12 janvier 2018

Four predictions for Pittsburgh’s self-driving cars in 2018

This year in self-driving car news started with Mayor Bill Peduto hoping for a better relationship with Uber and ended with policy recommendations from Carnegie Mellon University students on using autonomous vehicles to improve access to public transit. In between, the city’s self-driving scene grew by two. Ford invested $1 billion into Pittsburgh self-driving startup Argo AI and Aurora Innovation launched, bringing the number of autonomous vehicle testers in the city up to five — Aptiv (formerly Delphi), Argo AI, Aurora Innovation,... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2016

The Issue of 'Self-Driving' Is Back as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash

The Issue of 'Self-Driving' Is Back as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash The driver who crashed says Tesla’s sales staff promoted the system as “self-driving.” Tesla  TSLA 0.12%  said on Wednesday that one of its cars had crashed in Beijing while in “autopilot” mode, with the driver contending sales staff sold the function as “self-driving,” overplaying its actual capabilities. Tesla said it had reviewed data to confirm the car was in autopilot mode, a system that takes control of steering and... [Lire la suite]
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]
11 juillet 2016

Finland - World leading self-driving car technology lab

Finland - World leading self-driving car technology lab Finland is preparing environment for autonomous vehicle testing. Ministry of Transport and Communications in Finland is preparing a legal framework for autonomous vehicle testing and nominated a working group to prepare the actions. Target is to start testing in closed test fields and move to public and semi-public streets with / without driver. Finland has unique conditions especially for winter testing and multiple car manufacturers use Finland currently for their testing in... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2016

Self-driving cars: The next revolution (by KPMG)

Self-driving cars: The next revolution (by KPMG) The Status Quo: The High Cost of Mobility The desire to go where we want whenever we want has been a powerful market force for centuries. And the automotive industry has been—and continues to be—a critical component of the U.S. economy, employing 1.7 million people (across manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers) and providing $500 billion in annual compensation, as well as accounting for approximately 3 percent of GDP.2 But mobility is increasingly expensive and inefficient. First, of... [Lire la suite]