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Waymo Outgrows the "Firefly" Self-Driving Car, Retires It to Museums
Waymo Outgrows the "Firefly" Self-Driving Car, Retires It to Museums

16 Jun 2017, 06:21 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The funny bubble car that Google used to kickstart its self-driving program has become surplus to requirements, so it is headed for retirement

 
Apple Isn't Building a Car, But That Doesn't Mean Automakers Are Safe
Apple Isn't Building a Car, But That Doesn't Mean Automakers Are Safe

15 Jun 2017, 14:04 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The autonomous technology has turned the automotive industry into a battlefield between technology companies and the traditional car manufacturers

 
Apple CEO Sets the Record Straight on His Company's Autonomous Car Ambitions
Apple CEO Sets the Record Straight on His Company's Autonomous Car Ambitions

13 Jun 2017, 14:50 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / After years of official secrecy, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks openly about his company's activity related to the automotive field

 
NEVS Releases Self-Driving Concept Configurable on the Fly
NEVS Releases Self-Driving Concept Configurable on the Fly

13 Jun 2017, 13:23 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the company that took over Saab and is now building EVs for the Chinese market, unveiled its view of the future

 
Lexus IS Commercial Sells the Car's Driving Attributes the Wrong Way
Lexus IS Commercial Sells the Car's Driving Attributes the Wrong Way

13 Jun 2017, 09:04 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The Japanese company fails to see the irony of this commercial as it urges us to enjoy the thrill of driving (a Lexus IS) while we still can

 
Tesla Promised "Smooth as Silk" Autopilot with New Update, Still Fells Cottony
Tesla Promised "Smooth as Silk" Autopilot with New Update, Still Fells Cottony

12 Jun 2017, 09:53 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The new update airs next weekend, but some owners got it early and immediately put it to test with some rather mixed results

 
Bosch and TomTom Create the First Radar-Generated Map for Self-Driving Cars
Bosch and TomTom Create the First Radar-Generated Map for Self-Driving Cars

8 Jun 2017, 15:20 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The German supplier and the Dutch satnav specialist think they have come up with a much better way of mapping the road for autonomous cars

 
Intel's View of the Future Includes $7 Trillion Generated by Self-Driving Tech
Intel's View of the Future Includes $7 Trillion Generated by Self-Driving Tech

7 Jun 2017, 14:04 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Intel is working with BMW, Mobileye, and Delphi on developing a self-driving system, but it's also commissioning studies to look into the future

 
Self-Driving Cars Will Not Solve Traffic Problems, But Make Them Worse Instead
Self-Driving Cars Will Not Solve Traffic Problems, But Make Them Worse Instead

29 May 2017, 15:13 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Electrification, car sharing, and autonomous driving are three technologies that might hit their strides at almost the same time, bringing massive changes

 
Boring Company's Shuttle Might Be the Tesla Minibus in Disguise
Boring Company's Shuttle Might Be the Tesla Minibus in Disguise

29 May 2017, 08:50 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and, more recently, the Boring Company, is determined to solve the congestion issue one way or another

 
Toyota Pleads for the Use of Bitcoin Tech in Smart Cars
Toyota Pleads for the Use of Bitcoin Tech in Smart Cars

24 May 2017, 16:37 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Toyota and MIT are worried about how the data obtained from our future interconnected vehicles will travel around, and they think they've found a solution

 
Study Shows People Don't Trust Uber or Lyft for Developing Self-Driving Tech
Study Shows People Don't Trust Uber or Lyft for Developing Self-Driving Tech

24 May 2017, 13:18 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A comprehensive research carried out in five different countries shows who people trust the most with coming up with the best in-car AI

 
U.S.-Italian Startup Builds Open-Source Electric Self-Driving Platform
U.S.-Italian Startup Builds Open-Source Electric Self-Driving Platform

23 May 2017, 14:07 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / OSVehicle is the name of the company that does the sensible thing and aims to offer an electric self-driving open-source platform for others to build upon

 
Elon Musk Promises "Smooth as Silk" Autopilot 2.0 after Next Update
Elon Musk Promises "Smooth as Silk" Autopilot 2.0 after Next Update

22 May 2017, 14:29 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Usually, newer is also better, but over the past seven months, that hasn't been the case for Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system

 
BMW Aims for EV Supremacy, Thinks It's More Important Than Actual Sales
BMW Aims for EV Supremacy, Thinks It's More Important Than Actual Sales

22 May 2017, 13:53 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The Bavarian carmaker announces it will focus on becoming a technology leader in the industry's most relevant fields and won't obsess over sales

 
Robocar Made Its Debut at This Weekend's Formula E Race in Paris
Robocar Made Its Debut at This Weekend's Formula E Race in Paris

22 May 2017, 11:17 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / One of the unmanned race car that will one day fight for supremacy with other AI-controlled vehicles just like it completed a lap on Formula E's Paris track

 
Uber Wanted to Partner Tesla for Autonomous Driving, Musk Said "No"
Uber Wanted to Partner Tesla for Autonomous Driving, Musk Said "No"

17 May 2017, 13:19 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The two CEOs had a talk about a possible partnership last year, but Musk refused the offer knowing all too well he planned to offer a similar service

 
BMW, Delphi, Intel, and Mobileye Form Autonomous Driving Super-Group
BMW, Delphi, Intel, and Mobileye Form Autonomous Driving Super-Group

17 May 2017, 11:20 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Delphi is the latest big name to join BMW's efforts to develop a functional self-driving system by 2021, bringing tons of expertise to the table

 
Updated Autopilot 2.0 Clip Shows the New System Isn't Safe Yet
Updated Autopilot 2.0 Clip Shows the New System Isn't Safe Yet

12 May 2017, 07:20 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Owners of new Tesla vehicles equipped with the 2.0 Autopilot hardware are still not able to benefit from all the features of the old version

 
Flying Drone Test Suggests Repetitive Crashing Is the Key to Self-Driving Succes
Flying Drone Test Suggests Repetitive Crashing Is the Key to Self-Driving Succes

11 May 2017, 12:03 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A team or robotics experts with an apparent hate for drones had one such UAV bang its head repeatedly into objects in the name of autonomy and science