Autonomous cars

 
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 far beyond a car's onboard sensors. Two of the leading firms developing such maps have now joined forces to help accelerate the... read more

December 30, 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


 
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


 
 

 
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