Tag: Autonomous Vehicles

Outrider raises $53 million to develop autonomous truck technology

Driverless vehicle technology has the potential to transform industries — and indeed, it already has. Stockholm, Sweden-based Einride has raised over $32 million for freight systems that transport logs, shipping containers, and other cargo autonomously. For its part, Alphabet’s Waymo — a pack leader in the market segment — has deployed a commercial robo-taxi service […]

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Something to Agree On: Everyone Wants More Autonomous Vehicle Legislation

<img data-attachment-id="1622992" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/04/pruitt-house-subcommittee-talks/capital-hill-2645396_1920/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1279" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"20","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"24","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="United States – Capitol Hill" data-image-description=" Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1622992″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/capital-hill-2645396_1920-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While the United States has enacted some laws governing autonomous vehicles, the […]

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Bosch Could Introduce Autonomous Tech Tomorrow But Regulatory Hurdles Are Slowing Progress

Bosch says it has all the necessary hardware and software for full autonomy but says regulatory hurdles are what’s holding it back. During an interview with Autocar, Bosch senior vice-president of automated driving, Kay Stepper, said the first fully-autonomous vehicles will hit the roads by 2025 once the red tape is cleared. Read Also: Bosch […]

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Autonomous Mass Transit Arrives in Ohio

<img data-attachment-id="1707922" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/autonomous-mass-transit-arrives-in-ohio/smart-columbus-shuttle-easymile/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile.jpeg" data-orig-size="3456,2304" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Smart Columbus shuttle easymile" data-image-description=" Smart Columbus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1707922″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-120×80.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Hoping to reconnect the South Linden neighborhood with the rest of Ohio’s capitol, the city of Columbus has […]

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The Kubota X Tractor AI Robot Is One Machine Gun Away From Starting Judgement Day

The future of farming will be filled with autonomous electric tractors silently plowing in fields, according to Kubota, a Japanese tractor maker, which celebrated its 130th anniversary with the reveal of the smart X Tractor concept. The Kubota X Tractor debuted at an exhibition in Kyoto City, Japan this month providing a glimpse at the […]

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One-box Bliss? Cruise Origin Is GM’s First Ground-up Driverless Vehicle

Did General Motors’ self-driving arm reveal the future on Tuesday night? The automaker and its Cruise LLC subsidiary sure hope so, as both see big, big dollars coming from future autonomous ridesharing fleets. The Cruise Origin unveiled in San Francisco last night is supposedly the vehicle (don’t call it a car) that will make that […]

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GM’s Cruise rolls out Origin, an autonomous electric vehicle with no steering wheel

GM’s Cruise is launching the Origin electric autonomous vehicle and sliding doors today, the product of 3 years of work between General Motors, Cruise, and Honda. The Cruise Origin is designed without a combustible engine or driver, which Cruise CEO Dan Ammann says give people more space. No price, production date, or production location were […]

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‘Not a Car’: GM’s Cruise to Show Off…Something

<img data-attachment-id="1608066" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/01/no-pedals-no-wheel-gm-unveils-bolt-based-autonomous-fleet/the-cruise-av-is-designed-to-operate-safely-on-its-own-with-no/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/GM-Cruise-AV.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,852" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"16","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"The Cruise AV is designed to operate safely on its own, with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or other manual controls when it goes on the road in 2019.","created_timestamp":"1511240400","copyright":"","focal_length":"19","iso":"320","shutter_speed":"0.16666666666667","title":"The Cruise AV is designed to operate safely on its own, with no","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Cruise AV interior" data-image-description=" Image: General […]

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