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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

MIT Researchers Working on Way to Make Autonomous Cars Better in Inclement Weather

MIT Researchers Working on Way to Make Autonomous Cars Better in Inclement Weather

LiDAR, cameras, and sensors can be rendered useless by poor weather, but researchers at MIT believe that they have a new system that can fix the issue.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-02 06:00 PT

Gordon Murray Reimagines Transportation as Electric Autonomous Pod

Gordon Murray Reimagines Transportation as Electric Autonomous Pod

Famed automotive designer Gordon Murray, who was once known for designing high-performance vehicles and racecars, has revealed his latest take on mobility, which is an all-electric autonomous pod.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-17 08:00 PT

Bosch’s Latest Artificial Intelligence System Looks out for Tired, Distracted Drivers

Bosch’s Latest Artificial Intelligence System Looks out for Tired, Distracted Drivers

Thanks to cameras that are located in the steering wheel and close to the rearview mirror, Bosch’s newest A.I. system watches drivers to see if they’re distracted or tired, helping reduce the number of accidents.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-27 15:00 PT

Chinese Consumers More Trusting of Autonomous Cars Than Westerners, Claims Survey

Chinese Consumers More Trusting of Autonomous Cars Than Westerners, Claims Survey

Automakers and tech companies may be going all in on autonomous vehicles globally, but a recent survey reveals that they’ll find more willing consumers in China than in Europe and the United States.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-24 06:00 PT

Honda Planning to Debut Level 3 Autonomous Car in Japan Next Year

Honda Planning to Debut Level 3 Autonomous Car in Japan Next Year

The self-driving vehicle will reportedly be the first “eyes-off” autonomous vehicles on the road in the country and carry a price tag of approximately $91,000.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-23 06:00 PT

Self-Driving Semi-Truck With Plus.ai Technology Completes First Coast-To-Coast Trip

Self-Driving Semi-Truck With Plus.ai Technology Completes First Coast-To-Coast Trip

Over three days, a Level 4 autonomous semi-truck with technology from Plus.ai completed a coast-to-coast delivery from Tulare, California to Quakertown, Pennsylvania. The trip included a full delivery of Land O’ Lakes butter.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-14 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

NACTO Introduces New City-Planning Guide for AVs, Takes a More Skeptical Approach

NACTO Introduces New City-Planning Guide for AVs, Takes a More Skeptical Approach

The National Association of City Transportation officials revealed a new city-planning guide for urban areas that are preparing for autonomous cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-16 06:00 PT

Experts Claim Autonomous Cars Are Still a Decade Away, Report States

Experts Claim Autonomous Cars Are Still a Decade Away, Report States

A CNBC report that cites a survey that questioned automotive and tech experts claims that autonomous vehicles are still a decade, or more, away.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-10 06:00 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

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

Argo AI Invests $15 Million in Carnegie Mellon University for New Research Center

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 Patel2019-07-01 01:00 PT

Argo AI Begins Testing Self-Driving Fords in Detroit

Argo AI Begins Testing Self-Driving Fords in Detroit

Ford and Argo AI’s partnership passed another milestone, as the brands announced that self-driving vehicles would begin testing in Detroit.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-06-16 06:00 PT

May Mobility to Begin Testing Autonomous Shuttles in Rhode Island

May Mobility to Begin Testing Autonomous Shuttles in Rhode Island

May Mobility out of Ann Arbor, Michigan has been awarded a contract by the state of Rhode Island to operate an autonomous shuttle service, which will begin on May 15.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-12 11:01 PT

Reuters Poll Finds American Drivers Still Aren’t Interested in Autonomous Cars

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 Patel2019-04-04 10:03 PT

President Donald Trump Isn’t a Fan of Autonomous Cars

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 Patel2019-03-21 10:15 PT

Ford to Expand Autonomous Program to Texas Before Launching Taxi Service

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 Patel2019-03-16 10:00 PT

Pittsburgh Looks to Boost Confidence in Autonomous Vehicles, Now Requires Crash Reports

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 Patel2019-03-10 10:00 PT

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