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Inrix expands its digital rule book beyond self-driving cars to help cities with scooters, bikes and delivery bots

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Cities use paint and signs to communicate the rules of the road in a world where urban spaces must choreograph an infinite dance between...

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Uber CEO Says You’ll See Driverless Cars in Under Five Years

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Cars, News

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks about why investors should be bullish on Uber. He appears on “The David Rubenstein Show:...

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These are the 5 leaders in the self-driving-car race

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Tech companies and auto companies are all racing to be he first to roll out self-driving cars onto the road. The stakes are high for...

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Money and politics, not technology, stand between us and self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Some human aspirations are easy to measure. JFK’s promise to put a man on the moon was simple: transport a human to the Moon where he will...

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Teslička makes Tesla cars turn profit before autonomous tech

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Recently on Twitter (where else?), Elon Musk said Tesla cars currently offer a window of opportunity, so to speak. That’s because they...

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Minnesota College to house autonomous tech center

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

(TNS) — Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls, Minn., has been awarded a $7 million National Science Foundation...

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UK poll: Most drivers not keen on autonomous cars

Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The results of the survey, which was carried out by IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s biggest independent road safety charity, provides further...

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Lyft, Aptiv and the National Federation of the Blind partner on self-driving for low-vision riders

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Cars, News

Lyft  and Aptiv  are already running autonomous driving trials in Las Vegas, and now they’re expanding that limited pilot to include...

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Futuristic driverless vehicle offers ‘last mile’ delivery solution

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Cars, Technology

British-made autonomous vehicle ‘Kar-go’ is the latest robotic solution to the high cost of so-called ”last mile”...

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Waymo Wants to Help You Be Productive While Riding in a Driverless Taxi

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Waymo’s driverless taxis take keeping eyes on the road off the to-do lists of passengers. So what to do with all that free time? The...

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Elon Musk says self-driving tech could mean consumers will have a limited time to buy Teslas at current prices

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Elon Musk has made no secret of his ambitions to create a fleet of self-driving electric Tesla “robotaxis” that can one day ferry...

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Tesla will stop selling cars once full self-driving is solved, says Elon Musk

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been talking a lot about Tesla Network lately, part of Tesla’s “Master Plan, Part Deux” which will enable Tesla...

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GM’s self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost

Posted on Jul 7, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

It took more than a year, but GM’s self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to...

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What if Tesla’s self-driving tech was spun out, sold off or broken up?

Posted on Jul 7, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Tesla continues to be in the news as their latest counts of (especially) Model 3 car deliveries are reported and analyzed with intense...

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Chandler employees to use self-driving cars for work rides

Posted on Jul 7, 2019 in Cars, News

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership...

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What are the different levels of self-driving cars?

Posted on Jul 7, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The levels of driving automation explained. The Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) sets what have come to be the most globally...

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Sebastian Thrun, the godfather of the self-driving car industry, explains how Larry Page taught him to be a visionary, not just an ‘expert’

Posted on Jul 6, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The self-driving car company, Waymo, took another big step forward this week in its ambitions to usher in a new era of robot taxis. The...

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Roborace features all-electric self-driving race cars, where programmers are the stars

Posted on Jul 5, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

If you find Formula One getting boringly predictable and wish to switch to something more interesting, driverless cars are waiting for...

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Why self-driving cars may not help older drivers as much as some anticipate

Posted on Jul 5, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Could self-driving cars keep older drivers on the road longer? They might, but it wouldn’t necessarily be safe, according to a new study...

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Tier IV raises over $100 million to develop open source software for driverless cars

Posted on Jul 5, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News, Technology

Tier IV, a Japan-based driverless car software maintainer and provider, this week announced the closure of a round north of $100 million...

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