GM Ultra Cruise Will Bring True Hands-Free Driving Across 95% of Scenarios

GM has announced its next generation autonomous driving software, Ultra Cruise, covering 95% of driving scenarios.

Autonomous Cars Harder to Develop Than Elon Musk Thought

Elon Musk has admitted developing autonomous cars is harder than he thought, as the timeline for the latest software update slips again.

Toyota Acquiring Lyft’s Self-Driving Division

Lyft has announced Toyota subsidiary Woven Planet is acquiring its self-driving division, Level 5.

Ford Tests Self-Driving Software on ‘Mother of All Road Trips’

Ford is laying down the gauntlet in the self-driving arena, declaring its BlueCruise software has completed the “Mother of All Road Trips.”

Motional Taps Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 For Next-Gen Robotaxi

Driverless tech company Motional has announced it will use Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 for its robotaxi deal with Lyft.

Waymo Autonomous Driving Would Eliminate Almost All Vehicle Fatalities

Waymo has released a detailed report of its autonomous driving test scenarios, providing evidence of the technology’s ability to prevent fatalities.

Honda the First to Release Level 3 Autonomous Vehicle

Honda has announced a major first for the auto industry, being the first to release a Level 3 autonomous vehicle, as part of the Honda Legend Hybrid EX.

Volkswagen Chooses Microsoft Azure to Accelerate Autonomous Driving

Volkswagen has announced it is partnering with Microsoft to use Azure to accelerate the development of autonomous vehicles.

Toyota Partners With Aurora and Denso to Develop Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota is partnering with Aurora and Denso to develop autonomous vehicles, rather than going it alone.

Dell CTO: 5G Will Move Beyond the Consumer in 2021

Dell Technologies CTO John Roese says 2021 will be a big year for 5G, as it moves beyond the consumer and begins to reach its full potential.

Volkswagen Developing Autonomous Driving Software In-House

As automakers around the world partner up with leading tech companies, Volkswagen is taking a different approach, developing its autonomous software in-house.

Apple Car Still Years Away According to Reports

The rumored Apple Car has been making headlines again, although recent reports are placing its debut several years away.

Alphabet’s Waymo Switches to ‘Fully Autonomous Driving’ vs ‘Self-Driving’

Waymo has announced it will no longer use the term “self-driving,” embracing “fully autonomous driving technology” instead.

Autonomous Driving for Trucks Will Happen First, Says Full Truck Alliance CFO

“We think the commercialization of autonomous driving for trucks will probably take place a lot sooner than it will take place in the passenger car vehicle sector,” says Richard Zhang, CFO of Full Truck Alliance.

Ultimate Solution For Uber and Lyft Is Autonomy

Gene Munster discusses how California in forcing drivers to be employees may ultimately speed up the efforts of Uber and Lyft to go fully self-driving and thereby simply eliminate all human drivers.

5G is Delayed, But a Whole New World is Coming

The fact is as much as 5G is going to be tremendous, and it’s going to bring an amazing architectural shift to our economy and to our markets and economy, it’s still not here, says Skyworks Solutions CEO Liam Griffin. It is here in certain areas but the rollout has been somewhat delayed due to coronavirus.

Toyota Invests $400 Million In Pony.ai to Accelerate Autonomous Driving

Pony.ai has announced that it has secured $400 million in funding from Toyota to help develop its autonomous driving tech.

Autonomous Driving is Coming No Matter What, Says SoftBank CEO

“Autonomous driving is coming no matter what,” says Says SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son. SoftBank is Uber’s largest shareholder. “That’s the destiny of where technology is going to drive us,” he added. “When autonomous driving comes the cost of providing the service will dramatically get more efficient.”