Waymo and Honda are reportedly set to soon form a self-driving partnership with a focus on the delivery and logistics market. The new report comes a few years after Alphabet’s autonomous car subsidiary and the Japanese automaker kicked off negotiations on their plan to build self-driving vehicles, though it was not clear at the time for […]
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Sony seems to be continuing its rumored self-driving push with a new patent awarded to the company by the World Intellectual Property Organization earlier this week, half a year after its initial application. The patent document indicates that the Japanese electronics giant could be working on a self-driving system which is also capable of identifying […]
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The world’s first traffic accident involving an autonomous vehicle that resulted in a pedestrian death is prompting new self-driving safety measures in South Korea, with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport revealing it’s presently in the process of planning a cutting-edge smart traffic solution meant to minimize the chances of such an accident happening on the […]
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A recent study by Ipsos found that 24-percent of Americans are vehemently opposed to self-driving cars and do not plan to ever put one to use, while on the global stage, the average fell closer to 13-percent. People who are eager to hop into an autonomous ride, however, outweighed this crowd more than twice over […]
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Uber will not be renewing its permit to test self-driving cars in California. Following a recent crash that led to the death of one woman, Uber confirmed that all self-driving tests would be halted across the U.S. According to the California DMV, it appears Uber doesn’t have any plans to recommence testing in the state, […]
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Ridesharing company Uber has had many a misadventure in the self-driving car arena leading up to a recent fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona that has brought public testing to a screeching halt, and some comments from former executive Anthony Levandowski show a lax attitude toward safety in autonomous vehicles that could possibly have contributed to […]
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Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro recently became the world’s first phone to drive a car but that demo should only be seen as “hype” and isn’t indicative of a commercially feasible solution being on the horizon, Avast Research Director Martin Balek told AndroidHeadlines. While the experiment that saw the Chinese tech giant modify a Porsche Panamera in order […]
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One of Uber’s fleet of self-driving cars currently engaged in public testing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was involved in an accident, it seems. The driver of the other car was Jessica Mclemore, who said that the Uber vehicle had its right turn signal on as she made a left turn, but collided with her by continuing […]
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Ridesharing company Lyft has announced that it will be partnering up with Magna, one of the largest suppliers in the auto industry, to create its own self-driving system. Lyft and Magna’s goal is not only to get autonomous Lyft vehicles onto public roads around the world, but also to create a platform that can be […]
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Amazon’s plans to deliver packages via drones may have some competition in the shipping industry, thanks to self-driving delivery vehicles. Industry experts expect those to become widespread well in advance of consumer models or driverless taxis. There are, in fact, already a number of manufacturers jumping at the opportunity to create these types of vehicles […]
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