autonomous cars

  • Alphabet’s Waymo is about to launch driverless car

    The Chief Executive Officer of Waymo told on Tuesday that Alphabet’s Waymo is planning to launch ‘Driver-less’ cars. As it is pronouncing as ‘Driver-less’ cars, then there would be no human behind the steering wheel, totally depends upon the sensors. The company has been testing the fully ‘Driver-less’ cars...
  • WikiLeaks: BlackBerry’s car software a potential hacking target of CIA

    BlackBerry’s QNX automotive software, used in more than 60 million cars, was listed as a potential target for the Central Intelligence Agency to hack, according to documents released by WikiLeaks. CIA meeting notes mention QNX as one of several “potential mission areas” for the organization’s Embedded Devices Branch. The...
  • Google Self-Driving Car Unit Accuses Uber of Using Stolen Technology

    WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) — Another day, another black eye for Uber. The ride-sharing giant, reeling from revelations of a troubling workplace culture, is the subject of a new lawsuit from Waymo, previously known as Google’s self-driving car project. Waymo filed a suit against Uber Thursday, alleging a concerted plot to steal...
  • Faraday Future impressed all the right people at CES2017

    The world got its first look at the Faraday Future FF 91 SUV during a Las Vegas drag race last week. It was a fitting debut for a car that was designed and built in less than two years: It flew off the line in an event building, only...
  • Tesla Will Start Charging for Its Fast Charging Network

    Electric car maker Tesla Motors plans to start charging new customers for use of its fast charging network, which it refers to as its Superchargers. In a blog post on Monday morning, the company announced that customers who buy cars after January 1, 2017 will have 1,000 miles of...
  • Canadian Auto Investments Will Reverse Fortunes Unifor

    CANADA — The three big North American automakers have committed to investing more than $1.5 billion in their Canadian operations as a result of contract talks with their unionized workers, a move that Unifor says will revitalize the country’s auto sector. The union, which represents more than 23,000 auto workers...
  • Uber working on Flying Cars

    Flying cars have been a trope of every science fiction vision of the future from “The Jetsons” to “Blade Runner” and “Back to the Future,” yet we’ve made little real progress taking traffic to the skies. Now the ultimate uber-startup has a plan to finally make it a reality....
  • Chevrolet Camaro ZR1’s record-setting Nurburgring lap

    Chevrolet is trumpeting the speed of the 2017 Camaro ZL1 with a video of it lapping Germany’s famed Nurburgring circuit in under 7min 30sec. In posting a time of 7:29.60, Chevrolet is boasting that it is 11.67 seconds quicker than the previous ZL1’s fast lap. We would expect a...
  • Singapore Trails driverless buses and taxis

    Singapore will soon deploy two driverless buses for short-haul routes with urban traffic patterns, according to Channel NewsAsia, marking the next step for the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) field tests of driverless mass transit from its initial 2013 project with small shuttles. The buses used will be electric-hybrid units capable...