self-driving car

  1. cageymaru

    SK Hynix to Spend $107 Billion on Four New Memory Chip Factories

    SK Hynix has announced that it is building four new memory chip plants that will cost $107 billion. Construction of the plants will begin in 2022 at a 4.5 million square meter site that is south of Seoul. SK Hynix is expected to invest $49 billion into 2 existing plants. Next-generation chips...
  2. 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...
  3. 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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    Dutch Police Can Remotely Recover Autonomous Vehicles with the Thief Inside

    Dutch law enforcement discussed their collaborative work with automotive manufacturers such as Tesla, Audi, Mercedes, and Toyota to create a system of remotely recovering autonomous vehicles. A feature of remote recovery is that the doors are locked by law enforcement, so consequentially the...
  5. DooKey

    Inside the Races That Jump-Started the Self-Driving Car

    Back in 2004 self-driving cars were just a sci-fi dream. However, the good folks at DARPA started the Urban Challenge at an abandoned Air Force base in LA, cars were expected to move through intersections, merge into traffic, and find their own parking spaces. Based on this experience DARPA...