Autonomous Vehicles

Rogers, Sheridan College to Collaborate on 5G Autonomous Vehicle Research

Rogers and Sheridan College have today announced an innovative partnership, that will focus on 5G autonomous vehicle research and development through Sheridan's Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI). The two-year collaboration will involve studying the potential of integrating navigation, diagnostics, and infotainment systems into autonomous vehicles over new 5G wireless technologies and networks.  As part of...

Autonomous Vehicles are Putting Over 1.1M Canadian Jobs at Risk

Citing internal government documents, a report by CTV News is claiming that more than one million jobs could be lost to the coming boom in self-driving vehicles. According to a federal presentation, automation could kill nearly 500,000 transportation jobs ranging from truck drivers to subway operators to taxi drivers and even courier services. Another document from...

Apple’s Self-Driving Car Spotted on Freeway in Palo Alto [VIDEO]

Last month, Apple received a permit in California so it could start testing Lexus cars with self-driving technology, soon after which a white Lexus RX450h crossover outfitted with the usual sensors and hardware from Apple was spotted driving around the Silicon Valley area. Now, a self-driving car from Apple has been caught on video on the 101 North, with...

Apple’s Patent Filing Reveals Autonomous Vehicle Collision Avoidance System

An Apple patent filing titled "Collision Avoidance Of Arbitrary Polygonal Obstacles” has been published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), which describes a basic vehicle collision avoidance system that may serve as the foundation of a self-driving car telemetry solution in future, AppleInsider is reporting. Apple’s proposed system is also capable of successfully navigating an environment without...

Three Companies Begin Testing Autonomous Vehicles on Ontario Roads

Ontario has taken a step in the future of driving by putting autonomous vehicles on the road for the first time. The Canadian automotive landscape still has a way to go before they catch up to other innovative competitors around the world. A pilot project involving cars developed by the University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer...