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
This is the age of AI ( Artificial Intelligence ). One area where AI is creating real disruption is the Automobile space. AI powered Self-driving is the talk of the town. Lets take a look at the top 10 interesting startups working in the Autonomous Self-driving vehicle space.
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Tip: HERTZ as we all know is one of the leading Car Rental providers in the world. From Airports to Malls, there are thousands of HERTZ outlets in all the leading cities in the world. Due to declining profits and market speculations on what will happen to the CAR RENTAL … Read the rest
Tit Bits: In CES 2016, CEO of Nvidia Mr. Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the Drive PX2. This is nothing but a supercomputer developed exclusively for the upcoming Driver-less cars. The Drive PX2 comes with the power of 150 Mac Book Pro’s and 12 CPU cores. Nvidia believes that the cars of … Read the rest
Ok, there are 3 parts to this story.
- AVIS Budget: One of the biggest Car Rental companies in the world with thousands of branches world wide.
- Google Waymo: Pioneer in developing Driver-less cars software and hardware. Been testing its technology on road for many years now & trying