Uber’s self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan’s auto industry

Uber’s self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan’s auto industry Valuing Uber’s autonomous group at $7.25 billion Nick Statt  Apr 18, 2019, 9:19pm  Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced this evening a $1 billion investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s Vision Fund, car maker Toyota, and automative component supplier Denso. […]

China unveils the first autonomous amphibious military landing vehicle

China unveils the first autonomous amphibious military landing vehicle The Marine Lizard is the first of its kind  Andrew Liptak  Apr 19, 2019, Image: China Shipbuilding Industry Company Earlier this month, a Chinese shipbuilder unveiled an amphibious autonomous landing vehicle that could someday be part of the country’s military. Nicknamed the “Marine Lizard,” it can be used for […]