assist Systems

Not a single Level 2 semi-autonomous system available on the market today meets the institute’s new guidelines, but the IIHS hopes that automakers will use it to improve systems going forward.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-01-22 07:00 PT

UPS Adds Waymo’s Autonomous Class 8 Trucks for Deliveries in Texas

UPS Adds Waymo’s Autonomous Class 8 Trucks for Deliveries in Texas

The two companies are expanding their partnership to include deliveries being made with the self-driving company’s Class 8 between Dallas and Houston.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-11-21 17:00 PT

German Court Bans Tesla’s ‘Misleading’ Ads About the Company’s Self-Driving Capabilities

German Court Bans Tesla’s ‘Misleading’ Ads About the Company’s Self-Driving Capabilities

Germany has banned Tesla from repeating what a court says are “misleading” advertising statements relating to the capabilities of its Autopilot driver assistance system, a Munich court ruled on Tuesday.

Jeremy Carlton2020-07-14 14:00 PT

Chinese Startup Pony.ai Introduces Contactless Delivery Using Autonomous Cars

Chinese Startup Pony.ai Introduces Contactless Delivery Using Autonomous Cars

Pony.ai and e-commerce site Yamibuy is set to launch a contactless delivery service in Irvine, California during the coronavirus pandemic to deliver orders using autonomous vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-04-26 06:00 PT

Uber is Bringing its Self-Driving Cars to Washington D.C., with Humans Behind the Wheel

Uber is Bringing its Self-Driving Cars to Washington D.C., with Humans Behind the Wheel

​Ride-hailing company Uber is still working on its goal to add self-driving cars to its ride-hailing network. The company announced on Thursday that its bringing its self-driving vehicles to Washington D.C. The nation’s capital will be the sixth major city where Uber is mapping and collecting data for its self-driving vehicles.

FutureCar Staff 2020-01-24 10:55 PT

Waymo Already Looking to Expand “Rider Only” Autonomous Taxi Service

Waymo Already Looking to Expand “Rider Only” Autonomous Taxi Service

Riders in Phoenix, Arizona may be picked up in an autonomous Waymo robo-taxi soon, as the company recently started offering “rider-only” trips in the city at the end of October.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-10 06:00 PT

Don’t Expect Autonomous Cars to Take Over Jobs for at Least Another 20 Years

Don’t Expect Autonomous Cars to Take Over Jobs for at Least Another 20 Years

An article by Digital Trends explains why self-driving cars won’t be taking jobs away from humans for at least another two decades.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-27 05:30 PT

Researchers Are Using Model Cars to Perfect Autonomous Vehicles

Researchers Are Using Model Cars to Perfect Autonomous Vehicles

While major companies are utilizing full-size cars for their autonomous tests, an assistant professor at Oregon State University believes that 1/10-th size model cars are the best way to develop autonomous technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-19 06:00 PT

Waymo, AAA Partner to Educate Children on Autonomous Cars

Waymo, AAA Partner to Educate Children on Autonomous Cars

Autonomous vehicles may be directly aimed at adults, but what about future generations that will grow up sharing the road with driverless cars? Waymo and AAA are partnering together to educate kids about self-driving cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-06 16:00 PT

Ford's Autonomous Executive Claims Driverless Cars Will Only Last Four Years

Ford's Autonomous Executive Claims Driverless Cars Will Only Last Four Years

The average U.S. car owner keeps their automobile for roughly 12 years, but that won’t be the case for autonomous vehicles. One of Ford’s autonomous executives believes self-driving cars will be built on a four-year timeline.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-30 17:00 PT

Sense Photonics Comes out With High-Tech Flash LiDAR

Sense Photonics Comes out With High-Tech Flash LiDAR

North Carolina-based startup Sense Photonics has developed a new LiDAR system that can perform better than current ones and isn’t as bulky on vehicles, either. It’s called flash LiDAR.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-12 06:05 PT

Four Autonomous Cars Facts That Are Hard to Believe

Four Autonomous Cars Facts That Are Hard to Believe

From the number of autonomous vehicles that will be sold annually in 2040 to the number of lives that will be saved every year, these four facts are difficult to believe.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-28 06:00 PT

Cars Are Being Reinvented to Keep Up With Autonomous Tech

Cars Are Being Reinvented to Keep Up With Autonomous Tech

Tires, seats, windows, headlights, these are just a few features on cars that are drastically changing to ensure autonomous vehicles are intelligent as possible.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-19 08:00 PT

World Economic Forum Executive Believes Autonomous Vehicles Face Two Challenges

World Economic Forum Executive Believes Autonomous Vehicles Face Two Challenges

Michelle Avary, the head of autonomous mobility at the World Economic Forum, claims that the self-driving industry has two challenges that it needs to overcome: technology and business models that are profitable.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-07 09:00 PT

Apple Buys Self-Driving Shuttle Startup Drive AI

Apple Buys Self-Driving Shuttle Startup Drive AI

Computer giant Apple Inc on Tuesday confirmed that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based self-driving shuttle firm Drive.ai.

FutureCar Staff 2019-06-26 00:45 PT

Lyft, Aptiv Pass 50,000-Trip Mark With Autonomous Vehicles

Lyft, Aptiv Pass 50,000-Trip Mark With Autonomous Vehicles

The companies have reached another major milestone since starting the self-driving program at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-06-05 05:00 PT

California Introductions Regulations to Allow Light-Duty Self-Driving Truck Testing

California Introductions Regulations to Allow Light-Duty Self-Driving Truck Testing

Sorry Tesla, semi trucks haven’t been given the green light yet, but autonomous utility vans and pickup trucks are okay to begin testing on public roads in California soon.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-17 10:17 PT

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