An Ambitious Plan to Build a Self-Driving Borg

Self-driving cars might fill the roads a lot sooner if carmakers can put aside their rivalries and share the data that would teach computers how to drive safely. MobileEye, an Israeli company that supplies advanced computer hardware and software to many carmakers to enable cars to spot objects on the road, is now developing ways to train cars to drive themselves. The effort involves feeding computers huge quantities of driving behavior into a vast, highly realistic simulation, so that they can learn how to drive for themselves. And MobileEye aims to have different customers contribute the data that their vehicles collect. “If you want to leverage many, many cars, you need to leverage as many carmakers as possible,” says Amnon Shashua, cofounder and CTO of MobileEye. Shashua says his company…


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