Tag: Autonomous

Tesla Model 3 Crashes Into A Police Car With Autopilot Engaged

A Tesla Model 3 with the Autopilot engaged crashed into two vehicles, one of which was a police car, in Norwalk, Connecticut on Saturday, December 7. Local police was on the scene after responding to a disabled vehicle occupying the left center lane; according to the Connecticut State Police, the troopers stopped behind the broken […]

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First Genesis EV Coming In 2021, More To Follow In 2024

The Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new roadmap which aims to turn the company into a “smart mobility solution provider” by 2025. Dubbed Strategy 2025, the plan calls for Hyundai to “expand beyond automobiles” and produce last-mile mobility products as well as personal air vehicles better known as a flying cars. The plan didn’t […]

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Mercedes Kicks Off Robotaxi Tests In U.S. Using Mainly S-Class Models

While Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius previously told journalists that his company’s autonomous driving technologies will more likely be applied to commercial vehicles, word has it that the automaker has also begun robotaxi tests in California, with the help of Bosch. This autonomous fleet is comprised of some 30 vehicles, most of them being Mercedes S-Class […]

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VW On Track To Launch A Fully Autonomous Vehicle By 2025

Volkswagen intends to launch a fully autonomous driving system by 2025, and the automaker is highlighting the technology behind this ambitious effort. While a number of companies are working on autonomous driving technology, Volkswagen’s effort kicked into high-gear this March when they began testing a fleet of five e-Golfs in Hamburg. The models have been […]

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Consumers Like Autonomous Cars, But Don’t Want To Totally Hand Over Control

An SAE International survey reveals general support for autonomous cars among people who have ridden in one. However, most consumers still prefer to not let the car operate completely on its own, but rather share control with it. According to Automotive News, the automotive-industry group surveyed 1,395 participants at four demonstrations totaling 2,000 rides in […]

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Kia Futuron Concept Is A Bold Coupe SUV With Electric Power, Level 4 Autonomy

Kia has unveiled its first coupe SUV but you won’t be able to buy it, as it’s a concept – at least for now. It’s called the Futuron and it explores a new design direction for the Korean brand’s future electric vehicles. As the name suggests and the photos attest, this is a futuristic concept […]

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Toyota Says No One Is Close To Introducing Level 5 Autonomous Tech

Toyota is confident that self-driving cars will play an important role in the future of the motoring industry but says no car manufacturers or technology companies are close to deploying ‘Level 5’ systems. While recently speaking with the Newcastle Herald, chief executive of Toyota’s global research division James Kuffner revealed that the Japanese car manufacturer […]

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Tesla’s ‘Smart Summon’ Doesn’t Act So Smart In Parking Lot Incident

Tesla has been criticized in the past for having its owners essentially beta test ais dvanced semi-autonomous driving functions on public roads, and the exact same argument has been made for the recently-introduced ‘Smart Summon’ feature. The function, rolled out officially in late September, allows owners to operate their Tesla through a smartphone as long […]

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