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Engineer spends $6,000 invalidating Waymo’s lidar patents

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

An engineer with no connection to the self-driving industry has spent $6,000 of his own money to stop Alphabet’s self-driving car...

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UK to have driverless cars on its roads in the coming 3-4 years, says minister

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

Britain will see truly driverless cars on its roads in three to four years but there will still be a role for diesel cars for many years,...

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Safe, efficient self-driving cars could block walkable, livable communities

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Almost exactly a decade ago, I was cycling in a bike lane when a car hit me from behind. Luckily, I suffered only a couple bruised ribs...

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Status Transportation prepares for a world with autonomous commercial transportation

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in News, Trucks

Status Transportation Corp., a leading ground freight and cargo services company for Owner Operators, is already planning for the...

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A self-driving truck startup keeps it simple, stupid

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in News, Trucks

IF ANYTHING HAS changed between today and the halcyon days of 2016, it’s that those building and marketing self-driving tech are now less...

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Renault introduces electric CUV city car & previews new mobility products in Paris

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

On the first day of this year’s Paris Motor Show, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled the K-ZE, a battery electric cute ute designed in...

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How the Trump administration plans to regulate autonomous vehicles and drones

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

What does the U.S. Secretary of Transportation think about self-driving cars? Elaine Chao, speaking at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women...

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Ford shares proposed standard for autonomous cars to signal intentions

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous-car engineers are working hard to make sure that their self-driving vehicles avoid other road users. The next step is to ease...

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Special report: 5G and the autonomous vehicle

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

5G offers connectivity speeds up to 100 times faster than 4G, presenting the automotive industry with exciting possibilities for vehicle...

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Have autonomous vehicles hit a roadblock?

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently announced a new multimillion-dollar public-private research partnership in the pursuit of fully...

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Children in autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports

Safe Kids Worldwide, October 1, 2018 The Blue Ribbon Panel on Children in Autonomous Vehicles is calling on developers of autonomous...

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Ex-Apple engineers unveil a next-generation sensor for self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Aeva, a Mountain View, California-based startup founded only just last year, has built what its two-cofounders claim is a next-generation...

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Automated buses: Fantasy or reality?

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 in Buses, Knowledge Center, Presentations

American Public Transportation Association, October 2018 Transit Experiencing Multiple Disruptions Technology (AVs, EVs, apps) Business...

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Aeva raises $45 million for autonomous car sensors that can measure velocity

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Myriad sensors go into making autonomous cars tick. Drive.ai‘s fleet of Nissan NV200 vans pack lidar (laser-based sensors that measure the...

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Autonomous shuttle startup May Mobility expands to a third U.S. city

Posted on Sep 30, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

May Mobility launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit this summer. By March, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based...

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Autonomous shuttle startup May Mobility expands to a third U.S. city

Posted on Sep 30, 2018 in Buses, News

May Mobility launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit this summer. By March, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based...

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Steve Wozniak says he’s ‘given up’ on idea of autonomous cars

Posted on Sep 29, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said on Tuesday that he has “lost faith” that self-driving cars are going to see widespread use in the near...

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Tesla bats for full self-driving capabilities; offers benefits worth $13k to employees

Posted on Sep 29, 2018 in Cars, News

Elon Musk has asked for Tesla Inc. employees to test what the company has billed as full self-driving capability and is dangling $13,000...

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Jaguar Land Rover gives invictus games competitors a glimpse into an autonomous future

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, News

Ahead of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, Presenting Partner Jaguar Land Rover invited wounded, injured and sick warriors to experience a...

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With driverless cars investors don’t care if you’re first

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

In the race to build safe and affordable driverless vehicles, being first to deliver isn’t fetching a premium from investors....

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