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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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The road to autonomous truck viability begins to clear

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 in Technology, Trucks

When it comes to driving autonomous trucks on the interstate, there are several issues that need to be solved. The lidar arrays used to...

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DENSO to open new facility at Haneda Airport for automated driving technology development and testing

Posted on Oct 31, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

DENSO Corporation (DENSO), the world’s second largest mobility supplier, today announced it will establish a new facility at Haneda...

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Toyota, Tri-ad, and Tokio Marine & Nichido fire insurance to establish business alliance to develop advanced automated driving technology

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD), and Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire...

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The link between autonomous vehicles and blockchain

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

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are on the verge of completely revolutionizing the way we think about the transportation of both goods and...

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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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Illinois initiative to test, research connected, autonomous vehicle tech

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) launched a new statewide, multiagency initiative to develop a testing program for...

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Special report: The path to the autonomous truck

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Automotive World, October 29, 2018 Most of the headlines around self-driving technology have focussed on the passenger car segment, but it...

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Wabco Americas opens $20 million headquarters near Detroit

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Wabco Holdings held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 24 to officially open its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The...

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The Moral Machine experiment

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

MIT, October 24, 2018 With the rapid development of artificial intelligence have come concerns about how machines will make moral...

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Sweden unveils advanced testing facility for self-driving vehicles

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Infrastructure, News, Trucks

Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), in partnership with Charmers University, has unveiled the AstaZero 5G test facility for self-driving...

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New autonomous trucking company Ike aims to bring ‘some patience’ to field

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in News, Trucks

This year has seen its fair share of autonomous trucking news, but the space shows little sign of cooling off. Earlier this month, a new...

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Why cities might want to start planning now for self-driving vehicles

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The day autonomous vehicles outnumber manned vehicles is coming, and experts say transportation and urban planners, public policy makers...

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National League of Cities unveils guide to piloting autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

The National League of Cities (NLC) released its newest report, “Autonomous Vehicle Pilots Across America,” which offers an analysis of...

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Money and manpower: Autonomous trucks’ two transparent trends

Posted on Oct 12, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

I’m an outlier when it comes to predicting the advent and everyday use of autonomous vehicles in trucking in that I tend to believe this...

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Blockchain-connected autonomous vehicles for a congestion-free future

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have launched the MOBI Grand Challenge to unlock new...

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Measuring automated vehicle safety

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

RAND Corporation, October 11, 2018 This report presents a framework for measuring safety in automated vehicles (AVs) that could be used...

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Research online: A way to monitor LTE signals for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 9, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

Proprietary receivers and navigation frameworks for autonomous ground vehicle (AGV) navigation with long-term evolution (LTE) cellular...

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Autonomous trucks need more than self-driving tech to become reality

Posted on Oct 8, 2018 in Perspective, Technology, Trucks

How does a self-driving truck get dispatched? What happens when it breaks down? If a receiver keeps it sitting waiting to unload? When it...

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DOT seeking feedback on new autonomous vehicle guidance

Posted on Oct 8, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

On the heels of the U.S. DOT releasing updated guidance on automated vehicles, the department will accept for 60 days comments on the new...

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