And in Europe will cost €56.000 in early 2021
Tesla has announced its next car and simply calls it Tesla Y. This is a higher version of Tesla 3 that has a similar interior - read no interior but a single 15inch tablet - but is slated to have three sitting rows and a range of 300 miles (482 km). Elon doesn’t tell you that a fully self-driving vehicle costs an additional $8,000 in the US and €9,200 in Europe.
27 million car market share helped too
A year ago, Intel acquired Mobile Eye for $15.3 billion and Intel's CEO has expained why it happened. Safety is in the company’s mind, but Brian Krzanich was honest enough to recognize that Mobile Eye solves a large gap that Intel had before the acquisition.
Lack of simulation software investment
Uber allegedly "neglected" simulation testing for its autonomous vehicles according to Insiders who were chatting to The Information.
We are developers 2018: Don't trust Elon Musk
Last week at the We are developers 2018 Vienna conference, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had the chance to address 4,000 attendee’s life and almost all of the 8,000 attendees were watching the keynote via a video link overflow. What caught our eye was that Wozniak has a lot of disagreements with Musk.
Essential for Level 4 / 5 self driving
Xilinx is not a name that you associate that much with the automotive industry, but these guys actually play in most of the self driving and other automotive markets.
DMV request shows that self-driving cars have bugs
A demand from the California DMV of eight companies testing self-driving cars has highlighted a number of areas where the technology falls short of being safe to operate with no human backup.
Pete Bannon takes Keller's driving wheel
Now that Jim Keller left Tesla for Intel, the new chap in control of Tesla's self-driving car is former PA Semi and Apple apostate Pete Bannon.
Gives little to none details
Nvidia’s CEO, the man known for his two hour plus keynotes that tend to become even longer, has announced the company's next generation automotive chip codenamed Orin. Nvidia gave few details about the chip but did mention it is expected to perform similarly to Pegasus.
Professor Xavier sampling now
The automotive industry is very slow to adopt technology and traditionally the life cycle of a car is six years. Every third year the car gets a facelift improvement but generally every six years you can expect a totally new platform. With that in mind, Nvidia Drive Xavier and Pegasus won’t go into production before 2019.