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BMW and Mobileye Will Start Crowd Sourcing Real-Time, Self Driving Car Data from 2018

24 Feb 89-990x479

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

When it comes to autonomous car, it is a given that we will have to take one small step at a time. There is not going to be a quantum leap wherein we simply take off the steering and let the car zip us to our destinations. Instead, it is going to be one small step at a time and Mobileye is among one of the companies making those small steps possible. (more…)

Mobileye Fixes 4,500 New York City Cars with Collision Avoidance Technology

20 Feb 89-990x479

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Autonomous cars are a field that has generated a huge amount of attention from late, from the public yes, but more importantly, from every other tech corporation as well. (more…)

Volkswagen Prefers Sierra Wireless to Enable Next-Generation Connected Vehicles With 4G LTE Embedded Modules

17 Feb chip-tp-featured-e1447837678700-1024x512

Sierra Wireless, a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Volkswagen has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime AR Series modules and the Legato platform for its next generation of connected cars. Sierra Wireless’ integrated 4G technology will reach the market beginning in 2018 in several Volkswagen models worldwide. (more…)

To Push Its Self-Driving Ambitions, Ford Will Invest $1 Billion in Argo AI

14 Feb ford-logo-1024x768

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Ford is planning to pour in investments to the tune of $1 Billion into Argo AI. The investment, which will be made over the course of the next five years, could help push the company’s efforts towards an AI-driven, ride sharing fleet by 2021. (more…)

WiTricity Collaborating with Nissan on Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles

14 Feb Print

WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has announced it is collaborating with Nissan, the leading manufacturer of electric vehicles (EVs), to drive adoption of wireless EV charging systems. (more…)

Robot Housekeepers to Reside in More Than 1 in 10 American Households in 2020

10 Feb pepper-robot-tp

New findings from Juniper Research have revealed that over 1 in 10 American households will own a housekeeping robot by 2020, with global unit shipments reaching 48 million in 2020, up from 15.7 million this year. (more…)

Uber’s Platform Will Play Host to Daimler’s Self Driving Cars

3 Feb Uber-e1484576085117

By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

Uber has entered into an alliance with Daimler, which will allow the automaker to launch its self driving cars from the former’s ride hailing platform. Uber is raring to deliver a self driving service for its customers, for which it had previously allied with Volvo as well. Daimler is its second partner in the pursuit of the goal. (more…)

Connected Car Startup CloudCar Rakes in $15Mn from Jaguar Land Rover

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By Disha Manocha, The Tech Portal
CloudCar, a cloud service provider for connected car companies, has managed to get its hands on a $15 million “minority investment” from UK based automotive giant Jaguar Land Rover.

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Uber to Channelize Investments towards Improvement of Mapping Technology in India

26 Dec uber-mi-note-2015-07-23-01-1024x549

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

India is one of the largest markets for popular ride hailing app, Uber, with its presence in 29 Indian cities. It is now at the second spot for the company after U.S, post its recent exit from China. The company is in direct competition with Ola and is continuously striving to take up on the company. Company’s founder Travis Kalanick had previously stated that it would be investing around $1 billion in India operations. (more…)

Uber Acknowledges Its Autonomous Cars Have Trouble with Bike Lanes

22 Dec uber-self-driving-990x543

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The past two weeks have been completely full with allegations against the lacking safety of Uber’s self-driving vehicles. They’d been spotted committing a series of traffic violations, ranging from running red lights to failing to yield for pedestrians since the public pilot of their cab service in the streets of San Francisco. But the ride-hailing giant hadn’t dispensed a statement addressing the grievances until today. (more…)