Ford and VW announced that the companies would be ending their investment in Argo AI and that the company would be shutting its doors.
Ford CEO gives insight into Argo AI’s shutdown
Ford’s CEO, Jim Farley, gave more insight into the company’s decision to stop investing in Argo AI during Ford’s third-quarter earnings call.
Argo AI is shutting down
Argo AI, the self-driving company previously backed by Ford and VW, is closing down.
Motional partners with Uber for 10-year commercial agreement
Motional and Uber signed a 10-year framework agreement that would include autonomous vehicles providing ride-hailing and delivery services.
Inside Waymo’s safety benchmarks for robotaxis
Waymo released its Response Time and Collision Avoidance Benchmarking papers to provide clarity on the benchmarks it has for its vehicles.
Lyft, Argo AI begin robotaxi rides in Austin
Lyft has started offering autonomous rides, with two safety drivers on board, in Austin, Texas.
Indy Autonomous Challenge announces next competition at Texas Motor Speedway
The IAC announced the first major competition for the enhanced autonomous racecars, and the continuation of head-to-head racing.
Seoul Robotics’ LV5 CTRL TWR brings in $25M
Seoul Robotics, a company taking an ATI approach to autonomous driving, brought in $25 million in Series B funding.
Get an inside look at Waymo’s AV development at RoboBusiness
Waymo is a leading developer of autonomous driving technology, with public robotaxi services up and running in Phoenix and San Francisco.
Cruise plans to roll out its own AV chips by 2025
Cruise has developed four chips for autonomous vehicles in house so far, according to Carl Jenkins, the company’s head of hardware.
Cruise expanding robotaxi service to 2 more cities
While it took Cruise 33 months to receive all the regulatory approval it needed to begin rides in San Francisco, for the company’s next deployment locations it took just three weeks to receive that approval.
Uber Eats deploying Nuro autonomous delivery vehicles in 2 states
This partnership has been a long time coming. Nuro and Uber were reportedly in negotiations back in 2019, but things never panned out until now.
driveblocks and pepper work on prototype for the next generation of autonomous trucking
The goal is to build a solution that is sustainable and efficient while improving the safe operation of truck fleets.
Nexar behavior maps help autonomous vehicles learn driving habits
Nexar announced the release of its Driver Behavioral Maps, which aim to make autonomous vehicles drive more naturally.
Waymo starts fully driverless robotaxi rides in downtown Phoenix
Waymo began giving fully autonomous rides with no safety drivers to members of its trusted tester program in downtown Phoenix.
ASI Automotive’s SWARMING AV test system
SWARMING uses vehicle-to-vehicle communications to ensure the vehicles are posed to predefined positions and velocities at given times.
Motional, Lyft begin autonomous rides in Las Vegas
Motional rolled out its all-electric IONIQ 5-based autonomous vehicle for public use for the first time in Las Vegas.
How Zoox robotaxis make predictions while on the road
Amazon gave a look at how the Zoox vehicle is able to make predictions about its surroundings up to eight seconds into the future.
Seoul Robotics makes regular cars autonomous with LV5 CTRL TWR
Seoul Robotics, a NVIDIA Metropolis member, is developing autonomous cars by outfitting the car’s environment with sensors.
SwRI deploys autonomous shuttle for campus tours
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has deployed a 14-passenger shuttle to give tours and collect data at its campus on San Antonio.
Polymath Robotics exits stealth with goal of plug-and-play autonomy
The company’s mission is to speed the development of autonomous mobile robots deployed in the field.
StradVision brings in $88M for autonomous vehicle software
StradVision’s SVNet is a deep learning-based perception software that powers the perception technology behind ADAS and autonomous vehicles.