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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...

Tesla Acquires DeepScale for Self-Driving AI

In its quest to make robotaxis a reality, Tesla bought the artificial intelligence startup DeepScale based in Mountain View, California. DeepScale's co-founder, Forest Iandola,...

Luminar Announces Cheaper LiDAR for Self-Driving Cars

Most manufacturers of autonomous driving vehicles consider LiDAR an essential technology for true self-driving vehicles, although there is debate around LiDAR vs Cameras for...

Tesla Hardware 3 (Full Self-Driving Computer) Detailed

After years of rumors, Tesla finally released its own AI hardware in 2019, dubbed Hardware 3.0 (or AP3) to power its full self-driving technology...

Toyota’s Guardian Driving Automation System to Assist Drivers

What combines the best of humans and machines at the automobile steering wheel? Toyota says it's the company's Guardian driving automation system, and that...

Top Real-Life Challenges Facing AI Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars aim to revolutionize the auto industry by saving lives, reducing accidents and lessening the environmental impact of carbon emissions. These high-tech vehicles...

Self-Driving Cars May Soon See Around Corners

Blind spots around corners may be a thing of the past for self-driving cars thanks to high-tech laser technology developed by a team at...

The Ethical Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars are almost a reality. Waymo and Uber are testing fleets of self-driving cars in Phoenix starting in early 2018. Several automakers have...

Experience a Waymo Self-Driving Car in this 360 Degree Video

Want to know what's it's like to ride along in a self-driving car?  Now you can.  Waymo (part of Alphabet, Google's parent company) is...

Top Self-Driving Car Technology Companies in 2018

Google started its ambitious self-driving car research project back in 2009. At the beginning of 2018, several companies are developing autonomous vehicles and the...