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Tesla Autopilot Using HD Maps?

Elon Musk famously said during the 2019 Tesla Autonomy Day that Tesla will not rely on HD Maps for its Autopilot system, saying they...

LiDAR vs. Cameras for Self Driving Cars – What’s Best?

Environmental sensing technology makes self-driving cars possible. Without the ability to sense the immediate area around a car, computer systems would have no way...

SAE Self-Driving Levels 0 to 5 for Automation – What They Mean

For almost a century, inventors have tried to build self-driving vehicles that don't need human drivers to get around. The first such cars appeared...

CES 2020 Self-Driving and Autonomous Vehicle Announcements

CES 2020 is turning into somewhat of an automotive show these days as the technology in cars becomes more sophisticated and advanced, particularly with...

Tesla Autopilot AP1 vs AP2 vs AP3 – Differences Explained

Tesla originally released Autopilot in late 2014 and has been pushing the envelope of self-driving capabilities ever since. While new Tesla vehicles do come...

NVIDIA Unveils New Orin Chip For Self-Driving Vehicles

December 2019 - Self driving vehicle technology took a step forward with NVIDIA's announcement of its next-generation Orin chip, officially called the NVIDIA DRIVE...

Intel Mobileye and NIO Partner to Build Self-Driving Electric Cars

Israel-based Mobileye announced a partnership with Chinese automaker NIO to sell autonomous electric vehicles to consumers. Under the collaboration, NIO will engineer and manufacture...

Ghost Brings Highway-Only ‘Autopilot’ to Any Car

November 2019 - A new player in autonomous driving emerged from the shadows when startup Ghost Locomotion announced $63.7 million in funding. Rather than...

Ford Self-Driving Sensors Technology Avoids Bugs

Engineers at Ford Motor Company have figured out how to keep bugs from smashing into and clogging the sensors on its self-driving vehicles like...

Fully Autonomous Waymo Taxis with no Safety Driver Coming Soon

Customers of Waymo ride-hailing service in suburban Phoenix, Arizona, can expect to be passengers in self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in the near future. On...