Weekly Connected and Autonomous Vehicle News


Connected and Autonomous Vehicles:

💲 Tesla Cuts Price of Full Self-Driving Software by a Third to $8,000. “Tesla TSLA -1.64%↓ slashed the price of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) driver assistant software to $8,000 from $12,000 in the United States, as CEO Elon Musk reaffirms his commitment to self-driving technology.”

🙁 A 14-Year-Old Is Charged in Fire That Destroyed a Driverless Waymo Vehicle“The district attorney’s office in San Francisco filed charges of vandalism against a teenager suspected in the February incident.”

🚗 Qualcomm Devises Cost-Effective ADAS Chip for India. “Unveiled recently, the Snapdragon Ride Flex SoC is a versatile technology designed to handle a diverse array of tasks, from powering digital dashboards to supporting advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving capabilities.”

🚘 Applied Intuition and Luminar Partner to Accelerate ADAS and AD Development. “In a first step of the partnership, the companies will jointly provide the first validated sensor models of Luminar LAZR 5.11%↑ lidars, enabling automakers to test and validate ADAS and AD perception systems using Applied Intuition Sensor Sim.”

💰 Car Companies Can Generate $1,600 Per Car In Future From Connected Car Services“This vast market includes cars that can give you cheaper digital insurances, navigate autonomously, manage energy requirements, and even function as a health kiosk.”

🙄 China-Germany Cooperation on Connected, Autonomous Cars Sets Good ExampleThis is <cough> propaganda…

😧 This Goofy Shirt Paralyzes Robotaxis:

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