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Wayve says self-driving cars don’t need sensors. Experts aren’t so sure

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Why weigh down a self-driving car with a lot of sensors, HD maps, and equipment when you don’t have to?That’s the philosophy of...

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Apple self-driving car could use ‘confidence’ algorithm to speed up sensor processing & decision-making

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Self-driving vehicles in Apple’s “Project Titan” could reduce the amount of processing required to recognize objects and...

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Elon Musk calls Lidar “a fool’s errand” … & other autonomous driving experts starting to agree

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the...

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Nissan markets ProPilot cautiously

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla infamously pushes the envelope with the promotion of its semi-autonomous tech- nology. Even the brand name, Autopilot, has sparked...

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Special report: Mastering the autonomous vehicle map

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Technology

Maps used by humans will not be sufficient when the driving is taken over by artificial intelligence (AI). Proponents of high definition...

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‘Special report: Mastering the autonomous vehicle map’ by Automotive World

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

A new Automotive World report looks at the role of maps in the development and roll-out of autonomous vehicles. Maps used by humans will...

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Autonomous vehicles: The mix of opportunity and uncertainty

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Cars, Technology

A Rapidly Changing World We have been engulfed with ideas, spirited discussions and emphatic opinions on what it would take to create the...

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COMMENT: Autonomous vehicle maps must combine precision with flexibility

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Navigation has been a core component of the automotive industry for decades. While the market today has progressed far from its paper...

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Who wins when robot race cars cross the finish line? Consumers who want self-driving tech

Posted on May 5, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

“Racing improves the breed” is a bon mot that’s been likely bantered about since one person told two other people on...

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Trump’s tariffs could knock Tesla’s Autopilot off course

Posted on May 3, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

The White House has refused to exempt the “brain” of Tesla’s Autopilot technology from punitive import tariffs, a decision that could...

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Key to mainstream autonomous vehicles lies in mass production of LiDAR sensors

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

To achieve large-scale commercialization of autonomous vehicles, a new generation of high-precision 3D environment sensing solid-state...

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Tesla releases new active safety features powered by Autopilot

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla started pushing a new over-the-air software update to its fleet today with two new active safety features powered by its Autopilot...

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Continental says brake system boosts hybrids’ efficiency

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Continental says its MK C1 brake-by-wire system for hybrid vehicles reduces carbon-dioxide emissions and improves fuel economy by...

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Intel’s responsibility-sensitive safety program aims to make autonomous cars more assertive

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Autonomous cars are new, and they’re interesting propositions because they want to replace something humans have done for decades....

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What’s trending in the automotive display market?

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

The global automotive industry is widely believed to be on the cusp of tremendous change in terms of manufacturing, sales, and the overall...

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Fiat Chrysler turns to Google and Samsung for autonomous driving

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Fiat Chrysler has announced that it will use technology from Alphabet Inc’s Google and Samsung to connect all its vehicles by 2022,...

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Ridecell and Dataspeed partner to enhance autonomous vehicle safety

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Ridecell Inc., the leading platform for shared and autonomous mobility operators, and Dataspeed Inc., a globally established drive-by-wire...

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Team develops system to legally test GPS spoofing vulnerabilities in automated vehicles

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Southwest Research Institute has developed a cyber security system to test for vulnerabilities in automated vehicles and other...

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TRI-AD, Maxar and NTT DATA collaborate for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD), Toyota’s automated driving software development company, Maxar...

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Cepton unveils high scan rate, long-range SORA-P60L LiDAR for UAVs

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial, security and mapping applications, today unveiled...

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