sdc

  1. Mista T

    Failure of Self Driving Cars and Uber/Lyft

    Failure of SDCs A “big picture” goal of Uber and Lyft is to get rid of humans. Imagine being able to have a computer system control 99% of the functions involved with running a business. A human requests a ride. The AI dispatches a vehicle. The AI acknowledges them upon arrival, and again when...
  2. Ricardo Resolute

    VW to Invest Nearly $2 Billion in Ford SDC Venture

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/vw-to-invest-nearly-2-billion-in-ford-self-driving-car-venture-11551185359 VW to Invest Nearly $2 Billion in Ford Self-Driving Car Venture Move comes as auto makers seek to share the huge costs of developing self-driving cars By William Boston and Mike Colias...
  3. E

    Where to find self-driving cars on the road right now

    Where to find self-driving cars on the road right now Aptiv Las Vegas, Boston, Pittsburgh, Singapore The name “Aptiv” might not ring a bell, but if you visit Las Vegas, you could ride in one of their autonomous vehicles after hailing a Lyft. They first began offering rides in their cars during...
  4. E

    We need robot driving schools for our autonomous cars

    We need robot driving schools for our autonomous cars https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2019/02/09/we-need-robot-driving-schools-for-our-autonomous-cars/ by STEVE JONES — 20 hours ago in CONTRIBUTORS
  5. E

    AMAZON DIVES INTO SELF-DRIVING CARS WITH A BET ON AURORA

    DAVIES TRANSPORTATION 02.07.19 Amazon Wednesday made perhaps its most significant move yet into the self-driving car space, announcing an investment in autonomous tech developer Aurora. For a company with one of the largest logistics operations on the planet, it’s about time...
  6. E

    Self-Driving Vehicles Are Going to Make Traffic Even More Miserable, Says New Study

    Whether you like it or not, self-driving cars will be hitting the road in full-force in the coming years. Thanks to new technology developed by numerous global companies autonomous vehicles will become a staple of modern culture, with nearly 10 million self-driving cars expected to hit the road...
  7. Gulfstream Echo Niner

    Self-driving cars will "cruise" to avoid paying to park

    https://news.ucsc.edu/2019/01/millardball-vehicles.html “Parking prices are what get people out of their cars and on to public transit, but autonomous vehicles have no need to park at all. They can get around paying for parking by cruising," he said. "They will have every incentive to create...
  8. Gulfstream Echo Niner

    Michigan Approves New Waymo Factory

    Waymo will locate its vehicle integration operations in southeast Michigan and received a grant of up to $8 million from the Michigan Economic Development Corp...
  9. Gulfstream Echo Niner

    University of a Toronto offering SDC Certificate

    Self-Driving Cars Specialization Launch Your Career in Self-Driving Cars. Be at the forefront of the autonomous driving industry. https://www.coursera.org/specializations/self-driving-cars?utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketing&utm_campaign=OFKjICWXEemQwatOC0L3ug About this Specialization Be at...
  10. UberPotomac

    Get ready,dust off your resumes.

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/23/tech/boeing-flying-car/index.html Can you imagine. “ Need to stop at Wendy’s, can you wait for me”.
  11. dirtylee

    SDC: It has begun.. CES 2019

    I know what it’s like to lose. To feel so desperately that you’re right, yet to fail nonetheless. Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives. Or should I say, your SDC taxi have. When I’m done, half of the ANT colony will still exist. Perfectly balanced, as all things should be. I hope...
  12. Mista T

    Uber needs SDCs to survive - article

    Michael McGrath Uber Must Have Autonomous Ride Services Aug. 17, 2018 3:00 PM•UBER Summary Uber's ridesharing business model is labor intensive and currently unprofitable. The expected business model for autonomous ride services (ARS) is technology and capital based. The ARS model is much more...
  13. transporter007

    FORBES: SDC Is Here 2 Stay, Grow and Prosper

    The development of autonomous driving technology shows all the signs that it is here to stay: interesting markets, a sense of hurry, competition, rapid changes to the law, participants with varied strategies and approaches, benefits… if anybody ever doubted that by 2020 autonomous vehicles would...
  14. Kobayashi Maru

    5000 Apple employees are currently working on SDC

    Buried in a criminal complaint against a former Apple engineer who's being charged with stealing trade secrets is a remarkable revelation about the size of Apple's autonomous driving systems project: 5,000 employees are working on it. Obviously Apple is fully committed to SDC...
  15. UberPotomac

    Self Driving Cars

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44439523
  16. transporter007

    !!!! 2 Dividend-Paying SDC Stocks You Can Buy Today !!!

    Tech specialists NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) are among the frontrunners in self-driving car technology. Both companies are touted to benefit from this market, and both pay a dividend that should get better in the long run as self-driving cars gain traction. A few months back...
  17. transporter007

    DC Lobby Firm: SDC COALITION for SAFER Streets

    Ford, Lyft, Uber, Volvo Cars, and Waymo established the Coalition to work with lawmakers, regulators, and the public to realize the safety and societal benefits of self-driving vehicles. http://www.selfdrivingcoalition.org/ Washington -- Today, the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets...
  18. transporter007

    VW Teams up With Suppliers on Tech for SDC

    The March to the future continues: With their array of onboard sensors, potential future self-driving cars will generate massive amounts of data. Volkswagen Group of America is teaming up with suppliers Bosch, Continental, Nvidia, and Aquantia to form the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV)...
  19. transporter007

    Waymo Buys 62,000 Chrysler Minivans for SDC

    And the Forward Momentum Continues: Waymo, the driverless-technology company spun out of Google, has agreed to purchase as many as 62,000 minivans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for use in a ride-hailing service set to begin commercial operations later this year. The announcement on Thursday is...
  20. transporter007

    MIT's SDC NaviGates UnMaPPeD CouNtRy Roads

    There's a good reason why companies often test self-driving cars in big cities: they'd be lost most anywhere else. They typically need well-labeled 3D maps to identify curbs, lanes and signs, which isn't much use on a backwoods road where those features might not even exist. MIT CSAIL may have a...
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