Tag: Autonomous

Hyundai-Aptiv’s Joint Venture Begins Testing Autonomous Vehicles In Las Vegas

Motional, the autonomous vehicle company created through a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, has started testing fully autonomous prototypes in Las Vegas without safety drivers behind the steering wheel. The company confirmed in a statement that the tests were conducted earlier this month, noting that the vehicles did things such as “navigating intersections, unprotected […]

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Torc Robotics Partners With Amazon To Make Autonomous Trucks For Daimler

In the race to build autonomous trucks, Daimler Trucks’ Torc Robotics is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its cloud services. Daimler Trucks bought a majority stake in Torc Robotics in 2019 with the express purpose of developing Level 4 autonomous commercial vehicles. Many manufacturers in the transportation sector are betting big on autonomous […]

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Apple Car Saga: Nissan Out Of The Running, Says COO

Nissan is not in talks with Apple, said Ashwani Gupta, Nissan’s Chief Operating Officer, in a Financial Times report. The news is the latest in a speculation-fuelled saga surrounding the tech giant’s attempt to shake up the automotive industry with an autonomous EV of their own. Earlier this month reports indicated that Apple were to […]

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Volkswagen To Use Microsoft’s Cloud To Help Develop Autonomous Driving Tech

In its quest to make the development of autonomous driving easier and faster, Volkswagen is partnering with Microsoft to use its cloud technology. By using Microsoft Azure, VW says it will make handling the massive amounts of data that go into developing autonomous driving systems. With petabytes of data being collected on the road (from […]

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Apple Car Deal Is Now Dead, Say Hyundai And Kia As They Lose $8.5 Billion Market Value

Hyundai and sister brand Kia have confirmed that talks about working with tech-giant Apple on a new car have come to a close, according to Bloomberg. The news saw $3 billion wiped off Hyundai’s value as share value fell by 6.2 percent, while Kia’s share dropped by 15 percent, resulting in a $5.5 billion loss […]

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Cadillac’s Super Bowl Commercial Showcases Super Cruise With ‘Edgar Scissorhands’

Cadillac has chosen to showcase both the all-electric Lyriq and its advanced Super Cruise hands-free driving feature for its Super Bowl commercial for 2021. The commercial revolves around a boy named Edgar Scissorhands, played by Timotheé Chalamet, who was born with scissors for hands. Much like Edward Scissorhands, Edgar encounters a lot of challenges due […]

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