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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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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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TuSimple proceeds with plans to build world’s largest self-driving truck fleet

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News, Trucks

Autonomous truck developer TuSimple said it will expand its U.S. test fleet to 40 vehicles by June, which the company claims will make it...

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Communication, teamwork necessary to adopt autonomous technology, experts say at TRB

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Cars, News, Perspective, Trucks

Cooperation from both private sector and federal partners can ease the process for states that are in the midst of adopting automated...

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CES 2019: Mobile, autonomous and intelligent

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

If someone asked me to summarize CES 2019 into one word, it would be “intelligent.”  Intelligent cars, TVs, stereos, cameras, drones,...

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Great Wall Motors, Mobileye join forces to deliver ADAS and autonomous driving solutions in China and beyond

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

At CES 2019, Mobileye, a leading pioneer in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD), announced it is...

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Daimler’s semi-autonomous truck puts self-driving features on the road

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in News, Trucks

Daimler trucks are going autonomous — eventually. For now, Level 2 (L2) partial automation will have to suffice. The vehicle company...

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Here’s why a little-known autonomous trucking company is beating Tesla and Waymo in the race for driverless big rigs

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Perspective, Trucks

The electric Tesla Semi has been, in part, ballyhooed for its semi-autonomous driving options; it can travel in a convoy where one semi...

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Intel’s Mobileye and the British government have found an unexpected way for self-driving data to improve infrastructure

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

On Monday, Mobileye chose CES in Las Vegas to announce a partnership in Great Britain. Characterizing the deal as an “agreement to...

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Intel’s Mobileye will help China’s public transport go autonomous

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Mobileye is making a big push for autonomous driving in China, albeit not in the way you might expect. The Intel-owned company is...

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CES 2019 has begun: Here’s how to see it as it happens

Posted on Jan 6, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

CES 2019, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, has a show floor that spans at least three venues and runs from Tuesday, Jan....

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Goldman Sachs invests in Deep Map to provide a reliable solution for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 3, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Finance, News, Trucks

In order to provide safe and best solution for autonomous vehicles, Goldman Sachs invested in Deep Map, Inc. The company joins Generation...

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Engineer who spurred court battle over autonomous tech forms new self-driving truck biz

Posted on Jan 2, 2019 in News, Technology, Trucks

Anthony Levandowski, the autonomous tech engineer who was at the center of a prominent court battle between Google‘s self-driving venture...

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CES is apparently going to be everything to everyone when it comes to mobility

Posted on Dec 30, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

Having signed up to attend CES as a media representative, my inbox has turned into the fertile ground for some of the most vague, most...

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Frost & Sullivan: Connected, autonomous commercial vehicles face daunting cyber threats

Posted on Dec 26, 2018 in Buses, News, Trucks

Complex cybersecurity threats, where security breaches could have devastating consequences in terms of lost productivity, disrupted supply...

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Mobility startup plans commercial autonomous trucking service in future-ready Dubai

Posted on Dec 25, 2018 in News, Trucks

Swedish startup Einride is developing self-driving trucks, and it now plans to operate those trucks in Dubai. The startup and...

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U.S. Department of Transportation announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for automated driving system demonstration grants

Posted on Dec 21, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Finance, News, Trucks

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today announced up to $60 million in federal grant funding for projects that test the safe...

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Autonomy news — December 2018 edition: Nuro, Formant, & Anthony Levandowski

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

The convergence between humans and machines continues gaining speed as the end of 2018 approaches. We often associate autonomy with...

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US agency to speed reviews of automaker self-driving petitions

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it is speeding up the process for reviewing whether automakers can deploy self-driving...

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CES 2019: Honda to seek partners for self-driving work vehicle tests

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

Honda Motor Co. will bring its Autonomous Work Vehicle back to the Consumer Electronics Show as it seeks business and technology partners...

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