According to the Department of motor vehicles California, now registered in the state of unmanned vehicles is 409 units, a license for their testing got nearly 1600 drivers.
Didi Senior Communications Director Liang Sun was quoted by The Wall Street Journal Monday as saying that the company had been testing autonomous vehicles in closed internal environment for a while and it is finalising its plans to begin United States road trials which will be made in a "prudent and safety-first" manner. The vehicles are equipped with advanced LIDAR tools, along with several cameras to sense the entire driving environment.
Apple has doubled the number of its self-driving cars this year, and now has the second-largest fleet in California, Mac Reports first pointed out. Free for 14 days - no credit card required! It may just partner with auto manufacturers to deploy its self-driving software, like it's done with CarPlay, or it could go back to its original dream of making an Apple vehicle. Waymo has 51 cars in the state, but also has 338 registered drivers. Waymo had the largest gulf between its self-driving auto permits and the number of drivers at 51 vehicles and 338 drivers. That puts it four cars ahead of the latest figures we have for Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving auto division thought to be among the leaders in the sector. Waymo, for example, used to have over 100 self-driving cars in the state before moving part of its fleet to Arizona and MI, where additional testing is now taking place.
In April 2017, Apple received its first official permit from the California DMV to operate self-driving test cars on its roads.
Nowadays, Smartphone Giant Apple back in lamplight for its self-driving fleet.
Chief Executive Officer at Apple, Tim Cook called self-driving a core technology that we view as very important. "It's probably one of the most hard AI projects actually to work on", Cook said last summer. Then in the issued permits were given only three hybrid Lexus RX450h 2015 model year and six-serving test drivers.