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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Driverless cars


IISc, Wipro join hands for driverless car on Indian roads with potholes, cattle

September 16, 2019 4:34 am

However, scientists and researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and IT major Wipro Ltd have joined hands to create a driverless car for Indian conditions with a targeted rollout date of March 2020.

Waymo could launch its first driverless car service in December

November 13, 2018 7:22 pm

Waymo’s plan is to plant the seeds of these driverless car programs in different metro areas across the US, and to gradually expand outward.

'New driverless car technology could make traffic lights obsolete'

October 29, 2018 8:27 pm

Andreas Malikopoulos from the University of Delaware and collaborators from Boston University developed a solution to control and minimise energy consumption in connected and automated vehicles crossing an urban intersection that lacked traffic signals.

CES 2018: Lyft, Aptiv to partner on driverless ride-hailing services

January 05, 2018 6:53 pm

Uber's US competitor, Lyft has partnered self-driving tech developer Aptiv. The two companies will showcase their upcoming driverless cab at the CES 2018.

Driverless cars will have moral decision to save or kill people involved in crash

October 23, 2017 7:23 pm

Scientists have developed a system that lets users of driverless cars take the moral decision of who should survive a potential car crash.

UK drafts law to ensure more gasoline suppliers have electric charging points

October 23, 2017 2:40 pm

The UK government is boosting its push to promote electric and driverless cars with a draft law requiring gasoline retailers across the country to install more charging points.

Driverless cars face unique challenges on India's chaotic roads

July 01, 2017 9:48 am

At a secret testing track outside Bangalore, an arm of the Tata conglomerate is recreating the jumble of Indian roads to develop an autonomous driving system. The country, forecast to soon be the world’s third-largest auto market, is loath to be left behind even as its chaotic roads and regulations create unique hurdles.

British firms to test driverless cars on UK roads in 2019

April 25, 2017 1:52 pm

British companies will test driverless cars on UK roads from 2019, after receiving backing from the government for a 30-month trial starting from this month.

Don't worry, driverless cars are now learning from Grand Theft Auto

April 17, 2017 8:24 pm

Grand Theft Auto V is one of the simulation platforms researchers and engineers increasingly rely on to test and train the machines being primed to drive the family sedan.

Uber to continue driverless car program 3 days after crash

March 28, 2017 5:18 pm

Uber Technologies Inc put its self-driving cars back on the road three days after one of its cars was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona.