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

Bicycles Proving To Be A Major Cause Of Concern For Driverless Cars

Autonomous cars for sometime have struggle to detect and react to cyclists on the road. According to a report by the IEEE Spectrum, bicycles are generally considered “the most difficult detection problem” that autonomous vehicle systems face. Although the numbers are high, it isn’t surprising as human drivers themselves, have … Read the rest

German Mega Supplier – ZF Bets Big Money On Electric And Autonomous Mobility

With the hope of significant returns, advanced transmission specialist ZF has increased its stakes on the upcoming era of e-mobility. Based at Friedrichshafen, Germany – the company wants to supply a wide range of the components that future high-tech vehicles will require. This includes both conventional and electrified transmissions alongside … Read the rest

German Automotive Supplier Continental Raises Its Stakes On Driverless Cars

German automotive supplier Continental are not just into manufacturing tires now. The world’s fourth-largest tire manufacturer is also shifting to the forefront of the transition to electric and autonomous vehicles. It is developing the 48-volt electrical system powering Audi’s latest A8 sedan, exploring driverless robo-taxi concepts and piloting an Intelligent … Read the rest