Tag: autonomous

Sep 13, 2022 - 11:07 am

There’s no easy-going for Tesla’s Autopilot in Germany

Tesla has to improve its driver assistance system Autopilot in Germany once more. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) identified weaknesses in the system months ago. Tesla has since been able to resolve some of the complaints, but according to a KBA spokesperson, “further remedial measures are still being tested and validated”.

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Aug 22, 2022 - 02:18 pm

Lincoln presents autonomous EV concept

With the Model L100 Concept, the Ford brand Lincoln has presented a futuristic car concept for the era of autonomous driving – electric, of course. The Model L100 Concept pays homage to Lincoln’s first luxury vehicle, the 1922 Model L, and is intended to illustrate the vision for the future of the brand.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 11:10 am

Tesla to answer for phantom braking issues

More than 750 Tesla drivers have complained to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about unmediated braking manoeuvres of their cars when controlled by the Autopilot system. Tesla must respond to the allegations by 20 June.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 02:51 pm

Rocsys to build autonomous charging system at the Port of Oakland

Robotic charging specialist Rocsys has signed an order of agreement with marine terminal operator SSA Marine to supply ROC-1 autonomous charging systems. The systems will autonomously charge part of the electric yard tractor fleet of SSA Marine at the International Container Terminal at the Port of Oakland.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 04:00 pm

Tesla announces recall after autopilot issue

Tesla has to repair more than 50,000 of its electric cars in the USA that are equipped with the beta version of the software ‘Full Self-Driving’. The reason is that the software enables rolling stops at intersections and does not completely stop the car before a stop sign.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 01:06 pm

Baidu & Geely invest EV joint venture Jidu Auto

Baidu and Geely are investing a total of around 400 million US dollars in their electric car joint venture Jidu Auto. The money will go towards the development and series production of Jidu’s first “robot car”. The model is to be presented at the Beijing Auto Show in April this year and go on sale […]

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Jan 13, 2022 - 02:07 pm

Nuro presents series-ready autonomous EV

US start-up Nuro has unveiled the third generation of its self-driving electric vehicle, which the company says is now ready for series production. Nuro is cooperating with BYD North America to produce the electric delivery vehicles.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 11:24 am

Tesla under pressure in the USA for stealth recall

The US regulation authority NHTSA has notified Tesla of recall obligations over update and wants more info on FSD test. Additionally, Tesla has been asked for more information about the non-disclosure agreement it made ‘Full Self-Driving Beta’ testers agree to.

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Sep 22, 2021 - 05:39 pm

Baidu to enter heavy goods transport with subsidiary ‘DeepWay’

The Chinese internet giant Baidu is setting its sights on the market for heavy goods vehicles through its subsidiary DeepWay. For 2023, the company is holding out the prospect of an electric “robot truck”, for which some key data has already been announced, such as a battery change system that is supposed to provide fresh […]

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Sep 2, 2021 - 03:10 pm

Xiaomi registers electric vehicle subsidiary company

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi has completed the registration of a new automobile company, with a registered capital of RMB 10 billion (around $1.5 billion), with founder & CEO Lei Jun to serve as the new company’s legal representative.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Nuro’s new US plant to make “tens of thousands” of EVs

US startup Nuro, which specialises in autonomous electric vehicles, announces a production facility in southern Nevada. Nuro states the capacity of the future plant as “tens of thousands of delivery vehicles”. For production, Nuro is enlisting support from BYD North America.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 10:37 am

Autopilot safety investigation in the USA

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reopening an investigation into Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ driver assistance system. It refers to eleven incidents between January 2018 and July 2021 in which Tesla models hit emergency vehicles parked on the side of the road. This resulted in 17 injuries and one death.

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Aug 10, 2021 - 09:55 pm

Audi presents electric roadster concept ‘Skysphere’

Audi has presented a study of an electric roadster called the Skysphere Concept. The electric cabrio will be on show at the IAA Mobility and is supposed to be a preview of future Audi design rather than for a concrete model. The new design is also accompanied by a special technical solution: a variable wheelbase.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 11:07 am

GM is planning billions in EV investment & battery production

General Motors wants to increase its investments in electric and automated driving vehicles again by 2025, from the last planned 27 billion to 35 billion US dollars, according to a media report. Meanwhile, GM offshoot Cruise has presented the first nearly 100 pre-production models of its Cruise Origin.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 11:59 am

Apple hires ex-Canoo CEO Ulrich Kranz

Apple has hired former BMW manager Ulrich Kranz, who most recently led the electric vehicle start-up Canoo and left it in April. This was reported by several media sources, to whom Apple confirmed this.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 10:28 am

NASA take electric vehicles to the moon

NASA has contracted General Motors and Lockheed Martin to develop the next generation of e-vehicles for future lunar missions. This will allow astronauts on the Artemis mission, scheduled for 2024, to explore the lunar surface over further distances than ever before.

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May 29, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Artemis hands over Landjet project / Hitzinger steps down

Artemis, which previously operated independently, is handing over the development of the autonomous driving electric car to Audi and the software development to VW’s software forge Cariad. Audi officially confirmed the news. In the course of this reorientation, Alexander Hitzinger will hand over the management of Artemis GmbH to Oliver Hoffmann.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 10:37 am

Nissan batteries lead second life on the shop floor

Nissan has found yet a new way of life for retired batteries from its Leaf electric model. Some now power Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) – the driverless transport vehicles that deliver parts to the required location in the car factory.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Apple in talks with Hyundai over BEV cooperation

Apple could select the South Korean carmaker Hyundai as a partner for the development of its rumored self-driving electric car. This is indicated by a statement from the South Koreans, which Hyundai, however, has meanwhile formulated in a more vague manner.

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Sep 25, 2020 - 02:21 pm

Danfoss to fit hybrid drives on exploration vessels

Danfoss Editron has received an order from the Norwegian shipyard Grovfjord Mekaniske Verksted (GMV) to supply hybrid propulsion systems for a fleet of unmanned exploration vessels. Four of the vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2021, with seven more to follow in the following months.

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Aug 20, 2020 - 01:43 pm

GM to electrify and localise its China business

General Motors is struggling with declining market shares in China and therefore wants to focus on electric mobility and autonomous driving in the future. The Americans plan to invest more than 20 billion dollars globally in these two areas by 2025.

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Aug 11, 2020 - 01:54 pm

Ehang presents fire-fighting drone

The Chinese manufacturer Ehang has presented a special version of its electrically driven passenger drone Ehang 216, which was specially designed for fire fighting in high-rise buildings. The company has also revealed more about production at Ehang.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/09/13/theres-no-easy-going-for-teslas-autopilot-in-germany/
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