Autonomous Vehicles for Social Good: Learning to Solve Congestion
By Eugene Vinitsky | June 3, 2019
We are in the midst of an unprecedented convergence of two rapidly growing trends on our roadways: sharply increasing congestion and the deployment of autonomous vehicles.
The Incredible Autonomous Ships Of The Future: Run By Artificial Intelligence Rather Than A Crew
By Bernard Marr | June 5, 2019
There has been a lot of discussion about autonomous vehicles on the land and in the air, but what about on the sea?
Uber Data Reveals Motoring Slower Than Walking In Many Cities
By Carlton Reid | May 22, 2019
Ride hailing behemoth Uber has revealed what many have long suspected, that motorists in major cities such as London often crawl along no faster than pedestrians.
'A.I., Captain': The Robotic Navy Ship of the Future
By Aaron Pressman | May 22, 2019
Defense contractor Leidos’ Sea Hunter is the first of a new class of warships that use artificial intelligence in place of a crew.
Report: Tesla's new Autopilot feature is dumber, more dangerous than a human driver
By Michael Hiltzik | May 22, 2019
The Holy Grail of self-driving technology, so its promoters tell us, is to replace the error-prone idiot behind the wheel with a flawlessly discerning and safer system of sensors and software.
Cars will change more in the next decade than they have in the past century
By Dan Lewis, Claude C. Chibelushi and Debi Roberts | May 14, 2019
While the look and feel of our cars has changed in the past 100 years, the way we drive them hasn't. But fundamental change is coming.
Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service
By Heather Somerville | May 21, 2019
The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight.
Apple tried to buy Tesla for more than it's currently worth a few years ago
By Fred Lambert | May 21, 2019
Apple reportedly offered to buy Tesla at around $240 per share back in 2013.
Elon Musk's Hefty Anti-LIDAR Gamble Undermines Tesla Chances Of Survival
By Lance Eliot | May 12, 2019
Readers have asked me to augment my remarks about Tesla's Investor Autonomy Day, in which I had indicated Elon Musk decidedly and antagonistically threw down the gauntlet to bolster his stance questioning the use of LIDAR (a type of sensor that uses light and radar).
The World's Biggest Electric Vehicle Company Looks Nothing Like Tesla
By Matthew Campbell and Ying Tian | Apr 16, 2019
BYD, which built the battery in your '90s cellphone, now produces more EVs than anyone-and it wants to sell them to you, soon.