Daimler tests robo taxis – on a platform from Bosch and Nvidia

Source: EENews  – July 11th, 2018   Cars without drivers are nothing completely new in Silicon Valley. Now Daimler is competing with them with an electric vehicle. The luxury car manufacturer will use an Artificial Intelligence platform developed by Bosch and Nvidia, running Daimler’s own algorithms. Automated driving requires a redundant system architecture and the highest…

Consumer Groups Demand FTC Investigation Into Tesla Autopilot

Source: TheDriver  – May 23th, 2018   On Wednesday, the Center of Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog mailed a joint request to the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Jospeh Simons, requesting that the FTC investigate how Tesla Motors has marketed its controversial “Autopilot” semiautonomous driver aid suite. In the letter, the two organizations accuse Tesla of “deceiving and…

How to Fix Tesla Autopilot

Source: EETimes  – May 22nd, 2018   The National Transportation Safety Board’s widely anticipated preliminary report on the crash of a 2017 Tesla Model X on March 23in California is out. The review of the Mountain View accident remains “preliminary” and the NTSB offers neither a probable cause nor any recommended fixes. The play-by-play chronology leading up to…