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Find out who is attending the conference on Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Public Transport.

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Editor’s Picks

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Communication, teamwork necessary to adopt autonomous technology, experts say at TRB

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Editor’s Picks

Cooperation from both private sector and federal partners can ease the process for states that are in the midst of adopting automated...

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Sacramento aims to become the first city to deploy autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 in Editor’s Picks

The City of Sacramento has decided to partner with Deepen AI, Inc. and Foresight AI, Inc. on a project designed to speed up the...

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DoorDash and GM’s Cruise team up to pilot food delivery via self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Editor’s Picks

General Motors (GM) is partnering with DoorDash to enable on-demand food deliveries via driverless cars. The duo announced that a pilot...

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Daimler’s semi-autonomous truck puts self-driving features on the road

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Editor’s Picks

Daimler trucks are going autonomous — eventually. For now, Level 2 (L2) partial automation will have to suffice. The vehicle company...

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Toyota gives their take on interiors for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Dec 27, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

CES is less than two weeks away and Toyota Boshoku will use the event to introduce two interior concepts for autonomous vehicles. The...

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New cyber-security standard for self-driving car technology is released

Posted on Dec 26, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

The UK’s position as a leader in the development of self-driving vehicles has been enhanced by a new cyber-security standard, published by...

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Ford, Michigan State University expand autonomous driving research program

Posted on Dec 25, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Ford and Michigan State University (MSU) are expanding a research partnership into new areas. Going forward, the automaker and the...

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The CEO of Argo AI, a self-driving startup backed by Ford, reveals the one thing that is absolutely necessary for an autonomous driving company to survive

Posted on Dec 25, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

The past few years have been good for entrepreneurs who were early to the self-driving-car game. In the aftermath of the financial crisis...

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Mobility startup plans commercial autonomous trucking service in future-ready Dubai

Posted on Dec 25, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Swedish startup Einride is developing self-driving trucks, and it now plans to operate those trucks in Dubai. The startup and Dubai’s...

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Self-driving-car tech startup Aptiv debuts command center in Las Vegas

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Aptiv opened a new facility to show off its self-driving car tech in Las Vegas, where the company operates a sizable fleet of test...

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Senate Democrats fight push to pass driverless-car bill during lame duck Congress

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Senate Democrats are pushing back against attempts to pass a compromise bill in the lame-duck session that could speed the introduction of...

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BMW names new head of autonomous driving development

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

BMW said Alejandro Vukotich will be the new head of its driver assistance and autonomous driving development department. Vukotich will...

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Audi to spend nearly $16 billion on self-driving car tech, electrification through 2023

Posted on Dec 4, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Audi, the German luxury automaker under VW Group, said Tuesday it will invest €14 billion ($15.95 billion) over the next five years on...

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Ohio’s first self-driving shuttle service begins on December 10th

Posted on Dec 4, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Ohio wants to be a haven for self-driving cars, and it’s already acting on those plans… if slowly. Smart Columbus and DriveOhio have...

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Nissan looks to future that’s driverless, with fewer cars

Posted on Dec 3, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Every automaker needs to plan for the future. For more than a century, this generally has meant determining which types of vehicles to...

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Extremely precise Bosch sensor will help self-driving cars navigate roads more accurately

Posted on Dec 3, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Self-driving cars require an array of sensors to figure out things human drivers take for granted, like knowing the exact position of a...

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Uber hires former NHTSA official to help with self-driving car program

Posted on Dec 2, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Uber has hired a former National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) official to work in its self-driving car program, which has...

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GM plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, close factories as downturn looms

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

First came the voluntary buyouts. Now, GM is ramping up its belt-tightening measures with cuts to factory and white-collar workers, plant...

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Volvo’s self-driving trucks will haul limestone from a mine

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Sometimes, it’s the least glamorous uses of self-driving tech that can be the most important. Volvo has struck a deal that will have six...

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