Tag: autonomous vehicles

  • Turquoise Lights for Autonomous Vehicles

    Turquoise Lights for Autonomous Vehicles

    Mercedes-Benz has achieved a pioneering milestone in the US automotive industry by obtaining permits to use turquoise-colored lights on its vehicles to indicate autonomous driving. This development makes them the first automaker in the US to utilize such a distinctive feature for self-driving systems. Traditionally, vehicle lighting systems have been restricted to white, red, and…

  • Lyft was wrong on driverless vehicles

    Lyft was wrong on driverless vehicles

    Lyft co-founder once predicted in 2021, most rides would be self-driving. That’s really ambitious and maybe COVID-19 got in the way but we are nowhere near that state of things. In 2016, Lyft co-founder John Zimmer predicted most of the company’s rides would be self-driving within five years, a transformation that would largely eliminate the…