All Autonomous vehicles articles – Page 10

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    Toyota invests in ALBERT Inc. for big data analysis alliance

    2018-05-17T13:01:56Z

    Toyota's Koibuchi (l) and Albert's Matsumoto signed the alliance agreement (Image: Toyota) Toyota Motor plans to invest around 400million yen in ALBERT Inc., a data solutions business. The resulting alliance for big data analysis will focus on development of automated driving technologies. ALBERT, founded in 2005 and based in ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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    JLR leading AutopleX autonomous driving project, developing tech to ‘see’ around corners

    2018-04-25T08:16:38Z

    (Photo: Jaguar I-Pace - also joining Waymo autonomous fleet) Jaguar Land Rover is leading a research project to combine connected, automated and live mapping technology in self-driving cars. The £4.7 million AutopleX program - funded by Innovate UK and also involving Highways England, INRIX, Ricardo, Siemens, Transport for West ...

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    rFpro launches commercial platform for autonomous driving simulation

    2018-04-24T12:00:00Z

    Image: fRpro - Shanghai simulation model UK-based rFpro has launched a software platform said to be the first commercially-available simulation for ‘training’ and developing autonomous vehicles. This has already been adopted by two major automakers who are carrying out over two million virtual miles of testing per month, and ...

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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 ...

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    Local Motors partners with Robotic Research to optimize development and production

    2018-04-23T08:39:19Z

    Local Motors designed the Olli autonomous shuttle bus to be 3D printed [Image: Local Motors] Local Motors is partnering with Robotic Research, best-known for its work for the US Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, to further develop Olli, its autonomous-driving shuttle bus. They will collaborate on integrating new ...

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    BMW i Ventures invests in Mapillary for HD maps and open-source imagery

    2018-04-19T11:55:37Z

    Swedish start-up Mapillary has built a sharing platform for imagery, map data BMW’s i Ventures spin-off has invested in Swedish HD mapping provider Mapillary, which has developed a platform utilizing user-generated street-level imagery to produce map data at scale. Images can be uploaded by any device, and data from ...

  • Schaeffler.automotiveIT
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    Schaeffler shows urban vehicle concept

    2018-04-12T18:14:58Z

    The "Schaeffler Mover" has a flexible architecture that can be adapted for various use cases (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has unveiled the “Schaeffler Mover,” an urban vehicle concept that offers a technology platform that lends itself to various scenarios. The feasibility study is the German engineering group’s attempt to prepare ...

  • waymo.automotiveIT
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    Jaguar I-Pace to start driverless tests with Waymo this year

    2018-04-02T12:57:47Z

    Waymo plans to include up to 20,000 driverless I-Pace cars in its fleet (Photo: Jaguar I-Pace) The Jaguar I-Pace will become part of Waymo's driverless fleet in 2020 and tests with a self-driving version of the SUV will start this year already. The two companies said up to 20,000 ...

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    Mobileye: “Autonomous driving needs transparent criteria”

    2018-03-28T19:18:00Z

    At Mobileye, now part of Intel, CEO Amnon Shashua talks about standardizing data to better analyze for autonomous driving.

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    GM to start production of Cruise AV next year

    2018-03-16T13:51:06Z

    GM has been testing its autonomous-driving technology for several years (Photo: GM) General Motors plans to start building production models of the Cruise AV self-driving car at its Orion Township plant north of Detroit next year. Roof modules for self-driving vehicles will be built at its Brownstown plant nearby. ...

  • Faraday Future.automotiveIT
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    Wave of AV litigation seen to be more about talent than tech

    2018-03-12T10:09:03Z

    Faraday Future showed a flashy prototype at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas (Photo: Bongard) The autonomous vehicle space is seeing its first wave of litigation as players in a crowded field fight over technology, money and, above all, talent. In each case, a senior employee who has led ...

  • Toyota.automotiveIT
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    At Toyota, a new software development unit for automated driving

    2018-03-04T11:38:52Z

    Toyota's e-Palette, unveiled at CES 2018, is a concept for a multi-functional autonomous vehicle (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor, in a new venture, will step up its development efforts in the area of software for automated driving. The Japanese automaker said its Toyota Research Institute will form a new company ...

  • Aurora.automotiveIT
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    Driverless-car start-up Aurora raises 90 million dlrs

    2018-03-04T10:09:10Z

    Aurora delivers a suite of autonomous driving technologies to automakers (Photo: Aurora) Autonomous-vehicle technology start-up Aurora raised 90 million dollars in a financing round led by two venture capital companies, Greylock Partners and Index Ventures. Aurora was co-founded by Chris Urmson, the former Google executive who spearheaded that company’s ...

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    Bosch announces new mobility initiatives

    2018-02-24T16:49:24Z

    Bosch CEO Denner announced a range of new connected products (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has formed a separate division that will focus on mobility technologies, including car sharing, ride sharing and connectivity-based services. The German automotive supplier also announced that it had acquired Splitting Fares (SPLT), a US start-up ...

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    Daimler board member: "A central issue is how to deal with big data”

    2018-02-09T16:27:00Z

    As board member at Daimler for integrity and legal, Renata Jungo-Bruengger is looking carefully at the implicatons of big data across the enterprise and for customers, and of artificial intelligence.

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    "It appeals to people to get home with only three words"

    2018-01-25T14:24:00Z

    what3words founder and boss, Chris Sheldrick, 

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    Bosch, Continental buy stakes in Here mapping company

    2018-01-04T12:45:16Z

    Digital mapping technology can offer vital information for future autonomous vehicles (Photo: Here) Robert Bosch and Continental, two of the world's biggest automotive suppliers, are each buying a 5 pc stake in location and digital mapping specialist Here. The two German companies are buying their stakes from Here's main ...

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    Blackberry, Baidu to cooperate on autonomous technology

    2018-01-04T12:13:06Z

    Blackberry wants its QNX operating system to to be at the heart of autonomous vehicles (Photo: Blackberry) Blackberry and Baidu will work together to speed up the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The two companies said they had signed a letter of intent to make Blackberry's QNX ...