Posts Tagged autonomous driving

Tesla Turns To Open Sourcing For Updates To Mapping Platform

Tesla is taking multiple steps to improve its mapping platform ahead of full self-driving vehicles. While Tesla’s navigation system is highly advanced, especially when compared with competitors’ offerings, it still leaves much to be desired, and isn’t quite ready for fully autonomous transportation. The electric automaker is continually improving the technology,…

2 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 6

Proterra Starts Autonomous Electric Bus Trials In US

Nevada, and not for the first time, brings sparks to the electric and autonomous driving development scene.  And one of the most recent projects to debut is an autonomously driven electric buses. Proterra has joined with the University of Nevada, Reno, and its Living Lab Coalition, in the industry’s first autonomous…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 9

Daimler Partners With Bosch For Level 4, 5 Autonomous Vehicles

Daimler and Bosch have announced a co-development agreement on fully automated (SAE Level 4) and driverless (SAE Level 5) technology. The German partners intend to develop and launch a production-ready system for driver-less cars on urban public roads by the beginning of the next decade. Whether it will enable Daimler to catch Tesla with…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 1

Autonomous Nissan LEAF Goes Out For A Test Drive – Video

Fully Charged had chance to test drive the autonomous Nissan LEAF that recently was demonstrated in London. The Japanese approach is to offer fully autonomous driving capability with ability to take control of the wheel at any time – for the joy of driving, or when situation will become extraordinary. Fully…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 13

BMW iNext Likely To Benefit From Intel, Mobileye Deal

A recently announced ~$15 billion acquisition of Mobileye autonomous solutions by Intel will have some serious repercussions for the automotive industry, as Intel-Mobileye is likely to become the major provider of self-driving solutions for many carmakers. Mobileye is engaged in development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 7