12 novembre 2020

Waymo’s driverless cars were involved in 18 accidents over 20 months

Waymo’s driverless cars have driven 6.1 million autonomous miles in Phoenix, Arizona, including 65,000 miles without a human behind the wheel from 2019 through the first nine months of 2020. That’s according to data from a new internal report Waymo published today that analyzed a portion of collisions involving the robo-taxi service Waymo One, which launched in 2018. In total, Waymo’s vehicles were involved in 18 accidents with a pedestrian, cyclist, driver, or other object and experienced 29 disengagements — times human drivers... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2020

Israeli startup C2A launches cyber solution securing vehicles' birth-to-earth lifecycle

  With incredible developments on the hardware side, including advanced imaging technologies and more eco-friendly engine systems, there is one major obstacle that is keeping the leading automotive executives up at night. The vehicle cyber-security issue is becoming the main worry for the automotive industry. Jerusalem-based startup C2A Security, a provider of automotive cyber-security solutions, announced the launch of its flagship cyber-security product, AutoSec. C2A’s technology meets the rapidly-evolving... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2020

Lyft Talked to Bosch About Self-Driving Car Partnership, Investmen

  Lyft has had talks over the previous yr about becoming a member of forces on self-driving–automobile improvement with German automotive system producer Bosch, based on two individuals with direct data of the discussions.  Lyft additionally has thought of promoting a stake in its self-driving–automobile unit to a participant akin to Bosch, stated the 2 individuals. The standing of the talks with Bosch, which have been ongoing as just lately as this summer season, isn’t clear. Bosch has an automatic driving... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2020

What Will Happen After Tesla Releases Next Autopilot/FSD Software Update?

  1. Social media will be flooded with Tesla owners posting videos of what their cars can now do. (I will almost certainly do so.) 2. Consumer interest in Tesla will jump upward again, and interest in the FSD package will also jump — among potential owners and current owners. 3. Tesla will raise the price of the FSD software package. 4. Eagle-eyed critics will identify a few gaps where Autopilot still struggles, identifying remaining technical barriers to fully self-driving Tesla robotaxis. 5. Major media sites will write... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2020

10 Robotaxi Services — Existing & Planned

The number of existing or near-term robotaxi services has just multiplied rapidly, and sort of sprung itself on us in a surprising way. Here is a quick rundown of the services in place today or coming soon. read more : 10 Robotaxi Services - Existing & PlannedI cover self-driving vehicles and robotaxis quite frequently as part of this job. In fact, I think we were using the term "robotaxi" before I saw it used by any other media outlet, and certainly before it had become an industry norm.https://cleantechnica.com ... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2020

Why Wasn't Uber Charged in a Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash?

THE SAFETY DRIVER behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber that  struck and killed a woman in 2018 has been charged with a crime. Prosecutors in Maricopa County, Arizona, Tuesday said the driver, Rafaela Vasquez, has been indicted for criminal negligence. But Uber, her employer and the company that built the automated system involved in the fatal collision, won’t face charges. The attorney for neighboring Yavapai County declined to prosecute Uber last year, writing in a letter that the office found... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2020

New Arm technologies enable safety-capable computing solutions for an autonomous future

Arm unveiled new computing solutions to accelerate autonomous decision-making with safety capability across automotive and industrial applications. The new suite of IP includes the Arm® Cortex®-A78AE CPU, Arm Mali™-G78AE GPU, and Arm Mali-C71AE ISP, engineered to work together in combination with supporting software, tools and system IP to enable silicon providers and OEMs to design for autonomous workloads. These products will be deployed in a range of applications, from enabling more intelligence and configurability in smart... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2020

Can We Speed up The Road to Full Autonomy?

    For the past few years, there’s been an unending parade of news, hype and enthusiasm about the introduction of self-driving cars with full autonomy. Autonomous vehicles promise to deliver a range of benefits, including reduced travel time, improved passenger experience and perhaps most importantly, improved safety. To be clear, it’s no longer a question of whether we will see self-driving cars en masse; it’s a question of when. But as the timeline for fully autonomous vehicles keeps getting pushed further out,... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2020

NVIDIA Powers Mercedes-Benz into Software Updated Autonomous Future

Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA, the global leader in accelerated computing, plan to enter into a cooperation to create a revolutionary in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure.The new software-defined architecture will be built on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ platform and will be standard in Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation fleet, enabling state-of-the-art automated driving functionalities. A primary feature will be the ability to automate driving of regular routes from address to address. In addition, there will be numerous future... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2020

ZF launches next-generation ADAS cameras

Among the first ever cameras to offer the capability of a 100-degree horizontal field of view, the S-Cam4.8 represents another important step forward in meeting future Euro NCAP 5-Star Safety Ratings and IIHS Top Safety Pick+ requirements as well as General Safety Regulations that require increasingly stringent test protocols for safety critical systems. “The S-Cam 4.8 will offer ZF customers the opportunity to further refine systems like Automatic Emergency Braking for pedestrians and cyclists while offering best-in-class lane... [Lire la suite]