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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: ‘I do not believe in auto driving cars’ — it’s not possible yet

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Technologist Steve Wozniak told CNBC on Tuesday he had once hoped that Apple would build the first self-driving car. But the Apple...

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Waymo CEO: Autonomous cars won’t ever be able to drive in all conditions

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

It’ll be decades before autonomous cars are widespread on the roads — and even then, they won’t be able to drive...

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Does anyone understand Ford’s plans to dominate the future?

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

There’s a reason why Ford (F – Get Report) stock has underperformed its peers like General Motors (GM – Get Report) and...

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How software will dominate the automotive industry

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

The rise of autonomous vehicles will cause a tectonic shift in the mobility industry―and incumbents must evolve along with it. Toptal...

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Autonomous vehicles could shape the future of urban tourism

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

In the first study of its kind, published in the Annals of Tourism Research, academics from the University of Surrey and the University of...

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Heartland Tech Weekly: Preparing the trucking industry for driverless vehicles

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

Last week, I attended an event hosted by The Atlantic on the future of work. One of the discussions centered around autonomous trucking —...

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How strict will the U.S. be on autonomous driving testing?

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The autonomous driving industry is becoming a bit of a chicken-and-egg situation. Meaning that, the industry needs regulations, but...

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Managing fleets in the autonomous-vehicle era

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Fleet owners have the day-to-day task of managing an enormous amount of inventory in multiple locations throughout the world within an...

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Ex-Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says he’s ‘still a firm believer’ in self driving cars as he takes on new role

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Jim Cramer interviews former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich about his departure from the semiconductor company and his new role at automotive...

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Autonomous cars not really around the corner — more like 2035, says QNX VP

Posted on Nov 6, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The vice president of an automotive software company told a Windsor audience Tuesday that the age of fully autonomous vehicles is a little...

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Addressing the challenges of autonomous driving

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

One of the hottest topics within the automotive world at the moment is autonomous driving, and both existing automotive manufacturers and...

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Why we need to define success in our evolution toward self-driving

Posted on Nov 4, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

The convenience of low-cost on-demand personal mobility has taken our roads by storm. Young and old alike are leveraging ride-hailing...

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How autonomous vehicles will redefine land valuation

Posted on Nov 3, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective

You’ve probably seen the headlines about self-driving cars and crashes. However, the truth is that they are safer than human drivers. In...

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Driverless cars reach commercial milestone on long road to future

Posted on Nov 2, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The tech future often arrives fitfully. Something that seemed years away suddenly looms into view — only for it to be revealed as an...

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The fully autonomous Tesla: A scam?

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

It’s been two years since Tesla started selling the full self-driving option. Was Elon Musk too optimistic? Or did he know that his...

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Autonomous cars? We want autonomy cars

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Three of us in a Brock Yates Edition 1985 Audi 4000 that was terrible new and worse now. A single crack runs diagonally across the...

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Audi not all-in with autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The way Audi executive Reinhard Fischer sees it, the impending world of self-driving cars will share the road with ones driven by people –...

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COMMENT: While the benefits are clear, the path to the autonomous truck is uncertain

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

The benefits of self-driving technology for the truck industry are clear. In a business so reliant on efficiency and given the similarity...

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Self-driving cars expected to shake up insurance industry

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Insurers are bracing for change as they plan for a future with self-driving cars. Although the hope is that autonomous vehicles will...

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Tesla’s new Navigate on Autopilot update “shows a path towards full self driving”

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Tesla has started rolling out the software update that brings the latest version of Autopilot to its vehicles, including the Navigate on...

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