21 avril 2017

Driverless cars could turn the UK into Europe’s leader in autos – but only if we de-regulate first

Driverless cars could turn the UK into Europe’s leader in autos – but only if we de-regulate first A fake suburb in Florida, complete with sidewalks, shops and parents out with their children. Huge chunks of highway given over to testing new types of machine. Tweaks to the law to get rid of side mirrors, and to allow drivers to watch a film while they are out for a spin in their new car. It may sound like the stuff of sci-fi. But in fact, these are all measures that individual American states have taken in the last few... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2017

Startups Aim to Get a Piece of the Driverless Car

Startups Aim to Get a Piece of the Driverless Car You don’t have to be a tech giant to teach a vehicle to drive itself. Big names like Tesla and Google grab all the attention when it comes to developing autonomous vehicles. But, very quietly, startups have also been getting into the field. These small companies are taking advantage of easily accessible software and plummeting equipment prices to carve out a niche in this emerging industry—retrofitting existing vehicles that do specialized jobs. Thilo Koslowski, a senior... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2017

27% Would Buy Car Insurance from Apple, Amazon and Google

27% Would Buy Car Insurance from Apple, Amazon and Google 15. Mar, 2017 Categories: News, Weekly Roundup by News Desk Comments Off on 27% Would Buy Car Insurance from Apple, Amazon and Google Well known brands such as Apple, Amazon and Google make billions every year, but could they enter the car insurance market? Possibly… Some people in the UK would buy car insurance from them anyway, with 27% of people admitting in a recent survey that if Apple, Amazon, or Google offered them a policy, they... [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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02 avril 2017

Self-Driving Cars Are Going to Beat Up on Trains, Too

Self-Driving Cars Are Going to Beat Up on Trains, Too One reason it’s so irresistible to speculate about what self-driving cars will do to our lives is that there aren’t any around yet to show us how wrong we are: The prototypes from Google, Uber, and others are tantalizingly functional (and the feds have officially cleared a lane ahead for them, regulation-wise), but real-deal full autonomy remains safely tucked in the future. Much of the speculation has revolved around how autonomous vehicles (or... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles Momentum in auto tech is at an all-time high, with investors on pace to pour a record level of deals and dollars into private companies in the space. Of course, much of the buzz has revolved around autonomous driving software, with startups like Zoox seeing $200M funding rounds, tech corporates looking to capitalize, and major automakers working feverishly to catch up. Cracking the problem of fully autonomous passenger cars will be challenging, with RAND estimating that... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2017

Accident avoided by a TESLA autopilot

Accident avoided by a TESLA autopilot Here are some examples of TESLA autopilot performance :    
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27 mars 2017

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry ?

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry ?    ar insurance industry, meet potential disrupters Google and Apple. Currently, nearly all mainstream insurers that offer driver-monitoring programs use relatively expensive devices that plug into a portal under the dashboard. Usage-based insurance programs, also called telematics, are a small but growing segment of the auto insurance business. Developing Android and iPhone smartphone apps, in contrast, would cut carriers' upfront costs... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2017

The autonomous car’s reality check

The autonomous car’s reality check   A CAR sprouting a dome containing a spinning laser sensor and festooned with cameras barely draws a second glance as it edges through the crowded streets of Berkeley. Self-driving cars are no longer a rare sight on Californian roads. Over 100 autonomous vehicles from a dozen manufacturers are now being tested in public, covering hundreds of thousands of kilometres each year. But this car is different: its human driver keeps his hands firmly on the wheel. The vehicle, nicknamed “George” by... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2017

Self-driving hits the strip: First driverless shuttle buses on US streets begin trials in Las Vegas

Self-driving hits the strip: First driverless shuttle buses on US streets begin trials in Las Vegas Navya shuttle carries 12 people who can travel for free, and can reach 45 km/h 10-day test runs along Fremont Street in the downtown entertainment district There's a new thrill on the streets of downtown Las Vegas. High and low rollers alike can climb aboard what officials say is the first driverless electric shuttle operating on a public U.S. street. The oval-shaped shuttle that carries 12 people began a 10-day, free pilot... [Lire la suite]
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