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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Watch Nvidia’s AI Car They are Teaching to Drive

There are multiple approaches to tackling self-driving; one is to program algorithms or rules that will tell a car how to behave in specific situations. Nvidia is using a deep learning approach, however, by...

NVIDIA and TomTom Develop Mapping System for Self-Driving Cars

NVIDIA and TomTom (TOM2), the Dutch mapping and navigation group, today announced they are partnering to develop artificial intelligence to create a cloud-to-car mapping system for self-driving cars. The work combines TomTom's extensive HD map...

Two of Google’s top self-driving engineers left to create Nuro.ai

Add another self-driving startup to your long list of self-driving startups: Nuro.ai. Perhaps the most compelling feature of the company, which is still in semi-stealth mode, is that it was co-founded by two former top executives...

What’s it like behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber

Uber is now letting Pittsburgh customers traveling in self-driving cars. Here's a sneak peak. About 20 minutes into my ride in a self-driving Uber, I got a nonchalant offer: Did I want to sit behind...

Udacity announces partners for autonomous driving nanodegree program

Sebastian Thrun is taking a drive down memory lane with the latest initiative from his online learning juggernaut, Udacity. The company is partnering with Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Didi, Otto, and Nvidia on...

Apple Shifting Focus on Self-Driving Car Strategy

Apple is rethinking what it plans to do about self-driving cars, just as other big tech companies appear ready to plow ahead with competing efforts. In a retrenchment of one of its most ambitious initiatives,...

Uber to Launch a Dozen Self-Driving Taxis in Pittsburgh

The technology is being rapidly commercialized, though safety issues have yet to be settled. Anyone who books an Uber in Pittsburgh in the coming weeks may discover that the person behind the wheel is also...

Padmasree Warrior, Tech Heavyweight, Now on Board of China’s NextEV

Zendrive, a driving analytics startup, has added an industry heavyweight to its board. Padmasree Warrior, the U.S. CEO of Chinese electric car startup NextEV, is joining the company’s now three-person board. Warrior joined NextEV last...

Google, Ford and Uber create coalition to lobby self-driving cars

Alphabet Inc’s Google unit, Ford Motor Co, the ride-sharing service Uber and two other companies said on Tuesday they are forming a coalition to push for federal action to help speed self-driving cars to...