Monthly Archives: March 2020
The Israeli startup TriEye believes it can move cars closer to self-driving with a short-wave infrared, or SWIR, camera as part of the car’s arsenal of sensors. A SWIR camera can see better than traditional optical cameras when there’s rain, fog, dust, or smoke. TriEye’s breakthrough isn’t the invention of SWIR technology cameras – they […]
You knew Apple wasn’t going to stay out of the car businesses. Their latest plan is not to build a complete car – it takes skill Apple doesn’t yet have in-house – but to be the concierge and brains of a self-driving car. In other words, Siri for Everything in an autonomous or semi-autonomous car, […]
Cruise Automation, the GM self-driving-car subsidiary, showed off its latest and most solid self-driving car yet this week, the Cruise Origin. The Origin is both electric and autonomous. The Origin is equally defined by what the vehicle is not: your personal self-driver you put away at day’s end. Instead, it’s meant to be a six-person […]
Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet Inc , said on Thursday it will start testing autonomous trucks and vans in Texas and New Mexico this week.
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it has agreed with Israel-based Tactical Robotics to explore development of a ducted fan propulsion technology with potential uses for piloted and autonomous light aircraft.
General Motors Co’s self-driving car unit, Cruise, on Tuesday unveiled a prototype electric vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals for use in its planned autonomous ride-sharing service.
General Motors Co’s self-driving car unit, Cruise, on Tuesday unveiled an electric vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals for use in its planned autonomous ride-sharing service, but did not say when it would go into production.
Tesla has made waves in the car industry, recently becoming the most valuable US auto manufacturer. It reached this lofty position on the strength of its all-electric designs and a robust autonomous system called Autopilot. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is now investigating reports that Tesla’s vehicles are suffering from unintended acceleration. When […]
InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Have you heard of 5G? It’s a groundbreaking new technology, just starting to roll out nationwide. Not only will it make your cell phone faster and smarter, but it will finally make things like artificial intelligence… driverless cars… and virtual reality go mainstream. 5G technology […]
CES 2020 Las Vegas Hyundai is taking Uber into the third dimension with flying taxis. Sorry, electric flying taxis. Okay, one more time: electric-power Personal Air Vehicles (PAVs). They’re part of a Hyundai Urban Air Mobility (UAM) initiative, which also includes hubs where the air vehicles can set down and connect with local people-movers, or […]