Self driving cars are impossible for now
Ignore what Musk tells you
Despite claims from Apple, Elon Musk and some other car makers, fully self driving cars are going to be impossible because robots will need humans for a long time.
Engineer admits details about Apple's mythical self-driving project
Engineer Stole manuals of Titan circuit boards
An ex-Apple engineer who worked on Titan the outfit's imaginary self-driving car project – admitted to stealing proprietary tech while he was working for the company.
BMW EVP talks to us about 5G, level 2+, Lidar, V2X and HD maps
Automotive connected Vision powered by Qualcomm
It is not every day that you get to meet the Executive Vice President of BMW, Dr. Christoph Grote and the President of Qualcomm QTI, Cristiano Amon. People following our work do know that we meet Cristiano, but Dr. Grote shared a very insightful vision of connected and self-driving vision at BMW.
Tesla Model Y starts at $47K in late 2020
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.
Safety is why Intel acquired MobileEye
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.
Uber neglected simulation testing on self driving car
Lack of simulation software investment
Uber allegedly "neglected" simulation testing for its autonomous vehicles according to Insiders who were chatting to The Information.
Wozniak goes after Tesla self driving ambiguities
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.
Xilinx has majority of LiDAR market
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.
Self-driving cars reveal shortfalls
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.
Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat
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.