The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the Sustainable City Project have signed a memorandum of understanding for the operation of autonomous vehicles within the facilities of the project situated in Dubai Land, Al Qudra Road, starting from February. The MoU underscores the RTA’s commitment to engage in partnerships with … Read the rest
As smart as self-driving cars are getting, there will still be situations wherein they will need to call upon humans for help. But with automakers contemplating on the thought of removing components such as the steering wheel, accelerator, brake pedals and god knows what else, humans are set to become … Read the rest
The coming 12 months will ideally lay the platform, for the onset of driverless cars. With that in mind, 2018 will showcase some of the finest designs the automobile industry has ever witnessed. The key innovations are down to several factors but these three key innovations are set to steal … Read the rest
With the number of companies experimenting with Driverless Technology surging, the industry is currently facing a huge deficit of qualified personnel. The gap puts a barrier in the overall expansion of the industry. A rather unique professional field, the industry for autonomous vehicle research demands a large number of experts … Read the rest
Intelligent systems, powered by the latest round of machine learning software, aren’t just getting smarter: they’re getting smarter faster. Understanding the rate at which these systems develop, can be a particularly challenging when it comes to exploring how technology is changing every day.
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On May 2017, Ford announced that it had replaced its CEO, Mark Fields, who had been with the company since 1989, with Jim Hackett. Since then, Hackett has overseen quiet a few initiatives that point the way to better days for Ford including, Edison – an internal group tasked with … Read the rest
Tesla may have fallen back in terms of innovation but its existing products are still in much demand, with several automakers trying to copy and launch similar programs. One such is the ‘Tesla Energy’ – An in-house division launched by Tesla to address the energy storage and generation side of … Read the rest
Automakers are accelerating towards a future of autonomous vehicles, but before self-driving cars take to the roads en masse, the road systems of the world need an upgrade. Real-time telemetry and data processing will be essential for self-driving cars to be able to navigate roads independently. With all that in … Read the rest
Optimus Ride, a self driving venture from Boston has received the green signal to carry out its operations in the city. The company will use its autonomous vehicles, only to carry passengers in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park in South Boston, where Optimus is based. Ryan Chin, chief executive … Read the rest
Colorado based Research team – Navigant Research recently compiled a report on 19 companies working on Automated Driving Systems. And to the surprise of many, Tesla and Apple were listed as the two “biggest laggards” in the race, behind General Motors and Alphabet’s Waymo, which took the top positions.
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