Car Automation

Uber Testing Self-Driving Vehicles in Toronto

Ride-sharing giant Uber has officially obtained a permit to test a pair of its self-driving vehicles in Ontario, although they won't necessarily be driver-less. According to a new report from Metro, Uber has deployed two "self-driving" vehicles on the streets of Toronto in a push to continue researching automotive automation technology. "Two autonomous vehicles (AVs) operating...

Apple’s Car Plans Hint Automation, BlackBerry Staff Hired

Earlier this year, a report alleged that Apple has leased a 22,100 square-foot suite at a Kanata office complex due to Ottawa’s presence in the automotive software sector, as the company plans to use the space to build the widely rumoured electric car. Today, in his very first article for Bloomberg, prolific Apple leaker Mark Gurman is reporting that Apple...