15 Dec 2020

Zoox Finally Reveals Its Custom Robotaxi

California based self-driving vehicle company Zoox has revealed its first robotaxi as promised. The startup was committed to developing a fully automated vehicle designed solely for ride-hailing. Although it looks similar to other automated pod shuttle vehicles created by other brands in recent years, such as Local Motors Ollie and

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13 Oct 2020

Split-Second ‘Phantom’ Images Can Fool Tesla’s Autopilot

Although autonomous vehicle safety concerns often arise over what the vehicle’s systems cannot see, new research exposes a potential Tesla vulnerability in which they investigate “phantom” objects that the autopilot feature picks up on that are not really there. Ben Gurion researchers have been carefully documenting and experimenting with how

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23 Mar 2020

Former Waymo Executive Passed Trade Secrets to Uber

A former Waymo executive has admitted to stealing trade secrets and sharing them with Uber, a rival company. The former employee, Anthony Scott Levandowski, has agreed to plead guilty to stealing secret information from the self-driving car technology company Waymo regarding its projects. The former executive is accused of downloading

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