Month: March 2019

UK's Leading Autonomous Vehicle Show

Fisker plans to launch $40,000, 300-mile electric SUV in 2021

Fisker is jumping into the electric-crossover fray, announcing Monday plans for a new model that will have a 300-mile driving range and a starting price below $40,000. Sales to customers are expected to begin in the second half of 2021, and the company promises a “drivable prototype” of the new model will be revealed before…
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29th March 2019 0

Robot valets are now parking cars in one of France’s busiest airports

Stanley Robotics says its self-driving valets are more efficient than their human equivalents Next time you head to the airport in France there might be a robot waiting to pick up your car. French firm Stanley Robotics has been trialling its self-driving robot valets for a few years, and this week started its first full-time…
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27th March 2019 0

Study Reveals Apple, Tesla Most Trusted To Make Driverless Cars, Volkswagen Invested the Most

The total investment in driverless technology is $100 billion to date – but the companies that are adding millions (and billions) of dollars to the pot might surprise you. An independent survey of 1,000 people across the UK to find who the driving public trust to make driverless cars, comparing brands by their place in…
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26th March 2019 0

Peloton’s 9 Safety Principles for Truck Platooning

As it gets closer to announcing the availability of commercial truck platooning, Peloton Technologies laid out the details of how its two-truck platooning system, PlatoonPro, works to ensure safety and security in a new report. Peloton Founder and CEO Josh Switkes told reporters that the report is “all about transparency” for drivers, fleets, law enforcement,…
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25th March 2019 0

On The ‘Edge’ With Driverless Cars

How soon will it be before you pull up at a stop light in your car, and the car next to you has no one behind the wheel? Maybe sooner than you think. One of the most interesting conversations I’ve had in recent months is with Bryan Mistele, founder and CEO of INRIX, the Seattle-based…
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22nd March 2019 0

New Ability to Update HD Maps Lets DRIVE Mapping Chart Safer Course for Autonomous Driving

Sensors and onboard computers help self-driving cars see, plan and act. With NVIDIA DRIVE Mapping software, they can also make sure vehicles stay on the right path. DRIVE Mapping allows vehicles to navigate anywhere in the world. It uses maps from partners such as Baidu, HERE, TomTom, NavInfo and Zenrin to localize vehicles to high-definition…
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21st March 2019 0

Computer brains and autonomous driving. How artificial intelligence makes cars fit for the future

Autonomous driving will fundamentally revolutionize the automobile. Artificial intelligence will play a key role in this: Deep Learning as a mega trend. At the beginning of 2017, Mercedes-Benz and the graphics chip manufacturer NVIDIA provided an insight into the importance of artificial intelligence for the mobility of the future at the CES electronics trade fair…
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20th March 2019 0

World’s First All-Weather Autonomous Bus Rolls Out in Finland

The ‘Gacha,’ unveiled in Finland last week, is the world’s first fully-functioning all-weather autonomous shuttle bus. Most autonomous vehicles require great weather and clear roads to function, which means they can’t drive during certain, less pleasant times of the year. But a new robot bus has been designed to drive even in heavy rain, snow,…
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19th March 2019 0

Increase in Demand for Real-Time Traffic is Anticipated to fuel the Growth of Automotive V2X Market, Demand Close to $99.55 billion by 2025

High energy savings and improvements in location accuracy and positioning are some of the advantages of V2X technology. Additionally, factors such as rising demand for real-time traffic and incident alerts for increasing public safety, increase in government funds for better traffic management, and the development of connected vehicles are driving the growth of the V2X…
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18th March 2019 0

Tesla, Waymo, And Autonomous Driving Via Imitation Learning

Summary Imitation learning may hold the key to autonomous driving. Large-scale training data holds the key to imitation learning. Tesla has large-scale training data. Waymo does not. Autonomous driving – if it can be done – is one of the biggest business opportunities of our time. In the U.S., vehicles drive 3.22 trillion miles per…
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15th March 2019 0