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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. Waymo, which is led by auto industry veteran John Krafcik, aims to be among the first to offer a self-driving taxi service to the... read more

December 19, 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


 
Nvidia BB8 self-driving car prototype

Nvidia’s self-driving car doesn’t need road markings or even pavement

Most people will recognize Nvidia as a company that makes graphics cards for computers. But the company is also heavily involved in the auto industry, making computer chips... read more December 13, 2016 by


 
Audi Traffic Light Information System, Las Vegas

First-ever Audi vehicle-to-infrastructure feature tested

A countdown clock silently ticks down to 0:00 in the Audi A4’s instrument cluster display, almost like the timer on an oven. Except instead of a baked casserole, the... read more December 10, 2016 by


 
Rinspeed Oasis concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Rinspeed Oasis concept headed for 2017 Detroit auto show

Swiss design firm Rinspeed is constantly trying to predict the automotive landscape of the future. In that sense the company is more of a think tank than an actual design... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
Audi's online traffic light information system

Audi launches first public vehicle-to-infrastructure system in Las Vegas

As cars become more and more connected it won’t be long until they are communicating with each other as well as with the surrounding infrastructure to aid traffic flow... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
nuTonomy autonomous Renault Zoe

nuTonomy to test self-driving cars in Boston

Back in August, a startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world’s first taxi service built around self-driving cars. Albeit a trial... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Audi Q2 Deep Learning concept

Audi uses machine learning to refine self-parking technology

Audi has demonstrated how it is using machine learning to help refine its self-driving system. Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence where computers... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Apple logo

Apple hints at self-driving car development in letter to regulators

Clues that Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] might be developing self-driving car technology has emerged in a letter sent by the tech giant to the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Comma.ai logo

Comma.ai founder finds potential loophole for self-driving regulatory issues

Comma.ai is an electronic driving aid developed by computer programmer George Hotz. It's a partial self-driving solution that can be retrofitted into virtually modern car... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
Cadillac's Super Cruise system undergoing testing.

Cadillac Super Cruise self-driving system coming in 2017

It’s been over four years since General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] first announced plans for a self-driving system for its Cadillac brand known as Super Cruise. At the... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla demonstrates what its self-driving cars ‘see’

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] has released a video that provides insight into what its self-driving cars view the world like. In the demonstration, a person is behind the wheel, though... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
Ford Evasive Steering Alert

Ford previews upcoming self-driving technologies

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has promised to deliver a self-driving car within five years. It will have Level 4 self-driving capability, meaning it can drive on its own but is... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
Otto self-driving truck prototype

Otto's self-driving Budweiser beer truck completes 120-mile run

Otto and Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch made history in October by successfully making the first delivery by a self-driving truck. Last week, one of Otto’s... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Vahana single-seat autonomous aircraft concept

Airbus skunk works developing single-seat autonomous aircraft

Every couple of years there seems to be a new company taking on the daunting task of developing safe, easy-to-operate aircraft for private use, some of them even capable of... read more October 25, 2016 by


 
Connected and self-driving car trial in United Kingdom

Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata take part in connected and self-driving car trial

A handful of automakers are taking part in a trial for connected and self-driving cars in the United Kingdom as part of a government-backed initiative called Autodrive. The... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
 

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