TechCrunch: Aptiv takes its self-driving car ambitions (and tech) to China

Aptiv, the U.S. auto supplier and self-driving software company, is opening an autonomous mobility center in Shanghai to focus on the development and eventual deployment of its technology on public roads. The expansion marks the fifth market where Aptiv has…

Mashable: When it comes to self-driving cars, Beijing and Silicon Valley aren’t so different

China’s Baidu tests its Apollo self-driving platform.Image: baidu By Sasha Lekach2019-04-02 23:25:16 UTC Beijing looks a lot like Silicon Valley — at least when it comes to autonomous vehicles.  The first-ever city report on autonomous vehicle testing in Beijing was…

TechCrunch: Vision system for autonomous vehicles watches not just where pedestrians walk, but how

The University of Michigan, well known for its efforts in self-driving car tech, has been working on an improved algorithm for predicting the movements of pedestrians that takes into account not just what they’re doing, but how they’re doing it.…

TechCrunch: Transportation Weekly: Amazon’s secret acquisition and all the AV feels

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I cover all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike,…

TechCrunch: Self-driving car startup Zoox gets a new CEO

Self-driving car startup Zoox has selected its new CEO following the unexpected firing of co-founder and former CEO Tim Kentley-Klay in August. Aicha Evans, Intel’s now-former chief strategy officer, is joining Zoox as CEO and member of the Board of Directors…