Autonomous Cars at CES 2018

Automotive Grade Linux gets support from Toyota and Amazon as it eyes autonomous driving

Open-source software was once something that large businesses shied away from, but over the course of the last few years, it's made inroads into virtually every enterprise company. With Automotive Gra

Nvidia’s AutoSIM is the ‘Inception’ of self-driving car simulators

Nvidia is unveiling plenty of new stuff at CES, and most of it centers around cars. One of its most interesting announcements is AutoSIM, the virtualized testing environment it uses to drive more hour

AAA will test Torc’s self-driving cars to build out safety criteria

The American Automobile Association is doing work to help ensure it remains relevant in a future age of autonomous driving. Its latest partner in that effort is Torc Robotics, a self-driving technolog

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018

Ford is ramping its autonomous vehicle program in 2018, with plans to expand testing its cars in a new city this year. This will serve a number of purposes, including helping partner autonomous platfo

Ford partners with Postmates on self-driving delivery pilot

Ford has a new partner for its autonomous vehicle program: Postmates. The on-demand delivery service provider is working with the automaker through its self-driving vehicle platform, in a similar way

Intel and Mobileye partner with China’s SAIC on self-driving

Intel is making strides with its China business in the automotive and autonomous driving industry, with new partnerships announced today at CES 2018 with Chinese automaker SAIC, and also with the lead

Intel sets the stage for new ‘Level 2+’ automated driving

Mobileye’s REM (road experiment management, in full) is going to help develop Level 4 and 5 vehicles eventually, yes, but Intel’s Dan Galves, Mobileye’s Chief Communications Officer,

Udacity and Baidu offer free intro course for Apollo self-driving platform

Onstage at Baidu's CES 2018 press conference today, Baidu COO Qi Liu was joined by Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun to announce a new collaboration between the two companies. Thrun revealed that Baidu

Baidu teams with US paratransit agency on LA self-driving pilot

Baidu’s rolling out a new autonomous driving pilot in the U.S. under its Baidu USA division, working in partnership with Access Services, a paratransit provider that offers transit 24/7 in the L

Baidu and AMI launch Southeast Asia joint venture and $200M fund

Baidu teamed up with Asia Mobility Industries to launch a new Singapore-based mobility venture fund, called "Apollo Southeast Asia." This will also help establish a foothold for Baidu to pursue commer

Baidu debuts Apollo 2.0, its latest open self-driving platform

China's Baidu revealed a major update to its Apollo autonomous driving platform at CES 2018 today, including support for new computing platforms, new reference vehicles, more HD mapping services avail

Toyota’s mobility business shifts into high gear at CES

Toyota took advantage of CES 2018 to signal a major shift in its business, becoming what company president Akio Toyoda termed a “mobility service company” during his keynote presentation.

Toyota launches dedicated mobility services concept vehicle

Toyota has launched a new concept car that incorporates fully autonomous technology in a platform designed specifically for ride sharing and ride-hailing. The new ‘e-Palette’ concept car r

Toyota teams up with Uber, Amazon, Pizza Hut and more on mobility services

Toyota has partnered with a number of companies to form the “e-Palette Alliance,” which is a group intended to help guide its transformation as a mobility services company, and determine h

Self-driving startup Aurora will work with Nvidia on autonomous driving

Relative autonomous driving industry newcomer Aurora has been revealing a lot of early traction lately, and now we know that it’s also working with GPU-maker Nvidia . Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang rev

Baidu and ZF tap Nvidia Drive for self-driving compute tech

Nvidia announced at its CES 2018 keynote that it’s now partnering with two Chinese companies on bringing autonomous driving to roads, including Baidu and automaker ZF. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang an

Uber taps Nvidia for its self-driving vehicle fleet

Uber has picked Nvidia as one of its key technology partners in its fleet of self-driving, specifically to provide the AI computing aspects of its autonomous software. The partnership is one that has

Toyota Research Institute to debut its 3.0 self-driving research car at CES

Toyota Research Institute is accelerating its autonomous vehicle efforts with a new third-generation test platform that it’ll be showing off in person at CES next week. The so-called ‘Plat