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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 · By: Vlad Mitrache / 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 · By: Vlad Mitrache / This Daimler-owned company thinks it's high time we showed a little more empathy for the computer driving our autonomous cars

 
NVIDIA Presents the Super-Computer Needed for Level 5 Vehicle Autonomy
NVIDIA Presents the Super-Computer Needed for Level 5 Vehicle Autonomy

11 Oct 2017, 13:01 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Smaller than your laptop, this latest computing platform from NVIDIA is capable of dealing with an impressive 320 trillion operations per second

 
Tesla Claims Level 5 (Total) Autonomy Reachable on Current Hardware, GM Calls BS
Tesla Claims Level 5 (Total) Autonomy Reachable on Current Hardware, GM Calls BS

9 Oct 2017, 08:01 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The race for self-driving cars is going to be a long one, and the competition seems to be quite fierce with zero tolerance for those who do it differently

 
Swedish Company Wants You to Be the First Human Who Drives Your New Car
Swedish Company Wants You to Be the First Human Who Drives Your New Car

2 Oct 2017, 15:42 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Around 25 different people get to drive a car before it finally reaches its intended owner, and a Swedish company plans to change that number to zero

 
Elon Musk's Autopilot Hype Fooled the U.S. Air Force into Buying a Tesla Model X
Elon Musk's Autopilot Hype Fooled the U.S. Air Force into Buying a Tesla Model X

26 Sep 2017, 09:10 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / We all know the Tesla Model X - or any other Tesla for that matter - doesn't really have full self-driving capabilities, but the USAF appears not to

 
Volkswagen Doubles Up on Autonomous Cars: Street Ready by 2021
Volkswagen Doubles Up on Autonomous Cars: Street Ready by 2021

18 Sep 2017, 11:56 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The German consortium is looking to solidify its position on the market by tackling all the important trends: first electrification, now autonomous technology

 
Out-of-Work Truckers Could Turn Hackers and Make Autonomous Vehicles Crash
Out-of-Work Truckers Could Turn Hackers and Make Autonomous Vehicles Crash

5 Sep 2017, 16:24 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The introduction of self-driving vehicles will surely not go well with taxi and truck drivers who will be forced to learn new skills. Some might take up hacking

 
Intel Study on Fear of Riding in Autonomous Cars Reveals Surprising Results
Intel Study on Fear of Riding in Autonomous Cars Reveals Surprising Results

25 Aug 2017, 15:51 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Intel wants to know what is the best way to ease self-driving technology adoption among those who fear ceding control to an AI

 
Apple's Self-Driving Tech Is Three Years Behind Google's
Apple's Self-Driving Tech Is Three Years Behind Google's

25 Aug 2017, 15:17 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The two tech giants are considerably more evenly matched when it comes to their handheld devices operating systems than the autonomous cars tech

 
Apple Titan Car Project Fail Helped by Overly Ambitious Goals: Spherical Wheels
Apple Titan Car Project Fail Helped by Overly Ambitious Goals: Spherical Wheels

24 Aug 2017, 13:31 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Apple found out the hard way that going from a non-car company to being a leading innovator in the industry doesn't happen overnight

 
Autonomous Tech Could Soon Make Its Way into Formula One
Autonomous Tech Could Soon Make Its Way into Formula One

24 Aug 2017, 10:00 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Formula One feels like the last bastion in the way of the self-driving cars onslaught, but it looks like there's a breach in its defense that could be exploited

 
Google Wants to Protect Pedestrians from Autonomous Cars by Making Them Softer
Google Wants to Protect Pedestrians from Autonomous Cars by Making Them Softer

14 Aug 2017, 14:37 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Google's Waymo division has a moment of complete honesty realizing autonomous cars might hit pedestrians, so it should try to protect them

 
Autonomous Cars Can Be Fooled by Mundane Things Like Bird Poo
Autonomous Cars Can Be Fooled by Mundane Things Like Bird Poo

8 Aug 2017, 09:31 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / With nothing more than a few strips of paper and some glue, a team of scientists managed to trick an autonomous car's traffic sign recognition system

 
Volkswagen to Install pWLAN Technology Across the Range, Just in Case
Volkswagen to Install pWLAN Technology Across the Range, Just in Case

29 Jun 2017, 13:39 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The German manufacturer wants to make the roads a safer place by installing car-to-car and car-to-grid communication capabilities in its vehicles starting 2019

 
Testing Self-Driving Cars on U.S. Public Roads Might Become More Complicated
Testing Self-Driving Cars on U.S. Public Roads Might Become More Complicated

28 Jun 2017, 13:52 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Autonomous cars are said to increase road safety, but until they reach their full potential, there are those who believe they could do more harm than good

 
Volvo's Self-Driving Cars Have a Tough Time Dealing with Kangaroos
Volvo's Self-Driving Cars Have a Tough Time Dealing with Kangaroos

27 Jun 2017, 14:10 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Animal detection is going to be an important part of autonomous driving systems, and it seems like Volvo has identified the kangaroos as the biggest problem

 
Autonomous Cars and Drones Should Morph to Create a Hybrid Vehicle, MIT Says
Autonomous Cars and Drones Should Morph to Create a Hybrid Vehicle, MIT Says

27 Jun 2017, 13:41 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Driving is more energy-efficient than flying, but it is prone to jams and restricted to the road infrastructure. An MIT team takes the best of the two worlds

 
Watch Roborace's Autonomous Devbot Complete a Flying Lap at the Berlin ePrix
Watch Roborace's Autonomous Devbot Complete a Flying Lap at the Berlin ePrix

22 Jun 2017, 09:15 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Unlike the last time it was on a race track, the Roborace team came to Berlin to show everybody their AI-controlled race car can go fast too

 
Volvo Sends a Self-Driving Truck in an Underground Mine to Prove a Point
Volvo Sends a Self-Driving Truck in an Underground Mine to Prove a Point

20 Jun 2017, 12:48 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / While most companies are applying for permits to test autonomous cars on the road, Volvo sends a self-driving truck over one kilometer underground inside a mine