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Levandowski’s Pronto.ai plans to ship automated driving systems for trucks in 2019 – TechCrunch

Levandowski’s Pronto.ai plans to ship automated driving systems for trucks in 2019 – TechCrunch Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has taken his newest autonomous vehicle technology company out of stealth mode with a …

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Nuro deploys autonomous delivery cars without safety drivers – TechCrunch

Nuro deploys autonomous delivery cars without safety drivers – TechCrunch A few months after Nuro  href=”https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/16/nuro-and-kroger-are-deploying-self-driving-cars-for-grocery-delivery-in-arizona-today/”>deployed self-driving cars to deliver groceries in partnership with Kroger, the autonomous delivery startup is deploying its custom delivery bots. Up until now, Nuro was relying on Prius vehicles and safety drivers. Now, its delivery service …

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Self-driving dirt rally vehicle offers crash course in autonomous car safety

Self-driving dirt rally vehicle offers crash course in autonomous car safety Georgia Tech’s AutoRally initiative pushes self-driving cars to their limit by getting scaled-down autonomous vehicles to drive really, really fast and aggressively on dirt roads. Here’s why. The post Self-driving dirt rally vehicle offers crash course in autonomous car …

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Toyota invests in autonomous driving simulation startup Parallel Domain – TechCrunch

Toyota invests in autonomous driving simulation startup Parallel Domain – TechCrunch Parallel Domain, the startup that develops software to train self-driving cars in virtual worlds, has added an additional investor to its seed round. Earlier this month, Toyota AI Ventures contributed to Parallel Domain’s $2.65 million seed round led by Costanoa …

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A manager at Uber’s self-driving unit warned executives about safety issues just days before fatal crash – TechCrunch

A manager at Uber’s self-driving unit warned executives about safety issues just days before fatal crash – TechCrunch Less than a week before a Uber self-driving SUV prototype struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona last March, a manager sent executives an email cautioning that its autonomous vehicle unit …

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