Tag Archives: self-driving cars

Enjoy this 360-degree video of Roborace’s autonomous run up Goodwood hill climb

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is well known for courting some of the world's finest automobiles and high-performance machines. This year, something very different was in attendance. Roborace on Thursday tackled Goodwood's famous hill climb with its self-driving electric race car, known as the Robocar. The Robocar is different from the DevBot prototype...

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Apple self-driving car details revealed in case against ex-employee

Apple has been keen to keep details about its self-driving car project under tight wraps, but a criminal case against an ex-employee has outed some specifics. A criminal complaint filed by Apple against Xiaolang Zhang, the ex-employee, on Monday details a few areas Apple has worked on. According to a Tuesday Reuters report, Apple's complaint includes...

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Self-driving Ford Mustang will tackle Goodwood hill climb

Not only will Roborace bring its self-driving race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the hill climb event, but another self-driving car will also be present. And it's not a futuristic piece of machinery, either. The car is none other than a 1965 Ford Mustang, but a heavily outfitted version of the classic pony car. The Mustang is a result of...

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Bosch and Daimler pick Nvidia AI chip for self-driving cars

Bosch and Daimler, two of Germany's biggest automotive firms, announced Wednesday that they have selected Nvidia's Drive Pegasus artificial intelligence computer chip and supporting software to power their future self-driving systems. The computer chip can handle over 320 trillion operations per second and a terabyte of data bandwidth each and every second...

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Shop, click, deliver: Kroger to test self-driving grocery delivery vehicles

Autonomous grocery deliveries could soon come to local neighborhoods as the Kroger supermarket chain announced last Thursday that it will partner with Nuro for self-driving grocery delivery test vehicles. Kroger plans to roll out the self-driving grocery delivery service in an unnamed test market this fall and has tapped the Silicon Valley robotics company...

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Will GM’s first self-driving car be called AV1?

General Motors has filed to trademark a potential name for its first self-driving car. Filed on June 21, GM moved to protect the "AV1" name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Some may find similarities with the AV1 name to EV1—GM's first electric car. The EV1 bowed in 1996 and was made available exclusively via a lease program. Said...

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Waymo needs “large number” of cars for European self-driving fleet

Waymo CEO John Krafcik has revealed that the mobility company will need to add a “large number” of additional cars to its growing fleet of self-driving cars as it prepares to enter Europe. In an interview with Handelsblatt published Thursday, Krafcik explained that all announcements so far, including the purchase of 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica...

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Roborace self-driving racer to take on Goodwood hill climb

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is well known for courting some of the world's finest automobiles and high-performance machines. This year, something very different will be in attendance. Roborace confirmed Tuesday that it will tackle Goodwood's hill climb event with its self-driving electric race car, known as Robocar. The Robocar is different from the...

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VW, suppliers form alliance to help standardize self-driving car tech

As numerous automakers and technology companies continue to race toward the commercialization of self-driving cars, some fear a lack of standardization will harm innovation. The Volkswagen Group and a number of suppliers hope to remedy that with a new alliance. Called the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles Alliance (NAV), the VW Group along with Aquantia...

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