Tag "SELF DRIVING CAR"

BMW, Intel and Mobileye to deploy 40 autonomous test cars on road this year

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From the world’s first 5G modem to smart hairbrush, CES 2017 has already set tech world on fire with a small peep into future of technology. Now, bringing one of the most anticipated announcements from the show- a fleet of

Uber asked to halt self-driving vehicle service in San Francisco

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Uber may have announced the launch of its self-driving vehicles in San Francisco but the cab aggregator has now been ordered by state regulators to stop the pilot, according to the Associated Press on the grounds of not securing a

Google spins off its self-driving car project into a new division- Waymo

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When rumour mills were buzzing noisily about Google shutting down its self-driving car project, came the news, official this time that the division has instead been spun into a separate entity called Waymo under the Alphabet umbrella. The name reflects

Apple’s letter to the NHTSA reveals plans on autonomous vehicle

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Cupertino giant might not have made a public announcement for it but Apple’s letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes pretty close to admitting its plan on self-driving technology. Though precise details of Apple automotive products were not

Intel forms a dedicated autonomous driving technology group- ADG

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Autonomous driving technology is currently ruling the roost in the tech industry with every biggie aiming for a pie in it. The latest to join the bandwagon is chipmaker Intel that has announced the formation of a separate division dedicated

BMW and Baidu have reportedly called off their autonomous car partnership

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BMW and Chinese search giant Baidu are reportedly ending their two years old partnership on self-driving cars. Though Chinese tech major Baidu announced last week that it had begun testing self-driving vehicles in Wuzhen but looks like its tie-up with

Intel earmarks $250mn for autonomous driving tech

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AI and autonomous vehicles are the two hottest ideas in the tech industry currently. From Apple to Google, every big name in the industry is trying hands at autonomous driving and exploring the realm of machine learning. Making a similar

Uber-Otto self-driving truck makes history with first commercial delivery of 50K beer cans

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It was indeed a historic moment when Uber-owned, self-driving semi-truck developer, Otto last week completed a 120-mile Budweiser beer delivery across Colorado without a driver behind the wheel. The whole drive passed without a hitch with a state trouper following

No cars, Apple’s Project Titan will make self-driving software instead

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Though Apple is considered as one of the most secretive company in the tech industry, the virtual world keeps getting news and leaks about its future plans. This time, it’s about Apple’s rumoured self-driving car division, reportedly called “Project Titan”

Uber’s autonomous vehicle pilot facing glitches in Pittsburgh

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It’s not even been a month, and Uber’s ambitious self-driving taxi pilot is already experiencing multiple problems in Pittsburgh. Quartz has compiled several reports of mishaps and mess-ups involving Uber’s autonomous vehicles. On record, however, there is only one report

Grab partners nuTonomy to test its self-driving cab service in Singapore

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Uber’s Southeast Asian rival Grab, is trying to become friends with Uber’s latest rival, nuTonomy setting a clear example that ‘Enemy’s enemy is a friend’. Grab was pretty confident to outdo the American ride-hailing giant but then entered Singapore-based startup

Uber finally brings self-driving taxis on road in the US

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Though nuTonomy defeated Uber to bring first automated taxis on roads, seems like America’s largest cab aggregator is finally ready with its own autonomous taxi fleet. After months of road tests on the streets of Pittusburgh, the company has finally

World’s first self-driving taxis are on roads courtesy nuTonomy

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When Google, Tesla, Uber and many other automobile manufacturers are busy trying to develop, test or perfect their proprietary autonomous tech, nuTonomy, a three-year-old startup has its automated taxis already on roads. The company announced the launch of the first-ever

Uber to develop autonomous cars in partnership with Volvo

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Volvo group is partnering with Uber to collaborate on autonomous car development. The partnership will see the Swedish-based carmaker, owned by China’s Geely, and ride-hailing service Uber pool resources into initially developing the autonomous driving capabilities of its flagship XC90

Tesla’s Autopilot feature drives a man to hospital, saves his life

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Autonomous driving technology is actually supposed to help drivers attain driving skills beyond their actual capabilities, but off late it has been the centre of criticism by many because of the risks associated with it. Although Tesla – American automotive

Tesla crash opens doors for advanced innovations in driver-less tech

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The fatal crash of a Tesla self-driving car that left one dead has proven to be a trigger for the development of advanced and sensitive systems to help vehicles see and drive themselves safely, investors and analysts said. Goldman Sachs

Meru Cabs: Parking Bots and AI in the right spot?

Pratima H MUMBAI, INDIA: The trunk space matters. It not only holds stuff that you can’t

BMW partners with Intel, Mobileye to develop driver-less car technology

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As automakers race against Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Tesla, and Apple to develop driverless

Tech This Week: Crashes of all sorts

INDIA: Apple and Spotify are at it this time. The skirmish has begun. And so have

China and the future of internet of vehicles

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Internet-connected cars that can entertain passengers, coordinate with other vehicles, navigate themselves and, eventually, drive autonomously