Start-ups plan to replace long haul trucks
Published in Transportation

Truckers to become an endangered species

Truckers might become an endangered species if several US start-ups get their way.

Apple once again gives up on automous driving
Published in Transportation

Lays off  more than 200 from Project Titan

Despite the claims of the Tame Apple Press, Apple is not trying to create a super, cool, game changing self-driving car.

EU decides you will not own your self-driving car data
Published in Transportation

Bought to you by the same party that broke the internet

A routine vote on regulations for self-driving cars saw members of the European Peoples' Party vote down a clause that would protect a vehicle's telemetry so that it couldn't become someone's property.

Google self-drives into China
Published in Transportation
Friday, 24 August 2018 12:42

Google self-drives into China

Look right, but Waymo looks left

Google's subsidiary Waymo has set up a company in Shanghai in the wake of controversy over its attempt to introduce a censorious version of its search engine in China.

Apple signs deal with VW
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Friday, 25 May 2018 11:04

Apple signs deal with VW

Fruity cargo cult will work with Hitler's favourite car company

The super-green Apple will work alongside a European car maker which has been fined for fiddling its emission ratings to take control of its employee's self-driving shuttles.

Intel chooses Jerusalem for self-driving tests
Published in Transportation

Because it's difficult

Part of Intel's attempt to re-engineer its business is getting into the self-driving business and now its Mobileye division said it has chosen Jerusalem to test its technology.

Uber ordered to take its self-driving cars off the road
Published in News

Failed to keep people safe

After failing to meet an expectation that it would prioritise public safety as it tested its self-driving technology, Uber has been ordered to take its self-driving cars off Arizona roads.

Google abandoned features which gave drivers control
Published in News

They were not awake enough

Google’s self-driving car unit Waymo abandoned developing features that required drivers to take control in dangerous situations because drivers tended to nod off when in auto-pilot mode and were not ready to take over.

Nvidia joins Volvo-based self-driving car consortium
Published in Graphics

Level Four self-driving by self-driving by 2021

Autoliv and Volvo Car Corporation, with Zenuity, a newly-formed automotive software development joint venture equally owned by Autoliv and Volvo, will work together with Nvidia to develop next generation self-driving car technologies.

Apple gets self-driving car testing licence
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Don’t hold your breath

The Tame Apple Press was over the moon this morning after it was revealed that the fruity cargo cult has got a licence to test self-driving cars.