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LIDAR put into a Tesla–and the world doesn’t come to an end

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

There is a LIDAR sensor in a Tesla. There is a LIDAR sensor in a Tesla? There is a LIDAR sensor in a Tesla! Those were the range of...

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Arm unveils consortium for autonomous vehicle computing

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Cars, News

Autonomous vehicles are exceedingly complex to develop, so Arm announced a consortium today to tackle the various safety and computing...

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Waymo is bringing its self-driving cars to map Los Angeles

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

Los Angeles is about to get its first self-driving cars. Waymo, the self-driving division of Google parent Alphabet, announced Monday that...

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DeepRoute raises $50 million in funding to research and develop autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 7, 2019 in Cars, Finance

DeepRoute, an international self-driving vehicle startup, today announced it has raised $50 million in its pre-Series A funding round to...

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Here’s why Uber wants to put self-driving cars on downtown Dallas streets

Posted on Oct 6, 2019 in Cars, News

Uber may be based in San Francisco, but lately it’s made a lot of moves in Dallas. It’s opening a major corporate hub in Deep...

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Roadshow explains the SAE’s new self-driving testing guidelines

Posted on Oct 6, 2019 in Cars, Policy & Regulation

Unless you work in the automotive industry, odds are pretty good you’re not familiar with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)....

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Solving the loneliness epidemic via self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 6, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

We are in the midst of a loneliness epidemic. And, unfortunately, it is predicted to worsen. According to stats by the U.S. Health...

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These small cars can help drive the autonomous future

Posted on Oct 5, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Over the next three years, Houssam Abbas will carefully send 80 modified Traxxas RC rally cars—the Ford Fiesta model—to research...

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Driver’s ed for robotaxis: a grueling exam looms for self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 4, 2019 in Cars, Policy & Regulation, Technology

Self-driving cars are coming. Or so we’re told. But they still face an existential question: When is a self-driving car truly ready...

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Recession worries could hamper self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 3, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The media is doing a lot of hand-wringing about whether the U.S. economy is heading toward a recession. Some analysts point to signs such...

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Automakers want green light to remove driver controls on autonomous cars

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

If an automaker wants to make an autonomous car, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) currently requires the...

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Tesla reportedly buys machine-learning startup DeepScale for self-driving car tech

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla has big plans in store, if we’re to follow CEO Elon Musk’s timeframe laid out during the Autonomy Investor Day. In an...

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ABB to provide smart chargers for autonomous vehicles in Singapore

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

ABB has won a contract from ST Engineering Land Systems Ltd. to deliver and commission integrated smart charging points for Automated...

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Hyundai Mobis develops braking system for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Hyundai Mobis has developed redundancy brake system focusing the autonomous vehicles, which will activate emergency brake system...

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How will autonomous cars pay for things?

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Driverless cars need to be able to carry out all the tasks currently handled by humans. That doesn’t just mean shifting gears,...

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Automakers want green light to remove driver controls on autonomous cars

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

If an automaker wants to make an autonomous car, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) currently requires the...

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Tesla reportedly buys machine-learning startup DeepScale for self-driving car tech

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla has big plans in store, if we’re to follow CEO Elon Musk’s timeframe laid out during the Autonomy Investor Day. In an...

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ABB to provide smart chargers for autonomous vehicles in Singapore

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

ABB has won a contract from ST Engineering Land Systems Ltd. to deliver and commission integrated smart charging points for Automated...

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Hyundai Mobis develops braking system for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Hyundai Mobis has developed redundancy brake system focusing the autonomous vehicles, which will activate emergency brake system...

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DFW Airport considers driverless shuttles for parking lot

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News

DFW International Airport officials are considering a self-driving shuttle to ferry passengers around one of its remote parking lots...

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