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Mobileye CEO explains camera-centric approach to self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Mobileye’s camera setup can be found on vehicles supplied by BMW and Volkswagen, among others. It consists of 12 cameras: three cameras in...

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Autonomous trucking still distant

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Perspective, Trucks

The future of autonomous trucks is further down the road than people believe, but final-mile delivery by robots is closer to larger use,...

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The big challenges in regulating self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Over the next decade, “self-driving” as a feature of transportation will become as commonplace as cruise control. Forecasts suggest that...

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Paccar CEO outlines path toward zero-emission trucks, automated driving

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Perspective, Trucks

Paccar Inc. CEO Ron Armstrong said the trucking industry is moving toward ever-cleaner and more energy-efficient vehicles and will adopt...

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How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Self-driving cars could steer China’s automotive industry into the passing lane. From driverless taxis to automated cargo trucks,...

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Autonomous vehicles: Where are they taking us next? – Part 2

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

As the nation moves toward deployment of autonomous and connected vehicles, safety remains a top priority for public and private sector...

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Job cuts at enigmatic Apple car project underscore self-driving tech’s hard realities

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Little is known about Apple’s plans for the automotive space, after years of speculation ranging from electric cars to fully autonomous...

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Goodyear CEO on the automotive industry and trade

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Transportation, as we know it, is changing. There’s ride-sharing, electric cars, and soon, driverless vehicles. One of the things...

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3 autonomous vehicle trends to follow in 2019

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Last year was a banner year for autonomous vehicle technologies and companies planning on commercialization. And 2019 has the potential to...

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Autonomous vehicles: Where are they taking us next? – Part 1

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

As emerging technologies such as connected and autonomous vehicles are deployed on a wider scale, disruptive innovations are poised to...

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The Argo AI diaries part 1: How I crashed my Ford in the garage of a self-driving car company

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

I’ve got bad news,” I said to Mike Levine, Ford’s North American Product Communications Manager. Silence.”It’s not...

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Guest op-ed: PAVE explains its mission to demystify autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

As the co-chairs of Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, we are grateful for the response to PAVE’s launch during CES 2019 in Las...

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Harman CEO talks self-driving cars, voice assistants and more with TheStreet

Posted on Jan 20, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Though he thinks fully-fledged autonomous driving will take a while to take off, the CEO of Samsung’s (SSNLF) Harman unit is...

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We spoke to a Waymo One customer about how robot taxis get confused by rainstorms

Posted on Jan 20, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Last month, Waymo launched its first self-driving taxi service — Waymo One — in Phoenix, Arizona, but you would hardly know it by...

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Welcome to the abnormalization of transportation

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Something odd is in motion in Los Angeles. On a recent day at the office, colleagues debated the merits of the Boring Company’s proposal...

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“We now have the computing power we need to move at speed”

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

ZF CEO Scheider sees autonomous people movers as a growth market. At CES in Las Vegas, his company announced that mobility provider...

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Mr. Tomorrow: CES CEO Gary Shapiro on tech, jobs, self-driving cars, AI, robots and the future

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

CES is over. 180,000 people, 3 million square feet of display space, and armies of robots, gadgets, electronic gewgaws, and everything in...

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How PAVE can make a difference in autonomous car education

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Some of the biggest mobility news at this year’s (boring) Consumer Electronics Show was the launch of Partners for Automated Vehicle...

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Presence of autonomous vehicles felt in US

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Perspective, Trucks

Technology is changing the transportation landscape as freight carriers move toward self-driving vehicles and public officials look for...

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Industry must rein in spend on electric, self-driving cars: Magna CEO

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Global automobile and auto parts makers which want to capitalize on electric and autonomous vehicles need to cut back investments and...

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