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Stories about: self-driving

Gatwick Airport Hires Stan the Robot for Valet Parking Duties
Gatwick Airport Hires Stan the Robot for Valet Parking Duties

5 Feb 2019, 10:15 UTC / Stan is a driverless, electric forklift that can determine everything from the size of a car to the size of the parking space available

 
Uber Settles with Family of Autonomous Car Crash Victim
Uber Settles with Family of Autonomous Car Crash Victim

31 Mar 2018, 09:19 UTC / Even though there doesn't appear to be any lawsuit filed by the husband and daughter of the victim, Uber still bought their silence with an unspecified sum

 
Jaguar Goes After Tesla, Uber, with Fleet of Waymo-Powered Autonomous I-Pace
Jaguar Goes After Tesla, Uber, with Fleet of Waymo-Powered Autonomous I-Pace

28 Mar 2018, 09:22 UTC / Jaguar to supply Waymo with the I-pace electric vehicle for tests this year, followed by implementation of a Jaguar fleet in the coming years

 
Get a Feel of What It's like to Ride inside Waymo's Driverless Cars
Get a Feel of What It's like to Ride inside Waymo's Driverless Cars

28 Feb 2018, 19:18 UTC / For most of us, a 360-degree video is the closest we'll ever get to riding inside an autonomous car before the technology goes mainstream

 
Tesla Promises Autopilot Breakthrough in 2018, Coast-to-Coast Trip Back on Radar
Tesla Promises Autopilot Breakthrough in 2018, Coast-to-Coast Trip Back on Radar

8 Feb 2018, 10:57 UTC / There's not a boring moment with Tesla or Elon Musk, that's for sure: rocket launch, biggest ever loss, self-driving capabilities - what's next?

 
Mercedes-Benz and Bosch to Roll Out Autonomous Taxis in a Few Months
Mercedes-Benz and Bosch to Roll Out Autonomous Taxis in a Few Months

6 Feb 2018, 12:19 UTC / The two German giants are not letting too many details slip, but the simple fact we know it's coming before the end of this year is enough for now

 
Hyundai Sets Autonomous Highway Driving Record with Fuel Cell Nexo Crossover
Hyundai Sets Autonomous Highway Driving Record with Fuel Cell Nexo Crossover

6 Feb 2018, 09:22 UTC / Taking advantage of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics taking place on South Korean soil, Hyundai showcased its self-driving tech with 118 miles highway trip

 
Musk Stalls Autopilot Disappointment Announcing Imminent Update
Musk Stalls Autopilot Disappointment Announcing Imminent Update

5 Feb 2018, 11:01 UTC / Some Tesla owners are beginning to lose patience over the slow progress of the new Autopilot feature and are demanding some answers from Musk

 
Autonomous Driving Levels Explained
Autonomous Driving Levels Explained

3 Feb 2018, 08:03 UTC / Including the non-automateed vehicles, there are six autoamtiion levels, 0 to 5. Level five means full automation and zero driver input.

 
Autonomous Test Car Crashes with Filming Crew Inside in Hilarious Clip
Autonomous Test Car Crashes with Filming Crew Inside in Hilarious Clip

1 Feb 2018, 17:44 UTC / Of course, the only reason we find this little video so amusing is because nobody was hurt since the impact speed was low and everyone had their seatbelts on

 
Tesla Hides Autopilot Progress from the Public, Raising Further Questions
Tesla Hides Autopilot Progress from the Public, Raising Further Questions

1 Feb 2018, 10:47 UTC / The Autopilot feature is a big selling point for Tesla and one that's been brought forward a lot lately, so being overly-protective is explainable

 
Tesla's Early 2018 Navigation Update to Put It "Light-Years Ahead"
Tesla's Early 2018 Navigation Update to Put It "Light-Years Ahead"

22 Dec 2017, 13:50 UTC / People complaining to Elon Musk of various Tesla-related issues are offering the CEO the perfect opportunity to announce new updates seemingly out of the blue

 
Nicki Shields Races RoboRace DevBot on the Formula E Hong Kong Street Circuit
Nicki Shields Races RoboRace DevBot on the Formula E Hong Kong Street Circuit

12 Dec 2017, 16:24 UTC / The RoboRace organizers are trying to gauge where their prototype sits at the moment, so they asked British TV presenter Nicki Shields to race their AI car

 
Musk Misses Another Deadline. Only by Two Years, Though. Maybe Three
Musk Misses Another Deadline. Only by Two Years, Though. Maybe Three

10 Dec 2017, 16:02 UTC / Despite his constant overpromising, it's hard to be mad at Elon Musk, and that's because he seems like one of the few emotionally-invested CEOs out there

 
See the World Through the Eyes of the Most Advanced LIDAR Sensor Out There
See the World Through the Eyes of the Most Advanced LIDAR Sensor Out There

30 Nov 2017, 12:52 UTC / Velodyne has just released a new, three times more accurate and two times more powerful LIDAR sensor that will soon equip the driverless cars of tomorrow

 
Uber Orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s in $1 Billion Deal for Its RoboTaxi Program
Uber Orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s in $1 Billion Deal for Its RoboTaxi Program

21 Nov 2017, 12:11 UTC / The ride-hailing company is putting a lot of cash into its effort to develop a functional self-driving car, knowing the benefits could be ten-fold

 
Man Smoking Weed in a Tesla Model S on Autopilot Is Not What You Want to See
Man Smoking Weed in a Tesla Model S on Autopilot Is Not What You Want to See

15 Nov 2017, 13:52 UTC / You'll be relieved to know this is only a well executed joke, but you won't be so relieved to know some people might actually be doing this

 
Tesla's Autopilot Is Years Ahead of Competition Thanks to One Bold Decision
Tesla's Autopilot Is Years Ahead of Competition Thanks to One Bold Decision

14 Nov 2017, 12:17 UTC / It would seem the best way to describe LIDAR in self-driving cars is "overkill" since a suite of cheap video cameras can do the trick just as fine

 
Volkswagen and Google Join Hands to Develop New Battery Technology and AI
Volkswagen and Google Join Hands to Develop New Battery Technology and AI

8 Nov 2017, 12:38 UTC / Two of the most influential companies in their own fields of activity get together in a common project meant to provide a boost in three areas

 
Daimler-Owned moovel Group Creates a Confusing Human-Driven Autonomous Vehicle
Daimler-Owned moovel Group Creates a Confusing Human-Driven Autonomous Vehicle

12 Oct 2017, 11:45 UTC / This Daimler-owned company thinks it's high time we showed a little more empathy for the computer driving our autonomous cars