Dubai To Put 4,000 Cruise Self-Driving Vehicles Into Operation By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:46:41 +0000

I’ve spent a lot of time in the UAE, and I’ve long said it would be one of the first places to implement robotaxis on a large scale. Word today is that it has placed an order with Cruise. The city of Dubai reports that it will be the first non-US city in the world […]

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Autonomous Driving Tech, Regulations, & Auto Design — CleanTech Talk with Cruise’s Robert Grant

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:00:54 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Rob Grant, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Social Impact at Cruise, to talk about Cruise’s work in the autonomous vehicle space. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded […]

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4 Potential Autonomous Driving Futures

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 17:48:41 +0000

The 2020s will see the electric vehicle market explode in terms of sales, but it feels like last decade was the decade of electric vehicles. That’s when the foundation was laid, when the true breakthrough happened, when the automotive world was turned on its head by electric vehicles — and, in particular, by one electric […]

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AutoX Releases Autonomous Robotaxi Video In Shenzhen, China

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 01:49:42 +0000

AutoX has released a new video in English announcing that the company’s autonomous robotaxi service is open to the public in China

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Microsoft Invests $2 Billion In Cruise In Bid To Lead Autonomous Driving Revolution

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 23:18:09 +0000

Microsoft will invest $2 billion in Cruise, the autonomous driving division of General Motors. Its Azure cloud computing platform will be used by Cruise to improve its TaaS model.

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Cruise Rolling Out Fully Driverless Vehicles In San Francisco — Other Cities Soon-ish

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:48:23 +0000

The news this month is that Cruise is beginning to roll out fully self-driving vehicles — with no drivers at all — on the streets of San Francisco

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Robotaxis Can Now Collect Cash Money From Passengers In California

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 06:34:36 +0000

More than a dozen companies have long been approved to test out self-driving cars in California. Now, they can also charge passengers if they launch a robotaxi service

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10 Robotaxi Services — Existing & Planned

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:04:32 +0000

I cover self-driving vehicles and robotaxis quite frequently as part of this job. In fact, I think we were using the term “robotaxi” before I saw it used by any other media outlet, and certainly before it had become an industry norm

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George Hotz: “Tesla’s Going To Win Level 5”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 02:00:53 +0000

In his “Artificial Intelligence Podcast” series, Lex Fridman interviewed George Hotz, the founder of (among many other things), in the middle of 2019. focuses on machine learning–based vehicle automation. In the almost 2 hour podcast, Hotz shared his thoughts on a variety of things, including a lengthy discussion of Tesla’s efforts toward Level 5 autonomy

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COVID-19 To Climate Change: How Zero-Emission AVs Could Help Respond To Our Next Global Crisis

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 16:13:43 +0000

As we grapple with the potential reality of compound crises, each extracting significant tolls, now is the time to examine how an emerging technology like autonomous vehicles (AV) can help respond to and mitigate this and future crises

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