Argo AI will invest $15 million over five years to create a center for autonomous vehicle research at Carnegie Mellon University, one of the latest efforts by the Ford-backed company to accelerate the.. TechCrunch - Published
According to a recent announcement, Uber is now on its third generation of its self-driving car. They're continuing their partnership with Volvo, using their self-driving technology at the factory.. Newsmax - Published
Markets Insider reports that Tesla stocks slipped early Thursday after Barclays cut its price target for a second time this year. Barclays analyst Brian Johnson wrote; "Model 3 demand is stagnating in..
The British car shopping site, AutoTrader has named Tesla the most-loved auto brand for 2019. The site examined data from a survey of over 60,000 car owners. Respondents highlighted the tech features..
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi was interviewed in the back of an Uber this week. The interview comes ahead of the company's impending initial public offering. One of the topics Khosrowshahi discussed was..
· Velodyne Lidar, which sells technology for autonomous vehicles, has hired bankers for an IPO, according to people familiar with the process.
· Going public would make Velodyne the first IPO in.. Business Insider - Published
· *While Uber and Google driverless cars have been attacked in the US, Europe's best-funded driverless car startup FiveAI has been quietly testing its vehicles in London.*
· *Lucy Yu, the company's.. Business Insider - Published
In a rural Oregon airport, Airbus is testing what could become the world's first autonomous flying air taxi – in other words, a flying, self-driving car. CBS News' Kris Van Cleave gets an exclusive.. CBS News - Published
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the U.S. with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis in France.. SFGate - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times
The self-driving car bug is slowly expanding across the automotive industry, affecting an increasing number of companies as time goes by. This week, the Renault-Nissan Alliance announced they caught it.. autoevolution - Published
· *Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and.. Business Insider - Published
The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance will work with Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car division, Waymo, to explore potential opportunities for automated mobility services in France and Japan, the.. MotorAuthority - Published
Waymo has locked in an exclusive partnership with Renault and Nissan to research how commercial autonomous vehicles might work for passengers and packages in France and Japan. This exclusive.. TechCrunch - Published
Argo AI is releasing curated data along with high-definition maps to researchers for free, the latest company in the autonomous vehicle industry to open-source some of the information it has captured.. TechCrunch - Published
Pretty much everything about making a self-driving car is difficult, but among the most difficult parts is making sure the vehicles know what pedestrians are doing — and what they’re about to do... TechCrunch - Published
· SoftBank has invested hundred of millions of dollars in technology-forward companies since 2008.
· The telecommunication company's portfolio includes acquisitions of big names like Boston.. Business Insider - Published
Self-driving cars are almost too observant, taking in information from light-emitting LiDAR sensors, radar equipment, microphones, and cameras. But all the information a car gleans from the outside.. Mashable - Published
Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous.. engadget - Published
· *Instagram users love to post photos of sports cars, but they're also enthusiastic about modestly-priced sedans, according to a study published in March by the car insurance website.. Business Insider - Published
Argo AI is a self-driving car technology company that Ford bought a controlling stake in two years ago. It's based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is currently testing prototypes not only in its.. MotorAuthority - Published
· Uber is making progress on its goal to launch a fleet of robo-taxis that do not have a human driver at all.
· Eric Meyhofer, CEO of Uber's self-driving car unit, said the company plans to begin.. Business Insider - Published
· *Aurora Innovation has raised $600 milion as part of a Series B funding round from Kia and Hyundai.*
· *Baillie Gifford, Tesla's top shareholder after CEO Elon Musk, also participated,.. Business Insider - Published
· *Uber's self-driving cars are getting "bullied" by pedestrians and road-users, the company's head of autonomous driving Eric Meyhofer said on Wednesday.*
· *Meyhofer said people are "testing the.. Business Insider - Published
Seeing Machines Ltd’s (LON:SEE) has seen improving commercial momentum for its Guardian driver-monitoring technology after changing distributor terms, leading to four new fleet contract wins in New.. Proactive Investors - Published
For anyone who has ridden in a self-driving car, they know it’s a little weird when you realize the car you’re in technically has a mind of its own. While taking a demo ride in one through Monday.. bizjournals - Published
· Uber revealed its newest self-driving car at its annual Elevate Summit on Wednesday.
· The newest vehicle, a Volvo XC90 SUV, was made in partnership with Volvo and is designed for fully autonomous.. Business Insider - Published
Volvo on Wednesday unveiled an XC90 prototype fitted with all of the hardware necessary for full self-driving capability. The SUV has been designed to operate on self-driving software being developed.. MotorAuthority - Published
Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV that's designed to accept and work with Uber's autonomous.. engadget - Published
Uber just went public a month ago and is already making some big moves.
The ride-sharing giant revealed its newest self-driving car on Wednesday. Uber has partnered with Volvo to produce a new line.. Mashable - Published
Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based autonomous vehicle startup that Ford invested $1 billion in 2017, has expanded its testing to downtown Detroit with a new third-generation self-driving car. Argo AI is.. TechCrunch - Published
At its secret self-driving test facility in Pittsburgh Uber showed CBS News' Kris Van Cleave how it is trying to make self-driving technology safer. This comes after a series of delays and setbacks,.. CBS News - Published
It's all about balance when it comes to riding in self-driving cars.
The sensor-loaded cars pick up so much more information than a human driver can, what with their cameras, radar, LiDAR, and.. Mashable - Published
· *Amazon is now the world's most valuable brand, according to a ranking of global companies. *
· *The company is worth $315.5 billion, according to BrandZ's Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand.. Business Insider - Published
· Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recently ended their 6-month, internal quiet period, according to a CNET report on Monday.
· Page and Brin attended the company's town hall meeting.. Business Insider - Published
· The autonomous-driving startup Cruise Automation, which was acquired by General Motors in 2016, is facing technological issues as it seeks to launch an autonomous ride-hailing service by the end of.. Business Insider - Published
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday.
1. *Google executives are trying to persuade the Trump administration to allow it to continue doing business with Huawei, according.. Business Insider - Published
Seeing Machines Ltd (LON:SEE) technology will be installed as a safety feature in self-driving cars as part of a contract with an American manufacturer. For an up-front fee of A$2.2mln, the AIM-listed.. Proactive Investors - Published
· In 2015, Google's corporate structure was completely reimagined, as the search giant moved under the new parent company of Alphabet.
· The company's core business — search, YouTube, and.. Business Insider - Published
It appears Apple is ready to, or in the process of, making a substantial acquisition. A new report claims the California-based tech giant is either buying the self-driving car startup Drive.ai or.. MotorAuthority - Published