Apple Self-Driving SUV Rear-Ended In Sunnyvale

Source: KPIX5  – September 1st, 2018   One of Apple’s self-driving cars was rear-ended on the freeway. It’s Apple’s first self-driving vehicle crash, but experts say many autonomous car operators are reporting similar accidents. Cars going at least 50 miles per hour whiz down Lawrence Expressway in Sunnyvale, a testing area for Apple’s self-driving Lexus SUVs.…


Not All ADAS Vehicles Created Equal

Source: EETimes  – August 8th, 2018   The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) earlier this week unveiled results, and insights gained, from tests to evaluate such ADAS features as adaptive cruise control (ACC) and lane-keeping assist (LKA). In the tests, performed both on the road and on test tracks, IIHS found that some models struggled…


Uber’s controversial self-driving truck division shuts down

Source: ArsTechnica  – July 31st, 2018   Uber is shutting down its self-driving truck program, the company acknowledged on Monday. It’s the latest example of Uber scaling back its self-driving technology efforts in the wake of a deadly Uber self-driving car crash in March. Uber’s self-driving truck program has been embroiled in controversy since Uber acquired the unit two years ago.…