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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The future of self-driving vehicles looks bleak, as Reuters’ latest poll reveals that half of the drivers in the U.S. think autonomous cars are more dangerous than regular human-operated vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-04 10:03 PT
In addition to getting self-driving vehicles onto Israel’s roads, the German automaker is set to open an R&D center in the country, too.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-03 10:16 PT
In an effort to keep up with its tremendous growth, Waymo announced that it will open a technical service center in Mesa, Arizona that will measure in at 85,000 square feet.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-22 06:00 PT
“I don’t trust some computer to drive me around,” Trump told golf club members at his Bedminster club in 2017.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-21 10:15 PT
At its GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced that it’s working with German standards body TUV SUD to come out with a driver’s license for autonomous cars. The company also announced all of the details behind its new Drive AP2X 9.0 platform.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-20 14:00 PT
The American automaker already has autonomous cars testing in Detroit, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and Miami, but will soon spread to Austin, Texas.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-16 10:00 PT
In order to reach its lofty goals, Uber’s self-driving arm was burning through $20 million a month – all in the name of developing technology for autonomous vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-14 06:00 PT
Last year’s incident involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars that struck and killed a pedestrian, the city of Pittsburgh will require companies to report crashes that result in any injuries in an attempt to boost the public’s confidence in driverless technology.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-10 10:00 PT
According to the study, image-detection systems in autonomous vehicles were 5 percent less accurate at detecting pedestrians with dark skin.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-08 10:26 PT
Researchers at the University of Michigan are currently working on a system that will help self-driving vehicles predict what pedestrians are going to do next.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-02-24 10:00 PT
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