13 novembre 2017

Auto tech startups struggle to gain traction

WHY AUTO TECH STARTUPS HAVEN’T BEEN A HOT INVESTMENT LATELY: 240 different startups focused on connected and autonomous car technologies have raised just over $5 billion from both corporate and private investors in recent years, according to a new Reuters analysis of funding in the space. But that is just a fraction of the money that has been spent on these technologies — Reuters estimated that automakers and tech giants have collectively spent $40-50 billion on developing autonomous and semi-autonomous car technologies.... [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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14 juillet 2016

Toyota to invest $1bn on self-driving technologies and AI

Toyota to invest $1bn on self-driving technologies and AI Toyota will reportedly invest $1 billion over the next five years on self-driving technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) and technology that will help improve vehicle safety. According to NBC, Toyota aims to improve vehicle safety by enabling vehicles to identify, predict and avoid potential accident situations. The company is also planning to bring out a self-driving car by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Gill Pratt, CEO of recently set up Toyota Research Institute (TRI),... [Lire la suite]