Autonomous vehicles will need to traverse at least 11 billion miles of on-the-road training to match the driving abilities of human drivers, but the COVID-19 pandemic has erected a major roadblock. The pandemic has grounded a number of these training fleets, including those from GM’s Cruise, Lyft, Aurora, Uber, and Argo AI. However, some of […]
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Why drive when you can use autonomous ridesharing to get to your destination? In 2019, ridesharing rose in popularity amongst consumers, reaching an estimated global value of $61.3 billion USD. The testing and development of autonomous vehicles have increased as organizations look to reduce operational costs with autonomous vehicle technology. In addition to investing in […]
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Automated vehicle (AV) technology offers many potential benefits to drivers. However, there is still some remaining uncertainty about efficacy and usability when users interact with these systems. This webinar will address this uncertainty as well as cover foundational and practical applications of autonomous, connected, and intelligent vehicle technologies.
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By delivering your online purchases, autonomous vehicles and robots are changing how you receive your orders. It’s predicted that by 2024, the autonomous delivery robot marketplace will reach $34 billion USD. See how this emerging technology is revolutionizing today’s delivery landscape. Autonomous Vehicles and Robots in the News Food Service Online food delivery service DoorDash […]
People are investing billions of dollars in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology. The industry is displaying spectacular advancements to show for it. However, we are still nowhere near achieving the widespread deployment of fully autonomous vehicles. AVs Today At this time, no companies offer a Level 5, fully autonomous vehicle that can operate in all circumstances […]
On 21 May 2019, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) launched a two-week pilot program that utilizes self-driving trucks to transport mail from Phoenix, Arizona to Dallas, Texas. This test is a major step toward commercializing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for hauling freight. The self-driving trucks traveled on major interstates, covering more than 21,000 in 45 […]
While the government’s vision is to have driverless cars on the road by 2021, new research shows that 57% of UK citizens wouldn’t feel safe in an autonomous vehicle (AV). However, nearly two-thirds of respondents said they feel safe when flying aboard an airplane. What many respondents may not realize is pilots train in a […]
The smartphone technology that we can’t seem to live without may be the same technology that could actually save our lives on the roads. The car industry is leveraging the seamless connectivity of the Internet of Things (IoT) to reduce human driving error, the cause of most automotive crashes. Many features available in the cars […]
By 2020, less than a year and a half away, an anticipated 20+ billion devices will likely be connected via the Internet of Things (IoT), creating incredible amounts of data every minute. The time it takes to move data to the cloud, perform service on it and then move it back to devices is far […]
Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology is set to become the biggest disruptor the automotive industry has seen in the past century. While some say the age of the AV is just around the corner, the consensus seems to be that Level 5 automation (that is, true driverless cars with no steering wheel or gas and brake […]