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Autonomous cars not really around the corner — more like 2035, says QNX VP

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

The vice president of an automotive software company told a Windsor audience Tuesday that the age of fully autonomous vehicles is a little...

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Ford open to working with foreign rivals on driverless cars

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Cars, News

Ford is open to working with other carmakers to expand self-driving services internationally, the head of the carmaker’s autonomous...

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How software will dominate the automotive industry

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

The rise of autonomous vehicles will cause a tectonic shift in the mobility industry―and incumbents must evolve along with it. Toptal...

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Rules of the road evade driverless cars

Posted on Nov 10, 2018 in Cars, Technology

People have been imagining driverless cars since at least 1958, when Walt Disney Co. aired “Magic Highway U.S.A.” It’s been almost...

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Tesla’s Elon Musk is promising a self-parking feature for 2019. The only problem? It may be illegal

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

All over the world, searching for a parking spot can be a nightmare. Take New York City, for example. According to INRIX Research’s 2017...

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The amazing ways Toyota is using artificial intelligence, big data & robots

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

A great way to understand the future priorities for a company is to see where they invest resources. When you look at where Toyota, the...

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Roborace ditches driverless car for first season

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

Even though Roborace’s self-driving race car made it all the way up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, it won’t be...

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VW considers investing in Ford-backed autonomous unit Argo

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. are nearing a framework agreement to join forces on electric and self-driving vehicles, capital-intensive...

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Mixed feelings among German drivers about automated driving

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

According to the Continental Mobility Study 2018, German drivers are ambivalent about automated driving. While around two thirds would...

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How do self driving cars see? (And how do they see me?)

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 in Cars, Technology

Our in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology....

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Daimler and Bosch lay out plans for autonomous taxi service in San Jose

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 in Cars, News

Bustling San Jose — the third-largest metropolis in California, according to the 2010 census — is about to become a testbed for autonomous...

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Never is not answer when Law Commission asks whether driverless cars can nudge pedestrians

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 in Cars, News

Rather amazingly, a legal peek into the future governance of autonomous vehicles has asked when it might be “required” for driverless cars...

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Autonomous vehicles and the future of urban tourism

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports

University of Oxford & University of Surrey, November 7, 2018 Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) have the potential to disrupt...

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Autonomous vehicles could shape the future of urban tourism

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

In the first study of its kind, published in the Annals of Tourism Research, academics from the University of Surrey and the University of...

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Heartland Tech Weekly: Preparing the trucking industry for driverless vehicles

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

Last week, I attended an event hosted by The Atlantic on the future of work. One of the discussions centered around autonomous trucking —...

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How strict will the U.S. be on autonomous driving testing?

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The autonomous driving industry is becoming a bit of a chicken-and-egg situation. Meaning that, the industry needs regulations, but...

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Next-generation technology is coming to a self-driving car near you

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, Technology

Typically, navigation systems for autonomous cars use visible light to identify foreign objects. This works most of the time. But in...

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Tencent builds autonomous driving team in Silicon Valley

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Tencent is building an autonomous driving team in Silicon Valley, in the latest sign of the Chinese tech giant moving into new areas as...

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First all-weather autonomous shuttle bus to be deployed by 2020

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Buses, News

MUJI and Sensible 4 have together created the first all-weather autonomous shuttle bus, Gacha, which is expected to be deployed in 2020....

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Volkswagen and Ford explore self-driving and EV partnerships

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, News

The auto industry is transitioning into a new phase, as businesses prepare to roll out self-driving and electrified vehicles. The effort...

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