Tag Archives: Selfdriving

Apple drops 200 staff from Project Titan self-driving car skunkworks

Apple’s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX – Image via MacCallister Higgins Apple has let more than 200 employees go from its secretive Project Titan self-driving car operation. CNBC first reported on the move Thursday and an Apple spokesperson acknowledged the cuts in a statement to the news organization. The spokesperson said Apple will refocus

Share This:

VW poaches Apple executive for self-driving car development

Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show Volkswagen has successfully hired former Apple executive Alexander Hitzinger to help lead self-driving technology development. His larger role is direct responsibility for technical development for commercial vehicles, and he will also lead the company’s Mobility as a Service initiative, which imagines a future in which people will simply

Share This:

GM Cruise and DoorDash partner for self-driving food deliveries

GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV General Motors and its Cruise self-driving car division announced a new partnership with popular food delivery service DoorDash that will employ autonomous vehicles to deliver food this March. Both companies announced the new pilot program on Thursday days after former GM President Dan Ammann took over as CEO of

Share This:

Subaru WRX STI S209, Suzuki Jimny pickup, Audi self-driving tech: Today's Car News

Follow Viknesh 2018 Suzuki Jimny Over the years, Subaru has treated fans in its home market with special versions of its WRX STI boasting extra power and less weight. The latest is the S209, which debuts next month at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and is slated for local sale. We

Share This:

Audi's AID subsidiary leads self-driving car development at VW Group

Audi brand logo on München office Self-driving car development is well underway at numerous automakers and technology companies. At Volkswagen Group, Audi leads the charge. The brand spun-off a start-up company called Autonomous Intelligent Driving, or AID, about a year and a half ago. The company has been tasked with working on every aspect of

Share This:

Ex-Waymo engineer drove from San Francisco to New York City in a self-driving car

[embedded content] Anthony Levandowski claims he has completed a a major milestone for self-driving car technology: a coast-to-coast trip using his latest technology. If Levandowski sounds familiar, it’s because he was the center of attention in the Waymo-Uber legal battle. Waymo accused the former employee of stealing trade secrets and forming Otto, a self-driving truck

Share This: