Posts Tagged self-driving

Einride T-pod Self-Driving Electric Truck From Sweden

In the heat of an electric truck race (with Tesla as a contender, Daimler in the business, Nikola with a electric-hydrogen hybrid semi, as well as more recently Cummins announcing itself with a new prototpye), a Swedish company – Einride has come up with the T-pod concept/self-driving truck this Summer. It’s…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7

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New Tesla Autopilot Leader Is A Deep Learning Expert

Tesla CEO Elon Musk moves talent to where it’s needed most. Andrej Karpathy, computer vision and deep learning specialist with a doctoral degree from Stanford University, is a new leader at Tesla’s Autopilot division. He previously worked at OpenAI, which is another of Elon Musk’s many ventures. His expertise weighs…

3 months ago by Steven Loveday 3

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Tesla’s Ride Sharing Plan Could Save Auto Industry

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan’ includes a self-driving ride-sharing component that could singlehandedly save the current automotive market from imminent decline. Tony Hughes, managing director and researcher at Moody’s Analytics, recently explained this concept to TheStreet. Hughes believes that it’s not self-driving cars that will eventually lead to the fate…

3 months ago by Steven Loveday 42

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Steve Jobs Would Be Proud Of Tesla … Apple’s And Google’s Strategy Differs

TESLA’S ECOSYSTEM STRATEGY DIFFERS FROM AUTOMOTIVE PROJECTS SURFACING AT APPLE AND GOOGLE This week, reports emerged that Google and Apple formed alliances with rental car companies, Avis and Hertz. Both of these tech giants are revealing more about their strategies to become part of a self-driving, car sharing future. However, their disparate tactics contradict Elon Musk’s…

3 months ago by EVANNEX 18

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New Legislation To Open The Door For Self-Driving Cars

If the House Republicans’ new legislation passes, state and local lawmakers won’t have the ability to govern autonomous vehicle design, testing, and deployment. A 45-page draft comprised of 14 new bills would officially put the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in charge of all regulations regarding self-driving cars….

4 months ago by Steven Loveday 26

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Tesla Autopilot A Threat To Cyclists?

A Stanford University robotics researcher shares her two cents about Tesla’s features, and she seems less than thrilled about Tesla Autopilot. Heather Knight was so unimpressed with the Autopilot’s ability to see bikes, that she wrote a paper on Medium entitled “Tesla Autopilot Review: Bikers Will Die.” Tesla Autopilot is not…

5 months ago by Steven Loveday 49

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…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 1