Latest self-driving cars publications

Microsoft Azure to power Baidu driverless innovation

Microsoft Azure has announced that it will provide the cloud services behind Chinese internet giant Baidu’s self-driving car efforts. The collaboration will see Microsoft’s cloud computing platform used in driverless operations outside of China. Microsoft is one of 50 businesses which have joined a self-driving car alliance headed up by Baidu. The Apollo alliance was… Read More

Developers teaching AI to drive using mobile phones

Programmers around the world are training artificial intelligence (AI) to control driverless cars directly from their smartphones. Mighty AI, a data-training firm specialising in autonomous cars, uses both a website and app to allow users to log in and give AI driving lessons and share the findings. Currently, Mighty AI has nearly 200,000 creative AI… Read More

Lyft announces ambitious climate impact goals

Lyft has announced concrete goals for the company to make positive changes affecting the global environment. Among these goals is that, by 2025, Lyft’s efforts will reduce carbon emissions for the transportation sector as a whole by 5 million tons per year. In order to meet climate impact goals, Lyft has pledged that all autonomous vehicles… Read More

Waymo testing self-driving semi trucks

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo is currently testing self-driving trucks, putting the company’s autonomous hardware and software to the test in a Class-8 semi on a private track in California. Road tests are expected to follow later this year in Arizona, although a spokesperson declined to comment on the specific location or timing of the trials. The… Read More

Google and Volvo partner to build Android into connected cars

Google has announced that it has partnered with Volvo Cars to support the development of the car maker’s next-generation connected vehicles. Through the new partnership, Volvo will be using Google’s Android to design its in-car infotainment and connectivity systems – offering a variety of connected and predictive apps and services. According to the Swedish car… Read More