The autonomous car attempted to turn into a lane that was blocked off. It stalls, then speeds down the road before roadside assistance can arrive.
Autonomous car headgear keeps getting smaller, with Pony.ai revealing its latest self-driving car design and its much sleeker, Luminar-powered scanning hub. Far from the “upturned trashcan” aesthetic many still associate with the bulky LIDAR sensors atop driverless vehicles, the new version adds less than 4-inches of height to Pony.ai’s modified Lexus SUVs. That’s a considerable difference from the vehicles the … Continue reading
A human almost certainly wouldn't be this nice to a cyclist, but for an autonomous car, it's the obvious thing to do
Lyft is selling its autonomous vehicle division to Toyota, with the Japanese automaker setting up a new subsidiary, Woven Planet Holdings, to pick up the reins of the self-driving car project. Lyft established Level 5, its driverless division, back in mid-2017, and at the time had no shortage of promises for what autonomy would bring to the ride-hailing service. The … Continue reading
Lyft is selling its autonomous vehicle division to a subsidiary of Toyota — the latest in a series of acquisitions that is seeing the world of self-driving cars grow increasingly smaller.
Woven Planet Holdings, a subsidiary of Toyota, will acquire Lyft’s self-driving division, Level 5, for $550 million in cash — $200 million of which was provided to Lyft up front. The rest of the money, $350 million, will be paid out to Lyft over five years. The ride-hailing company says it will see an annual savings of $100 million of non-GAAP expenses, which it claims will better position it to ultimately earn a profit. Toyota has also agreed to use Lyft’s fleet data and platform for any commercial service it eventually launches under its Woven Planet...
Walmart has invested in autonomous car company Cruise, ahead of a pilot delivery program with the GM-backed company’s self-driving vehicles. The pilot was announced late last year and is expected to begin in 2021, as Walmart explores new options for the so-called “last mile” of getting groceries and more to shoppers. “We’ve been impressed with Cruise’s differentiated business model, unique … Continue reading
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Volvo plans to bake NVIDIA’s DRIVE chipsets for autonomous and smart cars into its next-generation platform, with the first fruit of that partnership to be revealed in 2022. The next-generation Volvo XC90 luxury SUV will use NVIDIA DRIVE Orin for its self-driving system, the chip-maker confirmed today at its GTC 2021 conference. NVIDIA and Volvo are no strangers, of course, … Continue reading
Waymo’s CEO is stepping down, Alphabet’s autonomous car company has confirmed, with John Krafcik handing over the digital reins to the driverless vehicles to two new co-CEO instead. Dmitri Dolgov and Tekedra Mawakana – currently Waymo’s COO and CTO – will both be responsible for Waymo moving forward, as the company considers how best to expand its robotaxi ride-hailing service. … Continue reading
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Autonomous car startup Voyage is being acquired by Cruise, with the GM-backed driverless vehicle company confirming deal rumors earlier this month. Voyage distinguished itself from most of the rest of the self-driving car ecosystem with both its deployment – in that it actually had an autonomous vehicle service running in the real world, rather than just plans for one – … Continue reading
Waymo is tackling the safety issue of autonomous vehicles head-on, using simulations to replay fatal crashes but replacing the human driver involved with the Alphabet company’s software, to show what the Waymo Driver would’ve done differently. The research looked at every fatal accident recorded in Chandler, Arizona – where the Waymo One driverless car-hailing service currently operates – between 2008 … Continue reading
Netflix and drive is finally here Honda has started selling the first commercial passenger vehicle with level 3 autonomy - the ability to drive in many situations without human intervention, but with the expectation a human is always ready to take control.…
Honda is rolling out the first car with Level 3 driver-assistance, with the new Legend capable of piloting itself on highways without demanding human supervision, though don’t expect to be overtaken by an autonomous sedan any time soon. The new Legend with Honda SENSING Elite is only being offered in Japan currently, with the automaker taking a very cautious path … Continue reading
Apple’s autonomous car project is hunting for the well-rumored EV’s eyes, a new report suggests, with the iPhone-maker said to be in discussions with multiple LIDAR specialists. The scanning technology is widely – though not universally – believed to be key to building vehicles that can drive themselves, given its ability to map an environment, in real time, and in … Continue reading
The company's revenues were driven by its push into new AI businesses, including cloud services and autonomous car technology.
You’re nobody in the auto industry these days until you’ve had to deny autonomous car talks with Apple, a position Nissan has found itself in this week. After the rise and plummet of chatter that Apple and Hyundai/Kia would be collaborating on the Cupertino tech firm’s electric vehicle project, rumors ignited around just which established automaker – if any – … Continue reading
Apple said it wanted the electric vehicles to be Apple-branded, which would've effectively made Nissan a hardware supplier, sources told the FT.
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Nissan has issued a statement denying that it’s in discussions to work with Apple on the US company’s long-rumored autonomous car project. Earlier today the Financial Times reported that Apple had approached the Japanese automaker about a potential partnership “in recent months.”
“We are not in talks with Apple,” a Nissan spokesperson tells Reuters. “However, Nissan is always open to exploring collaborations and partnerships to accelerate industry transformation.”
That statement doesn’t address whether the talks ever took place, which means it doesn’t directly contradict the Financial Times’ story. That report said that “the contact was brief and the discussions did not advance to senior management levels following divisions over...