Autonomous cars

 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

FCA CEO hints at production version of Chrysler Portal concept

Earlier this month Chrysler took the wraps off a self-driving electric minivan concept called the Portal at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Car concepts shown at the electronics trade fair typically aren’t intended for production, but that might not be the case for the Portal. Sergio... read more

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Audi Q7 Piloted Driving concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Audi using AI to fine-tune self-driving cars, says production version coming in 2020

It’s easy to think that self-driving cars simply need to be programmed with the general set of road rules and then have some form of object detection so that the... read more January 5, 2017 by


 
Toyota Concept-i

Toyota's Concept-i decides when to drive autonomously

As we move into an autonomous future, automakers are looking at how occupants will experience cars that drive themselves. Toyota is doing just that with the Concept-i it has... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 7-Series

BMW to begin testing self-driving cars this year

Stopping short of calling itself the purveyor of the "ultimate riding machine," BMW announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that its first cars capable... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
Self-driving car

Intel strengthens self-driving car presence with 15 percent stake in HERE digital maps firm

Intel is set to acquire a 15 percent stake in digital mapping company HERE which is owned by Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The acquisition is set to be completed in the first... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo, Autoliv establish Zenuity joint venture dedicated to self-driving cars

Volvo has been developing self-driving cars for several years and in 2015 teamed up with fellow Swedish firm Autoliv, an automotive supplier specializing in safety systems... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Chrysler Portal concept is an electric van with Level 3 self-driving capability

Given the dearth of new product at Chrysler, it’s easy to think parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has forgotten about the brand. (With the demise of... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
HERE HD Live Map

HERE and Mobileye join forces to create highly-detailed maps for self-driving cars

A cloud-based database of highly-detailed maps updated in real time will be essential for self-driving cars, as they can provide information on traffic and road conditions... read more December 30, 2016 by


 
Ford Fusion Hybrid self-driving prototype

Ford ready to start testing 'next-generation' self-driving car

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has promised to deliver a self-driving car by 2021. The automaker is targeting Level 4 self-driving capability, meaning the car will be able to... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber moves self-driving fleet to Arizona after program shut down in California

In mid-December, Uber added San Francisco, California to the list of cities where the company is testing self-driving prototypes. However, the ride-sharing giant on Thursday... read more December 27, 2016 by


 
Honda Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Honda in talks with Waymo for self-driving tech

Google has been working on autonomous technology since 2009, and it recently spun off that business into a company called Waymo. Instead of building its own car, Waymo seems... read more December 22, 2016 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo unveils Chrysler Pacifica-based self-driving prototype

Google on Monday unveiled a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid-based self-driving prototype that will be taking part in various trials run by its new self-driving business Waymo... read more December 19, 2016 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype

Self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs to hit Michigan roads

Less than a week after the signing of the SAVE Act legislation in Michigan, the most lenient yet when it comes to self-driving cars, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has... read more December 16, 2016 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber expands self-driving taxi service to San Francisco

Uber may be known around the world for its ridesharing service, where volunteer drivers earn money by offering rides. However, Uber is out to eliminate the driver by... read more December 15, 2016 by


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Regulators moving forward with vehicle-to-vehicle communication

Following its September presentation of guidelines for the safe testing and deployment of self-driving cars, the Department of Transportation proposed a ruling on Tuesday... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Google self-driving car project is now called Waymo

Google’s self-driving car project is no longer just one of the many moonshot ideas of the Google X advanced research skunk works as it has been transformed into a... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
 

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