12 décembre 2018

Waymo, Cruise, Mobileye, and Tesla are all tackling self-driving cars in different ways — here's the breakdown

Waymo, Cruise, Mobileye, and Tesla are all tackling self-driving cars in different ways — here's the breakdown Waymo, Cruise, Intel/ Mobileye, and Tesla are the major contestants in the self-driving car race. Each has developed a different business model. Waymo and GM are using laser-radar technology, while Mobileye and Tesla are relying on cameras and sensors. We're quite close to witnessing the arrival of widespread self-driving technologies that consumers can actually experience. Alphabet's Waymo... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2018

Tesla will start rolling out its ‘full self-driving’ package in August, Elon Musk says

Tesla will start rolling out its ‘full self-driving’ package in August, Elon Musk says Over the weekend, avid Twitter user Elon Musk said that Tesla’s “long awaited” Version 9 of Autopilot would begin rolling out this August. “To date, Autopilot resources have rightly focused entirely on safety,” Musk tweeted. “With V9, we will begin to enable full self-driving features.” This would appear to put Musk on track to achieve the promise he made two years ago to offer “full self-driving” capabilities to Tesla owners by 2019. At the... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

HOW TESLA AND WAYMO ARE TACKLING A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR SELF-DRIVING CARS: DATA

HOW TESLA AND WAYMO ARE TACKLING A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR SELF-DRIVING CARS: DATA Autonomous cars won’t happen without tons of data, but Tesla and Waymo have a big head start  There’s a race happening right now that stretches from Silicon Valley to Detroit and back: who can make a self-driving car that behaves better than a human driver? It’s a far harder task than it sounded even a few years ago because human drivers know a lot — not just about their cars but about how people behave on the road when they’re behind the... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2018

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Impacting the Automotive Industry

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Impacting the Automotive Industry Finding applications of artificial intelligence in the automotive industry requires only a scant reading of news headlines. From IBM Watson’s partnership with the General Motors OnStar platform to Toyota’s $1 billion investment in AI-based self-driving technology, the marriage of AI with automotive technology has surely been consummated. It seems that every stakeholder in the automotive industry is looking for a way to capitalize on recent advances in AI technology. ... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2018

The most impressive things Tesla's cars can do in Autopilot

The most impressive things Tesla's cars can do in Autopilot Tesla's Autopilot feature gives its cars semi-autonomous capabilities. While driving with Autopilot activated, a Tesla vehicle can regulate its speed, change lanes, and park without driver assistance. Tesla customers can buy the Autopilot feature for $5,000. Tesla's Autopilot feature has become the subject of controversy after a Model S crashed into a fire truck on January 22 while possibly using the feature. The National Transportation Safety Board... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2018

Who’s Winning the Self-Driving Car Race? A scorecard breaking down everyone from Alphabet’s Waymo to Zoox

Who’s Winning the Self-Driving Car Race? A scorecard breaking down everyone from Alphabet’s Waymo to Zoox. In the race to start the world’s first driving business without human drivers, everyone is chasing Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo.  The Google sibling has cleared the way to beat its nearest rivals, General Motors Co. and a couple of other players, by at least a year to introduce driverless cars to the public. A deal reached in January to buy thousands of additional Chrysler Pacifica minivans,... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2018

First look at Tesla’s latest Autopilot (2.5) computer in Model 3, S, and X vehicles

First look at Tesla’s latest Autopilot (2.5) computer in Model 3, S, and X vehicles Tesla recently updated its onboard media computer, but the automaker also has a separate custom Autopilot computer to power its driver assist features and eventually, its self-driving capabilities. Today, we get out first look at Tesla’s latest version of this Autopilot (2.5) computer in current Model 3, Model S, and Model X vehicles. Last fall, Tesla introduced a new Autopilot hardware suite, dubbed “2.5”, in all its... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2018

China slashes auto import tariffs in boost to German automakers, Tesla

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — China will steeply cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, opening up greater access to the world's largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States. Import tariffs will be cut to 15 percent from 25 percent for most vehicles from July 1, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday, adding that this was part of efforts to open up China's markets and spur development of the local auto sector. A small number of imported trucks are taxed at 20 percent currently. Import tariffs for auto... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2018

9 companies trying to be the 'Tesla of China'

Credit : Getty Images Electric car maker Tesla has pushed the car market to develop more sedans, SUVs, and even luxury sports cars with batteries. In China, any headway Tesla's made for electric is overshadowed by an expanding list of homegrown electric carmakers. At the Beijing Auto Show this week everything from electrical concept cars to new models of efficient battery-powered vehicles were on display and showed China's bullish position on electric. Even Tesla brought its Model 3 to the show ahead of its official launch in the... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2018

Waymo Vs. Tesla: Who Is Winning The AV Tech War?

AV tech, which is the computer software and hardware that will allow vehicles to actually drive themselves, requires the acquisition and accurate processing of massive amounts of data. Tesla is using information collected from every car produced since October 2016 — the date when cars equipped with the first generation Autopilot suite of sensors went into production. Waymo is relying more on computer simulations. It has racked up nearly 6 billion simulated miles so far, according to The Verge. The Autopilot system collects data... [Lire la suite]