autonomous buses

Baidu Builds 100th Autonomous Bus Ahead Of New Mobility Service Launch

Baidu is doing what Apple should have done but didn’t — build a Level 4 autonomous  driving platform to sell to vehicle manufacturers. The Chinese company has been developing its self-driving platform called Apollo for the past several years but has no desire to manufacture vehicles. So far, it has 116 clients for Apollo, including Jaguar Land Rover, Valeo, Byton, Leopard Imaging, and Suning Logistcs.

Proterra Beginning “Industry’s First” Autonomous Bus Program — With Partners

The US-based electric bus pioneer Proterra has now begun what it has described as the industry’s “first” self-driving bus program. Its partners include the University of Nevada–Reno and the company’s Living Lab Coalition partners — amongst which are the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC), the Nevada Governor’s Office for Economic Development, and the cities of Carson City, Sparks, and Reno.