Baidu Pushing to Expand Robotaxi to 30 Chinese cities by 2023-2024

Baidu plans to expand its robotaxi ride-hailing services across 30 cities in China in two to three years to serve a wider range of users. Robin Li, founder of Baidu, said at the 2021 ABC Summit. Currently, there are about 500 test vehicles in the Baidu Apollo self driving program and they are the first …

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Videos of Tesla FSD Beta

Tesla Autopilot FSD Beta drives from San Francisco to Sausalito with 0 disengagements. FSD Beta 8.2 does well in suburban and rural areas but it still needs improvement for major urban areas. Tesla FSD Beta 8.2 had a couple of disengagements and close calls while driving in Oakland. SOURCES- AI Driver, Whole Mars Catalog, Dirty …

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Tesla Pseudo LIDAR Using Just Cameras And Imminent Acceleration of Self Driving Improvement

Tesla can compare two or more video frames to confirm the depth of objects and generate pseudo LIDAR. They can convert images to a birds-eye view representation of what is around a car. They are also able to train with an unsupervised method. Many technical people and some business people with better views of the …

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Nvidia Drive Uses 1000 Watts But Tesla HW3 FSD Chip Uses 36 Watts

In October 2017 Nvidia and partner development companies announced the Drive PX Pegasus system, based upon two Xavier CPU/GPU devices and two post-Volta (Turing) generation GPUs. The companies stated the third generation Drive PX system would be capable of Level 5 autonomous driving, with a total of 320 INT8 TOPS of AI computational power and …

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Plus Using Nvidia Orin AI Chip for Self Driving Semi Truck in 2022

Plus, a self-driving truck technology, announced today that it will equip the next generation of its autonomous truck driving system with the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin system-on-a-chip (SoC). The company plans to roll out this next-generation system in 2022 across the U.S., China and Europe. Plus is starting mass production of its autonomous driving system for …

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Self-Driving Bus is Now Operating in Australia

First self-driving bus is now serving customers in New South Wales, Australia. It is serving the Marian Grove Retirement Village in Toormina, a suburb of Coffs Harbour. Using the BusBot app (iOS and Android), users will be able to hail the autonomous BusBot directly from their smartphone. Via’s advanced algorithms will enable multiple riders to …

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Baidu and Udelv Will Test Driverless Trucks for Walmart in the USA

Baidu, who is China’s version of Google, has entered a partnership deal with California-based autonomous delivery start-up Udelv that will see self-driving vans powered providing delivery services to American retailers such as Walmart from February. Baidu announced the deal with Udelv at a launch event for its latest open self-driving platform – Apollo 3.5 – …

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