Uber Technologies Inc will put self-driving vehicles on Washington, D.C. roads Friday with human drivers in control, the ride share company said on Thursday, as it seeks to collect data for future deployment of fully self-driving vehicles. Uber is collecting similar road data to support development of self-driving in Dallas, San Francisco and Toronto with human drivers in control. The goal is for computers to operate the vehicles eventually. The company said it hopes "this first round of manually driven data collection will lay the foundation for testing our vehicles in self-driving mode in Washington, DC." Uber is operating self-driving cars in autonomous mode in Pittsburgh with safety drivers behind the wheel but only during daylight hours. Uber has taken a more cautious approach to testing since one of its self-driving vehicles killed a pedestrian in March 2018 in Tempe, Arizona, the first death involving an autonomous vehicle. In the aftermath of the crash, Uber suspended all … [Read more...] about Uber self-driving cars, with humans in control, to cruise Washington, D.C.
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Belt theorizes the vehicle’s drive unit overheats a sensor during low-speed driving and causes the sensor to leak current. When that happens, Belt says the computer mistakenly responds to a false pedal input and provides power to the electric motors, propelling the vehicle forward into an obstacle. One of the components “resets” repeatedly, cutting the current in inhumanly precise 1-second intervals. … [Read more...] about Tesla owners accuse their cars of sudden unintended acceleration. Is it true?
By Sreeraman Thiagarajan We are just a day away from Google’s annual developer festival named Google I/O that happens at Mountain View, California; a literal backyard of Google’s global headquarters. Google I/O, for the uninitiated, is an annual developer conference that began in 2008, and is organized by the executive team. "I/O" stands for input/output, as well as the slogan "Innovation in the Open".So here are some expectations from the big Google gig that are likely to make headlines: From Android to Assistant: Some avatar of Android used to dominate I/O year after year. We saw it grow from a smartphone OS in 2008 competing with iOS to evolve into Wear (watch), Auto, Things (IOT), TV, Pay and so on. But starting 2016 since the announcement of Google Assistant, the smart assistant which aims to get things done in real life to people, it has been getting the lion’s share of attention and action. So, a lot more can be expected from the Assistant stable: … [Read more...] about New Android, Assistant, and hardware: What to expect from Google I/O 2019
The LC 500h ‘Matte prototype’ incorporates Lexus’ advanced self-charging multi-stage hybrid system, a unique offering in its segment. Lexus's renowned self-charging hybrid technology allows the LC 500h to recharge while driving, without any need for cables or plugs. Its motorization stands out for its efficiency, reduced consumption, low noise and softness. … [Read more...] about Orange Lexus LC 500h Matte Prototype Debuts Bright Hue In Barcelona
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