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UK stakes claim for lead role in autonomous mapping

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Published by Zenzic, the UK’s umbrella organisation for self-driving technology, and national mapping agency Ordnance Survey, the Geodata...

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2020 Hyundai Sonata turned fully autonomous by Russia’s Yandex

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Last March, Hyundai signed a memorandum of understanding with Russian technology company Yandex to jointly develop Level 4 and Level 5...

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European startups navigate long, winding road to self-driving future

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Cars, News

OXFORD, England (Reuters) – Far from the sunny, wide streets of Phoenix, where Waymo’s self-driving taxis ply their trade, a handful...

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Volvo solves autonomous revenue riddle with package deals

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in News, Trucks

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo’s first commercial autonomous truck deal shows how it is bundling services to...

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Udelv partners with H-E-B on Texas autonomous grocery delivery pilot

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Cars, News

Autonomous delivery company Udelv has signed yet another partner to launch a new pilot of its self-driving goods delivery service:...

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Lyft self-driving cars offer tactile maps, diagrams for blind riders

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Cars, News

Aptiv’s self-driving cars on the Lyft ride-hailing network drove down the Las Vegas strip with blind and low-vision passengers along...

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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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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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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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Driverless trucking approved in Louisiana under new law

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in News, Trucks

Louisiana will soon permit autonomous semitrailer trucks on its public roads, following a bill that Gov. John Bel Edwards signed last...

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Bristol Airport tests driverless pods on shared roads

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Buses, News

The Capri project has secured £4.2m to run the pilot scheme as part of its overall aim to develop the technology. Previously, Capri has...

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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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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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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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Autonomous buses could follow DART’s Uber program

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 in Buses, News

(TNS) —  Dallas Area Rapid Transit has joined a national association of transit and transportation agencies to explore how autonomous...

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Car parts group Valeo announces 500 million euros of orders for its ‘Lidar’ sensors

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

PARIS – French car parts company Valeo has won 500 million euros ($564 million) worth of orders for its ‘Lidar’ car...

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China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota in self-driving push

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 in Cars, News

BEIJING, July 4 (Reuters) – China’s top search engine operator Baidu Inc has joined hands with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and...

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BMW and Daimler to team up in push toward self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 in Cars, News

BMW and Mercedes-manufacturer Daimler announced a new partnership on Thursday to develop autonomous driving. Some 1,200 technicians from...

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Do passengers prefer autonomous vehicles driven like machines or like humans?

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 in Cars, News

Passenger and pedestrian confidence and acceptance will be key to the future and development of autonomous vehicles so researchers at WMG...

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