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Tag Archives: autonomous vehicles
In an inadvertent parody of Claude Rains’ assertion that he is shocked that gambling is going on, it’s alleged by Consumer Watchdog that the credibility of the autonomous vehicle policy issued last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -aka NHTSA – is undermined because former NHTSA chief Mark Rosekind has taken a job with autonomous vehicle developer Zoox. Continue reading
The award recognizes “exceptional work as a leader in the design, development, and deployment of intelligent transportation systems.” Continue reading
Serving as a global forum of industry leaders, inventors, and disruptors from Detroit to Silicon Valley and everywhere in-between, th SAE World Congress promises three days of “active learning, high-powered collaboration, and technological discovery.” Continue reading
In theory, TetraVue’s expertise helps to address challenges with automated vehicles encountering unexpected and dangerous obstacles during operation. TetraVue’s core technology differentiation is claimed to be their patented “light slicer” technology, which uses time and distance measurements to find optical intensities using standard CMOS sensors. Continue reading
The very small Argo AI team of specialists in robotics and artificial intelligence is led by founders Bryan Salesky, CEO, and Peter Rander, COO. Both are alumni of Carnegie Mellon National Robotics Engineering Center and former heads of the self-driving car teams of Google and Uber, respectively. Continue reading
The mid-size Infiniti QX50 Concept is an outgrowth of the QX Sport Inspiration that appeared debuted last April in Beijing. Continue reading
Michigan Makes Rules for The Research, Testing, Use, and Ultimately Public Sale of Autonomous Vehicles
The law establishes the Michigan Council on Future Mobility, as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation, that will recommend policies to set industry standards. It also will regulate connected vehicle networks and how traffic data, such as vehicle crashes, will be collected and shared.
Lobbyists from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Ford Motor, General Motors, Toyota Motor, and Google, as well as ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft had a large say in the regulations.
Planet M was launched in June 2016 as a collaborative branding effort to promote Michigan as the “epicenter of mobility.” The messaging pushes Michigan’s leadership in talent development, auto R&D and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) testing. Continue reading
In the latest development on the rapidly moving road to autonomous vehicles, Renault now has an agreement with Chronocam SA, a developer of vision sensors and “computer vision solutions.” Continue reading
The primary focus of the policy is on highly automated vehicles, or those in which the vehicle can take full control of driving in at least some circumstances. Portions of the policy also apply to lower levels of automation, including some of the driver-assistance systems already being deployed by automakers today. Continue reading
U-M is one of only a handful of universities to offer master’s and doctoral degrees in robotics, with the Ph.D. program now in its third year. More than 35 faculty members work in the field. Continue reading
Ford Motor and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology working on research that measures how pedestrians move to improve point-to-point electric shuttles. Continue reading
Mercedes-Benz is pulling an advertisement for its 2017 E-Class vehicles called “The Future,” which touts automated features available in the 2017 E-Class as the next step toward a self-driving car. Continue reading
Safety advocates want the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Mercedes-Benz for advertising 2017 E-Class models as a self-driving car. Continue reading
Google has 73 self-driving cars out of 98 in testing from ten automakers on the road in California under DMV testing rules. However, they have been involved in 17 accidents that Google claims were not the car’s fault. Continue reading