22 juillet 2019

Dubai launches its self-driving taxi service

Dubai launches its self-driving taxi service It might not be flying taxis, but self-driving taxis on the road started test runs in Dubai on Sunday. At the technology show, GITEX Technology Week, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, showed off its autonomous taxi service. Read more : https://mashable.com/article/dubai-rta-self-driving-taxi-cars/?europe=true
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12 juillet 2019

An Autonomous Car Roadmap for Suppliers

An Autonomous Car Roadmap for Suppliers Autonomous vehicles, with their promising pilot programs and enormous potential, make headlines in business and technology news every day. Self-driving cars and trucks promise to dramatically change the economics of nearly every industry, and it seems likely that eventually many people will no longer feel the need to own a car or even know how to drive. However, the path to this driverless future is more complex than a first glance might suggest. Fully autonomous cars are likely to remain a... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2019

Uber planned on running 13,000 self-driving taxis by 2019

Uber planned on running 13,000 self-driving taxis by 2019 According to court documents unsealed last week, Uber envisioned running 75,000 autonomous vehicles in commercial applications across a geographic spread of 13 cities – all by 2022. These extrapolations date back to 2016, and are part of the cache of documents that have been submitted by Walter Bratic as an expert witness to rebut Waymo’s valuation claims for the economic damages that it incurred due to a trade secret theft. Waymo had accused its former engineer Anthony... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2019

Here come the self-driving taxis

Here come the self-driving taxis   FOR THE first time in decades, a futuristic transportation technology is on the verge of going mass market. It is not quite flying cars, but autonomous taxis—or “robotaxis”, as they are sometimes called. They will transform cities and business travel, and will hit some other industries hard on the way too. Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabet, a tech firm, is planning to launch the world’s first commercial driverless taxi service early next month in Phoenix, Arizona. Waymo, which has yet to... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2018

RIDING IN WAYMO ONE, THE GOOGLE SPINOFF’S FIRST SELF-DRIVING TAXI SERVICE

RIDING IN WAYMO ONE, THE GOOGLE SPINOFF’S FIRST SELF-DRIVING TAXI SERVICE It is late afternoon in Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, and I’m getting jittery waiting for my self-driving car to make a left turn before arriving at the coffee shop. Seconds tick by, and the vehicle — an autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivan owned by Waymo — is letting too many opportunities pass by without turning. But before I can get truly annoyed, the Waymo vehicle makes the left, and my mid-afternoon caffeine fix is soon satiated. Waymo, the... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

Driverless taxi debuts in Tokyo in 'world first' trial ahead of Olympics

Driverless taxi debuts in Tokyo in 'world first' trial ahead of Olympics A self-driving taxi has successfully taken paying passengers through the busy streets of Tokyo, raising the prospect that the service will be ready in time to ferry athletes and tourists between sports venues and the city centre during the 2020 Summer Olympics. ZMP, a developer of autonomous driving technology, and the taxi company Hinomaru Kotsu, claim that the road tests, which began this week, are the first in the world to involve driverless... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2018

Is Southeast Asia ready for self-driving taxis?

Is Southeast Asia ready for self-driving taxis?   Grab drivers stand beside their vehicles during the launch of the ride hailing-firm's services in the country, in Phnom Penh on December 19, 2017. (Charly TWO / AFP) Public transportation in the region will see a drastic change over the next few years. According to TrendForce, a global provider of market intelligence on technology industries, it is estimated that the global Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of self-driving taxis will reach 81% from 2018 to 2023, which... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2018

Mercedes joins forces with Bosch to develop self-driving taxis

Mercedes joins forces with Bosch to develop self-driving taxis The pact between the world’s largest maker of premium cars and the world’s largest automotive supplier forms a powerful counterweight to new auto industry players like ride-hailing firms Uber and Didi which are also working on self-driving cars. Technology companies and carmakers are striving to adjust to a shifting landscape in the auto industry as consumers increasingly use smartphones to locate, hail and rent vehicles, rather than going out and buying cars. The... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2016

Uber beaten by Singapore’s NuTonomy in race to launch first driverless taxi service

Uber beaten by Singapore’s NuTonomy in race to launch first driverless taxi service As you read this, there are self-driving taxis tootling about the streets of Singapore picking up and dropping off regular folks like you and me. The service, launched by driverless vehicle software startup NuTonomy, hit the streets of the island city-state on Thursday. It claims to be the first company in the world to offer members of the public rides in driverless cars, beating out competition not only from Uber, which is... [Lire la suite]