Waymo racks up 4 million self-driven miles – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Waymo continues to press its lead in terms of actual miles driven on roads, which is potentially the most important metric out there when it comes to building successful autonomous driving technology. […]

Quantifying the driverless startup boom – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past couple of years in the race for early mover […]

Building the best possible driver inside Waymo’s Castle – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Waymo has been very protective of its testing process in past, but recently it started opening up – likely as a bid to help get the public more comfortable with self-driving vehicle […]

Waymo to start testing its self-driving cars in Michigan – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Waymo’s next stop for its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica test vehicles is Michigan. The company that sprung from Google’s self-driving car project will be deploying its autonomous cars just in time for Michigan’s […]

Delphi buys Nutonomy for $400 million to scale and deliver autonomous vehicles – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Delphi today announced it is purchasing the self-driving car company Nutonomy for $450 million. Founded in 2013 by Dr. Karl Iagnemma and Dr. Emilio Frazzoli, Nutonomy is Boston-based company that develops autonomous […]

Nvidia’s new Pegasus AI computer is designed to drive autonomous taxis – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Nvidia revealed a new artificial intelligence computer based on its Drive PX platform designed specifically to bring Level 5 (completely self-driving) autonomous vehicles to market. The Drive PX Pegasus builds on its […]

Mapillary open sources 25k street-level images to train automotive AI systems – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch As more companies wade into the business of building artificial intelligence systems to help you drive (or do the driving for you), a startup founded by an ex-Apple computer vision specialist is open […]