As we draw closer to the final days of 2017, yet another transition kicks in during our watch. With every automaker now trying to get in on the electric mobility and autonomous driving game, the industry is expanding faster than ever. Volkswagen in particular is setting out a range of … Read the rest
Boston-based startup Sea Machines Robotics wants to build a name for itself in the commercial shipping industry just like what Tesla and other brands have done to the car, by retrofitting ships to give them autonomous technology.
The ambitious startup, which in September released its first product- The Sea Machines … Read the rest
Under a test program led by the University of Gunma and the city municipal authorities, autonomous buses could soon be functioning on the streets of Maebashi come spring 2018. According to the university, if all goes well the hands-free vehicles will be in regular service in about a year, making … Read the rest
The government of Portugal is now planning to introduce “free zones” in certain parts of the country where self-driving vehicle and drone tech can be deployed and tested more easily through the use of special regulations and investment incentives, Portugal’s industry secretary has revealed.
The idea behind the plan is … Read the rest
ELON MUSK HAS always dreamed big, and last night he showed off his biggest reverie yet: the fully electric Tesla Semi. Powered by a massive battery and capable of hauling 80,000 pounds, it can ramble 500 miles between charges. It’ll even drive itself—on the highway, at least.
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Uber’s next generation of self-driving cars could be on the road as early as the end of this year. The first version of these vehicles made their debut in Pittsburgh in 2016 and have been picking up passengers ever since. The second generation of its autonomous vehicles is being developed … Read the rest
Building a pattern of psychological behaviors is often compared to a chain of events that occurs in the real world. Replacing industries and technology has been something everyone is accuvaled to. A chain or a pattern is often set to follow after a disruption. Take the many examples out there, … Read the rest
We have all come across the significant changes happening with regards to automation in our day to day lives. But what does that mean to a specific uprising segment called The Autonomous Cars and the relative levels of autonomity that is associated with it?
The levels of autonomy are a … Read the rest
Qualcomm, AT&T, Ford and Nokia formed a consortium to announce the testing of the first cellular V2X (Vehicles to Everything) in the United States. The announcement came after, McCain, an intelligent transportation solutions provider, and the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) extended their support for the tests to take … Read the rest
Optimus Drive gathered almost $18M in a new series of funding that saw investors growing significantly fond of this new technology. The investment was led by Greycroft Partners, with contributions from Emerson Collective, Fraser McCombs Capital, and MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito. The 2 year old startup has now … Read the rest