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The drive toward change: Use cases for automated vehicles

Posted on May 31, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Oregon Department of Transportation, May 31, 2018 Automated vehicles (AVs) are already being tested and could soon be deployed on public...

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he’s trying to convince Alphabet to put Waymo self-driving cars on the company’s network

Posted on May 31, 2018 in News, Perspective

Months after Uber and Alphabet settled their messy legal battle over self-driving trade secrets, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the...

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SoftBank joins GM in self-driving car race; GM shares soar

Posted on May 31, 2018 in Cars, Finance

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors Co’s autonomous vehicle unit Cruise, the companies said on...

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Interview of the week: Jacques Aschenbroich

Posted on May 31, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Jacques Aschenbroich is chairman and chief executive of Valeo, an automotive supplier that works with automakers worldwide. As a...

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Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang: Uber accident made us realize the importance of self-driving tech

Posted on May 28, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The recent fatal accident in which a pedestrian was hit by an Uber-operated self-driving vehicle made Nvidia founder, President and CEO...

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Autonomous vehicles: The legal landscape in the US and Germany

Posted on May 26, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Norton Rose Fulbright, July 26, 2016 This first annual White Paper on the Legal Landscape of the Autonomous Vehicles summarizes the...

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Development of baseline safety performance measures for highly automated commercial vehicles

Posted on May 25, 2018 in Policy & Regulation, Trucks

To support the testing and potential deployment of highly automated commercial vehicles (HACVs) and truck platoon operations, FMCSA will...

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ELIX Wireless and GoMentum Station Partner to test new method of charging electric vehicles

Posted on May 24, 2018 in Cars, Infrastructure, News, Technology

GoMentum Station and ELIX Wireless Charging Systems announce a partnership today that will facilitate the testing of ELIX’s patented...

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Safer roads with automated vehicles?

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

International Transport Forum, May 23, 2018 This report examines how increasing automation of cars and trucks could affect road safety and...

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DRIVE Xavier, world’s first single-chip self-driving car processor gets approval from top safety experts

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Cars, Technology

As the world’s first autonomous driving processor, Xavier is the most complex SoC ever created. Its 9 billion transistors enable Xavier to...

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U.S. spending plan include $100 million for autonomous cars research, testing

Posted on May 22, 2018 in Cars, Finance

A spending bill unveiled on Wednesday night includes $100 million for a highly automated “vehicle research and development” program and...

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Smart cars and data as the fuel of the future

Posted on May 21, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Johann Jungwirth of Volkswagen sees a future where your car knows you, caters to you and works for you – even when you’re not driving it....

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Interview: Mark Cund, Jaguar Land Rover’s autonomous vehicle control chief

Posted on May 18, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Mark Cund, the man overseeing design of control systems for autonomous vehicles at Jaguar Land Rover on why he believes self-driving will...

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Valeo unveils SCALA2 Laser Scanner and 5 innovations at the epicenter of the 3 automotive revolutions at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2018

Posted on May 17, 2018 in Cars, Technology

For the sixth year running, Valeo will be at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2018 held between May 23 and 25 in Pacifico Yokohama, where...

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Issues in autonomous vehicle deployment

Posted on May 17, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Congressional Research Service, May 17, 2018 Legislation recently passed by the House of Representatives—H.R. 3388—and pending in the...

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Start-up gets record US$128 million funding as autonomous car race with Baidu heats up

Posted on May 16, 2018 in Cars, Finance

Self-driving technology start-up has raised US$128 million in its Series A funding round, marking the single biggest...

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UBER CEO: Our future won’t just be cars

Posted on May 15, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Exclusive: Dara Khosrowshahi on bikes, buses, and flying taxis...

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Autonomous vehicles and future urban environments: Exploring implications for wellbeing in an ageing society

Posted on May 14, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports

National Science Challenges, May 14, 2018 This think piece is intended to draw attention to the possible implications of autonomous...

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The next stop: accessible mobility for all

Posted on May 14, 2018 in Buses, Perspective, Technology

An estimated 15 percent of the world’s population has some form of disability. Can AI, IoT, and other autonomous vehicles technology help...

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DeLS-3D: Deep localization and segmentation with a 3D semantic map

Posted on May 13, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Technology

Baidu Research US, May 13, 2018 For many applications from augmented reality, autonomous driving, to robotics, self-localization/camera...

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