Tag: Autonomous vehicles

Ford plans to produce autonomous cars for ridesharing by 2021. GM acquired Cruise, a self-driving startup, to kickstart its autonomous driving plans.

In this video interview, Ben Lenail of Alta Devices talks about the future of solar power in next-generation vehicles and beyond.

CNBC reported yesterday that Tesla is acquiring computer vision start-up DeepScale to boost its fully self-driving technology.

Toyota announced that it plans to raise its stake in Subaru Corporation from 17% to 20%. Toyota and Subaru would jointly produce all-wheel-drive vehicles.

The tipping point from automobiles to automobility could happen within five years, predicts Lawrence D. Burns, Ph.D., a consultant for Waymo.

Ford plans to launch its self-driving cars in Austin by 2021. The company also expects to launch its vehicles in Miami-Dade County and Washington, DC.

The competition in the self-driving technology market just heated up again. Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) has formed a joint venture with Aptiv.

Apple-backed DiDi Chuxing has received a license to operate a fleet of self-driving cars on a pilot basis in part of the Jiading district in Shanghai.

Autonomous ride-sharing and robotaxi startup Voyage has raised about $31 million in the Series B round, according to its press release.

Daimler (DDAIF) Trucks, along with Torc Robotics, has tested its SAE level 4 self-driving trucks, which it's planning to launch commercially.