Driverless

  • Hands-off with Tesla Autopilot in the Model S P90D

    Yesterday I drove from Melbourne to Wodonga along the Hume Freeway and probably touched the wheel a dozen times. The latest and best Tesla Model S is the P90D. Update: The P90D is on the website but the performance and 90kwh battery are both options to upgrade from the P85D,...
  • Chinese Baidu could eliminate smog-related collisions with autonomous vehicles

    This week we heard the horrific news of a 33-car crash in Tianjin, China which killed 6 people and injured dozens. This wreck is being largely attributed to the intense smog conditions that are of a level that for the first time triggered a ‘red alert’ by authorities, the...
  • Its happening! The Robots are racing – Introducing RoboRace, driverless AI

    As our cars gain new technologies and assist our driving, its long been on mind, that the differentiation between auto manufacturers of the future will be how good their software algorithms are. Optimising the route a driverless vehicle should take on a freeway drive is one thing, but what...
  • Driverless cars to see in rain, snow, fog with Cohda Wireless 360 degree radar

    Global connected car technology company, Cohda Wireless announced a new 360-degree sensor for driverless cars today. The new sensor is designed to complements and enhances traditional sensors, allowing driverless cars to ‘see’ the world even better. Cohda Wireless says their technology enables connected cars to interact with the world using...
  • Check out Nissan’s stunning IDS Concept for the future of driving

    At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan have shown off a new concept car call the IDS. This is much more than your typical concept car that spends years on the motor show circuit before finally being watered down ahead of a consumer launch. The IDS concept opens the door...
  • People are taking their hands off the wheel and that’s fantastic

    Never has a software update had such a profound effect on an industry. Recently Tesla started shipping Software 7.0, an over-the-air software update to their Model S owners that included Autopilot 1.0. The new feature is specifically designed to reduce driver fatigue and improve the experience of highway driving,...
  • Nissan CEO says driverless cars will be here by 2020

    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn sat in the driver’s seat for a test of Nissan’s latest Autonomous Drive car prototype ahead of technology exhibition CEATEC JAPAN 2013 , which opened on Tuesday. After not quite taking the wheel, CEO Ghosn spoke to the Global Media Center, reaffirming plans to introduce...
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