A Tesla in Autopilot mode can ply the highways of Northern California without issue, but when it comes to congested cities packed with erratic vehicle traffic, bikes, and pedestrians, cameras don’t always cut it. Or they didn’t, anyway. After years of testing, Intel-owned Mobileye intends to embrace the madness of the metropolis by rolling out self-driving cars in cities across the world. … [Read more...] about From Paris to NYC, Mobileye will bring self-driving cars to metropolises
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Tesla also offers a more comprehensive suite of partially automated technology confusingly named Full Self-Driving Capability. We can’t stress this enough: It does not turn a Tesla into a self-driving car. Will it one day? Maybe. Hopefully, considering it’s a very expensive option. But, as of 2020, your new Tesla will be human-driven even if it’s equipped with Full Self-Driving. With that disclaimer out of the way, the suite adds Navigate on Autopilot (which suggests lane changes and tackles on- and off-ramps on its own), Smart Summon (which lets users move their car in and out of a parking spot), plus Traffic and Stop Sign Control (which recognizes and obeys traffic lights as well as stop signs). Note the latter feature is still in beta mode, so users are also the technology’s guinea pigs. … [Read more...] about What is Tesla Autopilot and how does it work?
However, with automobile manufacturers increasingly investing in driverless cars, tech companies have rushed to reimagine the role of the cabin and how they can fill your drive time. We’ve already seen instances of this shift in cars like the ones from Tesla whose large, central touchscreens let you watch movies or play games when you’re in autopilot mode. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s Digital Cockpit concept tech can turn smart cars into mobile offices
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There is clearly plenty of work still to be done to create the perfect autonomous racing car, but contests like these are inspiring great minds to work toward that exciting goal. We can’t wait to see what the Indy Autonomous Challenge teams come up with. … [Read more...] about Million-dollar driverless racing challenge coming to Indianapolis