The american giant of the computer chips Intel announced on Wednesday its intention to test a fleet of 100 autonomous cars, starting this year, thanks to the acquisition of the israeli company Mobileye, which specializes in collision warning systems.
The fleet could be composed of more than 100 vehicles, he said.
Missouri Congressman expects United States to shoot down North Korea's missiles
North Korea is threatening to unleash four missiles near the USA territory of Guam within days. L3 Technologies ( LLL ), which provides intelligence and surveillance systems, jumped 4.1%.
The first of these cars are set to hit the roads later this year in Arizona, where self-driving vehicle testing is popular. BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen vehicles are likely test mules, because those carmakers already have a relationship with Mobileye.
Intel will be using different brands and vehicle types for its tests to help demonstrate the "agnostic nature" of this technology.
Critics are killing me in England - Chelsea striker, Morata cries out
But I'm not obsessed in that sense as I would change it for any collective title. I have scored 15 or 16 goals and won titles. I had talked to him many times .
Intel Corp further extended its offer to buy out remaining shareholders of Mobileye NV after securing 84 percent of the acquisition target's shares. Intel believes the vehicle systems, data and services market could be worth north of $70 billion by 2030. The project will "combine proprietary capabilities from Mobileye including computer vision, sensing, fusion, mapping and driving policy along with Intel's leading open compute platforms and expertise in data center and 5G communication technologies to deliver a complete "car-to-cloud" system".
Intel's acquisition is created to propel the growing initiative for the autonomous driving industry, while also making the company a more well-rounded technology provider that can compete with other industry heavyweights.
Small plane crashed in CT
One person has died from injuries suffered in the crash while two others were rushed to the hospital, NTSB officials said. Officials confirmed that they received an emergency signal from a plane in the area of the airport.
Mobileye would remain headquartered in Israel and led by Professor Amnon Shashua who will serve as Intel senior vice president and Mobileye CEO and chief technology officer.