• Ford revs up self-driving car and smart city plans

    11 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Ford unveiled a suite of announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show today that are aimed at furthering the company's ambitions to power smart cities, and new applications of autonomous vehicles.
    The announcements focus on providing cities with cloud services to better understand the autonomous vehicles zooming around their streets, building hardware for vehicles to communicate with one another, and testing new services that are powered by self-driving cars. They're powered by a series of partnerships with companies like Postmates, Qualcomm, and Autonomic.
    It's all part of Ford's work...
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  • Ford partners with Postmates on self-driving delivery pilot

    Ford partners with Postmates on self-driving delivery pilot

    11 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Ford has a new partner for its autonomous vehicle program: Postmates. The on-demand delivery service provider is working with the automaker through its self-driving vehicle platform, in a similar way to existing partner Domino's Pizza. Postmates is the first on-demand delivery app to work with Ford in this capacity, and will test with the platform this year, including in a pilot in a...
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  • People are freaking out about Toyota's self-driving vehicle that's eerily similar to one that hit a pedestrian on 'Black Mirror'

    People are freaking out about Toyota's self-driving vehicle that's eerily similar to one that hit a pedestrian on 'Black Mirror'

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Toyota unveiled its self-driving e-Palette concept vehicle at the International Consumer Electronics Show on Monday.
    "Black Mirror" fans thought the vehicle resembled a self-driving pizza delivery vehicle that hits a pedestrian on an episode of the show.
    Toyota and Pizza Hut announced a partnership before the e-Palette reveal and suggested that the vehicle could be used to deliver pizza.
    When Toyota unveiled its self-driving e-Palette concept vehicle at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, the company touted the vehicle's potential to serve as a multi-purpose...
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