AEye, a startup with significant investors, has announced the AE100, it’s first robotic perception system for autonomous vehicles. The AE100 is a solid state system based on the company’s Intelligent Detection and Ranging (iDAR) technology. iDAR is made of up three components working in synergy. Read about it at EVmeme.com.
Visteon Corporation unveiled its DriveCore autonomous driving platform at CES 2018. Designed to accelerate the development and commercialization of autonomous driving technology, DriveCore allows automakers to build autonomous driving solutions quickly and in an open collaboration model. Read about this on EVmeme.
Toyota will bring its Platform 3.0 automated driving platform to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. The new platform is designed over a Lexus LS 600h and comprises long-range sensors over 360-degrees. Read about it at NewAtlas.com.
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new smart vision EQ fortwo urban mobility concept vehicle. This autonomous, flexible-use, public transportation vehicle is an on-call taxi cab that requires no driver. The car can be individualized by its passengers through smartphone connections and front grille and side panel projectors. The show car is the …
Dominos Pizza and Ford are collaborating on a study to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery. The autonomous vehicle study includes researchers from both companies investigating consumer reactions to interacting with a self-driving vehicle as part of the delivery experience. Read more at EVmeme.com.
Audi uses the term “Audi AI” to describe its autonomous and driver-assist technologies, which extend from sophisticated assistance systems up to fully-self-driving vehicles. These are based on the carmaker’s new zFAS centralized computer core for driver assistance systems. The new Audi A8 will debut zFAS plus three of those Audi …
Volvo Trucks has teamed with Swedish waste management company Renova to test an autonomous refuse truck in the wild. The self-driving garbage truck can navigate urban roadways as an operator walks alongside to feed it bins for garbage collection. Read more at NewAtlas.com.