Volkswagen and Ford join forces for self-propelled cars
Volkswagen and Ford will join forces with regard to electric and self-propelled cars, says Bloomberg. Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion in Argo AI, Ford's partner in self-propelled car technology.
The deal attributes a value of 7 billion to Argo AI, the two car manufacturers said in a joint state... Read more
Nvidia is hoping to take a share of the car market with its own autopilot.
Nvidia is fully focused on responding as much as possible to the market for autonomous vehicles. The company is developing a near-term product that will enable it to compete in a whole new segment of the automotive industry. During the CES 2019 it became clear that the company had developed the Nvid... Read more
New ARM processor improves safety in self-propelled vehicles
There are many growth markets when it comes to chips. One of them is that of cars and other vehicles. They are getting smarter and smarter, which means that there is an increasing demand for chips to process all incoming data. Self-propelled cars bring in different data streams, all of which need to... Read more
Self-propelled cars from Waymo attacked by residents of Arizona
A number of inhabitants of the American town of Phoenix in Arizona have attacked self-propelled cars from Waymo, reports Silicon Angle. They seem to be expressing their anger at the use of technology in their streets.
In the past two years, 21 incidents have been reported. The attacks range from cu... Read more
“People are also gonna have sex in self-propelled cars.
Researchers expect that self-propelled cars will not only serve to read a book during transport. It is expected that autonomous vehicles will probably also be used for sex. According to the researchers, this is one of the most obvious developments.
The Annals of Tourism Research published a report w... Read more
“Self-propelled cars General Motors are having trouble detecting moving objects.
General Motors has been testing its self-propelled cars on roads since 2016. But now it appears that a number of "unexpected technical challenges" have emerged. One of them is difficulty with "identifying whether objects move or not", according to sources from Reuters.
The cars would have difficulty... Read more
“Uber wants to bring self-propelled cars into a separate company.
Uber is considering separating and demerging its Advanced Technologies Group, which is engaged in the development of self-propelled vehicles. This choice would have been made in order to make the planned IPO run more smoothly. The development of self-propelled cars is very expensive.
The Financial T... Read more
Self-propelled cars will also have to take a driving test later on.
If self-propelled cars are allowed on the road, they will have to obtain a driving licence just like everyone else. That autonomous vehicle will then receive the Software driving licence, abbreviated as driving licence S. For owners of autonomous vehicles there may also be a separate and additional ... Read more