Hyundai confirms discussions about building a car with Apple

  • January 8, 2021
Last month Reuters reported that Apple’s Project Titan self-driving electric car effort could produce a vehicle by 2024 or so, and now there are more rumors suggesting the company is serious about getting into the business. Earlier today a Bloomberg…

Walmart will test driverless delivery trucks in Arkansas next year

  • December 15, 2020
In 2019, Walmart started working with a company called Gatik to test autonomous delivery trucks on a two-mile route between a fulfillment center and a store in Bentonville, Arkansas. After those vehicles logged more than 70,000 miles with a human dri…

Baidu approved for fully driverless road tests in Beijing

  • December 7, 2020
A few months after Baidu’s robotaxi service arrived in Beijing, the company has received the first permits to run driverless vehicle tests in the city. China’s capital granted Baidu Apollo permission to deploy five such vehicles on public roads.The c…

The Boring Company offers a look inside a Las Vegas loop station

  • December 4, 2020
The Boring Company’s work in Las Vegas is starting to take shape. On Twitter, the company shared a short clip showing off one of the underground stations it’s building as part of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) loop. As you can see from the vi…

Waymo offers public rides in driverless cars in Phoenix

  • October 8, 2020
Three years after coming to Phoenix, Waymo plans to open its fully autonomous cars to the city’s wider population. Starting today, current Waymo One members can book a trip through the company’s app and invite their friends and family to join them fo…

This tiny robotic beetle travels for two hours without a battery

  • August 21, 2020
A team of researchers from the University of Southern California have created a miniscule autonomous robotic beetle, RoBeetle, that can travel for more than two hours without a battery. The 88-milligram, insect-inspired robot runs on liquid methanol,…

AI helps drone swarms navigate through crowded, unfamiliar spaces

  • July 18, 2020
Drone swarms frequently fly outside for a reason: it’s difficult for the robotic fliers to navigate in tight spaces without hitting each other. Caltech researchers may have a way for those drones to fly indoors, however. They’ve developed a machine l…