Neowin News Feed for: Autonomous driving https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/autonomous driving/ Neowin News Feed for: Autonomous driving en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Nuro approved to become the first driverless delivery service in California https://www.neowin.net/news/nuro-approved-to-become-the-first-driverless-delivery-service-in-california/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/12/1608792684_1_ha6ugccxull-2c_ybs-jeq_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In a first, the California DMV approved Nuro to operate its autonomous delivery services in the streets of California. Nuro plans to kickstart its service in two counties with a fleet of Priuses soon. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/nuro-approved-to-become-the-first-driverless-delivery-service-in-california">Read more...</a> ather.fawaz@neowin.net (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 24 Dec 2020 08:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nuro-approved-to-become-the-first-driverless-delivery-service-in-california Amazon-owned Zoox unveils its first fully electric driver-less taxi https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-owned-zoox-unveils-its-first-fully-electric-driver-less-taxi/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/12/1607962280_zoox_autonomous_vehicle_-_threequarter_view_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Zoox, the robotics company that was acquired by Amazon earlier this year, has revealed the design of its first vehicle, a fully autonomous electric transportation system designed and built in the U.S. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-owned-zoox-unveils-its-first-fully-electric-driver-less-taxi">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:35:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-owned-zoox-unveils-its-first-fully-electric-driver-less-taxi Amazon plans to create $100 million in stock awards to retain Zoox talent https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-plans-to-create-100-million-in-stock-awards-to-retain-zoox-talent/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/03/1552837321_amazon_logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>To keep competitors from poaching Zoox talent, Amazon plans to create at least $100 million in stock awards. Amazon can walk away from the deal if large numbers of Zoox employees turn down job offers. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-plans-to-create-100-million-in-stock-awards-to-retain-zoox-talent">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Fri, 10 Jul 2020 03:26:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-plans-to-create-100-million-in-stock-awards-to-retain-zoox-talent Musk: Tesla is 'very close' to achieving level-five autonomous driving technology https://www.neowin.net/news/musk-tesla-is-very-close-to-achieving-level-five-autonomous-driving-technology/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/10/1476130021_elon-musk-tesla_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Tesla&#039;s CEO Elon Musk said the automaker will be able to make its vehicles fully autonomous by the end of 2020. The current level-two Autopilot requires drivers to remain alert and ready to act. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/musk-tesla-is-very-close-to-achieving-level-five-autonomous-driving-technology">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:04:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/musk-tesla-is-very-close-to-achieving-level-five-autonomous-driving-technology Walmart to test autonomous grocery delivery in partnership with Nuro https://www.neowin.net/news/walmart-to-test-autonomous-grocery-delivery-in-partnership-with-nuro/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/11/1542221644_1_egdcgc74ovmuhtohsz0vrw_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>American grocery chain Walmart is set to launch test drives for its self-driving grocery deliveries. The multinational company partnered up with autonomous vehicle company Nuro to make this possible. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/walmart-to-test-autonomous-grocery-delivery-in-partnership-with-nuro">Read more...</a> namerahs.fatmi@neowin.net (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/walmart-to-test-autonomous-grocery-delivery-in-partnership-with-nuro Neobytes :) Jaguar thinks you'll trust autonomous cars more if they have eyes https://www.neowin.net/news/neobytes--jaguar-thinks-youll-trust-autonomous-cars-more-if-they-have-eyes/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/09/1537389016_jaguar_eyes_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The high-end car maker has decided that, in order for people to trust autonomous cars on the street, they should look like a character from a Disney movie and added a pair of eyes to them. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/neobytes--jaguar-thinks-youll-trust-autonomous-cars-more-if-they-have-eyes">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:34:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/neobytes--jaguar-thinks-youll-trust-autonomous-cars-more-if-they-have-eyes Uber is putting self-driving cars back on the road, but not really https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-is-putting-self-driving-cars-back-on-the-road-but-not-really/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/10/1475325726_uber-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Four months after it pulled all of its self-driving cars from public roads due to a fatal accident, Uber is now getting the vehicles back on the road, but they won&#039;t actually be driving themselves. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-is-putting-self-driving-cars-back-on-the-road-but-not-really">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-is-putting-self-driving-cars-back-on-the-road-but-not-really Waymo's cars have self-driven over 8 million miles on public roads https://www.neowin.net/news/waymos-cars-have-self-driven-over-8-million-miles-on-public-roads/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/02/1487962526_1-7logaa7cohibsmryu2uy4q_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The self-driving car technology company has today announced that its cars have driven a total of eight million miles on public roads, with an average of 25,000 miles driven per day. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/waymos-cars-have-self-driven-over-8-million-miles-on-public-roads">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/waymos-cars-have-self-driven-over-8-million-miles-on-public-roads Fiat Chrysler to supply 62,000 more autonomous minivans to Waymo https://www.neowin.net/news/fiat-chrysler-to-supply-62000-more-autonomous-minivans-to-waymo/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1482172769_driverless_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Fiat Chrysler will deliver up to 62,000 more Pacifica minivans to Waymo. The two companies are also discussing a potential deal to license Waymo&#039;s self-driving tech to FCA&#039;s future retail vehicles. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/fiat-chrysler-to-supply-62000-more-autonomous-minivans-to-waymo">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 31 May 2018 17:58:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/fiat-chrysler-to-supply-62000-more-autonomous-minivans-to-waymo Metamoto, a Silicon Valley startup brings "Simulation as a Service" to autonomous vehicles https://www.neowin.net/news/metamoto-a-silicon-valley-startup-brings-simulation-as-a-service-to-autonomous-vehicles/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/04/1523576866_multi-sensor_simulation_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Metamoto has launched an early engagement program with leading automotive players to gain further insights prior to launching simulation solutions that will support autonomous vehicle testing. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/metamoto-a-silicon-valley-startup-brings-simulation-as-a-service-to-autonomous-vehicles">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Fri, 13 Apr 2018 08:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/metamoto-a-silicon-valley-startup-brings-simulation-as-a-service-to-autonomous-vehicles Uber suspends use of self-driving vehicles after pedestrian death https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-suspends-use-of-self-driving-vehicles-after-pedestrian-death/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/08/1471524369_uber_volvo_xc90_auto_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A 49-year-old woman was killed on Sunday night after being hit by an Uber self-driving car in Tempe, Arizona. The company has since halted its self-driving car operations in a number of cities. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-suspends-use-of-self-driving-vehicles-after-pedestrian-death">Read more...</a> gabriel.nunes@neowin.net (Gabriel Nunes) Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-suspends-use-of-self-driving-vehicles-after-pedestrian-death Apple shares details about its autonomous driving research https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-shares-details-about-its-autonomous-driving-research/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499444371_applemarketcap_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple shares details about the company&#039;s research on self-driving cars for the first time, disclosing the use of VoxelNet software to help autonomous vehicles better detect distant 3D objects. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-shares-details-about-its-autonomous-driving-research">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-shares-details-about-its-autonomous-driving-research