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How autonomous cars will reshape our world

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Nobody, not even transportation experts like me, had an inkling that ride-on-demand services like Uber would change our travel habits so...

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Instead of shuttling around people ThorDrive delivers hardware supplies in self-driving vans

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, News

A little rain didn’t dampen ThorDrive, a self-driving car platform based in Seoul, from launching its self-driving delivery service....

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2019 may be year of the driverless car: Here’s where top automakers stand

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, News

Car manufacturers are hoping autonomous-driving technology will spur a revolution among consumers, igniting sales and repositioning the...

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Why General Motors shifted gears in its manufacturing strategy

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Perspective, Videos & Podcasts

The decision earlier this week by General Motors to close five plants in North America, lay off some 14,000 workers, and retire six of its...

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At Waymo, it’s launch time for Google’s biggest moonshot

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, News

It helps to know this about John Krafcik: He’s unusually upbeat. Lean and lively, he’s glued to a Chromebook playing a video of a minivan...

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GM’s Cruise has had the most self-driving crashes in California – here’s how the autonomous rivals stack up when it comes to safety

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, News

Self-driving cars will be safer than our current roads, experts say. But until we get to full autonomy, there have been – and will...

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L.A. Auto Show: Honda researches self-driving technology in its own backyard

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Cars, Technology

Real-world experience away from a test track is hard to come by, for the technologies that will eventually enable autonomous cars to...

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All wet: Rain could delay the arrival of self-driving future

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

Even a little crummy weather might pose big problems for self-driving systems. New research from Michigan State University suggests light...

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Is it working? How testing and good data can enable autonomous innovation

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Innovation is the key to progress, but true innovation means tackling new challenges. When you’re breaking new ground, there are...

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High-precision navigation for driverless cars

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Cars, Technology

Fixposition is an ETH spin-off specialising in real-time navigation systems for use in self-driving vehicles, robots or industrial drones....

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G.M.’s President will take over its self-driving effort

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Cars, News

A top General Motors official is taking on a new role that underlines the auto industry’s intense push to develop and commercialize...

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Cognitive automation for the self-driving supply chain

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

How can systems evolve to allow prescriptive suggestions for resolving near real time problems? In other words, how can we build a...

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How ADAS is paving the way for autonomous driving

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Cars, Technology

Whether you call them self-driving cars, autonomous vehicles, or even robo-cars, autonomous driving is a leading topic in automotive. The...

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If Waymo is having difficulty, everyone else must be in a right autonomous driving pickle

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Cars, News

Waymo is taking a step backward in terms of the commercial readiness of its autonomous driving offering by reinstalling safety drivers and...

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INIT, Bestmile to integrate driverless vehicles into public transport

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Buses, News

Bestmile and INIT announced a partnership to incorporate driverless vehicles into public transport to provide fully-integrated mobility...

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Ohio cities sign up to be autonomous-vehicle testing grounds

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Four Ohio cities signed agreements with the state government this week to open their streets to the testing of connected and autonomous...

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Extremely precise Bosch sensor will help self-driving cars navigate roads more accurately

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Self-driving cars require an array of sensors to figure out things human drivers take for granted, like knowing the exact position of a...

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Audi and Disney are creating media for self-driving cars

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Cars, News

If and when fully autonomous cars hit the road in earnest, you’re going to have a lot of free time on your hands. Audi and Disney...

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Uber removed the second backup driver from its self-driving cars ahead of the crash that killed an Arizona pedestrian

Posted on Nov 27, 2018 in Cars, News

After one of the Uber’s self-driving test cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona in March, some employees blamed the safety...

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Demand for faster, cheaper deliveries is good news for autonomous vehicle makers

Posted on Nov 27, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

Bots, drones and driverless cars and trucks are going to explode on the scene in coming years as demand for speedy delivery of goods...

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