Self-Driving Cars
Self-driving car startup Argo AI is giving researchers free access to its HD maps  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Argo AI is releasing curated data along with high-definition maps to researchers for free, the latest company in the autonomous... more
Humanising Autonomy pulls in $5M to help self-driving cars keep an eye on pedestrians  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Pretty much everything about making a self-driving car is difficult, but among the most difficult parts is making sure the... more
CMU researchers use computer vision to see around corners  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Future autonomous vehicle and other machine intelligence systems might not need line-of-sight to gather incredibly detailed image data: New research from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Toronto and University... more
Geely is turning to Zenuity as its self-driving software supplier  TechCrunch · 12 hours
China-based Zhejiang Geely Holdings is tapping Zenuity, the joint venture between Volvo and Swedish technology company Veoneer, as its preferred driver assistance and autonomous vehicle software supplier for... more
SafeAI raises $5M to develop and deploy autonomy for mining and construction vehicles  TechCrunch · 1 day
Startup SafeAI, powered by a founding talent team with experience across Apple, Ford and Caterpillar, is emerging from stealth today with a... more
Cruise is sharing its data visualization tool with robotics geeks everywhere  TechCrunch · 1 day
Cruise is sharing a software platform with roboticists that was initially created to give its own engineers a better understanding of the petabytes of data generated... more
Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston. more
Volvo Partners Nvidia to Develop AI for Driverless Vehicles  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday. more
Volvo teams up with Nvidia to develop self-driving commercial and industrial trucks  TechCrunch · 2 days
Volvo and Nvidia announced a new partnership today aimed at developing the next-generation decision-making engine for Volvo Group’s fully autonomous commercial trucks and industrial... more
Waymo’s self-driving Jaguar I-Pace vehicles are now testing on public roads  TechCrunch · 2 days
A little more than a year ago, Waymo surprised the industry and announced that its next big move in the world of autonomous vehicles would be... more
The robot that understands irony and other news  BBC · 6 days
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories. more
Florida law to allow autonomous cars _ when they're ready  ABC NEWS · 6 days
When they're finally ready for prime time, self-driving vehicles without humans will be allowed to operate in Florida more
Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush  TechCrunch · 7 days
If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a... more
Uber Eyes Drones for Food Delivery, Unveils New Autonomous Car  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Uber said Wednesday it plans to speed up restaurant meal delivery by using drones for its Uber Eats service. more
Patent Guidelines Put Tech Firms, Carmakers on Collision Course  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and Internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course. more
Hyundai takes minority stake in self-driving car startup Aurora  TechCrunch · 1 week
Hyundai Motor Group has invested in Aurora, the latest sign that the scope of the year-old partnership between the automaker and self-driving car startup has expanded. Aurora and Hyundai didn’t... more
Ford will test new third-generation self-driving cars in Detroit  THE VERGE · 1 week
Ford is expanding on-road testing of its third-generation self-driving Fusion Hybrid to Detroit. The vehicles are already deployed... more
Uber unveils new Volvo self-driving vehicle in a step toward robotaxi service  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber Advanced Technologies Group unveiled Wednesday a new generation of self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs that are designed and built to be fully driverless, a... more
Uber debuts a new self-driving car with more fail-safes  THE VERGE · 1 week
Uber just announced a third-generation version of its self-driving car, developed in partnership with Volvo. The new XC90... more
Uber unveils new Volvo self-driving vehicle in a step towards robotaxi service  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber Advanced Technologies Group unveiled Wednesday a new generation of self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs that are designed and built to be fully driverless, a... more
Argo AI is taking its new generation of self-driving vehicles into downtown Detroit  TechCrunch · 1 week
Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based autonomous vehicle startup that Ford invested $1 billion in 2017, has expanded its testing to downtown Detroit with... more
Uber to Unveil Next-Generation Volvo Self-Driving Car  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions. more
VW’s partnership with self-driving car startup Aurora has ended  TechCrunch · 1 week
A partnership between Volkswagen and self-driving vehicle startup Aurora has ended, according to a report by the Financial Times, citing three people familiar with the matter.  A spokesperson from VW... more
Sense Photonics flashes onto the lidar scene with a new approach and $26M  TechCrunch · 1 week
Lidar is a critical part of many autonomous cars and robotic systems, but the technology is also evolving quickly. A new company... more
Over 1,400 self-driving vehicles are now in testing by 80+ companies across the US  TechCrunch · 1 week
In a talk at the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, D.C., today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao shared... more
Over 1,400 self-driving vehicles are now in testing by 80+ companies across the U.S.  TechCrunch · 1 week
In a talk at the Uber Elevate summit in Washington, D.C., today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao shared... more
Innoviz extends funding round to $170 million to bring its lidar tech to self-driving cars  TechCrunch · 1 week
Just a few months ago, Innoviz became one of the better capitalized lidar startups when it announced it... more
Review of RESPAWN by Razer, a 'mental performance drink' made for gamers  Windows Central · 1 week
Don't call it an energy drink, but RESPAWN is actually quite good and different from the rest. Every year in tech, it gets a... more
Fiat Chrysler partners with Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vans  TechCrunch · 1 week
Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop self-driving commercial vehicles. The partnership will... more
Somebody's watching you: The surveillance of self-driving cars  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As self-driving cars develop further, they will play a much larger role in the digital economy as car companies and others harness personalized customer information through geospatial and navigation technologies, according to... more
Zoox co-founder Jesse Levinson is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Autonomous vehicle startup Zoox has a history of keeping its progressive and plans to itself. But that’s starting to change. The venture-backed company that is creating ground-up fully... more
Self-driving delivery van startup Gatik AI comes out of stealth with Walmart partnership  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Gatik AI, an autonomous vehicle startup that came out of stealth Thursday with $4.5 million in funding and Walmart as a customer,... more
Aurora’s head of product is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Self-driving car startup Aurora might be as buzzy as they come. The company raised more than $530 million just a few months ago in a round led by... more
Save thousands on the 2019 Certified Data Scientist Architect Bundle  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Become a certified data scientist with this 130-hour bundle. We're living in the era of Big Data. As the driving force behind everything from self-driving cars and surgical... more
Driverless cars speed up traffic video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Researchers at Cambridge University have set up a two-lane circuit populated by miniature self-driving cars that can communicate with one another. The experiment demonstrates how self-driving tech could improve the flow of... more
Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black... more
Waymo resumes testing self-driving trucks in Phoenix, Arizona  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Waymo’s autonomous technology can be adapted to other vehicles, with the Alphabet company last year detailing work on self-driving trucks.... more
Waymo is bringing its self-driving trucks back to Arizona  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Waymo, the autonomous vehicle company under Alphabet, is bringing its self-driving trucks back to Arizona. The company’s autonomous Chysler Pacifica hybrid vehicles, which are used in its Waymo One ride-hailing... more
This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they're going to want two hands... at least. But using two hands... more
Is your autonomous vehicle Sally the sports car or blood-thirsty Christine?  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
We have an ever-growing number of distracted and inept drivers turning our crowded highways into a dystopic version of real-life Frogger. Enter the autonomous vehicle. more
Aptiv’s Karl Iagnemma at TC Sessions: Mobility July 10 in San Jose  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Before automakers and giant tech companies kicked off their own autonomous vehicle pilots, a startup called nuTonomy launched a self-driving taxi service in Singapore... more
Fiat Chrysler-Renault tie up: What the maker of Jeep could gain  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are reportedly in talks that could result in merging vast swaths of their businesses, a move that illustrates the growing desire... more
Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn  Global News · 4 weeks
Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. more
‘Meet Waymo contest’ offers free trip to ride self-driving cars in Phoenix  9to5Google · 4 weeks
Late last year, Waymo launched the first autonomous ride service in Phoenix, Arizona. Before a wider launch, the Alphabet company has the big task... more
Fresh off a $530M round, Aurora acquires lidar startup Blackmore  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Aurora, the self-driving car startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, is in an acquiring mood. The company, founded in early 2017 by Chris Urmson, Sterling Anderson and... more
Watch Cruise’s self-driving cars perform 1,400 unprotected left turns in 24 hours  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Left hand turns are tough, and unprotected lefts — no traffic light or stop sign to guide the way — are even harder. This... more
Digit is a robot that wants to put parcels on your porch - Roadshow  CNET · 4 weeks
This little robot could team up with a self-driving vehicle to make package delivery a truly human-free endeavor. more
GM Faces Pushback on US Self-Driving Vehicle Plan  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
GM faces pushback over its request that US regulators waive some safety standards to make it possible to deploy a fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels, other human controls. more
Boom wants to build a supersonic jet for mainstream passengers; here’s its game plan  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
While much of the world remains fixated on the competition to build autonomous cars, there’s another race that’s gaining momentum... more
Review of Elon Musk’s DC-to-Baltimore ‘Loop’ system reveals safety concerns  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
The Boring Company’s Loop transit system that aims to shuttle people in autonomous electric vehicles between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. fails to meet several key national safety standards,... more
In Ford’s future, two-legged robots and self-driving cars could team up on deliveries  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Autonomous vehicles might someday be able to navigate bustling city streets to deliver groceries, pizzas, and other packages without a human behind... more
Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams  BBC · 4 weeks
Researchers say it shows driverless cars working together could improve traffic flow by at least 35%. more
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