Tag: self-driving car
Toyota is collaborating with Carmera, a mapping company, on a project to map urban roads in Tokyo
The risky nature of automobiles would still keep car premium agents in business, but self-driving cars may no longer be insured.
The three automakers are finalising tie-up negotiations with Waymo, a Google-affiliated developer of self-driving car technology.
The latest move comes as Apple faced pressure to show its fortunes are not tethered solely to iPhone sales.
The criminal complaint filed against ex-Apple Inc employee Zhang Xiaolang provides a handful of new details about Apple's work on such technology.
The complaint said the former employee disclosed intentions to work for a Chinese self-driving car startup and booked a last-minute flight to China after downloading a circuit board plan for the self-driving car.
Uber says it had temporarily halted its use of self-driving cars for testing or customer rides in Tempe, Pittsburgh, Toronto, and San Francisco.
While 27% of respondents said they would feel comfortable riding in a self-driving car, poll data indicated that most people were far more trusting of humans than robots and artificial intelligence under a variety of scenarios.
According to US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the revised guidelines would address self-driving automobiles, as well as the safe integration of autonomous technology for other vehicles.