Tag "SELF DRIVING CAR"

BlackBerry launches Jarvis, a cybersecurity software for self-driving cars

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BlackBerry has launched a cybersecurity software called Jarvis aimed at protecting autonomous cars. Jarvis identifies vulnerabilities in software used in cars. The firm said that Jarvis scans and delivers insights in minutes, a process that would otherwise take a large

Intel at CES’18: Everything you need to know

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At the CES 2018, Intel announced a slew of new, innovative technologies. In the autonomous space, Intel unveiled its first autonomous vehicle in its 100-car test fleet; disclosed that BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen are moving their Mobileye-based mapping design wins to

Volkswagen and Hyundai partner with Aurora to develop self driving tech

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Three ex-employees from Google, Tesla, and Uber, who came together to form a startup Aurora Innovation, have now teamed up with Volkswagen and Hyundai to develop self-driving car technology. Aurora Innovation is the brainchild of Chris Urmson, who was the former

BlackBerry and Baidu team up on self driving car tech

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Chinese internet search firm Baidu has teamed up with BlackBerry to work on self-driving car tech jointly. Both the companies will collaborate to accelerate the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The deal concentrates on developing autonomous-driving technology with BlackBerry’s

LG partners Here on self-driving car telematics

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LG is teaming up with digital mapping company Here to develop a telematics product aimed at self-driving vehicle applications. The two companies plan to focus on telematics, managing the massive amounts of data that self-driving cars are anticipated to both generate and consume.

Lyft kickstarts self-driving car pilot in Boston

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Lyft’s first self-driving car pilot is now live in Boston. Launched with its self-driving partner nuTonomy, the pilot program gives “select” Seaport-area passengers a ride in one of nuTonomy’s self-driving Renault cars. Though the pilot is limited to a select part

Lyft gets permit to test self-driving cars in California

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US ride-hailing firm Lyft is the latest company to secure a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California. Lyft’s permit, reflected on the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) website, comes two months after it announced plans to offer a self-driving car as

Uber orders 24K Volvo XC90 for its self-driving program

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Uber has entered into a partnership with Volvo to purchase 24,000 Volvo XC90 to form a fleet of driverless cars between 2019 and 2021, according to Bloomberg. The deal is said to be worth around $1.4 billion, as per the Financial Times,

Delphi acquires self-driving startup nuTonomy for $400M

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Delphi is acquiring Boston-based self-driving car startup nuTonomy, paying $400 million for the startup, plus $50 million more in earn-outs. “Our mission has always been to radically improve the safety, efficiency, and accessibility of transportation worldwide,” said nuTonomy cofounder and CEO

Waymo launches public education campaign on self-driving cars

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Alphabet’s self-driving car unit- Waymo is launching a public education campaign- “Let’s Talk Self-Driving” aimed at addressing the doubts people have about autonomous technology. “There is a lot to talk about when it comes to self-driving cars. As with any new technology, there’s

Ford and Lyft team up to deploy self-driving vehicles by 2021

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Ford and Lyft have joined forces to deploy large numbers of self-driving vehicles by 2021, according to a Reuters report. Engineers at Ford and Lyft will be teaming up to design software to allow Ford vehicles to communicate with Lyft’s smartphone

Mahindra & Mahindra unveils India’s first driverless tractor

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India’s largest tractor company Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), on Tuesday, showcased its first-ever indigenously developed driverless tractor. We have heard enough about self-driving cars and trucks that have already hit roads in many parts of the world. Now, it’s time

Intel and Waymo team up to build self driving cars

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Intel has announced a partnership with Alphabet’s self-driving unit, Waymo to build self-driving cars. In this collaboration, Waymo would be providing the computing power necessary for Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles that can drive in any condition. The announcement marked

Samsung pledges $300M fund and a business unit for autonomous technology

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Samsung Electronics, renowned for its Galaxy smartphones is making a bigger push into the self-driving car market. The company announced in a statement that it is setting a $300 million fund called the Samsung Automotive Innovative Fund and a dedicated

US Transportation Department announces new set of guidelines for self-driving cars

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US Department of Transportation has announced an updated set of guidelines for the self-driving cars. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao revealed a 36-page report at a press conference in Michigan and called it Version 2.0, with the Version 3.0 due next

GM and Cruise announce world’s first mass-produced self-driving car

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General Motors announced that it is ready with the world’s first mass-produced self-driving car. The self-driving car will have a driver, but Cruise said the car is capable of driving entirely on its own. Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt said in

After Apple, Samsung secures self-driving car permit in California

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After Apple, Nvidia, Uber, Ford, Waymo, GM, and BMW, South-Korean electronics giant, Samsung too has got a permit to test autonomous vehicles on Californian roads, according to the CA Department of Motor Vehicle’s website. The company confirmed the news adding that they don’t

Ford and Domino’s are testing self-driving pizza delivery in Michigan

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Ford and Domino’s are coming together to to test self-driving pizza delivery cars in Michigan, as part of an effort to better understand how customers respond to and interact with autonomous vehicles. “How will customers react to coming outside to get

Apple said to be working on a self-driving shuttle for its employees

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Last we heard about Apple’s self-driving efforts was that the Cupertino giant has decided to change gears from creating an autonomous car to developing an autonomous driving software instead that gives Apple flexibility to partner with existing carmakers. And looks like,

Toyota, Intel and others form big data consortium for automotive tech

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Toyota, Intel and other technology and auto companies are joining hands to form a big data group to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Swiss telecom equipment maker Ericsson, Japanese auto parts maker Denso and telecoms firm NTT