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Japan banks on 3D mapping deemed crucial for driverless cars

Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps that can guide self-driving cars within inches of where they should be — a hurdle the industry needs to clear if it hopes to deliver........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

2019 Lexus ES Adds Side Mirror Cameras, But Only In Japan

Automakers have for decades been teasing features in concept cars that never make it into the real world, but now one such feature — side mirror cameras — is making it into production on the recently redesigned 2019 Lexus ES. […] The .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 14th, 2018

Driverless Hype Collides With Merciless Reality

The bubble around self-driving cars is turning into a “trough of disillusionment.” Many companies are already adjusting their strategies to fit this reality......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

BOJ Policy Makers Clash Over Banks" Complaints

Debate over whether to take banks’ complaints about low interest rates seriously is likely to be at the center of Bank of Japan policy meetings, including one next week......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

Renesas in $6.7 billion deal for IDT to boost chips for self-driving cars

Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp said it had agreed to buy Integrated Device Technology Inc (IDT) for $6.7 billion, its second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconducto.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 11th, 2018

Japan's Renesas in $6.7 billion deal for US chipmaker IDT in its push into self-driving cars - CNBC

CNBCJapan's Renesas in $6.7 billion deal for US chipmaker IDT in its push into self-driving carsCNBCJapan's Renesas Electronics said it had agreed to buy Integrated Device Technology (IDT).....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 11th, 2018

Renesas in $6.7 billion deal for IDT to boost chips for self-driving cars - Reuters

ReutersRenesas in $6.7 billion deal for IDT to boost chips for self-driving carsReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp (6723.T) said it had agreed to buy Integrated Device Te.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 11th, 2018

Japan"s Renesas to buy US" IDT for $6.7B deal, aims to boost chips for self-driving cars

Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp (6723.T) said it had agreed to buy Integrated Device Technology Inc (IDT) (IDTI.O) for $6.7 billion, its second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconductors for self-driving cars......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2018

Renesas in $6.7 billion deal for IDT to boost chips for self-driving cars

Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp said it had agreed to buy Integrated Device Technology Inc (IDT) for $6.7 billion, its second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconductors for self-driving cars......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2018

Groceries delivered by car; no driver necessary

A Silicon Valley startup is using autonomous cars to deliver groceries to residents in San Jose, Calif. AutoX is just the latest company seeking to bring driverless delivery to consumers. (Sept. 4)       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 4th, 2018

Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber for driverless cars

The two companies plan to use Uber technology in Toyota cars for Uber's ride-sharing service......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2018

Toyota to invest $500M in Uber

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc. and the pair will work on driverless cars together, according to a Monday report in The Wall Street Journal. The investment by the Japanese automaker, which has its U.S. headquar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber to develop driverless cars

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to invest about $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc. under an agreement by the companies to work jointly on autonomous vehicles aimed at improving safety and lowering transportation costs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 27th, 2018

Toyota to invest about $500 million in Uber for driverless cars: WSJ

Toyota Motor Corp will invest about $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc to jointly work on developing driverless vehicles, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 27th, 2018

"Autonomy": Is America ready for driverless cars?

Henry Ford's assembly line helped change the world by bringing automotive technology to the masses. Now, many believe a new revolution is underway as self-driving cars and trucks are poised to take over our driving. Larry Burns is a .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2018

Japan Enlists Uber and Airbus in Its Grand Plan to Develop Flying Cars

A government-led group wants to bring airborne vehicles to the country in the next decade Japan is making a push to develop flying cars,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 24th, 2018

NVIDIA: Crypto Slows, But AI and Driverless Cars Offer Huge Growth

The company made the case for a few of its growth opportunities -- and some could be huge......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 19th, 2018

Ed Goldman: When driverless isn’t autonomous: Who’s fooling whom?

I expect the following ad to appear in hardcopy and online classified sections very soon: “Wanted: Anonymous Drivers for Autonomous Cars.” Prompting this, of course, is the news earlier this week that the developer of a driverless car rolling th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2018

Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries

Kroger will begin testing grocery deliveries using driverless cars outside of Phoenix......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 16th, 2018

A Waymo engineer told us why a virtual-world simulation is crucial to the future of self-driving cars (GOOGL)

Waymo James Stout was convinced that he'd become a neuroscien.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2018

Exclusive: In Chinese port city, Japan"s Toyota lays foundation to ramp up sales

Toyota Motor Corp is likely to make 120,000 more cars a year in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as part of a medium-term strategy that's gathering pace as China-Japan ties improve, said four company insiders with knowledge of the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2018