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Self-driving cross-country trip possible for everyone with a Tesla this year, says Musk

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Cars, News

Tesla has been making bold claims about future autonomous driving plans lately, most recently holding an “autonomy investor event” where...

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GM turns Oshawa plant into parts manufacturing and autonomous vehicle test site

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Cars, News

General Motors Canada and the Unifor union have reached an agreement regarding the transformation of the Oshawa plant in Ontario into a...

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Amazon reportedly considering acquisition of driverless startup TuSimple

Posted on May 9, 2019 in News, Trucks

According to a report from TMTPost, Amazon could be looking to acquire self-driving startup TuSimple. The two companies are reportedly...

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Autonomous vehicles to bring about materials revolution

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

The forthcoming trend of autonomous vehicles not only will reshape how people and goods are transported, but what materials are used...

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Waymo inches forward as self-driving frontrunner with 1,000 riders

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Cars, News

The first major self-driving taxi service needed six months to reach 1,000 customers, another sign that growth may be slow as companies...

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Chinese eager for self-driving future; Americans not so sure, survey shows

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Cars, News

More than half of Chinese consumers can’t wait to get out from behind the wheel and into an autonomous car. That makes China more positive...

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Preference for self driving car to double in 5 years: Report

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Cars, News

Consumer preference for self-driving cars is expected to double within the next five years, says Capgemini Research Institute in a study...

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GM Cruise autonomous vehicles valued at $19 billion

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

In a boost to the autonomous car industry GM’s self-driving car division, Cruise, has announced raising a $1.15 billion investment. Its...

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Ford and GM among stocks driving toward profits with autonomous vehicles

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

In Dubai earlier this year, Tesla (TSLA – Get Report) CEO Elon Musk made another of his infamous predictions: “I think we will...

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Oklahoma Governor signs autonomous vehicle legislation

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Cities and counties are banned from regulating autonomous vehicles, according to legislation signed Tuesday by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt....

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Tesla claims affordable autonomous cars aren’t possible without China

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Cars, News

President Donald Trump’s 25% tariff on a variety of imports from China has sent a ripple throughout the entire automotive industry....

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Startup says end-to-end machine learning is “only scalable solution” for self-driving cars

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

It’s a solution that Tesla CEO Elon Musk would approve. No lidars, no high-definition maps. No hand-coded rules. A small startup in...

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Wayve says self-driving cars don’t need sensors. Experts aren’t so sure

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Why weigh down a self-driving car with a lot of sensors, HD maps, and equipment when you don’t have to?That’s the philosophy of...

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Toyota looks to an autonomous and electric future

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Cars, News

Toyota announced creation of a $100 million venture fund to invest in autonomous driving and robotic technology start-ups as automakers...

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Apple self-driving car could use ‘confidence’ algorithm to speed up sensor processing & decision-making

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Self-driving vehicles in Apple’s “Project Titan” could reduce the amount of processing required to recognize objects and...

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Bill governing driverless vehicles advances in Louisiana

Posted on May 7, 2019 in News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Though still a few years away, a Louisiana House committee considered and advanced Monday legislation that would set up the legal and...

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Elon Musk calls Lidar “a fool’s errand” … & other autonomous driving experts starting to agree

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the...

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GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit gets $1.15B investment

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

A group of institutional investors is sinking $1.15 billion into GM Cruise LLC, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors. Cruise...

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Waymo’s self-driving cars are now available on Lyft’s app in Phoenix

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Cars, News

Lyft riders in the Phoenix area will soon be able to summon one of Waymo’s self-driving minivans for a ride, the companies said Tuesday....

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Nissan markets ProPilot cautiously

Posted on May 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla infamously pushes the envelope with the promotion of its semi-autonomous tech- nology. Even the brand name, Autopilot, has sparked...

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