Home Tags Autonomous vehicles

Tag: autonomous vehicles

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Didi Chuxing's Jean Liu take a car in China.

Ex-Tesla engineer Doug Field is back at Apple, working on its self-driving-car program, Project Titan

Doug Field worked in Apple's Mac division in 2013 before going to Tesla. He oversaw production of the Tesla Model 3 before the company announced his departure in July. Field is now back at Apple working with Bob Mansfield, who oversees Apple's self-driving-car program, Project Titan.
Andre Haddad is CEO of Turo.

The CEO of Turo rents out his 5 cars, including the trifecta of Teslas, to strangers — here’s why he thinks nearly everyone will be d...

Turo is a car-rental service most easily described as "Airbnb for cars." Its CEO, Andre Haddad, believes shared vehicles are the future of driving, because people will want to make their self-driving cars go to work for them. He's made $11,000 so far this year by renting out his cars on Turo.
Coast Autonomous makes self-driving software for low-speed vehicles.

I rode in a self-driving shuttle in Times Square — and it showed what the early years of fully-autonomous vehicles might look like

The autonomous driving startup Coast Autonomous demonstrated a self-driving shuttle, the Coast P-1, in Times Square. By using conservative, low-speed vehicles and limiting where they can travel, Coast has decreased the number of challenges its technology has to address.
Volkswagen Transporter

Apple teams up with Volkswagen to make a fleet of self-driving passenger vans

The partnership between Apple and Volkswagen is seen by some as bittersweet for the consumer-electronics giant, which had higher hopes for its self-driving car project when it first launched in 2014.

UBS: These 8 stocks are going to dominate the self-driving car revolution

Overall, the Swiss bank estimates autonomous vehicles will cost about $15,000 thanks to new expenses on technologies like sensors, location, redundancy needs (when a human needs to take over), and software.

A self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman — here’s a look at how its autonomous cars work

Uber's self-driving technology uses cameras and radars to detect its surroundings.

We got a great glimpse into how Google figured out when a star former engineer allegedly stole 14,107 files

One of Google's forensic security engineers took the stand on Tuesday in day two of the ongoing Uber-Waymo trial.
The view from inside AImotive's test autonomous vehicle.

A Hungarian startup thinks it has the key to cheaper self-driving cars — but a ride in its test car suggests it has a lot of work ahead

AImotive is developing a self-driving car that relies on cheap cameras, rather than a pricey Lidar system. But my recent test ride was an unnerving experience.
AImotive's self-driving test car.

A Hungarian startup is betting cameras will help it deliver self-driving cars more quickly and cheaply than Waymo

AImotive is betting its use of cameras, simulation technology, and chips of its own design will give it an edge in the race to develop self-driving cars.