self-driving cars

 
What a self-driving car sees

Say, what can you see? How self-driving cars view roads

When a self-driving car boots up and takes in the world around it, its vision is nothing like what a human driver finds familiar. Instead, a self-driving car uses data collection via radar, cameras, and lidar to "see" the world around it. How can humans begin to understand what the machine sees?... read more

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GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV

GM buys lidar developer for self-driving car projects

General Motors continues to pursue an ambitious self-driving car agenda. It recently acquired Cruise Automation to help speed up development of its own self-driving cars. Now... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Audi Elaine Concept

Audi Aicon, Elaine preview self-driving, all-electric future

The 2017 Frankfurt auto show hasn't even started yet, and already we have a good idea of what this year's affair at the Frankfurt Messe is going to be all about thanks to... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8

US House putting self-driving cars on road to wider testing, availability

The U.S. House will likely approve a bill next week that would make available more self-driving cars for testing and sales, as well as standardize state rules for easier... read more August 31, 2017 by


 
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What happened to Apple's self-driving car? 

Only a couple years ago, bombshell reports surfaced. Apple, the longtime computer, smartphone, and technology company, was ready to build its very own car. Not just a car... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
Ford removable steering wheel and pedals patent

Ford patents system with removable steering wheel and pedals for self-driving cars

Engineers at Ford have gazed into the future with the latest patent filed by the automaker. The system shows an interior dashboard that involves a removable steering wheel... read more August 18, 2017 by


 
Toyota Concept-i

Toyota plans to showcase its automated driving tech at the 2020 Olympics in Japan

Toyota plans to put on a technological show for the world when all eyes are on Tokyo, Japan, at the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Japanese automaker plans to showcase its... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
BMW and Intel launch first self-driving test cars

FCA joins BMW, Mobileye, and Intel's self-driving car alliance

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has signed a memorandum of understanding to become the first automaker to join BMW, Intel, and Mobileye's alliance to develop a dedicated... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
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Toyota and Intel form big-data alliance for connected an autonomous cars

With the rise of connected and self-driving cars, a nearly unlimited amount of data is being created for companies to harness and mine. It's easier said than done, and that's... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Tesla wants to make its semi truck autonomous, test it in Nevada

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the electric-car maker has plans to introduce an electric-semi truck in the near future, but new information reveals the truck will use... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype

GM is testing a ride-sharing app for self-driving electric cars

General Motors envisions a future in which self-driving cars aren't simply owned personally; they also pick up and drop off individuals. Along with its Cruise Automation... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
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Chinese tech giant Baidu taps Microsoft to expand development of self-driving cars

China's biggest search engine—Baidu—and Microsoft are expanding their self-driving-vehicle partnership to cover data storage, security, and artificial... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 Nissan Leaf debuting on September 6, 2017

2018 Nissan Leaf to feature self-parking system

Nissan is using the debut of the 2018 Leaf and ProPilot system to reveal more than self-driving capabilities; the car will also be able to park itself. In the latest... read more July 5, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf ProPilot Assist

2018 Nissan Leaf will arrive with ProPilot Assist self-driving capability

There's a new nugget of information surrounding the 2018 Nissan Leaf, but it doesn't have to do with its battery, range, or its powertrain at all. Instead, it's all about... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
Self Driving Audi A7

Congress wants to clear road for self-driving in every state

Nearly 80 bills in 30 states are winding their ways through state legislatures to tackle just one issue: self-driving cars. That’s become a significant burden for the... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco with Volvo Cars

Uber seeks DMV permit to test autonomous fleet in California after all

Uber thought they were bigger than the California government. That didn't work out so well, as the company attempted to run its fleet of autonomous ride-sharing Volvo XC90s... read more March 3, 2017 by


 
 

 
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