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Will autonomous vehicles derail trains?

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports

Boston Consulting Group, September 30, 2016 More than a century ago, rail was king when it came to medium- and long-distance...

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Full interview: Volvo America CEO on driverless cars

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Cars, Perspective

Volvo is going all-in on self-driving cars.  The company has already announced its Vision 2020 plan, saying no one will be seriously hurt...

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Moving forward: Self-driving vehicles in China, Europe, Japan, Korea, and the United States

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Brookings, September 30, 2016 Vehicles equipped with sensors and cameras navigate the streets of Mountain View, California; Austin, Texas;...

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How the city bus will become autonomous

Posted on Sep 22, 2016 in Buses, Technology

Safely and autonomously through city traffic: The Mercedes-Benz Future Bus recognises pedestrians and traffic-lights. This is made...

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ITS America press release on U.S. Department of Transportation’s announcement of an automated vehicles policy framework and intent to move forward with vehicle-to-vehicle communications

Posted on Sep 21, 2016 in Buses, Cars, Policy & Regulation

Yesterday, the Department of Transportation released a new “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy” that establishes guidelines to ensure the...

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“Autonomous driving brings a new form of freedom” Interview with Chief Digital Officer Johann Jungwirth

Posted on Sep 8, 2016 in Cars, Perspective

The Group is making headway with autonomous driving. According to Chief Digital Officer Johann Jungwirth, the new Audi A8 marks a big step...

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Pedestrian notification methods in autonomous vehicles for multi-class mobility-on-demand service

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Technology

MIT, September 1, 2016 In this paper, we describe methods of conveying perception information and motion intention from self driving...

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