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Audi A7 Becomes First Automated Vehicle To Drive In New York
Audi A7 Becomes First Automated Vehicle To Drive In New York

14 Jun 2017, 13:38 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Audi has marked an interesting premiere in the state of New York. The German premium brand is the first automaker to have a self-driving car on NY's streets

 
GM Made the First Batch of Production-Spec Self-Driving Chevrolet Bolt Models
GM Made the First Batch of Production-Spec Self-Driving Chevrolet Bolt Models

14 Jun 2017, 08:44 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / General Motors has manufactured 130 units of the Chevrolet Bolt with self-driving technology. It is a first in the automotive industry

 
Google's Founder Larry Page Used Disguise To Recruit Self-Driving Car Genius
Google's Founder Larry Page Used Disguise To Recruit Self-Driving Car Genius

12 May 2017, 16:57 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Sebastian Thrun, the Stanford graduate responsible for Google's Street View project and the its self-driving car, was recruited by a disguised Larry Page

 
New York Opens Pilot Program That Accepts Applications for Autonomous Car Tests
New York Opens Pilot Program That Accepts Applications for Autonomous Car Tests

11 May 2017, 11:40 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The state of New York has announced that it has inaugurated a year-long program that will grant the permission of testing self-driving cars on public roads

 
Uber Forms AI Team In Toronto To Develop the Brain of Its Self-Driving Vehicles
Uber Forms AI Team In Toronto To Develop the Brain of Its Self-Driving Vehicles

8 May 2017, 15:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / While the company's legal team is preparing for a courthouse battle with Waymo, Uber continues its plans with self-driving cars. The latest phase involves AI

 
BMW and Intel Will Deploy Fleet of Highly-Automated Cars on US Roads This Year
BMW and Intel Will Deploy Fleet of Highly-Automated Cars on US Roads This Year

5 May 2017, 17:18 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / BMW and Intel have announced they will deploy a fleet for 40 modified 7 Series models on the roads to test highly-automated driving technology

 
Verizon Invests In Start-up Company Focused on Self-Driving Cars
Verizon Invests In Start-up Company Focused on Self-Driving Cars

5 May 2017, 11:58 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The American telecom giant Verizon has allowed its investment arm to fund a company named Renovo. It is a start-up that focuses on connecting autonomous cars

 
PSA Peugeot Citroen Will Test Fully Autonomous Vehicles in Singapore
PSA Peugeot Citroen Will Test Fully Autonomous Vehicles in Singapore

3 May 2017, 09:19 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The French at PSA Peugeot-Citroen have announced a strategic partnership that will take them to Singapore, where they will test self-driving cars with nuTonomy

 
Apple Reportedly Hired Experts From NASA and Tesla for Self-Driving Car Project
Apple Reportedly Hired Experts From NASA and Tesla for Self-Driving Car Project

25 Apr 2017, 17:00 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / According to multiple reports, Apple has hired several experts from Tesla and NASA to work on its self-driving car project. This does not come as a shock

 
Waymo Lets Regular People Ride In Its Self-Driving Minivans, The Service Is Free
Waymo Lets Regular People Ride In Its Self-Driving Minivans, The Service Is Free

25 Apr 2017, 15:53 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Waymo has made a huge breakthrough in its operations, as it has begun to offer free rides to people who register in its program. It is only in Arizona

 
Audi Says Next A8's Self-Driving Tech Limited by Laws That Could Be Changed
Audi Says Next A8's Self-Driving Tech Limited by Laws That Could Be Changed

24 Apr 2017, 15:23 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Audi is set to release the 2018 A8 on the market later this year, and the German company said that it self-driving abilities could be restricted by legislation

 
Baidu Will Launch Open-Source Self-Driving Car Platform This July
Baidu Will Launch Open-Source Self-Driving Car Platform This July

20 Apr 2017, 15:51 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Baidu, the Chinese equivalent of Google, has announced it will launch an open-source platform for the development of self-driving car technology

 
Apple Gets California DMV's Approval To Test Self-Driving Cars
Apple Gets California DMV's Approval To Test Self-Driving Cars

18 Apr 2017, 15:57 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Apple is listed on the California DMV's website on the list of companies that have been approved to test self-driving cars on public roads. What is next?

 
Baidu Claims Hackers Tried To Steal Its Self-Driving Car Technology
Baidu Claims Hackers Tried To Steal Its Self-Driving Car Technology

21 Mar 2017, 17:02 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The Chinese web giant Baidu is working on driverless car technology, but the company has become a target of hackers. They are attacked on a daily basis

 
BMW Says It Is On Its Way To Offer A Fully Self-Driving Car By 2021
BMW Says It Is On Its Way To Offer A Fully Self-Driving Car By 2021

16 Mar 2017, 16:50 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A BMW official has stated that the company is well on its way to offering a fully driverless vehicle on the market by 2021. It won't need a human driver at all

 
Intel Signs Deal To Buy Mobileye For $14.7 Billion
Intel Signs Deal To Buy Mobileye For $14.7 Billion

13 Mar 2017, 15:09 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / American IT giant Intel has signed a deal to acquire Mobileye, a company that focuses on developing self-driving car technology. The deal is valued at $14.7 Bln

 
Waymo Sues Uber Over LiDAR System, Former Employees To Blame
Waymo Sues Uber Over LiDAR System, Former Employees To Blame

24 Feb 2017, 08:47 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Waymo, the self-driving car division of Alphabet, has filed a lawsuit against Uber. The company accuses Uber of stealing proprietary LiDAR technology

 
Airbus Wants To Test Flying Car By the End of the Year
Airbus Wants To Test Flying Car By the End of the Year

18 Jan 2017, 09:12 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Airbus, the world's second-largest aircraft giant, wants to test a prototype of a flying car before the end of 2017. It might become available by 2030

 
Uber Launches a Website Dedicated To Freight, Expect Autonomous Trucks
Uber Launches a Website Dedicated To Freight, Expect Autonomous Trucks

30 Dec 2016, 14:42 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Uber has launched the website of its self-driving truck start-up. It's called Otto, and they are hiring. Truck drivers are also wanted

 
Nissan Finds What European Drivers Think About Self-Driving Cars
Nissan Finds What European Drivers Think About Self-Driving Cars

30 Dec 2016, 13:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Nissan has made a study across six European countries to learn what 6,000 drivers thought about self-driving cars. The general opinion about them is positive