Today, Episode 53! Uber’s not out of the autonomous car race after all, with a new $150M investment in a new AV facility working with the University of Toronto; VW pushes for technology standardization for autonomous vehicles to ensure legal protections; and I go on a rant against articles crying out against AVs.
Drive.ai autonomous vehicles communicate with pedestrians; BMW clarifies its view on AVs; Ohio embraces AVs.
Uber’s CEO still strongly supports autonomous cars; my thoughts surrounding a lawsuit around the Model X crash; and a brief — very brief — overview on solid state lidar: smaller, better, cheaper.
BREAKING NEWS: An autonomous Uber has struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe Arizona; we discuss responsibility and liability in cases of autonomous car accidents; and finally, what’s the solution to “bad actors,” criminals holding up autonomous cars?