Long haul truckers are very good at their jobs, but they face long hours and unpredictable conditions. Autonomous tech may be coming, but here’s how lidar technology companies are working to enhance trucking safety today.
Ridesharing is a growing phenomenon, and it’s closely linked with developments in autonomous and connectivity technology. In the coming decades, shared mobility will even change the way cities around the world develop.
Eight colleges across America were chosen to compete in a three-year challenge to build an autonomous car. Sponsored by General Motors and SAE, the AutoDrive Challenge offers college students the chance to create a Level 4 autonomous…
Volvo's recently-inaugurated tech fund has made its first investment. It backed an American company named Luminar that specializes in making hardware and software for autonomous cars. Its Lidar helps cars see faster.
Mobileye recently debuted prototype autonomous vehicles that would be able to make their way through cities without using lasers or radar. Unfortunately, at a press event, a test car drove straight through a red light.
Uber has been investigating its fatal March self-driving car crash. Now, a new report suggests the self-driving car may in fact have seen the pedestrian crossing the street, but decided against taking evasive action.
Instead of worrying about the safety of self-driving passenger cars, take a look at the trucking industry, where autonomous vehicles are now operating under controlled conditions, and which will likely be the first major rollout of level 4…
A European firm is testing a driverless snowplow for clearing airport runways. Predictable routes in restricted areas present fewer challenges for such systems compared to robot cars, and can help to improve airport efficiency.
Toyota has suspended public tests of its autonomous cars, citing the emotional toll Sunday's fatal Uber accident may have had on its own test drivers. It had been testing its technology on roads in Michigan and California.
Uber has been working on its self-driving car technology for quite some time now, but it won't just benefit itself. Uber is in the process of negotiating a deal with Toyota in order to install a self-driving system in minivans.
Meet the SnowBot Pro from Left Hand Robotics, a commercial-class, self-driving robot whose sole purpose is to clear the snow so you don't have to. After all, your time is too precious to be spent shoveling sidewalks and walkways.
What's the difference between a car and a chair? In the future, not much, if General Motors has its way. The Detroit-based automaker submitted a revolutionary idea that involves a truly autonomous vehicle called the Cruise AV.
Ford announced plans to move its self-driving and electric vehicle units to its hometown of Detroit -- both business and strategy teams for both divisions of the company will be relocated to the Michigan metropolis.
The already-crowded streets of California are going to get a bit busier still now that the state has granted yet another self-driving permit. Lyft joins a growing list of companies that have the green light to test autonomous tech.