Tesla Rival XPeng and Alibaba Cloud Set Up China’s Largest Cloud-Based Computing Center to Train Machine Learning Models for Autonomous Driving
Electric vehicle manufacturer XPeng Inc, which is becoming one of Tesla’s biggest rivals in China with its high tech EVs, has set up a data center with Alibaba Cloud to train its autonomous driving systems. The cloud-based data center will be used to train XPeng’s machine learning models to improve the autonomous driving capabilities of its vehicles much more quickly.
Eric Walz2022-09-10 10:00 PT
Silicon Valley Startup Sonatus to Partner with Hyundai on the Development of Software Defined Vehicles
Hyundai Motor Group on Wednesday announced a new partnership with Silicon Valley-based software developer Sonatus. The two companies will work to develop software defined vehicles for Hyundai and its brands Kia and Genesis. With this new partnership, Sonatus is bringing its expertise to Hyundai to transition away from legacy vehicle architectures and transform its vehicle development with electrical/electronic (E/E) architecture capabilities.
Eric Walz2021-09-17 12:00 PT
TomTom Announces ‘Navigation for Automotive’ a Cloud-based Solution for Automakers
Location and mapping company TomTom announced today its new TomTom Navigation for Automotive, a cloud-native hybrid navigation solution developed for the automotive industry. The system takes advantage of the latest advances in cloud-computing to offer more capabilities. TomTom’s Navigation for Automotive offers fast and up-to-date routing, search functions, and maps that are always up to date.
FutureCar Staff 2021-05-01 13:40 PT
Bosch & Microsoft to Work Together on a Vehicle Software Platform That Supports OTA Updates
German automotive supplier Bosch said on Thursday that it will work with Microsoft on the development of a software platform for vehicles that support over-the-air updates. The partnership is the latest is a series of high-profile partnerships in the auto industry, as automakers turn to established tech companies to jump start the development of vehicle systems that are software based.
FutureCar Staff 2021-03-27 11:30 PT
Volkswagen to Partner With Microsoft to Build a Cloud-based Autonomous Driving Platform
German automaker Volkswagen announced on Thursday that it will use Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing services to help the automaker deliver OTA updates to its vehicles and streamline the development of software for advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving. The partnership is the latest example of an automaker partnering with a tech company to accelerate the development of self-driving technology and other advanced vehicle features.
Eric Walz2021-03-20 11:30 PT
BMW iVentures Invests in Vendia, a Developer of Distributed Data & Code-Sharing Platform Using Blockchain
BMW iVentures, the venture capital arm of German automaker BMW that’s based in Silicon Valley, is investing $15 million in Vendia, a data and code-sharing platform that one day might be used for managing the massive amounts of data generated by connected and autonomous vehicles.
Eric Walz2021-03-13 16:00 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