Posts Tagged: Self-Driving Cars

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 »

Intel Makes Major Investment in Autonomous Technology

The majority of the car industry is investing in autonomous vehicle technology, and some companies are as committed as can be. Recently, two major technology driven companies joined force in hopes to conquer the self-driving car market together. Intel, which is an American multinational corporation and technology company, recently purchased a self-driving tech supplier called… Read more »

Volkswagen Reveals Sedric the Self-Driving Car

Volkswagen recently revealed their latest self-driving car which has a fairly odd appearance. The car, named Sedric, has a “rectangle” shape and has a relatively plain appearance. Fortune compared it to a “portable cassette boom box” which is the best description we’ve heard yet. Check out a video example of the car below: The car… Read more »

Ford Puts Faith and Cash into Self-Driving Cars

We have written several posts about the concept of self-driving cars and how they will absolutely become reality in the near future. In fact, Ford recently invested one billion dollars due to their unwavering faith in the heavily anticipated self-driving car future. This past Friday, Ford announced that they are going to invest five billion… 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 »

Five Ways Autonomous Vehicles May Change Our Everyday Lives

With auto manufacturers and tech companies working diligently to improve their autonomous vehicle designs, we at PermaPlate have started to wonder what our cities and highways will look like in twenty years or so. The adoption of self-driving vehicles and the car-sharing services that will likely come with them have the potential to induce countless… Read more »

The Who’s Who of Self-Driving Cars

When it comes to autonomous technology, it seems as though there is new information being released every day. And with such a continuous flow of both facts and speculations, it can be difficult to remember who is doing what and when each self-driving vehicle is expected to release. With this in mind, PermaPlate has put… Read more »

The Sounds of Google’s Self-Driving Car

In the company’s most recent monthly report, Google has revealed some interesting information about the noises that their self-driving cars will make. Not only are they in the midst of fine-tuning their vehicles to honk for themselves, but they are also working on a sonic noise that will alert passerbyers of their cars’ presence. Honking… Read more »

A Look into the Future of Cars

Mashable recently released an interactive article about the future of the car industry and how technology will transform vehicles over the course of the next ten years. The advances described in this article are based on the idea of a greener, safer and more affordable vehicle – all things that we are looking forward to… 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 »