Tesla’s Autopilot runs from German police with driver asleep
Tesla's self-driving Autopilot technology has proven to be proficient at evading the law. After a Tesla Model 3 refused to stop at a checkpoint in Germany, police were obliged to give chase.
The incident happened on an autobahn in Bamberg, Germany. Police tried to pull over the Tesla for a traff... Read more
Intel’s Mobileye files for an IPO, signals change in the tech market
Intel subsidiary Mobileye recently filed for a US initial public offering (IPO), gauging support for a healthy stock launch even though the market for IPO's has collapsed.
The global IT IPO market is experiencing its worst slump in nearly twenty years. According to statistics from Dealogic, US l... Read more
Britain to make self-driving vehicles road-legal in 2025
Britain announced plans for new regulations and 100 million pounds (approx. $119 million) in financing on Friday to have self-driving vehicles on the roads by 2025.
The government stated that it wished to capitalize on the burgeoning market for self-driving vehicles, which it appraised at 42 bil... Read more
‘Apple still working on self-driving electric car’
Apple is said to be working towards having its own car on the market by 2024. The car would feature self-driving technology and be equipped with new battery technology.
Reuters writes that Apple has been designing its own car to a greater or lesser extent since 2014. After Doug Field, who previo... Read more
Facebook releases tools that will help AI navigate the physical world
Facebook has announced that they are well on their way to creating assistants capable of understanding and interacting with the physical world, in much the same way that people do. The social media giant announced progress that implies the future of their AI program is going to involve exciting adv... Read more
‘Amazon in advanced talks to acquire self-driving car startup Zoox’
Amazon is reportedly in negotiations about a potential acquisition of the American startup Zoox that specialises in autonomous vehicles.
According to Bloomberg, Amazon plans on using the acquisition to further automate its distribution. For example, self-driving cars could play a role in deliver... Read more
Huawei launches first 5G hardware for the automotive industry
Huawei has recently announced that it has presented the world's first 5G hardware for the automotive industry. With the now launched hardware, a module on the own 5G chipset Balong 5000, it will be possible for car manufacturers to incorporate self-driving technology in their cars.
Despite the conti... Read more