The idea to use primarily aluminum for Model S and Model X was a decision aimed at saving some weight for those rather large vehicles. Tesla’s ~1,000 lbs battery pack gives a boost to their vehicle’s weights and the automaker aimed to compensate with a lighter chassis.
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Uber makes a great move by testing their autonomous vehicles on Toronto streets this Tuesday. Uber was approved by the Ministry of Transportations under their pilot program for testing autonomous vehicles. 2 self-driving Uber cars, made a roll on roads near the University of Toronto, though under the vigilance of … Read the rest
Welcome of autonomous vehicles on the streets also brings along a whole new set of threats to it. We have been familiar with the ways our secured computers are hacked despite all anti viruses uploaded. Now, our cars are going to be fully dependent on technology, which will make them … Read the rest
Since it has been evident from the growing advancements in the field of autonomous vehicles, that they are our future. While this makes headlines, there is a whole new level of insecurities that people are facing. The major one is the fear of losing jobs if driver-less cars take the … Read the rest
With the increasing growth of technology and artificial intelligence, people are really worried about their own jobs. According to one of the surveys taken by 352 AI researchers, AI will take over human functions within 45 years. The complete transition would take somewhere around 120 years. Though the skills required … Read the rest
Finally, CDOT stepped forward to take a major step for the safety of road construction crew. They flashed the launch of the work-zone vehicle to grant safety to the crew. CDOT with its partners disclosed the AIPV without a driver actually in charge of the steering wheel during a show … Read the rest
The immensely loved microbuses since ages, Volkswagen has planned to bring them back in the market. Recently, Volkswagen has announced the launch of electric microbuses by the year 2022.
According to its CEO, “After the presentations at the global motor shows in Detroit and Geneva, we received a large number
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Sweden based automotive safety company, Autoliv is all set to make driver monitoring systems (DMS) which will help in fewer accidents caused due to distractions. For the same purpose, they have joined hands with Australia’s Seeing Machines. A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated that in … Read the rest
Delphi Automotive PLC is a vehicle component supplier for automotive and commercial vehicles. While Innoviz technologies, based out of Israel builds remote sensing solutions for automated vehicles. Both the companies have collaborated to ensure the safety of self-driving cars.
Innoviz has come up with LIDAR remote-sensing technology to sense potholes … Read the rest
Soon we will witness not only autonomous cars but also “autonomous vehicle entertainment system”. If we go by what Ford has in its planning, we won’t see a small seat-back screen. But it plans to display big projector screen on the windscreen. The car will be well equipped with the … Read the rest