When it comes to desk chairs, you typically have two options: spend over $500 or get a featureless right angle. Have a seat, we’re about to tell you how Autonomous is changing all that.
Depending on who you ask, the Chinese billionaire bolstering Faraday Future’s operations has no money. But LeEco, whose owner Jia Yuentig is behind the Silicon Valley car startup, reportedly received $1.44 billion from an unidentified investor on the same day it broke ground on a new electric car factory in China.
If you happened to Google “Tesla autopilot” in the last 24 hours, you were greeted by an inundation of headlines that suggested the automaker’s famed feature on a driver’s Model X “predicted,” and helped the motorist avoid, a crash. While it’s notable the vehicle did in fact stop, it seems appropriate to remind Tesla…
Maryland residents who rely on ride-sharing apps to get around town can still use Lyft and Uber, after a state commission Thursday exempted the companies from a fingerprint-based background check that taxicab drivers must submit to.
Tesla owners with Autopilot were able to set the feature’s cruise control up to 5 mph over speed limits on roadways. According to Electreck, that won’t be the case anymore.
California regulators have ordered Uber to stop its brand new self-driving ride-sharing service in San Francisco on its very first day of operation for not having a state permit necessary for the program, according to the Associated Press.
Autonomous car research and tech is booming right now, and it’s evolving and developing so quickly that sometimes it pushes into spaces yet undefined by legislation. Today, Michigan signed a new law into place that should allow the testing and selling of self-driving cars to absolutely flourish in the state.
If you’re getting ready to make a joke like: “In Ukrainian, armored car drive you...” Yeah, that’s exactly what’s happening.
Standing in line; what’s up with that? Nissan is not up with that, instead deciding to be down with self-driving chairs. WALL-E was an animated movie about a robot judging people in chairs, uh, basically. Those people are us now.
The Obama administration is trying to check as many policy boxes as it can on the way out of the door, and today it finally announced a flexible framework for companies and governments involved in developing self-driving cars.
Farming isn’t easy. It means long hours, taxing physical labor and harsh conditions. Some farmers don’t even have employees to help get everything done. Autonomous tractors could be a solution to many problems.
Lest we mistake them for vaporware, autonomous racing series Roborace has a “DevBot” that looks suspiciously like a real car. It has a standardized safety cell for a driver and all. Only that cell isn’t there for what is likely that most terrifying joyride on the planet—it’s for testing and development.
Uber announced last week that it will bring a fleet of self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs to Pittsburgh starting at the end of this month. This is part of a $300 million partnership, with the end goal being a replacement of Uber’s one million human drivers with robot ones. While the fleet is being lauded as “self-driving,”…
Roborace, the new autonomous racing series set to run alongside Formula E, has just released the final design for its unbelievably cool race car designed by the guy who created the Tron: Legacy Light Cycle, and it’s both a beautiful design achievement and an engineering breakthrough.
Google just released a monthly update on its self-driving car program discussing how its cars will communicate with human drivers in other cars to make sure they don’t kill themselves. The strategy: teach the autonomous cars how to honk at us flesh-bound mortals.
Ride-hailing startups are so in right now, and they’re hitting the dating scene looking for big investments with automakers. Everybody seems to have paired up so far except for poor Uber, until today, with Toyota announcing a “strategic partnership” with the ride-sharing service.
The former Technical Lead of Google’s autonomous car division, Anthony Levandowski, introduced “Otto” to the world yesterday. It’s a startup with the objective of making the world a better place by making big trucks drive themselves.
It’s possible that Tesla has achieved another dramatic breakthrough in autonomous car tech: according to a Utah man, his Tesla started itself up and drove under and into a parked trailer, all while unmanned and unattended. It used to take a human to perform such a low-speed, stupid wreck! Impressive.
Attention! Attention! This is important! Three insipid thoughts about automobiles have occurred to me, and now, pursuant to OSHA regs 31.46a and subparagraph 77e, I must relay them to you. So get ready.
Ford, Volvo, Google, Lyft and Uber are joining forces to push the U.S. government to pen regulation that supports autonomous vehicle development and deployment, according to a Reuters report. That’s good news for people yearning to be driven around by robots, because these are some seriously rich and powerful…