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Waymo to start first driverless car service next month

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, News

In just a few weeks, humanity may take its first paid ride into the age of driverless cars. Waymo, the secretive subsidiary of Google’s...

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ComfortDelGro to trial self-driving shuttle bus at NUS from March 2019

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Buses, News

A self-driving shuttle bus service will be on trial at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Kent Ridge campus from March...

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Autonomous cars survey matter of life and death

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Cars, News

An extensive international survey reveals distinct global preferences concerning the ethics built into the programming for autonomous...

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Electric pickup trucks are not in GM’s plans for the next couple decades, says exec

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in News, Trucks

Electric propulsion is rapidly taking over many segments of ground transportation and pickup trucks, which are the biggest profit centers...

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Four-seasons road mapping touted as WatCAR breakthrough for AVs

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

A research project aimed at developing three-dimensional, high-definition mapping (3D HD) could give Ontario an edge in the race to...

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Ford open to working with foreign rivals on driverless cars

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Cars, News

Ford is open to working with other carmakers to expand self-driving services internationally, the head of the carmaker’s autonomous...

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Tesla’s Elon Musk is promising a self-parking feature for 2019. The only problem? It may be illegal

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

All over the world, searching for a parking spot can be a nightmare. Take New York City, for example. According to INRIX Research’s 2017...

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Roborace ditches driverless car for first season

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

Even though Roborace’s self-driving race car made it all the way up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, it won’t be...

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VW considers investing in Ford-backed autonomous unit Argo

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. are nearing a framework agreement to join forces on electric and self-driving vehicles, capital-intensive...

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Mixed feelings among German drivers about automated driving

Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in Cars, News

According to the Continental Mobility Study 2018, German drivers are ambivalent about automated driving. While around two thirds would...

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Daimler and Bosch lay out plans for autonomous taxi service in San Jose

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 in Cars, News

Bustling San Jose — the third-largest metropolis in California, according to the 2010 census — is about to become a testbed for autonomous...

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Never is not answer when Law Commission asks whether driverless cars can nudge pedestrians

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 in Cars, News

Rather amazingly, a legal peek into the future governance of autonomous vehicles has asked when it might be “required” for driverless cars...

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Tencent builds autonomous driving team in Silicon Valley

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Tencent is building an autonomous driving team in Silicon Valley, in the latest sign of the Chinese tech giant moving into new areas as...

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First all-weather autonomous shuttle bus to be deployed by 2020

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Buses, News

MUJI and Sensible 4 have together created the first all-weather autonomous shuttle bus, Gacha, which is expected to be deployed in 2020....

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Volkswagen and Ford explore self-driving and EV partnerships

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, News

The auto industry is transitioning into a new phase, as businesses prepare to roll out self-driving and electrified vehicles. The effort...

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Ericsson, Einride and Telia power sustainable, self-driving trucks with 5G

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in News, Trucks

Einride, Ericsson and Telia are putting 5G into motion at a DB Schenker facility in Jönköping, Sweden. The goal is to power an...

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A Waymo self-driving car sent a motorcyclist to the hospital – but the human driver was at fault

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, News

Human error is to blame in the case of a Waymo autonomous car side-swiping a motorcycle in California, the company says, in an accident...

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Hyundai invests in startup to bring deep learning technology to autonomous cars

Posted on Nov 6, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Aiming to bring deep learning (DL) technology to autonomous cars, Hyundai Center for Robotic-Augmented Design in Living Experience...

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AImotive unveils third-generation neural network for self-driving cars

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

AImotive has been working on its autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for a number of years, focusing on vision-first technology that will...

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This startup wants to bring ‘common sense’ to self-driving cars

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

A little-known name in the world of autonomous driving is paving the way for a new type of self-driving car—one that can use “common...

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