Tag: Autonomous Vehicles

Porsche Uses Autonomous Tech To Improve Workshop Efficiency

Porsche has partnered with Berlin-based startup Kopernikus Automotive to use autonomous driving technologies for vehicles at the marque’s workshop at its Ludwigsburg facility. The aim of the partnership is to enable vehicles to drive autonomously from their parking space to the lifting platform and back again. The only thing workshop mechanics will need to do […]

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Bosch Could Introduce Autonomous Tech Tomorrow But Regulatory Hurdles Are Slowing Progress

Bosch says it has all the necessary hardware and software for full autonomy but says regulatory hurdles are what’s holding it back. During an interview with Autocar, Bosch senior vice-president of automated driving, Kay Stepper, said the first fully-autonomous vehicles will hit the roads by 2025 once the red tape is cleared. Read Also: Bosch […]

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The Kubota X Tractor AI Robot Is One Machine Gun Away From Starting Judgement Day

The future of farming will be filled with autonomous electric tractors silently plowing in fields, according to Kubota, a Japanese tractor maker, which celebrated its 130th anniversary with the reveal of the smart X Tractor concept. The Kubota X Tractor debuted at an exhibition in Kyoto City, Japan this month providing a glimpse at the […]

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Hyundai Mobis M.Vision S Concept Is An Autonomous Pod For The Future

<!––> <!––> Hyundai is preparing to unveil a Personal Air Vehicle at CES, but Hyundai Mobis is going in a different direction as they will introduce the M.Vision S concept. Billed as a more advanced version of last year’s M.Vision concept, the S is a fully autonomous concept car that embraces “shareable mobility.” The company […]

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Autonomous Volkswagen Shuttles To Drive Around Doha During 2022 FIFA World Cup

The city of Doha, Qatar wants to have an all-electric and autonomous public transport system up-and-running in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is partnering with Volkswagen to make it happen. Tech Crunch reports that Volkswagen and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) will work together in developing the infrastructure needed to integrate a […]

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NHTSA Investigating December 7 Tesla Model 3 Crash Involving Autopilot

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will investigate the December 7, 2019 crash of a 2018 Tesla Model 3 in Norwalk, Connecticut that reportedly occurred with the Autopilot function engaged. The incident saw the Model 3 slam into the rear of a police car on Interstate 95 as authorities were responding to a disabled vehicle […]

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NIO To Partner With Intel’s Mobileye For Autonomous Tech In China

Chinese car manufacturer Nio will partner with Mobileye to develop self-driving vehicles for the Chinese market and other countries. The agreement, as reported by Reuters, will see Nio manufacture a self-driving system designed by Mobileye, Intel’s autonomous driving technology firm. This system will be integrated into future models from Nio as well as Mobileye’s autonomous […]

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Chinese And Europeans More Open To EVs And Autonomous Tech Than U.S. Buyers

A survey has revealed that consumers in China and Europe are far more open to the idea of electric vehicles and self-driving technologies than those in the U.S. The survey was conducted by OC&C Strategy Consultants and, according to Reuters, shows that 90 per cent of Chinese respondents would consider, were likely to, or definitely […]

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Waymo Starts Building Autonomous Vehicles In Its Detroit Plant

Waymo recently started outfitting its self-driving prototypes at its new plant in Detroit. Speaking at the Forbes Under 30 Summitt, Waymo’s chief executive, John Krafcik, dubbed the site, which has already outfitted 30 Jaguar I-Pace SUVs with its autonomous driving technologies, “the world’s first dedicated autonomous plant.” These prototypes are now in California for development […]

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