Autonomous Audi TTS Pikes Peak
If you’re tracking the development of autonomous vehicles, you know that several companies have now begun testing in the state of Nevada, where autonomous cars can now be licensed for use on public roads. To be clear, Google was the first company to receive such a license from Nevada, followed by an announcement from automotive supplier Continental, which claimed to be the first industry supplier granted the privilege of operating autonomous cars on Nevada’s roads. Now comes word that Audi has become the first automaker granted a license to operate autonomous cars in Nevada, and...
China's Autonomous Car: Are Robot Chauffeurs Finally Here?
Over the past couple of years, autonomous cars have shifted gears: once considered a novelty act akin to life-size remote-controlled vehicles, there's recently been serious talk about using autonomous cars for everyday transportation. And as one of the world's biggest auto markets, China isn't...Richard Read
Robot Driving: First Pikes Peak, Next Nevada, Then Your Town?
Recently Google requested a waiver from lawmakers in Nevada to allow it to test its computer-driven cars on Nevada public roads. Could robotic cars be safe on everyday roads? In the last couple of years, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has finally seen driverless cars fully...George Parrott
Google Shows Us Why We All Need Robot Cars
We're pretty familiar with autonomous cars around here, and we've even been treated to a ride in one of Stanford's robots at their automotive innovation lab, which they launched in partnership with Volkswagen. You might also remember Shelley, their autonomous Audi TTS, which autonomously raced to...IEEE Spectrum
Audi Bringing Custom R8 Spyder And Autonomous TT To SEMA
One of the clearest indications yet that Audi wants to make its impact on the U.S. market was revealed today, with the German automaker announcing plans to participate in this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas. The annual aftermarket tradeshow draws industry folk from all across the country and...Viknesh Vijayenthiran