Tag: Autonomous

Hyundai’s Motional Starts Autonomous Uber Eats Deliveries In Santa Monica

Motional, the autonomous vehicle joint venture launched by Hyundai and Aptiv, has introduced an autonomous delivery service for Uber Eats customers in Santa Monica, California. The autonomous Hyundai Ioniq 5 being developed by Motional has been incorporated seamlessly into the Uber Eats platform. When an order is placed, the Ioniq 5 will drive to the […]

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Tesla Driver Claims Model X In Autopilot Veered Off Road, Mounted Guard Rail In Australia

An Australian man is lucky to have escaped without injury after an accident that saw his Tesla Model X veer off the road and onto a guardrail. The driver claims that the electric vehicle was in “Autopilot” mode when the accident occurred. The driver told Australia’s 9News that he was driving south on Wurundjeri Way […]

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GM’s Cruise And BrightDrop Are Looking Into Autonomous Delivery Vans

Cruise is working alongside General Motors’ BrightDrop business to develop autonomous delivery vehicles. The two GM-controlled companies are developing a self-driving system that can be used in electric vans, opening up the possibility of autonomous delivery vehicles, a new report states. Importantly, Cruise is not thought to be prioritizing work with BrightDrop just quite yet. […]

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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Still Perform Poorly Under Certain Circumstances

Advanced driver assistance systems are becoming more and more common but when other road users do something unexpected, they still struggle to keep drivers safe, according to a new study from AAA. The association tested a collection of vehicles from brands such as Tesla, Hyundai, and Subaru with Level 2 semi-autonomous features that were designed […]

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2023 Chevrolet Tahoe And Suburban Go Hands-Free With Newly Available Super Cruise

After years of being a Cadillac exclusive, Super Cruise is slowly spreading across General Motor’s lineup. The latest models to get the hands-free semi-autonomous driving system are the 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, which will go into production late this summer. Set to be offered on the range-topping High Country and Premier trims, Super Cruise […]

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Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 Robotaxi Is Going To Be That Wimpy Driver That Gets Stuck At A Stop Sign For 3 Hours

Hyundai is ramping up marketing activities to promote its self-driving Ioniq 5 Robotaxi ahead of the vehicle transporting public passengers starting in 2023. For many taxi users the idea of being ferried around by a car with no driver is even more worrying than being driven by an actual person who could well be a […]

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Apple Car May Take Commands From Siri Like An iPhone, Updated Autonomous Driving Patent Suggests

The race toward autonomous driving is turning out to be a marathon for the industry and a recently updated patent from Apple shows that it’s still running. The patent, creatively named “Guidance Of Autonomous Vehicles In Destination Vicinities Using Intent Signals” outlines a way to use a smartphone’s touchscreen and a voice recognition sytem, such […]

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Mercedes EQS And S-Class Gain Level 3 Self-Driving Tech For A Little Over $5,000 In Germany

The future has arrived as Mercedes is the first manufacturer to put a Level 3 semi-autonomous driving system with an “international valid certification” into series production. Known as Drive Pilot, the system will be available to order in Germany starting on May 17th where it will cost €5,000 ($5,273) on the S-Class and EQS. However, […]

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