Uber’s Former Self-Driving Head Accused Of Trade Secret Theft

Uber’s former self-driving chief Anthony Levandowski was personally accused of trade secret theft as part of an employment lawsuit filed by his former babysitter Erika Wong who worked for the engineer over a seven-month period ending June 2017, Wired reports. While the litigation focuses on wages Mr. Lewandowski supposedly owes the plaintiff, as well as […]

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Six Major Companies To Join In Japan For C-V2X Trials

Six different companies, including Nissan, Qualcomm, Ericsson, OKI, Continental, and NTT DOCOMO, INC have now announced plans to jointly conduct Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) trials over the course of 2018, with the goal of showing the benefits of the technology as its defined by 3GPP Release 14 specifications. The term C-V2X is fairly self-explanatory but for […]

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Tech Talk: Questions Still Loom Over Autonomous Vehicles

Whether or not the average consumer is ready to embrace driverless technologies has become an urgent question as experts predict an acceleration in the overall timeline for self-driving vehicles. That isn’t necessarily helped by industry leaders and conglomerates that are continually pressing against the boundaries of what can be accomplished in fields of automation. The […]

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VR: Are Driverless Cars The Next Big Frontier For Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality technology has been used for quite a few things at this point even in its short lifespan of being on the market just for the last few years. While the main avenues of gaming and other media entertainment remain the largest pockets of how the tech is being used by consumers and businesses […]

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Korea Unveils First 5G Self-Driving Test Platform In The World

The Korea Transportation Safety Authority (KTSA) and SK Telecom on Thursday unveiled the first 5G testing platform for self-driving vehicles in the world, having deployed the experimental infrastructure in K-City, a fake town spanning 79 acres (320,000 square meters) which was created exclusively for the purpose of testing autonomous driving solutions. The newly announced system utilizes a […]

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Ubisoft And Renault Partner To Create In-Car VR Experience

In what is likely to be an industry first, Ubisoft has teamed up with Renault to create a VR experience for passengers in an autonomous vehicle. That’s according to a new video released to YouTube by Ubisoft, which highlights a new VR experience it has been working on within the scope of Renault’s SYMBIOZ Demo […]

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LG And HERE Announce A New Self-Driving Vehicle Partnership

LG Electronics and mapping company HERE announced a new self-driving vehicle partnership on Wednesday, stating that their collaboration is specifically focused on telematics and the manner in which technologies encompassed by this interdisciplinary field can be implemented into autonomous cars of the future. The project is meant to result in a business-to-business platform advertised to automakers […]

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China To Lead Global $1 Trillion Autonomous Vehicle Market

China is reportedly placing a lot of efforts to embed itself as a major player in the ongoing push to grow the self-driving vehicle market and, according to IHS Markit, could be the country that spearheads the whole thing. The analytics group projects that the revenues created by the industry will reach $1 trillion in […]

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South Korea To Commercialize Autonomous Vehicles In 2019

Self-driving cars will reportedly be getting a major boost next year within various urban centers around the globe, with South Korea now planning for commercialization in 2019. The news shouldn’t come as too much of a shock, considering GM’s end of November announcement of plans to put self-driving taxis across the U.S. starting in that […]

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Lyft & NuTonomy Start Testing Self-Driving Cars In Boston

Ridesharing app Lyft has officially kicked off its self-driving taxi pilot in Boston by enlisting the help of self-driving company NuTonomy. Rather than using cars that Lyft has created the software and hardware for on its own, the company is using its app and platform to connect customers with NuTonomy’s vehicles. To be specific, the […]

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