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Browsing the "Autonomous Vehicles" Tag

Xpeng In-House Autonomous Vehicle Technology Keeps Prices Down

December 21st, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

I recently met with Dr. Xinzhou Wu, Vice President of Autonomous Driving at Xpeng Motors, to learn more about the company’s autonomous vehicle (AV) bottom-up approach, part of its long-term strategic plan. Dr. Wu is in charge of overall strategy and technical planning of the business and team management for Xpeng's global autonomous driving R&D center in Silicon Valley, California


Police Still Investigating Last Year’s Uber Autonomous Vehicle Crash

July 15th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

The Washington Post reports that Tempe, Arizona’s police department is still investigating last year’s fatal accident in which an Uber autonomous test vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian pushing a bike. The investigation comes at the request of Maricopa County’s prosecutors, who want to know more about whether the accident was avoidable


Some Hard Truths About Autonomous Driving

May 25th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

“The future of transportation is inevitably one of electric-powered fully-autonomous vehicles that you don’t own. This will all be mandated by the government, because it’s the only thing that can prevent thousands of pointless deaths every year.”Am I raising a strawman to burn here? Yes, but it’s not as fake as it appears at first glance



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