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Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica begins testing in San Francisco

Waymo is bringing its self-driving cars back to San Francisco streets for testing. TechCrunch has obtained pictures of the Waymo Chrysler Pacifica autonomous test vehicle on SF city roads, and Waymo confirmed that it is indeed bringing test vehicles back to one of the first spots where it ever tested AVs in the first place. A Waymo spokesperson provided the ...

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GM’s self-driving car challenges federal safety standards

General Motors will soon unveil the self-driving Chevrolet Bolt, a car not equipped with pedals or a steering wheel, leaving control entirely to the vehicle’s AI. US regulations, however, may not be keeping pace. General Motors’ new driverless car will be showcased in a test batch in San Francisco ride-sharing fleets, and will be the first production-ready car without the ...

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Russia’s Yandex.Taxi takes self-driving car for first snow test

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 10:45 The Russian internet giant Yandex has taken out its autonomous Prius car for a first real-world snow test around Moscow’s suburbs. The vehicle successfully drove 300 kilometers on snow-covered roads. “There was nothing unexpected,” Dmitry Polishchuk, head of Yandex.Taxi’s self-driving project told TechCrunch, confirming the snow test of the prototype went off smoothly. [embedded ...

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Apple could use machine learning to shore up LiDAR limitations in self-driving

Apple has a new paper published in Cornell’s arXiv open directory of scientific research, describing a method for using machine learning to translate the raw point cloud data gathered by LiDAR arrays into results that include detection of 3D objects, including bicycles and pedestrians, with no additional sensor data required. The paper is one of the clearest looks yet we’ve ...

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Does AI research give Apple the edge in self-driving car race?

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 13:25 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 13:55 A paper by two Apple AI researchers on improvements to robot navigation is fueling speculation that the computer giant is delving deeper into the business of self-driving cars. Published by Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel on Arxiv, a site for scientific papers yet to be peer reviewed, the ...

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Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel

Waymo recently hosted a number of journalists at its private Castle testing compound, and treated us to rides with no safety driver behind the wheel – now, the former Google self-driving car company is going farther still, however, launching public road tests of its autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans with no safety driver on board. The tests aren’t limited to one ...

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Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car has a lot going on up top

When one self-driving technology entrepreneur highlights the efforts of another company working on autonomous vehicles, you pay attention: That’s what happened with Voyage co-founder MacCallister Higgins, who tweeted a short video of the top of Apple’s ‘Project Titan’ test Lexus SUV, outfitted with a suite of sensors and autonomous hardware. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen the car and ...

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