Global Autonomous Taxi Market To Grow At A Compound Annual Rate Of 81%

Taxi aggregators like Lyft, Uber, Waymo etc that have combined ride sharing along with autonomous cars have come a long way. With all these services undergoing tests and evaluations over the past years, the companies are expected to launch their commercial self-driving taxi services formally from 2021. This shift is … Read the rest

Embark Self-Driving Truck Completes 2400 Miles On Its Test Run

A self-driving truck operated by tech startup Embark recently completed a test run from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, Fla., which the company hailed as the first coast-to-coast journey by an automated truck. The modified Peterbilt tractor, outfitted with an array of sensors and guided by self-driving software, traveled 2,400 miles … Read the rest

Autonomous Vehicles To Have Human-Like Vision Courtesy Data61 & ZongMu

CSIRO’s Data61 and Chinese firm ZongMu Technology are developing technology that will help overcome one of the biggest technical challenges in autonomous driving – giving vehicles human-like sight. Under a new agreement with the organisations, autonomous vehicles will be equipped with computer vision, enabling them to see and understand the … Read the rest

Continental Joins Hands With Nvidia For Its Full Scale Autonomous Vehicle Platform

Continental is the latest top-tier automotive supplier to work with Nvidia, and the latest to announce its intent to build a full-scale, top-to-bottom autonomous driving system. Continental will be using Nvidia’s DRIVE autonomous vehicle platform for its system, and hopes to bring them to market by 2021.

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VLB – The Future Of Vehicle Lifecycle Management On The Blockchain

The auto industry is turning to blockchain to help manage a huge, complex ecosystem for the benefit of manufacturers, consumers and other market participants. At a time when the industry itself is changing, integrating processes within varied services and shop level operators seems pretty difficult. Blockchain technology offers the solution … Read the rest