Monthly Archives: December 2019
dominickvietor / Pixabay Almost every major technology and automobile company in the United States is investing heavily in autonomous driving technology. But there are a few countries that are much better prepared than the US for autonomous vehicles. Let’s take a look at the top 10 countries best prepared for autonomous vehicles. The list is […]
Self-driving cars may be the future for most cities, but Amsterdam is about one-quarter water thanks to its extensive canal network. So, maybe autonomous boats are worth exploring? MIT has been working with the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute) to create just that. When we last checked in on the so-called “Roboat” […]
InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Finding the sweet spot that connects two separate trillion-dollar trends You’re in the back of a driverless car … You’ve just pulled up to a four-way stop sign at the exact same time as three other driverless cars. Who goes first? Up to now, our […]
The new Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered is how other future performance cars should be propelled, as long as we have combustion engines: with help from electric booster motors in addition to turbochargers and superchargers. That is the case with the 2020 Volvo T8 XC60 eAWD Polestar-Engineered, a compact SUV with a big name, meant to […]
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company’s self-driving car technology before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc .
Anthony Levandowski, one of Silicon Valley’s foremost technologists on autonomous cars, was charged with theft and attempted theft of trade secrets from Google.
Alphabet’s self-driving vehicle unit, Waymo, is making some of the data gathered by its fleet of autonomous vehicles available to researchers. This type of data is usually a closely guarded secret. It’s what autonomous car companies use to train their machines. Waymo’s Open Dataset includes camera footage from its vehicles’ high-definition cameras overlaid with rainbow-colored […]
U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled a planned trip to Denmark after the Danish Prime Minister called Trump’s proposal to buy the autonomous territory of Greenland ‘absurd’. Jayson Albano reports.
College campuses are being flooded with new students right now, but there could be some other new arrivals if Starship Technologies has its way. The robotics company has closed a new round of funding that will allow it to deploy a small army of autonomous sidewalk delivery robots to as many as 100 college campuses […]