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Thousands of autonomous delivery robots are about to descend on US college campuses

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in Cars, News

The quintessential college experience of getting pizza delivered to your dorm room is about to get a high-tech upgrade. On Tuesday,...

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Molex demonstrates strength in autonomous vehicle design with V2X next generation capabilities at AV 2019

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in Cars, News

LISLE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Molex, a leading supplier of high-speed networking, datacom, rugged industrial and automotive...

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First on-demand autonomous shuttle trial opens to the public

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in Buses, News

Singapore’s first on-demand autonomous shuttle public trial has been officially launched at Sentosa, marking a major milestone since...

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DoorDash acquires autonomous driving startup Scotty Labs

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

DoorDash  has been on an acquisition tear of late, with Scotty Labs as its latest target. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but this...

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UK to invest £2 million autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) has joined hands with Zenzic and Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation to...

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Queensland government unveils Renault Zoe autonomous car

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in Cars, News

The Queensland government has unveiled a Renault Zoe2 based autonomous vehicle that comes loaded with high-tech sensors, Lidar, cameras,...

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Tesla is updating its wiring system for redundancy in self-driving

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla has been working on updating its wiring system with a new ‘high speed’ architecture that includes more redundancy, which the...

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Tier IV raises $9M from Quanta Computer to develop reference model for ECUs for autonomous driving

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News, Technology

Tier IV, Inc. has raised about $9 million from Quanta Computer, Inc. in a Series A extension round following the previous $100+ million...

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Russia’s Yandex looks at ten-fold increase in driverless car fleet to speed up testing

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in Cars, News

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, said it is considering expanding its fleet of self-driving cars to up to...

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JTA, Beep, First Transit and NAVYA hold autonomous vehicle emergency training for local first responders

Posted on Aug 15, 2019 in Cars, News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jacksonville-area first responders, fire fighters and law enforcement officials are...

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UPS joins self-driving race by investing in autonomous tech startup TuSimple

Posted on Aug 15, 2019 in News, Technology, Trucks

UPS is jumping into the self-driving vehicle world by investing in TuSimple, a fast-moving developer of robot truck technology that the...

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How Bosch aims to win in electrified era

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Robert Bosch aims to be a key player as the industry moves toward self-driving and electrified vehicles, but the supplier expects that...

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Sanborn introduces M-Maps for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

US: Sanborn has announced implementation of the next generation of HD Map technology for level 4 and level 5 autonomous vehicles. “Sanborn...

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Google’s robot car project to drive innovation in autonomous car technology

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Recent technological advancements are expected to steer growth in favour of the global autonomous car industry through 2025. With the...

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Beep selects Bestmile to plan, manage, and optimize autonomous vehicle fleets

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Cars, News

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company, today announced a...

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Armidale Regional Council take driverless bus into phase two

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Buses, News

True to form, University students christened it “The Toaster”, some call it EZ10, a driverless bus and to others it is known...

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Where Fla. can prove its AV chops

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 in News, Trucks

Florida’s public roads have hosted some of the more noteworthy and novel self-driving tests. Starsky Robotics sent a driverless...

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Coast Autonomous inks Lidar MoU with Ouster

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 in Buses, News, Technology

Coast Autonomous has signed an MoU with Lidar manufacturer Ouster.   As Coast starts to ramp up production of self-driving passenger...

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US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee

Posted on Aug 10, 2019 in News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn’t been active since it was...

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Autonomous air mobility company EHang to deploy air shuttle service in Guangzhou

Posted on Aug 9, 2019 in Buses, News

China’s EHang, a company focused on developing and deploying autonomous passenger and freight low-altitude vehicles, will build out its...

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