Byton prototypes coming to the U.S. for Level 4 self-driving testing

Byton has produced the first 10 of its EV SUV prototypes and by years end several of those will be sent to the United States for testing. The China-based automaker founded by former BMW and Infiniti executives is looking to produce another 100 prototypes of its all-electric SUV, which Byton calls the M Byte by…

Autonomous Ford Mustang acts drunk at the track

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Siemens unveiled its 1st generation Ford Mustang equipped with autonomous driving technology. During the show the engineers from both Siemens and Cranfield University wanted to showcase what their self-driving technology can do, however, on the day of the run it didn’t go as planned. A video segment posted by…

GM’s Cruise may soon roll out autonomous taxi rides

GM’s Cruise division has actively been in discussions with San Francisco city officials through emails to prepare a pilot program roll out of its autonomous vehicles. Through some of the emails it shows discussion of a mandatory “law enforcement action plan,” which is to properly train its self-driving vehicles in regards to how respond to…

Uber self-driving prototype’s crash was ‘entirely avoidable’

The accident investigation has revealed that the incident between Uber’s autonomous Volvo XC90 and the bicyclist was ‘entirely avoidable.’ Reports indicated that the person behind the wheel of Uber’s self-driving SUV was watching an episode of “The Voice” during the time of the crash. Behind the wheel of the Volvo streaming “The Voice” on Hulu…

Kroger partners with Nuro for autonomous grocery delivery

Grocery store chain Kroger is partnering up with Nuro for autonomous grocery delivery. The delivery pilot program will allow Nuro’s self-driving pod shaped delivery vehicles to deliver orders to customers. The orders will be “last mile” deliveries on low speed streets. The Nuro’s cargo compartments will be well insulated to help keep food hot or…

Luxgen’s artificial intelligence concept car to make its debut

The Luxgen Artificial Intelligence Concept Car is set to make its debut at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show. It features a Double Line design and a unique simplified design to enhance its beauty. Luxgen’s new A.I. concept car uses an extremely streamlined design style and an avant-garde design line in the front. It features a…