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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

MIT, Microsoft Develop Model to Identify AI’s Weak Points

MIT, Microsoft Develop Model to Identify AI’s Weak Points

In order to bridge the gap between real-world testing and AI-based training methods, MIT and Microsoft have developed a model that reveals possible weak points from virtual testing.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-01-31 07:00 PT

American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation

American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation

The American Center for Mobility, also known as Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township in Ypsilanti, Mich., has lost its federal designation as a proving ground for autonomous-vehicle testing. So have nine other locations across the country.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-13 10:30 PT

Startup Vertical Aerospace Aims to Have Flying Taxi Service by 2022

Startup Vertical Aerospace Aims to Have Flying Taxi Service by 2022

Bristol-based startup Vertical Aerospace announced plans to launch a flying taxi service in Britain by 2022 and has conducted its first flying test.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-17 08:30 PT

British Startup FiveAI Will Start Trials of Autonomous Vehicles in London in 2019

British Startup FiveAI Will Start Trials of Autonomous Vehicles in London in 2019

After raising $35 million during a Series A funding round last year, startup FiveAI is now looking to test a fleet of autonomous cars in London next year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-19 12:00 PT

Waymo’s Autonomous Vehicles Have Covered 8 Million Miles on Public Roads

Waymo’s Autonomous Vehicles Have Covered 8 Million Miles on Public Roads

Waymo continues to mark its place as the technology company to beat, as its self-driving vehicles are driving approximately 25,000 miles per day.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-27 09:00 PT

Toyota Will Build a 60-Acre Facility to Test Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota Will Build a 60-Acre Facility to Test Autonomous Vehicles

The news comes after the Japanese automaker halted its self-driving program following Uber’s incident.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-06 09:05 PT

California Companies Cautious to Receive Fully-Autonomous Testing Approval

California Companies Cautious to Receive Fully-Autonomous Testing Approval

Only a couple of companies have put in their applications to test fully-self-driving vehicles in California.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-05 09:15 PT

Parallel Domain Looks to Train Autonomous Vehicles in Virtual Reality

Parallel Domain Looks to Train Autonomous Vehicles in Virtual Reality

A former Apple and Pixar employee is developing technology to help companies and automakers test their self-driving cars in a virtual world.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-04 12:06 PT

Starsky Robotics Becomes One of the First With a Fully-Drivers Semi-Truck

Starsky Robotics Becomes One of the First With a Fully-Drivers Semi-Truck

Starsky Robotics out of San Francisco recently completed a seven-mile stretch of road in Florida with its autonomous semi-truck, but the run didn’t go exactly as planned.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-18 10:30 PT

Airbus Completes First Test Flight for Autonomous Vahana Air Taxi

Airbus Completes First Test Flight for Autonomous Vahana Air Taxi

Airbus’ autonomous air taxi, which is called the Vahana, recently completed its first test flight that saw the driverless machine rise 16 feet into the air for 53 seconds.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-02-11 09:30 PT

Autonomous Proving Ground at Willow Run to Expand for More Difficult Tests

Autonomous Proving Ground at Willow Run to Expand for More Difficult Tests

After opening its doors as a hub for autonomous testing last year, Willow Run already has extensive plans in place to expand to allow for more grueling tests.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-26 10:10 PT

Here’s Why Arizona Continues to be a Hub for Autonomous Cars

Here’s Why Arizona Continues to be a Hub for Autonomous Cars

With Arizona’s relaxed regulations for autonomous vehicles and warm weather, the state will continue to be prime real estate for automakers and tech companies looking to test driverless cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-06 10:30 PT

Cities Have Switched From Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles to Openly Testing Them

Cities Have Switched From Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles to Openly Testing Them

According to research from the National League of Cities, urban areas have gone from being skeptical about driverless technology to becoming the proving grounds for the vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-07 10:45 PT

Waymo Readies Autonomous Vehicles for Extreme Heat Testing

Waymo Readies Autonomous Vehicles for Extreme Heat Testing

To ensure that the autonomous tech on its Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans is capable of working in extreme conditions, Waymo has started to test its vehicles in Death Valley, Calif.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-07-21 10:00 PT

Britain’s Autodrive Trials Continue to Spread Throughout the Country

Britain’s Autodrive Trials Continue to Spread Throughout the Country

The largest driverless car tests in the UK, which are comprised of in-vehicle communication, emergency vehicle warning tech, and collision warning, are spreading to Milton Keynes and Coventry.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-06-29 09:50 PT

Auto Manufacturers Want to Test More Driverless Cars on The Road

Auto Manufacturers Want to Test More Driverless Cars on The Road

Automakers and technology companies want Congress to allow them to expand the number of autonomous vehicles they can put on the road.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-06-25 09:30 PT