Tag: self-driving vehicle

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Walmart investing in GM’s Cruise self-driving car company

April 15, 2021


Walmart is investing in Cruise, General Motors’ majority-owned self-driving vehicle subsidiary, as part of a new $2.75 billion funding round for the company. The decision to invest comes about five months after the companies started developing a pilot program to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyundai-Aptiv Venture Wins Driverless Test Approval in Nevada

November 17, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv Plc’s $4 billion self-driving venture received permission from the state of Nevada to test autonomous vehicles on public roads without a safety driver, the company said. The joint venture, dubbed Motional, got the approval from […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford unveils new self-driving test vehicle for 2022 launch

October 20, 2020


Ford Motor plans to launch its self-driving commercial business in 2022 with vehicles based on the Ford Escape Hybrid crossover, the company said Tuesday. The vehicles are the automaker’s fourth-generation self-driving test vehicles in partnership with Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Self-driving vehicle watches human to cope better in strange environments

August 13, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The team designed an algorithm that allows an autonomous ground vehicle to improve its existing navigation systems by watching how a human driver remote-controlled the same vehicle, calling the approach ‘adaptive planner parameter learning from demonstration’ – APPLD. The approach […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Google expanding self-driving vehicle testing to Phoenix, Arizona

April 7, 2016

Via: Reuters

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is expanding its testing of self-driving cars to the Phoenix, Arizona metro area, the company said on Thursday, making it the fourth U.S. city to serve as a proving ground for the autonomous vehicles. The company’s Google […]