Thursday, February 23, 2017

Singapore hosts first full-scale autonomous truck platoon trial

A fleet of autonomous trucks is joining all the self-driving taxis and buses Singapore is testing on its streets. Toyota and Volkswagen subsidiary Scania will begin the first full-scale autonomous truck platooning trial in the...

The Steering Wheel Gets Self-Driving Car Attention and Some AI

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot is the AI Insider for AI Trends and contributes regularly. Like most drivers, you probably don’t give much daily thought to the steering wheel in your car. When you first...

NY professional drivers officially begin backlash against self-driving cars

An organization that advocates for professional drivers has urged New York to ban self-driving cars from the state's roads for 50 years. The Upstate Transportation Association fears that self-driving cars will eliminate thousands of...

Self-driving car technology getting smarter: CES 2017

The future of car technology isn't limited to self-driving systems and autonomous vehicles. Cars will someday do much more than take over driving. At some point down the road, they will communicate, listen and,...

The Big Bang that launched the autonomous car movement

Unless you are living in an underground bunker and trying your best to ignore the auto industry, you are aware that the car business is now hurtling madly toward a future called "autonomous driving." Automakers...

BMW to focus autonomous driving development at new Munich center

BMW has already staked its claim in the self-driving production timeline, with plans to release an autonomous electric car by 2021. To help meet that goal, the carmaker is opening a dedicated facility aimed...

Waymo: Google’s Off Self-Driving Car Business Spun Off

Google’s self-driving car is ready to take the wheel. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said Tuesday that its autonomous vehicle project is spinning off from its research lab X and will operate as a stand-alone company...

Ride-hailing Uber Buys a two-year-old AI startup

Uber has acquired Geometric Intelligence, a two-year-old artificial intelligence startup that vows to surpass the deep learning systems under development at internet giants like Google and Facebook. But as this tiny AI lab slips...

Apple Indicates Interest in Competing in Autonomous Vehicle Market

Apple Inc. is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles. A...

Intel to invest $250M for self-driving technology

When Intel decided to take a crack at its first keynote at an automotive event, it swung for the fences. The company’s CEO, Brian Krzanich, took the stage at the Los Angeles Auto Show‘s Automobility event this...

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