Neowin News Feed for: Autonomous driving driving/ Neowin News Feed for: Autonomous driving en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Nuro approved to become the first driverless delivery service in California <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 24 Dec 2020 08:20:01 +0000 Amazon-owned Zoox unveils its first fully electric driver-less taxi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:35:23 +0000 Amazon plans to create $100 million in stock awards to retain Zoox talent <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Usman Khan Lodhi) Fri, 10 Jul 2020 03:26:02 +0000 Musk: Tesla is 'very close' to achieving level-five autonomous driving technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:04:01 +0000 Walmart to test autonomous grocery delivery in partnership with Nuro <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:28:01 +0000 Neobytes :) Jaguar thinks you'll trust autonomous cars more if they have eyes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:34:02 +0000 Uber is putting self-driving cars back on the road, but not really <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:06:01 +0000 Waymo's cars have self-driven over 8 million miles on public roads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:54:01 +0000 Fiat Chrysler to supply 62,000 more autonomous minivans to Waymo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 31 May 2018 17:58:01 +0000 Metamoto, a Silicon Valley startup brings "Simulation as a Service" to autonomous vehicles <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 13 Apr 2018 08:20:01 +0000 Uber suspends use of self-driving vehicles after pedestrian death <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:36:01 +0000 Apple shares details about its autonomous driving research <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:30:01 +0000