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]

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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23 décembre 2016

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation When it comes to self-driving cars, the public tends to focus on developments for private vehicles for individuals, but there are also some significant advances underway in other categories such as shuttle busses. In the latest piece of news, Navya, a startup out of France that makes driverless shuttles, has raised $34 million (€30 million) in funding to build out its team, technology and sales. The funding is... [Lire la suite]