All autonomous cars articles

  • MagnetiMarelli_NAIAS 2018[1]
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    Magneti Marelli agrees to buy perception software start-up SmartMeUp

    2018-08-03T14:02:08Z

    Image: Magneti Marelli Magneti Marelli, part of the FCA Group, has signed an agreement to buy SmartMeUp, a French start-up developing perception software for autonomous driving, smart cities and safety technologies. The agreement sets out the acquisition of 100pc of SmartMeUp shares, and the purchase is expected to take ...

  • MIT-algorithm
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    MIT researchers present dynamic lane-change algorithm for AVs

    2018-05-30T12:28:55Z

    Image: MIT News Researchers from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have presented a new lane-changing algorithm for autonomous cars. This creates and reassesses ‘buffer zones’ around a vehicle and is said to allow for more aggressive lane changes than existing ...

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    Aptiv launches 30 autonomous vehicles on Lyft network in Las Vegas

    2018-05-09T20:52:15Z

    Image: John F. Martin for Aptiv A fleet of 30 vehicles equipped with Aptiv’s autonomous driving platform is now available for public use in Las Vegas, Nevada, via the Lyft network. The cars, developed by Aptiv’s Mobility and Service group and featuring LiDAR, radar and vision sensors, have gone ...

  • InnovizOne-
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    Magna and Innoviz to supply BMW Group with solid-state LiDAR

    2018-04-27T11:21:24Z

    Image: Innoviz Magna and Innoviz Technologies are to supply LiDAR to BMW Group for upcoming autonomous vehicle platforms. Israeli LiDAR-maker Innoviz is providing one of the first solid-state LiDAR systems (rather than featuring mechanical spinning laser units) under contract for series production with an automotive manufacturer. The Innoviz units ...

  • SF Motors SF5
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    SF Motors to open new Californian R&D center

    2018-04-27T11:17:27Z

    Trial production of the SF5 (pictured) and SF7 will start later this year (Image: SF Motors) SF Motors is to add a new research and development facility in Milpitas, California, to bolster its ties with tech talent and suppliers in Silicon Valley. This will be at the new McCarthy ...

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    BMW Group opens autonomous driving campus near Munich

    2018-04-23T09:45:20Z

    BMW is recruiting IT specialists and software developers for its new autonomous driving campus (Photo: BMW) BMW Group has officially inaugurated its autonomous driving campus and development facility at Unterschleissheim, near Munich. This ‘centre of excellence’ is close to BMW’s existing Research and Innovation Centre, and it enables the ...

  • Magna.automotiveIT
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    IAA: Magna to show driverless-car platform

    2017-09-05T14:32:44Z

    Magna's driverless platform will accommodate level 4 autonomous driving (Photo: Magna)Â Magna International will unveil its MAX4 autonomous driving platform at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), underlining how automotive suppliers plan to play a crucial role in the transformation of the car industry. The Canadian supplier, one of ...

  • ghosn.geneva.automotiveIT
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    "There will be regulatory acceptance for autonomous cars because they increase safety"

    2016-03-04T11:02:32Z

    Ghosn unveiled the Nissan IDS concept at the Geneva auto show (Photo: Nissan) Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke about the digital transformation of the Franco-Japanese car alliance and other matters to reporters at the Geneva auto show in early March. You recently appointed former Nokia executive Ogi Redzic to ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    CES: Toyota research boss sees lots of hard work on autonomous cars

    2016-01-06T07:03:08Z

    Gill Pratt says he will address the difficult aspects of autonomous driving  (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - The new CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) said there is a lot of hard work to be done before driverless cars can be commercialized. "Although the industry has made ...

  • delphi.automotiveIT
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    Delphi plans 3,500 mile autonomous drive

    2015-03-17T08:39:37Z

    Delphi's planned autonomous drive is longer than similar journeys undertaken by Audi and Mercedes (Photo: Delphi) Delphi is about to put its driverless technology to the test when it sends a test vehicle across the US on a 3,500 mile trip. The US automotive supplier said its test vehicle, ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi conducts successful test of "piloted" RS 7 race car

    2014-10-21T06:24:19Z

    The brakes, steering and gears on Audi's piloted RS 7 are controlled remotely (Photo: Audi) Audi demonstrated the technical abilities of today's autonomous driving technologies when it raced a "piloted" RS 7 sports car around the Hockenheim Ring race track in Germany this past weekend. The premium brand, like ...