October 20, 2021
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Baidu Launches Robotaxi Service Outside Beijing. How ‘Fully Driverless’ Is It Vs. AutoX?

Baidu BIDU , the leading search engine in China, has launched a robotaxi service in Shougang Park - an industrial park on the outskirts of Beijing which will be a site for the 2022 winter Olympics. Baidu claims the service is “fully driverless” and will be the first service in China where members of the public can hail a paid robotaxi of th...
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Tesla Extends Profit Streak On Strong Q1 Sales Of Electric Car–And Pollution Credits

Tesla stayed profitable in the first quarter, posting earnings and revenue figures that topped consensus expectations, helped by the electric-car maker’s robust first-quarter vehicle deliveries and sales of pollution credits to other automakers. The company also said it’s targeting annual growth in deliveries of 50% a year. The Palo Alto, Califor...
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Explaining Why Explainable AI (XAI) Is Needed For Autonomous Vehicles And Especially Self-Driving Cars

Our lives are filled with explanations. You go to see your primary physician due to a rather sore shoulder. The doctor tells you to rest your arm and avoid any heavy lifting. In addition, a prescription is given. You immediately wonder why you would need to take medication and also are undoubtedly interested in knowing what the medical diagnosis a...