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Suppose a nation-state took over self-driving cars within its sovereignty

Posted on Nov 10, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The 50th anniversary of the Internet was recently celebrated by those that trace the origins of the vaunted worldwide web to the first...

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Waymo moves its Austin team to other locations

Posted on Nov 9, 2019 in Cars, News

Waymo’s Austin, Texas, office is closing, but since there wasn’t any self-driving testing happening there anyway, it’s...

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Four visions for the future of public transport

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The way people get around is starting to change, and as a professor of transport strategy I do rather wonder if the modes of transport we...

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The Herman Trend alert: A leap forward for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 in Cars, News

Recently, Cartica AI, an Israeli autonomous AI mobility startup announced that global automotive giants are supporting its next generation...

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For now, autonomous cars may mean never having to park again

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 in Cars, News

In the next four to 10 years, autonomous assisted driving—electronic systems that help the driver park and turn—will account for 50 to 90...

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Lyft’s self-driving car testing program is racking up the miles

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 in Cars, News

Lyft is planning a significant expansion of its autonomous car testing program. The company is opening a new testing facility, adding...

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Just how far ahead is Tesla in self-driving?

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Autonomous driving cars have emerged as a hot buzz word in the automotive industry over the last few years, with companies ranging from...

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GBT commences development of graph neural network (GNN) based autonomous machine

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: GTCH) (“GBT”, or the “Company”), a...

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NVIDIA unveils its new Jetson Zavier NX, the world’s smallest AI supercomputer

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

In the future, self-driving vehicles may roam the streets and small autonomous delivery robots may share the sidewalks with pedestrians...

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Recogni adds automotive industry veteran Peter Mertens to board of directors

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, News

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recogni Inc., designers of a vision-oriented artificial intelligence platform for autonomous...

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Vaisala to bring road weather and road surface state data to Renovo’s autonomous vehicle platform

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

LISBON, Portugal, Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WebSummit — Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and...

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Does every car need a steering wheel and seat belts? A tech lawyer says no

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, Policy & Regulation

When I first met Silicon Valley lawyer David Estrada in 2014, he was an executive at Lyft Inc. who was tussling with New York City...

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Driverless Tesla coasting along mall parking lot raises questions, causes confusion

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Videos & Podcasts

Video of a driverless Tesla moving at a brisk walking pace at a mall parking lot in Richmond, B.C. — sometimes in the wrong lane — raises...

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In review of fatal Arizona crash, U.S. agency says Uber software had flaws

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Cars, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Uber self-driving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws, the...

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Beyond the robo-taxi: Great customer experiences will define self-driving

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

When most people talk about why autonomous vehicles will be successful, they tend to focus on the self-driving software alone. Don’t get...

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Hyundai Autron selects BlackBerry QNX to power next-generation ADAS and autonomous driving software platform

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

WATERLOO, Ontario and SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced that...

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O2 revenues rise ahead of 5G driverless car trials

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

O2 plans to build on its 5G launch last month by expanding coverage and powering a driverless vehicle testbed in London. The company was...

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Consumers prefer to share control with self-driving vehicles, SAE says

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Cars, News

While automakers pour investments into deploying fully autonomous technology, most consumers still prefer to share control with the car,...

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Ford hires former Zipcar CEO for autonomous vehicle unit

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Cars, News

DETROIT — Ford Motor has hired former Zipcar Chairman and CEO Scott Griffith for its autonomous vehicle operations. The automaker on...

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Take a peek inside Lyft’s lab where 400 engineers are working on self-driving cars

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Lyft, the second largest ride-hailing service in the U.S., once helped disrupt the taxi industry. Now, the company is working hard to...

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