Baidu will deploy its self-driving buses in Japan

Baidu has additionally introduced throughout its annual AI developer convention that it has already manufactured 100 Apolong automobiles with assist from Chinese bus producer King Long. Apolong is powered by Baidu’s Apollo open supply platform, which has Level four autonomous driving capabilities, that means it does not want human enter in choose situations. The newest […]

Baidu and China Mobile partner on AI and 5G, focusing on self-driving cars

Baidu companions with Intel’s Mobileye to reinforce Apollo self-driving platform

Chinese tech behemoth Baidu is ramping up manufacturing of its self-driving automotive platform. Today on the 2018 Baidu Create developer convention in Beijing, the corporate introduced it’s partnering with Intel to combine and deploy Israeli developer Mobileye’s expertise into Project Apollo, Baidu’s autonomous car resolution. Specifically, Baidu stated that it’ll merge Mobileye’s Responsibility-Sensitive Safety (RSS) mannequin into […]

Uber's former self-driving lead is working with a secretive startup

It’s not sure when would possibly publicly reveal its plans. The firm hasn’t responded to requests for remark. It’s under no circumstances surprising that Levandowski would return to the sphere he is finest recognized for, although. Between his influential work at Google (the place he helped develop Street View and early self-driving tech), Uber […]

Ohio take a look at makes use of drones to observe freeway site visitors

This must also assist take a look at the protected use of drones beyond existing FAA rules. It would not be sensible to make use of them for functions like this when you must fly them inside line of sight, below 400 toes and away from folks. The pilot will assist researchers see what drones […]

Germany plans to check Airbus and Audi's flying taxi idea

There’s no point out of when assessments may begin, though that is possible contingent on when the businesses can produce purposeful prototypes. The transfer comes at a key second for Airbus and Audi. Uber is ramping up its flying taxi growth with a analysis middle in Paris, placing stress on its German rivals to step […]

Apple hires ex-Waymo engineer for self-driving venture

Apple’s venture, at present code-named Titan, may seemingly profit from the thrill over such a high-profile government. It may imply that the corporate is nearer to a prototype, or that it is prepared to begin displaying off its progress. Either manner, Apple must ramp issues up if its to stay related within the highly-competitive (and […]

Ford: Postmates self-driving delivery pilot is a ‘significant stride’ toward deployment

Ford: Postmates self-driving supply pilot is a ‘vital stride’ towards deployment

Ford right this moment shed light on its autonomous supply partnership with startup Postmates in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida. The pilot program, which launched in March, permits customers to position orders from 70 companies, together with native favorites like Coyo Taco. As a part of this system, self-driving Ford Transit Connect automobiles with a number of […]

SoftBank pours $2.25 billion into GM's self-driving automotive division

This is not a whole shock when the Fund has been pouring cash into ride-hailing companies like Uber, Didi Chuxing and Grab on high of its common tech investments. However, it nonetheless exhibits that SoftBank is set to have a say in the way forward for autonomous transportation. And GM definitely is not complaining. This […]

Senators examine security procedures for autonomous automobiles

The senators need to know the place testing is happening, how firms decided if the self-driving tech was secure for public roads and whether or not the know-how depends on inner sensors or exterior inputs and extra. Copies of the letter have been despatched to the US places of work of BMW, Daimler Trucks, Fiat […]

Uber reaches settlement with family of woman killed by its autonomous car

Uber’s self-driving automobile detected pedestrian 6 seconds earlier than deadly crash

(Reuters) — Uber disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving car that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March and which did not correctly determine the pedestrian, elevating critical questions on its efficiency, the National Transportation Safety Board stated in a preliminary report launched on Thursday. The report stated the modified 2017 […]