16 août 2017

Dubai wants to make 25% of car trips driverless by 2030, and it’s starting with Tesla taxis

Dubai wants to make 25% of car trips driverless by 2030, and it’s starting with Tesla taxis Dubai believes the future of urban public transit is both electric and autonomous. On Feb. 13, the country’s transportation authority announced a deal to buy 200 Tesla Model S sedans and Model X SUVs for the city’s 10,000-vehicle taxi and limousine fleet. The move is part of a broader effort by city officials to make 25% of all local car trips autonomous by 2030, reports The National, a United Arab Emirates-owned newspaper. The... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2017

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car Ever since Tesla released its second generation Autopilot hardware and started offering an option called “full self-driving capability”, there’s been some confusion about Tesla’s plan for rolling out fully autonomous driving. CEO Elon Musk has clarified the plans this week and now predicts that true level 5 autonomy is about 2 years away – though Tesla should still have advanced autonomous driving systems before... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017 Russia's Eduard Nikolaev, co-pilots Sergey Savostin and Vladimir Rybakov compete with their Kamaz truck during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala on Jan. 16, 2013. Source: Reuters Moscow-based Cognitive Technologies said it's ready to release a pre-commercial version of an advance driver assistance system with artificial intelligence, or ADAS, for Russia's KAMAZ truck. ADAS qualifies as Level 1 according to the Society of... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2017

44 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles

44 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles Beyond trendy names like Tesla and Alphabet chasing self-driving cars, a host of auto brands and other tech heavyweights are also investing heavily in autonomous R&D. Private companies working in auto tech are attracting record levels of deals and funding, with autonomous driving startups leading the charge. Besides early-stage startups, VCs, and other investors, large companies are also eagerly chasing a slice of the self-driving pie. Using CB Insights’ investment,... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2017

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’

Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ Tim Cook confirms tech giant is working on ‘autonomous systems’, but is tight-lipped on whether it is making its own vehicle. Apple has shed new light on its top-secret driverless car project, as chief executive Tim Cook described the challenge of building autonomous vehicles as “the mother of all” artificial intelligence projects. Cook said Apple was ploughing resources into developing technology to control driverless vehicles, although he... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2017

Germany approved a draft law allowing for autonomously-driving cars to be active on German streets

Germany approved a draft law allowing for autonomously-driving cars to be active on German streets GTAI has informed that Germany’s federal government has approved a draft law allowing for autonomously-driving cars to be active on German streets. Crucially within the law, responsibility for mishaps continued to rest firmly in the hands of the driver, but allows for the driver to hand control of his or her vehicle to the vehicle’s own control system in certain situations and for certain periods of time. The draft law also stipulates... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2017

WABCO advances autonomous through ADAS

WABCO advances autonomous through ADAS   WABCO was busy near the end of 2016, bringing its advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) to multiple partnerships to advance autonomous driving and platooning of commercial vehicles. The supplier is working with Silicon Valley-based Peloton Technology to further develop its solution for truck platooning that uses vehicle-to-vehicle communication to sync the braking and acceleration between the trucks. WABCO’s OnGuardACTIVE... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2017

Groupement ADAS in Stuttgart : ADAS and Autonomous Symposium

Groupement ADAS in Stuttgart : ADAS and Autonomous Symposium Groupement ADAS is represented by Intempora, New Imaging Technologies, Sherpa Engineering and Nexyad.      
12 juin 2017

Key challenges in automation of earth-moving machines

Key challenges in automation of earth-moving machines A wheel loader is an earth-moving machine used in construction sites, gravel pits and mining to move blasted rock, soil and gravel. In the presence of a nearby dump truck, the wheel loader is said to be operating in a short loading cycle. This paper concerns the moving of material (soil, gravel and fragmented rock) by a wheel loader in a short loading cycle with more emphasis on the loading step. Due to the complexity of bucket-environment interactions, even three decades of... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Four Reasons Why Drones, Not Driverless Cars, Are The Future Of Autonomous Navigation

Four Reasons Why Drones, Not Driverless Cars, Are The Future Of Autonomous Navigation Last Wednesday, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a new advisory committee on autonomous vehicles. The committee’s mission: develop recommendations for how automated technology can transform the way we move people and goods, on our roads and railroads and in our airspace. Thinking about autonomous vehicles holistically is to be applauded. Yet automation on land still seems to dominate the conversation.... [Lire la suite]
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