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Ford releases a data set to accelerate autonomous car development

Ford releases a data set to accelerate autonomous car development

Ford released a data set captured from Focus Fusion Hybrids in Dearborn, Michigan to spur autonomous vehicle development.
Coronavirus fears halt autonomous vehicle testing for Uber, Cruise, Aurora, Argo AI, Waymo, and others

Coronavirus fears halt autonomous vehicle testing for Uber, Cruise, Aurora, Argo AI, Waymo, and others

Following Waymo's decision to suspend self-driving operations in California and Phoenix, other autonomous car companies have followed suit.
seymourpowell conceptualizes driverless, ride sharing EV with modular interior

seymourpowell conceptualizes driverless, ride sharing EV with modular interior

see seymourpowell's ride sharing concept, where you can book individual seats or the entire cabin. The post seymourpowell conceptualizes driverless, ride sharing EV with modular interior appeared
Drivers needed (sort of): Einride wants remote pilots for its driverless pods

Drivers needed (sort of): Einride wants remote pilots for its driverless pods

It sounds crazy, but this autonomous freight company says it's the future
Uber details VerCD, the AI tech powering its self-driving cars

Uber details VerCD, the AI tech powering its self-driving cars

Uber peeled back the curtains on VerCD, the tool it uses internally to develop the AI models underpinning its self-driving cars.
SiLC Technologies raises $12 million for long-range lidar sensors

SiLC Technologies raises $12 million for long-range lidar sensors

SiLC Technologies, which is developing lidar technology it claims is more efficient than most sensors in a smaller footprint, has raised $12 million.
77 autonomous vehicles drove over 500,000 miles across Beijing in 2019

77 autonomous vehicles drove over 500,000 miles across Beijing in 2019

13 companies drove 77 self-driving cars in Beijing last year. In total, they racked up over 500,000 miles, with Baidu contributing the bulk of them.
California DMV releases autonomous vehicle disengagement reports for 2019

California DMV releases autonomous vehicle disengagement reports for 2019

A host of companies testing autonomous vehicles in California reported the total miles their cars drove on public state roads, as required by law.
Driverless car startup Pony.ai raises $462 million at a $3 billion valuation

Driverless car startup Pony.ai raises $462 million at a $3 billion valuation

Driverless car startup Pony.ai has raised a whopping $462 million at a $3 billion valuation, $400 million of which came from Toyota.
Cruise obtains California license to transport riders with safety drivers

Cruise obtains California license to transport riders with safety drivers

GM's Cruise has obtained a license to transport riders in its driverless cars with safety drivers behind the wheel in California.
MIT CSAIL’s radars map hidden features to help driverless cars navigate snowy terrain

MIT CSAIL’s radars map hidden features to help driverless cars navigate snowy terrain

Researchers at MIT's CSAIL and Lincoln Laboratory are working to help self-driving vehicles handle bad weather conditions.
jaguar land rover unveils electric city car ‘project vector’

jaguar land rover unveils electric city car ‘project vector’

called 'project vector', it takes the form of an electric shuttle pod that the UK carmaker hopes to put on the road for testing by 2021. The post jaguar land rover unveils electric city car ‘project
Aptiv’s self-driving cars have given Lyft passengers over 100,000 rides

Aptiv’s self-driving cars have given Lyft passengers over 100,000 rides

Aptiv's self-driving car fleet in Las Vegas has given over 100,000 paying passengers rides in roughly the past two years.
Faked Traffic Jams, Soaring Tesla Stock, and Other Auto News

Faked Traffic Jams, Soaring Tesla Stock, and Other Auto News

A German artist tricks Google Maps into seeing gridlock, and the market shows Elon Musk love.
Waymo’s AI Content Search tool lets engineers quickly find objects in driving records

Waymo’s AI Content Search tool lets engineers quickly find objects in driving records

Waymo detailed Content Search, an internal tool that taps AI to allow its engineers to find objects among the billions in the company's database.
GM’s Cruise now has 1,800 employees working on self-driving cars, up from 1,000 in March 2019

GM’s Cruise now has 1,800 employees working on self-driving cars, up from 1,000 in March 2019

During a press conference, GM Cruise CEO Dan Ammann gave an update on the progress the self-driving subisdiary has made to date.
Uber gets California DMV license to test self-driving cars on public roads

Uber gets California DMV license to test self-driving cars on public roads

Uber announced that it's received a license from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to test self-driving cars in the state.
Self-Driving Cars Could Change the Auto Industry

Self-Driving Cars Could Change the Auto Industry

The auto industry stands to benefit significantly with the growth of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly with the emergence of self-driving cars. Vehicles will soon stop relying on the
New data set helps train cars to drive autonomously in winter weather

New data set helps train cars to drive autonomously in winter weather

Researchers at Scale AI, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Toronto have open-sourced a driving data set captured in snowfall.
Apple researchers train AI drivers to merge lanes in a simulated environment

Apple researchers train AI drivers to merge lanes in a simulated environment

In a preprint paper published on Arxiv.org, Apple details a simulation environment used to train autonomous driving agents.