Monday, April 23, 2018

Autolist recently conducted a survey, revealing which companies 1,326 consumers trust the most to bring a self-driving car to market. The study was done in March and April, in the weeks after both Tesla and Uber were involved in fatal crashes involving some form of self-driving technology. Still, 32 percent of consumers trust Tesla more […]

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Automakers are currently in a race to bring self-driving vehicles to market and data is expected to be a big part of what will eventually enable a fully self-driving system that is safer than humans. While many companies developing the technology are limited to test fleets to collect data, Tesla has the advantage of having […]

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A recent patent shows some of the thinking about fully autonomous cars, which might look nothing like cars do now. Whenever we have shown self-driving cars or autonomous vehicles as imagined 50 or 60 years ago, people are always playing board games or cards, because they didn’t have iPads or phones to play with then. […]

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Self-driving cars are nearly ready for primetime, and so are the laser sensors that help them see the world. Lidar, which builds a 3-D map of a car’s surroundings by firing millions of laser points a second and measuring how long they take to bounce back, has been in development since 2005, when a guy […]

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A bunch of different car companies are currently trying to decide for you how exactly you’d like your car to drive you around. There’s no standard for autonomous or even semi-autonomous driving systems — just a general SAE template describing the different levels of intervention required to operate computer-controlled vehicles — which means engineering teams at […]

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In the wake of what happened to Facebook this past week – turned out they were collecting and misusing an enormous amount of data from their users – I think it’s high time we talked about the car-related technologies that have to do with data collection. You have probably heard the term Connected Cars, but […]

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