Apple Inc is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Aurora Innovation, the autonomous vehicle startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has reached an agreement with Uber to buy the ride-hailing firm’s self-driving unit in a complex deal that will value the combined company at $10 billion. Aurora is not paying cash for Uber ATG, a company …
Aerospace has been ahead of automotive in terms of autonomous technology. Automotive has had the additional challenges of density and human interaction. However, new aerospace models have similar characteristics to automotive, and thus some interesting new opportunities for cross-pollination.
Focus On: Cybersecurity
Focus On: RADAR
Multifunctional 4D imaging radar sensor technology can help OEMs and Tier 1s meet current and future safety requirements, says Ian Podkamien, Head of Automotive at Vayyar. All automotive OEMs and Tier 1s face the ongoing challenge growing modern safety standards. Different sectors of the global market have varying requirements, and the transformation to autonomous, electric…
A digital map of rocks, cavities, and utility pipes underground creates a unique signature. Cars can follow it, at speed, in snow, and be within 2 inches of the road center, says WaveSense.
Focus On: LIDAR
Focus On: Cameras
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