Ouster and Velodyne have seen their stock prices tumble this year, but can a merger between the two lead to a turnaround?
Autonomous software provider will evaluate miniature machine for Navistar truck
Uber is looking to acquire FreeNow, the ride-hailing joint venture of BMW and Daimler that operates in more than 100 European cities.
Waymo announced that it will stop driver-monitored self-driving taxi services in Phoenix, Arizona. However, truly autonomous taxis will continue to function.
Americans view foreign trade positively; Tesla records only 12.2 miles of self-driving in 2019; cab-hailing companies have an emissions problem.
Self-driving cars from a U.K. startup Oxbotica took to Stratford’s streets earlier this week, successfully wading through traffic and proving itself safe to navigate in an urban setting.
Didi Chuxing has spun off its autonomous driving unit as an independent company following discussion of raising fresh capital with its existing shareholders and potential investors.
Waymo is setting up the world’s first production facility in Detroit that manufactures Level 4 autonomous vehicles.
Elon Musk has stated that Tesla would be launching fully autonomous cars by the end of this year, and that he expects to see one million autonomous Tesla cars on the road by 2020.
Uber is planning to sell 14 percent stake on its autonomous driving division for $1 billion to investment firm Softbank, automaker Toyota, and auto parts manufacturer Denso.
As cities witness the steady rise in vehicle inflow on their streets, city administrations would have to contend with two primary issues – prevalence of parking spots and the regular occurrence of traffic jams. Traffic micro-simulation models suggest a new regulatory scheme that might offer some respite.
Uber and Waymo are admitting they don’t want to commit the resources necessary for autonomous tech to be commercially viable.
Uber spends over $1 billion every year on Waymo; Lyft is nearing its IPO; Fiat recalling 863,000 cars due to emissions issues.
Recently uncovered case files from the Waymo vs Otto trade secret theft case, reveal Uber’s optimism with self-driving cars in 2016, which included the company envision running 75,000 self-driving vehicles across 13 cities by 2022.
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) joined with capital venture firm Sequoia and T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ: TROW) to invest $530 million in self-driving vehicle startup Aurora Innovation according to Aurora’s press release on Medium.
VAYAVISION’s new software is an autonomous vehicle environmental perception engine that fuses raw sensor data together with AI tools to create an accurate 3D environmental model of the area around the self-driving vehicle.
DOT chief Elaine Chao today called on manufacturers and Silicon Valley to help instill public confidence in the safety of autonomous vehicle technology.
As part of a wide-ranging DOT initiative to prepare for driverless vehicles, FMCSA will address regulations that could be slowing the development of these technologies in the commercial vehicle space.
Discussions around the topic of autonomous trucks would not be complete without it addressing three main concerns – job security of drivers, data privacy, and liability issues.
Electric vehicle technology and autonomous. So much excitement; so much investment. Here are the three essential takeaways the report offers for industry stakeholders.
Auto cybersecurity, legislation backing, and concrete liability definitions are all critical to seeing autonomous vehicles on the roads.
Waymo is partnering with Valley Metro, a public transportation authority in Arizona, to shuttle people to and from public transportation stops via autonomous cars – thus planting its feet firmly in the race to put self-driving vehicles on the road.