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 Patel2022-07-12 06:00 PT
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 Patel2021-12-28 17:00 PT
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 Patel2020-06-02 06:00 PT
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 Patel2019-12-17 06:00 PT
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 Patel2019-12-03 04:30 PT
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 Patel2019-11-25 05:00 PT
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 Patel2019-11-12 15:00 PT
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 Patel2019-10-06 17:00 PT
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 Patel2019-09-03 06:00 PT
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 Patel2019-08-13 09:00 PT
Argo AI Invests $15 Million in Carnegie Mellon University for New Research Center
The new five-year research partnership will help Carnegie Mellon University research next-gen decision-making algorithms for self-driving cars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-07 01:00 PT
Reuters Poll Finds American Drivers Still Aren’t Interested in Autonomous Cars
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 Patel2019-05-11 10:03 PT
BMW Set to Begin Testing Driverless Cars in Israel
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 Patel2019-05-10 10:16 PT
President Donald Trump Isn’t a Fan of Autonomous Cars
“I don’t trust some computer to drive me around,” Trump told golf club members at his Bedminster club in 2017.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-27 10:15 PT
Nvidia Proposes Self-Driving License for Autonomous Vehicles
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 Patel2019-04-26 14:00 PT
Ford to Expand Autonomous Program to Texas Before Launching Taxi Service
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 Patel2019-04-22 10:00 PT
Report Claims Uber’s Autonomous Car Program Was Going Through $20 Million per Month
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 Patel2019-04-20 06:00 PT
Pittsburgh Looks to Boost Confidence in Autonomous Vehicles, Now Requires Crash Reports
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 Patel2019-04-16 10:00 PT
Georgia Institute of Technology Finds Autonomous Cars Struggle to Detect Pedestrians With Dark Skin
According to the study, image-detection systems in autonomous vehicles were 5 percent less accurate at detecting pedestrians with dark skin.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-14 11:26 PT
Researchers Instructing Autonomous Vehicles on How Pedestrians Move
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 Patel2019-04-02 11:00 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