From Tesla delaying full- self driving to Volvo Cars, Zoox, SAIC Joining Autonomous Vehicle Makers Using New NVIDIA DRIVE Solutions, a lot has happened last week. 

Tesla ‘Full Self Driving’ Is Delayed. Tesla (ticker: TSLA) drivers with perfect Tesla-generated safety scores expected to wake up Saturday and have the newest version of Tesla’s Full Self Driving, or FSD, software ready to run on their vehicles. But the upgrade isn’t ready yet. “A few last minute concerns about this build. Release likely on Sunday or Monday,” tweeted out CEO Elon Musk early Saturday morning. “Sorry for the delay.”

ZF is systematically expanding its expertise in the future field of autonomous driving in line with ZF’s “Next Generation Mobility” strategy.ZF has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Oxbotica, to develop a Level 4 self-driving system which will initially be deployed in passenger shuttles in major cities around the world.

General Motors has taken a step further in its strategy to develop autonomous driving systems. In a presentation aimed at investors held last Wednesday night (1024), the automaker revealed the creation from “Ultra Cruise”, an advanced version of Super Cruise, your driver assistance package that is capable of maneuvering and practically driving the car yourself.

Self- driving start-up Wayve partners with Ocado for autonomous deliveries. BRITISH autonomous vehicle start-up Wayve has received a £10 million investment from online grocer Ocado ahead of a year-long trial involving self-driving delivery vehicles in urban areas. The trial will see Wayve’s hardware and software fitted to some of Ocado’s delivery vehicles, which will be tested in complex urban scenarios in the UK.

Aurrigo, has supplied the £250,000 fully autonomous and electric shuttle as part of ground-breaking passenger trials currently being delivered at the NEC. Carrying up to eight passengers, the vehicle uses a suite of sensors to understand its surroundings, allowing it to move around safely, interacting with live traffic with little or no operator input.

A2GO Autonomous Shuttle Service Launches In Ann Arbor. May Mobility, Mcity and Ann Arbor SPARK today inaugurated the launch of A2GO, a new autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle service serving the Ann Arbor community. The free shuttle service is available to the public beginning Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, thanks in part to a grant through the mobility efforts of the state of Michigan.

Volvo Cars, Zoox and SAIC are among the growing ranks of transportation companies using the newest NVIDIA DRIVE solutions to power their AI-based autonomous vehicles, NVIDIA has announced. NVIDIA says their design-win pipeline for NVIDIA DRIVE now totals more than $8 billion over the next six years.


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