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carsWill Self-Driving Vehicles Make Uber A Dangerous Choice?

Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft are a convenient alternative to calling a cab. Once users download the company’s app and register an account, they can start booking rides. Although ride-sharing services can be more expensive than a cab, it’s what …

camerasTwo Cheap Cameras Can Provide LiDAR-like Object Detection for Self-Driving

Cornell researchers can use two inexpensive cameras on either side of the windshield to detect objects with nearly LiDAR’s accuracy and at a fraction of the cost. Currently, the LIDAR implementation needs three devices and a cost of $10,000 per …

artificial intelligenceTesla Autonomy Software

Tesla Autonomy Investor Day described their software. Tesla has a shadow mode where they can compare alternative software algorithms against the current software. Tesla will only proceed from shadow mode to early adopter software rollout if the Shadow Mode software …

carsTesla Will Showcase Full Self Driving Computer on Monday

Tesla will showcase the full self-driving computer (FSD) on Monday and will provide test drives of Tesla's that are using the FSD computer.

batteriesTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Roof Construction Progress

The Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory is on track to having the completion of the external building in May, 2019. Rapid completion of the Shanghai Gigafactory is critical for Tesla to hit sales goals in 2019. China buys over half of the …

artificial intelligenceBuilding a Better Driver #TCRobotics

Autonomous vehicles can't be as good as human drivers. They need to be better. Aurora co-founder and CPO Sterling Anderson and Uber ATG Chief scientist Raquel Urtasun dig into the self-driving stack and how AI is used to help vehicles …

carsTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Has Metal Wall and Roof Framing

Video’s and pictures from Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory show metal wall and roof framing. The factory building and site appear on track for May 2019 completion. Tesla will keep up the construction speed to build automotive assembly line as fast as …

carsTesla Autopilot Needs Big Progress to Reach Full Self-driving

Self-driving car expert Brad Templeton does not believe that Tesla is close to having its software ready for full self-driving cars. Brad has lengthy assessment of the current capabilities of the Tesla Autopilot. Brad feels that the Autopilot needs improvements …