SoftBank – one of the earlier investors in the Japan based Self-Driving Bus project ” SB Drive ” has put in extra money to maintain the majority stakes in the company. This extra investment is in response to Yahoo Japan’s recent investment of $4.6 million in the company. With this … Read the rest
The Autonomous space is becoming a reality, faster than we can imagine. An influential senate committee has passed a bill on a 54-0 vote to allow autonomous cars hit the roads. Though the bill has been passed but still there are few measures to be undertaken. According to the bill, … Read the rest
When driver-less cars have already been planned to move in by the next year, Mercedes and Bosch have taken another big hassle off our shoulders ie. Parking. Both the companies are all set to collaborate and launch the first self driving Valet services. As told by the Mercedes team, … Read the rest
According to a recent news report, Nauto has grabbed an investment of $159 million Series B from General Motors and Japan’s Softbank Group. Nauto, is the startup that is into making software and cameras aimed to make autonomous vehicles all the more safer. Currently the company creates advanced bi-dirctional Dashcams … Read the rest
Momenta – which is into building software for autonomous cars, has raised $46 million in Series B round led by NIO Capital. It offers Deep-learning powered 3D mapping of routes in real time with object recognition sensors.The startup claims to be collecting 60 Billion miles of data to test their … Read the rest
After cars and trucks, companies are now investing in making autonomous self driving Cargo ships. In a recent report by Wall Street Journal, 2 companies from Norway have recently planned to roll out tests for autonomous Cargo ships by the year 2018. Yara International ASA and Kongsberg Gruppen are building … Read the rest
Audi A8 is officially the first vehicle to hit the road with Level 3 Autonomy ( ie. the car can Self-Drive itself in most situations, but the driver needs to be seated and ready to take over ). They call it the ‘AI Traffic Jam pilot’ & the car can … Read the rest
The past couple of month’s have seen big announcements from various automobile companies on their initiatives and launch of various Autonomous related stuff. The latest in the list is Uber’s biggest rival Lyft itself. They have announced their interest in creating an ‘open self-driving platform‘ that any car … Read the rest
Loaded with 51,744 Budweiser beer cans, Otto, driver-less truck made a 132 mile long journey as part of its trial run. It has been recorded as one of the longest journey by a driver-less truck and is therefore awarded the Guinness World Record for the same.
Otto, founded by Anthony … Read the rest
Driver-less cars is the new tech notion we can hear everyone murmuring around us, recently. Isn’t it? Taking a notch ahead Waymo, the self driving project by Google, has made its way by testing the cars during various situations.
The local government of Chandler city in Arizona, put a … Read the rest