self driving cars

electric carTesla Navigation on Autopilot for 99% of 800 Miles of Real-World Highway Driving

A pro-Tesla analyst indicates that he used Tesla Navigation on Autopilot for a 13-hour 800-mile drive from Seattle the Bay Area. He found it very relaxing and it is a completely different experience than highway driving with the first version …

businessArk Invests Values Self-Driving Taxi Service at Over $1.3 Trillion by 2023

Ark Invest manages financial funds and ETFs and are among the most vocal Tesla bulls. Even if full autonomy is not achieved and Tesla cannot produce an autonomous car, ARK estimates that the electric vehicle opportunity alone would boost its …

artificial intelligenceTuSimple Testing Self-Driving Trucks for US Postal Service

uSimple self-driving trucks is starting a short pilot program with the US Postal Service. They will complete five round trips between Phoenix and Dallas using autonomous semis operated by TuSimple. Letters and packages moving between Phoenix and Dallas will travel …

5gAI Will Have Insatiable Demand For Accelerated Computing

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says that there will be an insatiable demand for accelerated computing from Artificial Intelligence applications.

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.