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Mesa campus wins self-driving shuttle challenge

Posted on Dec 23, 2018 in Buses, News

East Valley Institute of Technology students could soon be getting a lift around campus, thanks to the world’s first co-created,...

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Users of Calgary’s first driverless shuttle leery about some hands-off travel

Posted on Dec 22, 2018 in Buses, News

While 95 per cent of respondents to a University of Calgary survey said they liked the jaunt in a 12-passenger electronic autonomous...

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Keolis deploys electric autonomous shuttles at two university campuses in France

Posted on Dec 21, 2018 in Buses, News

Keolis and the European Metropole of Lille have launched an electric autonomous shuttle service at the University of Lille in Villeneuve...

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U.S. Department of Transportation announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for automated driving system demonstration grants

Posted on Dec 21, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Finance, News, Trucks

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today announced up to $60 million in federal grant funding for projects that test the safe...

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Autonomy news — December 2018 edition: Nuro, Formant, & Anthony Levandowski

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

The convergence between humans and machines continues gaining speed as the end of 2018 approaches. We often associate autonomy with...

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Continental pioneers tire tests with self-driving test vehicles

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

At  its  test  site  in  Uvalde,  Texas,  U.S.A.,  the  technology  company  Continental  has  commissioned  the  first  driverless  tire ...

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US agency to speed reviews of automaker self-driving petitions

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it is speeding up the process for reviewing whether automakers can deploy self-driving...

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Septentrio to collaborate with Point One Navigation for autonomous vehicle demonstrations

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Septentrio is partnering with Point One Navigation, a provider of precise location as a service, for autonomous vehicle demonstrations...

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Far infrared tech brings safe, fully-autonomous driving to the masses

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

The race for the fully autonomous vehicle continues. But the current state of most OEMs’ sensing technologies makes further advancement of...

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Molex enhances ethernet network platform for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Molex announced the next evolution of its 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network Platform designed to support OEMs in the development and...

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LM Industries’ autonomous shuttles head to Phoenix, Sacramento campuses

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 in Buses, News

LM Industries asked municipalities to propose uses for its Olli low-speed autonomous shuttles in what the company calls a “fleet...

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Bosch’s CES-bound shuttle concept takes us on a trip to a not-too-distant future

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 in Buses, News, Technology

In 2018, the new car market is divided into several segments: Sedans, SUVs, minivans, pickup trucks, and so on. German components...

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RTC, City of Las Vegas land $5M grant for autonomous vehicle project

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 in Buses, Finance, News

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the City of Las Vegas received a $5.3 million grant from the Federal...

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Autonomous vehicles: A key pillar of RATP Dev’s innovation strategy

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

Driverless flying taxis, autonomous transport pods, self-driving cars … no longer the realm of science fiction, the technology required to...

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Vision Processing Unit market is determined to cross US$ 945.5 million by 2024

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Markets, News, Technology, Trucks

The Vision Processing Unit Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 945.5 Million by 2024 at a CAGR of 41% in the given forecast period....

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Has Columbus, Ohio raised its IQ yet? A progress report from the mayor

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 in Buses, News

It was just over two years ago that Columbus, Ohio, won the Department of Transportation’s $40 million Smart City Challenge, beating 77...

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Almost two-thirds of industry leaders have confidence in autonomous vehicles

Posted on Dec 7, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

New research from the Smart Mobility Living Lab: London (SMLL) has found that almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of senior industry leaders...

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LeddarTech adds Pierce, Poulin to leadership team

Posted on Dec 6, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Lidar developer LeddarTech Inc. has added two senior executives to its leadership team. Adrian Pierce was appointed the vice president of...

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Driverless buses to roll out in Providence, R.I., in 2019

Posted on Dec 5, 2018 in Buses, News

Driverless buses are set to hit Providence streets next spring offering free rides between downtown Providence and the Olneyville Square...

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Rhode Island DOT taps May Mobility for autonomous transit pilot

Posted on Dec 5, 2018 in Buses, News

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has awarded a contract to May Mobility to pilot an automated vehicle service. May...

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