self-driving cars

 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW iNext concept coming this year

BMW has dropped multiple hints over the past year about a new technological flagship code-named the iNext. Due in 2021, the vehicle will be powered by batteries, feature a self-driving system robust enough to let you sleep behind the wheel at times, and be built at BMW's main plant in Dingolfing... read more

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Toyota e-Palette self-driving electric mobility concept

Toyota reveals e-Palette concept, previews its future mobility services

Toyota previewed one of its visions of future mobility at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show on Monday. Meet the e-Palette concept, a cube-shaped self-driving and electric... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Nvidia partners with VW, Uber and Baidu on artificial intelligence for self-driving cars

Nvidia kicked off the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday by announcing a trio of new partnerships: one with ride-hailing company Uber, China's Baidu, and Volkswagen... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Third-generation Toyota self-driving car prototype

Toyota’s latest self-driving cars see up to 660 feet in all directions

Toyota isn’t as vocal as some rivals in the self-driving space but the Japanese firm is making steady progress and at next week’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
Hyundai self-driving car prototype

Hyundai aims for Level 4 self-driving car by 2021, with help from Aurora Innovation

Hyundai on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with self-driving car technology company Aurora Innovation. Hyundai plans to tap Aurora’s talents to bring to... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW self-driving car edges closer to reality with Aurora deal

The Volkswagen Group will use next week’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to formally announce a strategic partnership with a self-driving company by the... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Flat lithium-ion battery back for next-generation Mercedes-Benz electric cars

Self-driving electric cars will need stronger batteries to cope with extended use

In a future with autonomous cars, batteries must be more resilient to operate constantly and serve multiple masters. That's Akira Yoshino's belief. He's the man who invented... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
Aptiv self-driving car prototype

Lyft users will able to sample a self-driving taxi service at CES thanks to Aptiv

Once the stuff of science fiction, the idea of a self-driving taxi service is fast becoming a reality. Boston, Massachusetts-based self-driving car startup nuTonomy made... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
Apple logo

Apple patents navigation system for self-driving cars

Apple may have let go of building its own self-driving car, but it's deeply invested in autonomous technologies. On Thursday, CNBC reported the technology giant has patented... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

UK insurer first to offer discount for self-driving car tech

Tesla drivers in the United Kingdom have all the more reason to engage the car's AutoPilot system when in the appropriate situation. Direct Line, a British auto insurer, will... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
Fisker Orbit self-driving shuttle

Fisker reveals Orbit self-driving shuttle

Henrik Fisker is yet to launch the first product from his revived Fisker automotive brand, the much-hypered EMotion electric sport sedan, but he's already hinting at another... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911

Porsche not ready to abandon the steering wheel

The idea of a self-driving sports car seems like a ripe oxymoron, but even assisted self-driving could soon find its way to performance cars. Porsche won't flip a switch to... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo's self-driving taxi service months away from starting

In a matter of months, Waymo, Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car subsidiary, will invite the public to ride in its autonomous taxis. Unlike prior tests, these self-driving cars... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
Renault self-driving obstacle avoidance system

Renault's new self-driving obstacle avoidance technology matches pro drivers

Renault debuted its latest self-driving car on Tuesday. Based on the all-electric Zoe, it is named "Callie," and it is capable of matching the accident avoidance prowess of... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Google and VW will use quantum computers to develop battery, self-driving technology

Volkswagen will embark on a transformation of its business through electric cars and self-driving technology, and it is looking elsewhere to bolster its technological... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Waymo found drivers asleep, so it dumped partial self-driving feature

Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car subsidiary, Waymo, has made a conscious decision to skip partial self-driving technology. Why? The company found its test drivers napping... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
 

 
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