Tag: Autonomous

Waymo And Uber Partner On Autonomous Truck Rollout

Waymo’s self-driving trucking unit is partnering with Uber Freight to deploy a host of autonomous trucks. The partnership will see Waymo customers use Uber Freight to more efficiently plan their human-operated and automated trucking fleets. Currently, Uber Freight’s software serves as a middle man and connects truckers with shippers. Doing so reduces shipping costs, Reuters […]

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There Are Hundreds Of Autonomous Mercedes Axor Trucks Helping Brazil’s Sugar Cane Harvest

From the outside, the Mercedes-Benz Axor used for sugar cane harvesting in Brazil may not look very special. Under the skin, however, it is equipped with an advanced automated driving system. The Axor has been used in Brazil since 2019 and was modified for sugar cane harvesting by Mercedes and Brazilian agricultural manufacturer Grunner. By […]

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NHTSA Has Received More Than 750 Complaints Of Phantom Braking In Teslas

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been inundated by complaints from consumers alleging that their Teslas are stopping or slowing for no apparent reason while using their vehicles’ advanced driver assistance systems. The regulator revealed in a letter to Tesla dated May 4 and obtained by the Associated Press that it had received 758 […]

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GM’s Cruise Gets First Permit In California To Carry Paying Passengers In Driverless Cars

Late on Thursday, Cruise became the first company to win a permit to charge customers in San Fransisco, California for rides in self-driving cars. The company said it will start rolling out fared rides gradually, expanding slowly for the smoothest customer service experience possible. Although the company was operating in San Francisco before, it is […]

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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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