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New Survey Reveals Self-Driving Vehicles Confuse and Scare Americans
New Survey Reveals Self-Driving Vehicles Confuse and Scare Americans

17 Sep 2022, 02:11 UTC / Autonomous cars are touted as the next big thing in the automotive sector. But is that true? A recent study says what most of us were already thinking

 
Xiaomi to Unveil Prototype of Its First Car in August, Might Have a Familiar Silhouette
Xiaomi to Unveil Prototype of Its First Car in August, Might Have a Familiar Silhouette

18 Jul 2022, 12:23 UTC / Xiaomi, one of the many tech companies that work on electric vehicles, will unveil the engineering prototype of its first car in August

 
UK Motorists Will Be Able to Watch TV in Self-Driving Cars, Phone Usage to Remain Illegal
UK Motorists Will Be Able to Watch TV in Self-Driving Cars, Phone Usage to Remain Illegal

20 Apr 2022, 14:18 UTC / Elected politicians are ready to put a lot of trust in autonomous driving technology. Here’s how this new era will begin to look like in the UK

 
Mercedes-Benz Demonstrates Automated Valet Parking Tech With Bosch, It Just Works
Mercedes-Benz Demonstrates Automated Valet Parking Tech With Bosch, It Just Works

21 Mar 2022, 16:11 UTC / Bosch and Mercedes-Benz have showcased their latest work in the field of self-driving vehicles. The result is a vehicle that can remotely park itself

 
Google’s Waymo Proves Autonomous Driving Isn’t Yet Profitable, or Here
Google’s Waymo Proves Autonomous Driving Isn’t Yet Profitable, or Here

28 Aug 2021, 13:16 UTC / Alphabet’s Waymo, in the business of self-driving technologies, has announced that it will no longer sell light detection and lidar sensors to others

 
New Tech Could Help Self-Driving Cars Figure Out Where They Are Even Without GPS
New Tech Could Help Self-Driving Cars Figure Out Where They Are Even Without GPS

12 Aug 2021, 14:24 UTC / Amazon patent describes a new system that would allow autonomous vehicles to determine their location using photos showing the surroundings

 
Huawei Executive Says Tesla Tech “Killed” People, Ends Up Losing His Job
Huawei Executive Says Tesla Tech “Killed” People, Ends Up Losing His Job

30 Jul 2021, 07:41 UTC / The Chinese tech giant has removed an executive who claimed the self-driving technology developed by Tesla was “killing” people

 
Apple Car Could Come With Infrared Headlights for Improved Visibility
Apple Car Could Come With Infrared Headlights for Improved Visibility

23 Mar 2021, 15:39 UTC / Apple has recently received a patent for new infrared headlights that would help self-driving cars see farther than using the current implementations

 
Next-Gen Cars Will Need 11TB of Storage to Handle the Data We Throw at Them
Next-Gen Cars Will Need 11TB of Storage to Handle the Data We Throw at Them

6 Nov 2020, 07:27 UTC / Research indicates that the amount of storage required on the next-generation cars would have to be substantially increased to handle all data

 
LiDAR, the Technology to Make Self-driving Cars a Reality
LiDAR, the Technology to Make Self-driving Cars a Reality

19 Oct 2020, 09:00 UTC / One of the most promising technologies that could bring about fully autonomous self-driving car is LiDAR -- light detection and ranging.

 
Huawei Dreams Big, Promises Super-Cheap LiDAR Radar Sensors
Huawei Dreams Big, Promises Super-Cheap LiDAR Radar Sensors

23 Aug 2020, 12:00 UTC / The Chinese company is investing aggressively in car technology, and one new area of focus appears to be developing a more affordable LiDAR sensor

 
VW Joins Ford, GM and Toyota in Autonomous Cars Safety Group
VW Joins Ford, GM and Toyota in Autonomous Cars Safety Group

13 Dec 2019, 15:25 UTC / American branch of Volkswagen joined this week the Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium to research safety in autonomous cars

 
Educated, Wealthy People Are Most Eager to Welcome Self-Driving Cars, Study Says
Educated, Wealthy People Are Most Eager to Welcome Self-Driving Cars, Study Says

26 Sep 2019, 08:55 UTC / During the research, Audi says it uncovered five typologies when it comes to the public’s perception of autonomous cars.

 
Hyundai to Start Testing Fully Autonomous Cars in 2020, Brings Aptiv in to Help
Hyundai to Start Testing Fully Autonomous Cars in 2020, Brings Aptiv in to Help

25 Sep 2019, 06:53 UTC / Hyundai and Aptiv set up new joint venture that will see the launch of production-ready autonomous driving systems as soon as 2022

 
FCA Publishes Industry-Wide White Paper of Autonomous Driving, Issues Disclaimer
FCA Publishes Industry-Wide White Paper of Autonomous Driving, Issues Disclaimer

17 Sep 2019, 13:57 UTC / FCA says SaFAD "does not reflect FCA US’ design specifications or protocols for a specific system that is or could be introduced into the market."

 
Waymo Goes International with Renault-Nissan Deal for Self-Driving Cars
Waymo Goes International with Renault-Nissan Deal for Self-Driving Cars

20 Jun 2019, 14:34 UTC / This is an exclusive deal, meaning the American company will not be entering similar agreements with other automakers in France and Japan

 
Volvo XC90 Is Uber’s First Full Self Driving-Ready Production Car
Volvo XC90 Is Uber’s First Full Self Driving-Ready Production Car

14 Jun 2019, 13:54 UTC / Volvo develops the first autonomous drive-ready base car, an XC90 tu be deployed as part of the future Volvo fleet of driverless cars

 
Self-Driving Fiat Chrysler Vans to Deliver Your Packages Soon
Self-Driving Fiat Chrysler Vans to Deliver Your Packages Soon

10 Jun 2019, 14:15 UTC / Aurora Driver comprises hardware, software, and data services to make a number of FCA vehicles Level 4 autonomous in the coming years

 
Connected Cars Could Significantly Cut Travel Time, Cambridge Research Finds
Connected Cars Could Significantly Cut Travel Time, Cambridge Research Finds

20 May 2019, 14:08 UTC / Cambridge researchers used 16 miniature driverless robot cars for the study, showing cooperative cars could save a lot of travel time

 
Ford, GM and Toyota Join Hands to Create Rules for Self-Driving Cars
Ford, GM and Toyota Join Hands to Create Rules for Self-Driving Cars

3 Apr 2019, 15:52 UTC / Ford, General Motors and Toyota and SAE International for a consortium to handle the creation of standards to govern autonomous cars