Walmart has teamed up with Cruise to launch a self-driving delivery pilot in early 2021 that will use electric vehicles to pick up and deliver orders to customers. It will take place in Arizona.
The new computing center will leverage Tencent's cloud computing capabilities and enable BMW to analyze the large amounts of real-time data that self-driving cars produce from their sensors.
The two companies will extend their existing alliance on development of commercial vehicles to electric and self-driving passenger cars, with Ford getting access to Volkswagen's MEB platform.
Tesla has released an update for Navigate on Autopilot in the U.S. Now, drivers do not have to give confirmation for the software to automatically switch the car to another lane or exit the highway.
Tesla has filed a lawsuit against a former employee who used to work on the Autopilot team. Tesla says that Guangzhi Cao stole 300,000 files that pertained to Autopilot code before leaving the firm.
The UK has inched ever closer to advanced trials of self-driving cars on its public roads. The Department for Transport said it's developing a process to begin trials on public roads soon.
Apple has reportedly laid off more than 200 employees within its secretive autonomous vehicle group in what appears to be another scaling back of the company's self-driving car efforts.
Waymo has secured a permit to establish its manufacturing presence in Michigan, where it will select a facility to house its self-driving vehicle production. Work will start over the next few years.
Uber is hiring a “micromobility robotics” team to develop self-driving scooters and bicycles that can drive themselves to charging stations. The goal is to save costs on maintenance contractors.
Amazon has struck a deal with French firm Balyo for its self-driving forklift technology. The $300 million deal could see Amazon take a stake fo 29% of Balyo over the next seven years.
Waymo is expected to kick off its self-driving car service in Phoenix next month, marking the first commercial autonomous fleet in the world to serve the public. It'll also likely have a new brand.
Tesla has begun the rollout of Navigate for Autopilot for customers in the U.S. who purchased Enhanced Autopilot, or Full Self-Driving Capability. Those in the U.S. will get it this week.
Samsung has announced that it will invest $22 billion into upcoming technologies such as AI, 5G, autonomous vehicles, and biopharmaceuticals. It plans to create 40,000 direct jobs as a result.
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's self-driving tech to FCA's future retail vehicles.
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.
Alphabet's autonomous vehicle maker, Waymo, has announced a new pilot scheme that will see autonomous lorries, with a back up driver, shipping cargo to and from Google's data centres in Atlanta.
Huawei and the city of Duisburg, Germany, are teaming up to make the city more digitised. The plans focus on making public transport and schools internet connected and introducing 5G to Duisburg.
The US National Transportation Safety Board has gone to Las Vegas in order to investigate the recent traffic incident involving a self-driving shuttle bus and a lorry doing an illegal manoeuvre.
Elon Musk expressed confidence that the current hardware in Tesla vehicles will be capable of self-driving to a level comparable to humans. He previously said Tesla cars will reach this goal in 2019.
Ford has been given a permit to drive an autonomous version of a Ford Fusion on Californian roads. This will let Ford test in snow and heavy rain which autonomous vehicles have a hard time with.
A police officer in Mountain View, California, pulled over Google's prototype self-driving car for "driving too slowly" in a relatively speedier traffic zone.
If you live in the Mountain View area, chances are you'll catch a glimpse of Google's self-driving vehicles that will be hitting the public roads this summer.
NASA has debuted its remote driving electric vehicle. The Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV) has some fantastic features, but don't expect it to hit show floors any time soon.
After some earlier rumors surrounding Apple's car project, we now have a trustworthy report which says the company is working on an electric vehicle and is indeed looking to compete with Tesla.
Are self-driving cars a hazard to the public? Apparently a large sector of the British public believes so, a survey states. The results also reveal some interesting stats regarding the topic.
The prototypes are now complete as Google shows the world the first completed self-driving car on Google+. The vehicle is expected to start cruising the streets of California early next year.
Google has announced a new partnership with researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK, aimed at improving an AI's image recognition and natural language processing skills.
Google has built up a test fleet of self-driving cars but they are having a few issues at the DMV where the company is told that the cars must have manual controls in the event something goes wrong.
At the inaugural Code Conference in California, Google announced a new self-driving prototype vehicle without mirrors, steering wheel, or brake pedal. The vehicle will begin trials in summer.
The autonomous car was able to safely navigate a parked car protruding into its lane, avoid a biker weaving in and out of the bike lane, and approach railroad crossings with prudent caution.
If you have ever wondered what Google's self driving cars see when they are out on the road, we have an image that shows the world through the eyes of the mechanical beasts on the roads right now.
Google's self-driving car has been driving the streets of California for a while with a spotless record. Now the car is legally allowed to operate in Nevada - with some restrictions.
We’ve been hearing about Google’s self-driving car for quite some time now. They’ve caused their controversies, they’ve been the butt of their share of Skynet jabs, but at TED this year, people are getting to...