Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Self driving cars


Argo testing driverless vehicles on Miami and Austin streets

May 18, 2022 2:08 pm

Self-driving companies have repeatedly pushed out timelines to provide truly driverless trips at scale, with only a few limited fully autonomous programs available across the U.S.

Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for 'supercomputer muscle'

May 18, 2022 12:11 pm

Wayve's technology relies on machine learning using camera sensors fitted on the outside of the vehicle, where the system learns from traffic patterns and the behaviour of other drivers.

Elon Musk promises 'dedicated robotaxi' with futuristic look from Tesla

April 08, 2022 6:02 pm

"Massive scale. Full self-driving. There's going to be a dedicated robotaxi," Musk told a large crowd at the factory.

Intel plans to take self-driving car unit Mobileye public

December 07, 2021 5:37 pm

Intel Corp said on Monday it plans to take self-driving-car unit Mobileye public in the United States in mid-2022, a deal which could value the Israeli unit at more than $50 billion.

Watch video: Self-driving taxis are now available in China's Shenzhen

July 22, 2021 4:27 pm

The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen has launched a batch of self-driving taxis for the first time ever. Here is what we know.

Lidar laser-sensing technology - from self-driving cars to dance contests

January 08, 2020 8:40 pm

Companies also are working to cut the cost of lidar sensors, currently anywhere from about $1,200 to more than $12,000. Lower prices will make lidar more attractive for new markets.

Self-driving cars may ease traffic woes: Study

May 21, 2019 9:30 pm

A fleet of driverless cars can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 per cent by working together, a study suggests.

New way for self-driving cars to 'see' objects

April 25, 2019 9:24 pm

Scientists have developed a simple, cost-effective method to allow self-driving cars to 'see' 3D objects in their path.

Cheaper infrared cameras for self-driving cars, phones in the offing

March 09, 2019 7:46 pm

Infrared cameras are much more expensive than visible-light ones; the energy of infrared light is smaller than visible light, making it harder to capture, said researchers from the University of Chicago in the US.

Renault-Nissan teams with Google to enable Android Auto onto their cars

September 18, 2018 3:32 pm

Most carmakers allow Android Auto and Apple Inc’s CarPlay into the dashboard only by plugging in a smartphone and projecting a limited number of apps onto the vehicle’s touchscreen.