New Driver, Caution: self-driving Teslas in Canada by Feb. 25, says Musk

UPDATE: As of March 14, 2022, Drive Tesla Canada reports there have been no known Full Self-Driving beta downloads in Canada. Toronto, Ontario — Elon Musk confirmed that 60 self-driving cars in Canada were being tested by Feb. 25, marking the first expansion of Tesla’s self-driving beta outside the United States. “Hoping to go wider […]

Roadbound Robots: Toronto start-up develops self-teaching driving AI

Markham, Ontario — Afraid of artificial intelligence (AI) capable of replacing people? Well, someday, this AI could replace the driver’s seat altogether. Toronto tech start-up, Waabi has created a realistic virtual environment where AIs teaches itself how to drive. This encompasses a huge range of factors from object reconstruction, camera and LiDAR input along with […]

Self-driving shuttle crashes in Whitby, Ont., operator in critical condition

Whitby, Ontario — A self-driving shuttle bus crashed into a tree in Whitby, Ontario, Thursday afternoon, sending the vehicle’s operator to a nearby trauma centre with life-threatening injuries. Durham Regional Police said the collision happened around 4 p.m. along the Whitby Autonomous Vehicle Electric (WAVE) Shuttle route, which circles a six-kilometre route near the city’s […]