AV and EV Collide, Revealing Apple’s Self-driving Car Program in Action

Accident reports sometimes reveal more than just who was at fault. A rear-end collision in Sunnyvale, California, last week was truly a product of our modern age — an electric car slamming into the back of what would have been a human-operated crossover, were it not owned by Apple. While the iPhone maker abandoned its Project […]

The top 5 startups paving the way for transportation and logistics within digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars

Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically target areas of need  with cutting-edge solutions. Business Insider Intelligence examined the top 5 startups within five key […]

Uber, Toyota sign $500M deal to put self-driving tech into Sienna minivans

Enlarge / The interior of the 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan is seen during the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, January 10, 2017. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) On Monday, news emerged that Toyota has reportedly signed a $ 500 million deal with Uber regarding self-driving technology. The Japanese automaker will integrate Uber’s autonomous […]

How self-driving cars could use mine-detecting tech to see the road

WaveSense The research conducted at the country’s National Laboratories is usually highly classified and specifically aimed at solving national security problems. But sometimes you get a swords-into-ploughshares moment. That’s the case here, as a startup called WaveSense looks to apply technology originally developed by MIT Lincoln Laboratory to detect buried mines and improvised explosive devices […]

Ford takes an anti-Uber approach to self-driving cars

As Uber and Tesla have learned, it doesn’t take a lot of bad press to shatter public trust on autonomous vehicles. Ford has taken that lesson to heart, saying it would rather instill confidence in self-driving cars than be first to market. In a letter to the US Department of Transportation (DoT) and 44-page report […]

Waymo pilot program shows how self-driving cars could boost transit

Enlarge / One of the earliest families in Waymo’s public trial in Phoenix poses with a Waymo minivan. (credit: Waymo) Waymo is about to launch a pilot program to explore how self-driving cars can be used in combination with public transit, the Google self-driving car unit announced on Tuesday. Starting in August, employees of Valley Metro, […]

Uber to stop developing self-driving trucks

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Etc.,Truck,Autonomous,Commercial Vehicles It has already been hauling freight, but will focus on autonomous cars only. Continue reading Uber to stop developing self-driving trucks Uber to stop developing self-driving trucks originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]