Latest News on Autonomous Vehicles
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Apr 17, 2019
Apple is reportedly looking for LiDAR sensor suppliers for self-driving carsThe sensor effort means Apple wants to develop an entire chain of hardware to guide autonomous vehicles.
Nov 27, 2018
General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America; to focus on autonomous, electric vehiclesThe factories up for possible closure are part of General Mortors' effort "to right-size our capacity for the realities of the marketplace," as consumers shift away from cars to trucks and SUVs.
Oct 02, 2018
UK to have driverless cars on its roads in the coming 3-4 years, says ministerGrayling also said he was committed to ending the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040
Jul 11, 2018
Ex-Apple employee charged for stealing blueprint related to a self-driving carAbout 5,000 of Apple’s 135,000 employees were allowed access to information about its self-driving car project.
Jun 21, 2018
5G networks could increase the safety on self-driving cars significantly: GartnerThe reliability and low latency that 5G networks promise could lead to the safe execution of human-led remote control of autonomous vehicles
Apr 02, 2018
Alphabet Inc's driverless car division Waymo will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles says CEO John KrafcikAccording to John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo which is the driverless car division of Alphabet, the company will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles
Mar 28, 2018
NVIDIA unveils a simulator that leverages cloud computing power to test autonomous vehiclesNvidia has said that using simulation, some 300,000 miles (483,000 km) can be driven in five hours.
Mar 20, 2018
Self-driving vehicles cause more stress to passengers than regular cars: Study"Stress levels rose in all test persons as soon as the lane-keeping system was activated", Corinna Seidler, a psychologist involved in the experiments, said.
Feb 01, 2018
Waymo logs in an average of over 9000 km without driver intervention from Dec 2016 to Nov 2017Waymo drove 352,545 miles (567,366 km) in the state during the period with only 63 disengagements. Cruise vehicles drove about a third less, at 127,516 miles (205,217 km), and had 105 disengagements.
Jan 30, 2018
Two-thirds of Americans are wary of self-driving cars: ReportAutomotive and technology industry executives are pushing the US to pass legislation that would loosen restrictions on testing and deploy self-driving cars.