autonomous vehicle

  1. cageymaru

    Second Apple Hardware Engineer Charged with Stealing Trade Secrets for China

    An Apple hardware engineer working in the top secret "Project Titan" autonomous vehicle division has been arrested for stealing trade secrets. A fellow Apple employee witnessed Jizhong Chen taking unauthorized pictures of the vehicle. He also neglected to tell Apple that he had been hired by an...
  2. cageymaru

    Zipline Utilizes Autonomous Drones to Deliver Medical Supplies in Rwanda

    Zipline is a Silicon Valley based, national scale, autonomous drone delivery service that specializes in delivering medical supplies. In Rwanda, Zipline delivers medical supplies such as blood bags for blood transfusions, to doctors in remote villages to treat mothers during childbirth. Zipline...
  3. cageymaru

    Waymo Expands Its Self-Driving Vehicle Operations in Michigan

    Waymo has chosen to expand its vehicle integration operations in Southeast Michigan. The Alphabet subsidiary seeks to work with OEM partners to integrate its self-driving systems into their vehicle platforms. Private investments into the project are expected to generate $13.6 million and create...
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    Alphabet Project Wing Delivery Drones Sound like F1 Cars According to Angry Aussies

    Over 1,000 Australians living in the flight path of the Alphabet Project Wing delivery drone service have signed a petition and submitted it to the local legislative assembly to have the service terminated. Bonython Against Drones is a group of residents that say the cameras on the drones are...
  5. cageymaru

    The Waymo One Commercial Self-Driving Vehicle Service Has Officially Launched

    Waymo has officially launched its commercial self-driving vehicle service called "Waymo One" in the Metro Phoenix area which includes Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, and Gilbert. Initially the service will be available to former testers called "early riders" who will use an app to call the self-driving...
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    NHTSA Stops Autonomous School Bus Company from Transporting Children to School

    The regulators at the NHTSA have issued a letter to Transdev North America to immediately stop transporting children to school on their new innovative autonomous school bus. Transdev says that the EZ10 Generation II driverless shuttle was picking up children in an controlled environment in the...
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    Micron Technology Expands Virginia Footprint with New Plant

    Micron has decided to expand its facilities in Manassas, Virginia with a new plant that is dedicated to creating high speed memory for autonomous vehicles. The current plant in Virginia employs 1,200 engineers and technicians while the new plant is expected to be staffed by another 1,100...
  8. DooKey

    Nissan Testing Easy Ride Service

    Nissan is testing their new autonomous vehicle ride-sharing service called Easy Ride. They have developed in-house software that hails a ride like Uber or Lyft. The test starts in Japan next month and once everything checks out they plan to offer the service across Japan in the early 2020's...