ITS Monday: Edition 10, 2020
This week’s small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Stories on: Irrational exuberance re. robocars, HD maps, Uber back on the driverless road, Waymo’s enhanced sensors, and Mercedes pulls back on autonomous cars.
Now, scroll down, and see what’s in this week’s edition. Oh, and before you do, be sure check out the quickest way to receive our new content via the subscription box just below …
A view from Toyota’s robocar chief, saying that ‘we don’t know that we can’t make fully self-driving cars, nor do we yet know how to do it.’
‘We are still in a phase where we are making progress with existing techniques, but the gradient isn’t as steep as it was a few years ago. It is getting more difficult.’READ THE ARTICLE
More from the direction of Toyota, with this story about a breakthrough in the creation of HD maps, not only do that, but doing so in a cost-efficient manner. More on this at the Toyota website, at TRI-AD enables successful creation of HD maps for automated driving on surface roads.READ THE ARTICLE
After its well-publicised trouble with testing cars in autonomous mode in Arizona in 2018, Uber is back testing its technology in California.
What is it doing differently this time around?READ THE ARTICLE
Waymo Driver, the 5th generation of the company’s self-driving tech, has been implemented in its vehicles. It is the result of more than 20 million miles of self-driving by its cars, along with 10 billion miles of simulations.READ THE ARTICLE