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Driverless grocery delivery service debuts in Texas’ largest city

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 in Cars, News

Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE:KR) is introducing driverless, robot-controlled vehicles in high-traffic Houston zip codes. The grocer hopes...

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VW’s ID Roomzz previews a full-size electric SUV due in 2021

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Volkswagen’s growing electric car lineup will include something for those who like the reassurance of a full-size SUV. The automaker...

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Pooling resources to make autonomous vehicles safer

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

New industry statistics suggest that autonomous vehicles are becoming better at driving without human intervention. U.S. automakers and...

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Volkswagen unveils next electric SUV in its futuristic ID lineup

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, News

Volkswagen unveiled a new electric car concept at the Shanghai Auto Show this week. The quixotically named ID Roomzz is an all-electric...

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Audi AI:ME autonomous electric car hints at what’s coming from Volkswagen

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, News

Auto shows are places where car companies stretch their wings, imagining vehicles that could become reality — some day. This week, Audi...

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Yole anticipates $6B market for autonomous-vehicle LiDAR in five years

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, Markets, News, Technology

The LiDAR market was worth $1.3 billion in 2018, according to market research firm Yole Développement (Lyon, France), which recently...

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Autonomous vehicles won’t save Uber and Lyft

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

No two companies have cannonballed onto the public markets like Uber and Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) are doing right now. Not only are the two...

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Sweden’s Veoneer bets driverless car delay will be its gain

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, News

Sweden’s Veoneer expects to gain from a commercial delay in self-driving cars, betting that rising demand for its radar and camera-based...

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VW says China to become global software development hub to autonomous tech

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, News

Volkswagen will use Chinese software developers to help design a global autonomous vehicle architecture thanks to the prevalence of...

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Audi’s self-driving EV concept filters out rush-hour stress

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Many folks are cool on autonomous cars because we actually like to drive, but nobody wants to be stuck in rush hour or city congestion....

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Zoox CEO Aicha Evans reveals what will set the company’s electric, self-driving cars apart from the rest

Posted on Apr 15, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Zoox CEO Aicha Evans has a big challenge ahead of her: turning an ambitious idea into a revenue-generating business. Zoox is developing an...

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Game, set, match — Elon Musk exudes confidence in Tesla’s position in autonomous vehicles

Posted on Apr 14, 2019 in Cars, News

It this article, I’ll highlight the points Elon Musk and Lex Fridman made in a recent YouTube video on Artificial Intelligence and give...

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Tesla is raising the price of its full self-driving option

Posted on Apr 14, 2019 in Cars, News

In a few weeks, Tesla buyers will have to pay more for an option that isn’t yet completely functional, but that CEO Elon Musk promises...

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First-ever picture of a black hole, still no picture of a true driverless car

Posted on Apr 13, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Scientists are abuzz with the release of a picture depicting a supermassive black hole that is over 55 million light-years away in outer...

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Cambridge startup teaches driverless cars to behave around cyclists, can deploy on any road now

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

“Cambridge is a great place to test [autonomous vehicles] because the roads are complex and difficult,” says the cofounder of driverless...

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Uber spent $457 million on self-driving and flying car R&D last year

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

Uber spent $457 million last year on research and development of autonomous vehicles, flying cars (known as eVTOLs) and other “technology...

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ZF launches coPILOT system for next-gem ADAS

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

German auto parts supplier ZF on Friday announced the debut of ZF coPILOT, an intelligent advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) leading...

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With full self driving evolution, Elon Musk believes your Tesla’s value will appreciate — interview video

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Perspective, Videos & Podcasts

In a must-watch interview with MIT artificial intelligence researcher, Lex Fridman, Elon Musk has revealed that he believes the move...

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Backer of Musical.ly, Grindr and Opera to invest $50M in self-driving startup Pony.ai

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

A games publisher in China is following the path of its larger peer Tencent to back a wide spectrum of startups for financial gains....

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Affectiva raises $26 million to bring emotional intelligence AI to car safety systems

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News, Technology

Affectiva today announced the close of a $26 million funding round to advance its emotion and object detection AI for monitoring vehicle...

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