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Autonomous vehicles provide new economic opportunities although security hurdles arise

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

If you live in the Silicon Valley, you probably have seen Google’s autonomous vehicles map terrain and drive around your local highways or...

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The convergence of 5G and AI: A venture capitalist’s view

Posted on Mar 31, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

As an emerging-technology investor, I am always on the lookout for new technologies that can improve existing markets and enable new ones....

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USDOT publishes automated driving system demonstration grant applicants

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

On Tuesday, USDOT published the list of applicants for the Automated Driving System (ADS) Demonstration Grants which were announced in...

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Scania and Nobina announce autonomous EV bus trials in Sweden

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 in Buses, News

Scania and Nobina (the largest public transport operator in the Nordic countries) announced trials of autonomous buses on regular routes...

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Autonomous vehicles are driving innovation

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

As the automotive and technology industries converge more tightly together, it’s accelerating the pace of innovation in the mobility and...

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Automated vehicles: the opportunity to create an inclusive mobility system

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective

Automated vehicles are expected to improve mobility and thereby address one of the major barriers to equality and inclusion in society....

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Orlando poised to become capital of autonomous vehicle research

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Autonomous vehicles represent the future of transportation. When they replace human drivers, the world will see far fewer accidents, less...

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Groundbreaking autonomous bus trial begins in Manchester

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 in Buses, News

In a first in the UK a full-sized bus is being trialed which operates autonomously in a Manchester bus depot. The project is part of a...

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Autonomous driving: Safety first

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

MIT Technology Review, March 25, 2019 Safety is of paramount importance for operating autonomous vehicles. That doesn’t mean the safety of...

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Self-driving vehicles for road sweeping to go on trial

Posted on Mar 21, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News

Self-driving vehicles to clean roads in Singapore will go on trial in 2020, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Ministry of...

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New York City is finally getting its own self-driving shuttle service

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in Buses, News

Autonomous vehicles are finally coming to the Big Apple. Optimus Ride, a Boston-based self-driving startup, announced plans to deploy an...

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Molex announces membership in Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance

Posted on Mar 19, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Molex has joined the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance to collaborate with other industry leaders in the development and...

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Future of mobility: urban strategy

Posted on Mar 19, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Department for Transport, March 19, 2019 The ‘Future of mobility: urban strategy’ outlines the government’s approach to maximising the...

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ZF acquires mobility provider 2getthere

Posted on Mar 19, 2019 in Buses, News

Friedrichshafen / Utrecht. ZF Friedrichshafen AG has acquired a 60 percent share of 2getthere B.V. The company offers complete automated...

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In driverless shuttle experiments, the lab rats are the scientists

Posted on Mar 18, 2019 in Buses, Perspective

As America finds itself increasingly peppered with public self-driving shuttle trials, industry analysts could be forgiven for wondering...

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The UK is testing its first full-sized autonomous bus

Posted on Mar 18, 2019 in Buses, News

The UK unleashed its first full-sized autonomous bus today — albeit in limited fashion. For now, the single-deck bus will navigate...

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Navigant Research Leaderboard: Automated driving vehicles

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Navigant Research, March 14, 2019 2018 proved to be a year of both advancement and setbacks in the commercialization of automated driving...

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Picking and ranking leaders in the automated driving sector

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

In my primary job as a principal analyst with Navigant Research, I cover the mobility industry and produce a number of reports that...

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The first all-weather autonomous-driving bus debuts in Helsinki

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in Buses, News

GACHA – the first autonomous driving bus for all weather conditions – has been launched by MUJI and Sensible 4 in Helsinki, with a view to...

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Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could either massively increase or drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions depending, in...

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