Posts Tagged: Autonomous Car News

Apple Self-Driving Cars Expected to Succeed

Apple has had a wild ride so far as a participant in the self-driving car market, but within the last week, it seems as though that road will likely lead to victory. Apple, a cornerstone of current technology has recommitted to creating and perfecting an autonomous vehicle after several difficult months. The California Department of… Read more »

Self-Driving Cars Threaten Bike Riders

It is a matter of time before self-driving cars are coasting down our streets on a daily basis. As companies work tirelessly to produce self-driving cars, they work on getting the cars to recognize pedestrians, birds, and so forth. However, self-driving cars are struggling to identify bicycles, posing as a threat to the pedestrians that… Read more »

Self-Driving Cars are Real But They Are Not Yet a Reality

Self-driving vehicles are being developed and tweaked every day, and although a human could never safely get into one today, we might find ourselves in one eventually. Congested traffic is a nightmare that people despise.  It is believed traffic jams are frequently caused by poor driver reaction times. Human beings are slow to react to… Read more »

What is Lidar?

The successful evening drive performed by Ford’s autonomous Fusion has the auto industry buzzing, as nighttime driving is one of the biggest hurdles that self-driving cars face. Tested in complete darkness on a test course in Arizona, the vehicle relied completely on its Velodyne LiDAR technology and 3D maps of the area. According to Ford… Read more »

Three Services Autonomous Technology Will Rely On

With autonomous vehicle technology constantly improving, automakers are putting more and more thought into how they will be used. Both General Motors and Uber have shown interest in the idea of corporations owning fleets of autonomous vehicles that can be rented by individuals in need of transportation on a regular basis. ABI Research believes that… Read more »

Japan’s Vision for Autonomous Vehicles

As we all know, the race to create the first fully autonomous vehicle is well underway, with almost every automotive company in the running. While US-based brands like Ford and Tesla are interested in creating high-tech cars for the younger generations to enjoy, Japanese automotive company Toyota is taking a different approach, working with Kanazawa… Read more »