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NXP teams with France’s Kalray for self-driving car computing platform

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Cars, News

NXP Semiconductors, which makes vehicle electronics components, will partner with Kalray, a French chipmaker, to provide a central...

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Walmart taps Udelv for latest driverless car tests to deliver groceries

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Cars, News

Walmart is expanding its tests of driverless cars as a way to get online grocery orders to shoppers’ homes more quickly. The big-box...

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Watch Nvidia’s CES press conference live right here

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, Knowledge Center, News, Videos & Podcasts

Nvidia is holding its CES press conference today at 8 PM Pacific, 11 PM Eastern. The company will talk about self-driving cars and all...

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Connected automated travel: As complicated as 1, 2, 3

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Self-driving cars will change life as we know it; no question there. But they’re only a start — just as personal computers were....

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Mercedes-Benz aims to be among top two players to scale up autonomous car tech

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News

Mercedes-Benz’s is not aiming to be the first manufacturer to develop a self-driving car but it wants to be among the first two players...

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Infineon and TTTech Auto collaborate to enable level 4 and level 5 automated driving

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener,...

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GM shares rise after BMO upgrade on self-driving technology

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News

Investors should buy General Motors because its automated car division and restructuring moves will lift the automaker’s stock in 2019,...

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Flir’s Automotive Development Kit taps thermal imaging to improve driverless cars

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Lidar — sensors that measure the distance to objects by illuminating them with light and measuring the reflected pulses — are the...

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AAA acquires largest autonomous vehicle test site in the country

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

The largest autonomous vehicle test site in the United States has been acquired by AAA of Northern California, Nevada and Utah, one of the...

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CES 2019: Buzz remains as autonomous cars take back seat

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News

The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from Associated Press reporters on the...

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Aptiv CTO calls 2021 ‘overly aggressive’ for AV debuts

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Targets by automakers such as Volvo Cars, Audi, Hyundai and Ford Motor to have Level 4 autonomous cars on the road by 2021 are very...

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Toyota’s Guardian system aims to help human drivers, not replace them

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Among companies developing self-driving cars, Toyota is unusual in that it’s taking a two-pronged approach to the technology. The Japanese...

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ZF says NVIDIA partnership signals lead on artificial intelligence

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology

Top executives at German auto supplier ZF say the company has jumped to the front of the pack when it comes to development of a...

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Audi, Mobileye, Waymo, other top automakers unite to spread the self-driving gospel

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News

The self-driving vehicle evangelists are uniting. A number of major automakers, technology companies and organizations with a stake in...

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Nonprofit groups join industry in self-driving campaign

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in Cars, News

Advocacy groups representing the elderly and the blind joined automotive and tech firms Monday to launch an educational campaign to...

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CES 2019 has begun: Here’s how to see it as it happens

Posted on Jan 6, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

CES 2019, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, has a show floor that spans at least three venues and runs from Tuesday, Jan....

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Byton readies three autonomous-ready electric cars for production as early as 2019

Posted on Jan 6, 2019 in Cars, News

Byton is a young electric car company, founded in 2016. But it is readying two models of electric cars, which will be ready for...

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TomTom debuts end-to-end autonomous driving system at CES 2019

Posted on Jan 5, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

CES 2019 isn’t officially starting until Tuesday, January 8, but there’s already news about some of the innovations that we can expect to...

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Tesla autopilot miles soaring

Posted on Jan 5, 2019 in Cars, News

Tesla Autopilot miles have been soaring as the company has scored insane sales growth in recent quarters. None of those Autopilot miles...

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‘Pull into a secure location’: Here’s what Waymo tells autonomous car test drivers to do when they’re threatened

Posted on Jan 4, 2019 in Cars, News

What does an operator of a self-driving car do when they’re threatened or attacked by an angry motorist or pedestrian? If you work for...

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