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Beijing allocates more roads for self-driving vehicle tests

China's capital city has designated 11 more roads for self-driving vehicle testing, state news agency Xinhua said on Sept 19, to try to speed up the technology's development.

The test driver in the autonomous car must have received no less than 50 hours of training and be able to take over the vehicle at any time during the test, Xinhua said. — Reuters

A peek into the future: Five inventions to look forward to

SMARTPHONES, smartwatches and virtual reality (VR) glasses. These were once make-believe objects and inventions we only seen on TV and movies.

Volvo reveals new robo-taxi in race to autonomy

Volvo Cars presented a fully electric robo-taxi on Sept 5, as the Geely-owned Swedish company races to meet an ambitious target for driverless vehicle sales with its Uber supply deal on hold.

Volvo's 360c autonomous concept car is seen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo is trying to make headway in self-driving cars as a mid-size luxury player with more limited resources than a BMW or Audi. — TT News Agency/Reuters

How a billion-dollar autonomous vehicle startup lost its way

Quanergy Systems Inc found itself in the centre of a sudden frenzy over self-driving cars in 2014.

An example of 3D LiDAR mapping from Quanergy’s website. —

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest US grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries in a Phoenix suburb.

This Silicon Valley car tech firm is bringing secret weapon to the streets of Sacramento

A Silicon Valley tech company recently posted a video front and centre on its website that may startle some Sacramentans.

California startup Phantom Auto is introducing driverless vehicles to San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento and Mountain View, California. The drivers of these vehicles operate them remotely from Phantom's office in Mountain View, sometimes more than 100 miles away. — Phantom Auto/TNS

Improved earnings prospects for D&O on shift in auto lighting

PETALING JAYA: D&O Green Technologies Bhd is in the sweet spot of the manufacturing sector because of the increasing light-emitting diode (LED) adoption in cars both for exterior and interior lighting, according to MIDF Research.

Foxconn profit below forecast on higher costs

TAIPEI: Foxconn posted second-quarter net profit well below expectations as a rise in component costs and unsold inventory weighed on the performance of the Apple supplier and world’s top contract electronics maker, analysts said.

The company, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, reported net profit of T$17.49bil (US$567.25mil) late on Monday, 20% short of analyst expectations and slightly below the year-earlier results. Foxconn shares fell more than 3% yesterday

Alphabet’s Waymo tests pricing, teams up with public transit

For the past year, Kyla Jackson has been one of the only teenagers in the world who gets a ride to high school from a robot.

Inside Google’s shadow workforce of contract labourers

Every day, tens of thousands of people stream into Google offices wearing red name badges. They eat in Google’s cafeterias, ride its commuter shuttles and work alongside its celebrated geeks. But they can’t access all of the company’s celebrated perks. They aren’t entitled to stock and can’t enter certain offices. Many don’t have health insurance.