05 décembre 2017

Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Fleet of Driverless Cars

Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Fleet of Driverless Cars The ride-hailer’s business model is about to change beyond recognition. Reuters reports that Uber has entered an agreement with Volvo to buy as many as 24,000 of its XC90 SUVs—which it currently uses for testing—between 2019 and 2021. Those vehicles will have Uber’s own self-driving technology added to them, which is currently developed in-house by the firm’s Advanced Technologies Group. With a list price of around $50,000 per vehicle, an... [Lire la suite]
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20 décembre 2015

Toyota's $1 billion AI company will develop self-driving cars and robot helpers

Toyota's $1 billion AI company will develop self-driving cars and robot helpers  Share on Facebook (983) Tweet  Share (121) Pin  As the world's largest car manufacturer, Toyota knows a thing or two about getting people from point A to point B. But how do you make this process easier? The answer: artificial intelligence. Toyota announced today that it's establishing a new company, the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), to develop AI technologies in two main areas: autonomous cars and robot... [Lire la suite]