Driver Assist Systems Proved Their Worth In Largest Study Yet

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 16:15:57 +0000

If you’re friends with anyone on “Tesla Twitter,” you’ll see the occasional video of absolutely terrible driving, often tagged as #HumanPilot. Why? Because Tesla fans believe that the future Full Self Driving software will drive safer than humans, make fewer mistakes, and save lives. They even sometimes go as far as to say that FSD […]

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This Little Autonomous Vehicle Getting Use At New York’s JFK International Airport

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 03:55:58 +0000

We give much attention to autonomous driving companies like Waymo, Cruise, Tesla, Argo AI, etc., yet often forget about little autonomous shuttle company Navya. It’s true — Navya is not tackling general AI or usable in nearly as many environments as the tech created by those other companies. Nonetheless, it gets use on various simple […]

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Cruise Expands Robotaxi Service in San Francisco Massively

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 03:57:19 +0000

One criticism of lidar-using robotaxi startups has long been the limited geographies in which they operate. Waymo started in a corner of Phoenix, and then a corner of San Francisco, and it isn’t much beyond those starting spots still! Cruise Automation, aka Cruise, started in a corner of San Francisco. Cruise, however, has just expanded […]

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JIDU Robocar Released

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 01:30:28 +0000

Back in June, we covered Baidu and Geely’s new robotaxi design, slated to be built by their joint venture: JIDU. Now, a limited edition of the car has been announced, with pricing to match. Today, #JIDU officially released the limited edition of its first-ever robocar, #ROBO-01 Lunar Edition, priced at 399,800 RMB (~ 55,253 USD). […]

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BMW & Its Robots Are Going To Take Your Forklift Cert Away. Good Luck Having A Date Again, Ever.

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 01:00:24 +0000

Are you having trouble with dating prospects or looking cool for friends? Do you want to gain more social status? Normally, doing things like going to therapy, taking classes and getting that degree, reading self-help books, or getting plastic surgery are the “go to” solution in today’s image-obsessed world, but if you feel comfortable believing […]

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Argo.AI Closes Up, But Ford & VW Are Taking The Employees On

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 16:30:07 +0000

Yesterday, TechCrunch broke news that Argo.AI is shutting down. The company’s operations are reportedly going to shift to Volkswagen and Ford, the company’s two main backers. Multiple sources who wished to remain anonymous told TechCrunch that Argo.AI employees were told during an all-hands meeting Wednesday that some of them would receive offers from the two […]

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Lower-Cost Tesla Will Outsell All Current Teslas Combined

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2022 03:22:59 +0000

During the Q3 2022 Tesla conference call, a question was asked regarding the on-again, off-again lower-cost Tesla vehicle that many people think is critical to Tesla reaching 10 million car sales a year, let alone the company’s targeted 20 million. An institutional investor asked, “The progression from Tesla’s first platform with S/X to the second […]

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Tesla To Build 1,000 GWh Of Battery Cells Domestically, Over Double Entire World’s 2022 Output

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 07:37:54 +0000

After listening to the Q3 Tesla earnings call, there was one thing I noticed that Elon repeated 3 times, and it was the first time I’ve heard him say it. It is that Tesla plans to make a 1,000 GWh of batteries a year, vertically integrated, domestically. Let’s break down what that means: Tesla just […]

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