Baidu Scores First Robotaxi Permits In China

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

While autonomous vehicle testing in the United States (especially with Tesla vehicles) gets a lot of our attention, we also like to keep an eye on developments in other places, like China. In what is being called a “world first,” Baidu, the “Google of China,” has been granted permits to offer commercial fully driverless ride-hailing […]

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Location Key to Improved Autonomous Vehicle Vision

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:50:19 +0000

QUT robotics researchers working with Ford Motor Company have found a way to tell an autonomous vehicle which cameras to use when navigating. Professor Michael Milford, Joint Director of the QUT Centre for Robotics and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and senior author, said the research comes from a project looking at how cameras and […]

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Autopilot & Full Self Driving — California DMV Accuses Tesla Of False Advertising

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 07:09:25 +0000

Tesla AutopilotUsing the terms Autopilot and Full Self Driving is deceptive, the California DMV alleges in a new administrative filing.

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GM To Double Miles Of Highway That Super Cruise Works On

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 23:50:09 +0000

One of the big criticisms systems like Ford’s Blue Cruise and GM’s Super Cruise have endured is that they don’t work almost everywhere like Tesla’s autopilot. But, the flip side is that these other systems are hands free when engaged. They’re not “eyes free,” and you still have to pay attention, but you can at […]

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A Look Behind The Curtain At VinGroup’s VinFast

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 12:58:32 +0000

EV startups are a dime a dozen in recent years, so when a massive conglomerate in Vietnam opened up about plans to start a new EV brand with an IPO to follow, it seemed like little more than the latest chapter in the bumpy road to a fully electric future. This skepticism colors the way […]

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Motional Expands Autonomous Vehicle Testing Into San Diego

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 18:15:37 +0000

On any given day, Motional robotaxis may be seen on test drives in numerous cities in the United States, as well as Asia, including Boston, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas, Santa Monica, and Singapore. In addition to locations such as San Diego where Motional vehicles have driven on the road assessing system performance. This breadth of driving […]

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Motional Expands Autonomous Vehicle Testing Into San Francisco

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 18:15:37 +0000

On any given day, Motional robotaxis may be seen on test drives in numerous cities in the United States, as well as Asia, including Boston, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas, Santa Monica, and Singapore. In addition to locations such as San Diego where Motional vehicles have driven on the road assessing system performance. This breadth of driving […]

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Drone News Roundup

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 17:15:34 +0000

While small drones (sUAS) are an important part of today’s electric aviation scene, it doesn’t make sense to cover every little thing that happens with them. But, there’s still a lot of interesting things going on that are worth checking out as we watch this relatively young CleanTech industry emerge. So, I’m going to do […]

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Chinese Team Builds A Solar-Powered Mini EV

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 21:50:41 +0000

Recent posts at CNEVPost.com and Interesting Engineering tell us the story of a team which took the concept of a relatively crude Mini EV and turned it into a vehicle that (at least in some ways) surpasses the technological capabilities of full-sized electric cars. The Chinese Mini EV Market It’s impossible to understand what this […]

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Tesla Tackles Potholes, Autonomous Trucking Pressures Gavin Newsom, & More

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 07:40:35 +0000

fastest Tesla Model 3Autonomous driving news has been flooding the zone lately. One story pops up and before we get to covering it, another does, and then another. Let’s go through a handful of these stories quickly and see where that leaves us — perhaps at a very interesting destination, or perhaps in an illogical traffic jam 20 […]

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