Point One Navigation Grabs $10 Million Series A Funding

San Francisco-based Point One Navigation announced this week that it has closed a $10 million Series A round of funding.  The funding, led by...

TUM Wins Indy Autonomous Challenge

Autonomous race cars reach high speeds, but competition highlights challenges of GPS outages in demanding environment In a celebrated test two years in the making, Technical...

Worldwide Semiconductor Chip Shortage Forces TomTom To Cut 2021 Outlook

Reuters: TomTom Posted Quarterly Net Loss For The Last Two Years Citing the worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips that have curbed automotive markets, TomTom  said the...

Halo Using T-Mobile 5G Network for Las Vegas Self-Driving Service

5G Rapidly Becoming Mainstream for Location, Autonomous Vehicle Services Halo has launched a commercial driverless car service using the T-Mobile  5G network in Las Vegas.  The company,...

Septentrio and Point One Demonstrate Autonomous Vehicle Technology

LAS VEGAS—Septentrio and Point One Navigation decided to get away from the crowded halls of CES to demonstrate new autonomous vehicle technology...

Taoglas Buys ThinkWireless, Shows off Scooters

LAS VEGAS—Ireland-based Taoglas recently purchased rival combination antenna company ThinkWireless to strengthen its position in commercial vehicle markets.     

LiDAR Companies Offering Smaller, More Capable Systems at CES

LAS VEGAS—An increasing number of LiDAR (light imaging detection and ranging) companies at CES this year touted higher resolution, smaller size and...

Company Aims to Reduce Auto Crash Injuries, Cost

A new company is adapting advanced Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) technology to prepare a vehicle and its...

Looking Back on 2018…

As 2018 comes to a close, the editors of Driverless Report asked industry veterans to give their thoughts on the year’s technology...

Indoor Location Mergers and Acquisitions Increasing

Location industry mergers and acquisitions have been increasing over the past few years. In fact, at least one industry analyst believes that more...

GM President Moves to Cruise

Full story at Reuters DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) President Dan Ammann will take over as chief...

Self-driving cars may hit U.S. roads in pilot program: NHTSA

Reuters Full story at the link above... Fully self-driving cars may be on the fast lane to U.S. roads under a pilot program the Trump administration...

Was MWCA Good for Location Companies?

LOS ANGELES—While the recent Mobile World Congress Americas here had at least two dozen location industry companies exhibiting, few product announcements and partnerships were...

Honda to invest $2.75 billion in GM’s self-driving car unit

Reuters (Full Story at Link Above) WARREN, Mich (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd (7267.T) will invest $2.75 billion and take a 5.7 percent stake in...

Technology Companies Continue to Support 5G/IoT

LOS ANGELES—Whether integrating new positioning modules or designing antennas for new IoT markets, companies are trying to gain a foothold into new mobile technology...

5G Key to Autonomous Vehicle Rollout

LOS ANGELES—While not an auto technology show, this year’s Mobile World Congress Americas featured a track on autonomous and connected vehicles that highlighted the...

Experts Differ on Autonomous Vehicle Rollout Dates

LOS ANGELES—Executives from older technology companies and Silicon Valley startups had huge differences when it comes to what date they believe autonomous vehicles will...

NXP Buys OmniPHY for Autonomous Vehicle Development

ZDNet NXP buys company to spur more autonomous vehicle development...read the story at the link above...  

Aurora Interview with Wired Magazine

Wired Chris Urmson and company talk about company's plans in Wired interview at the link above...

Waymo Opens China Subsidiary

TechCrunch Read the full story at TechCrunch link above...