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UK team trials cyber security tech for driverless cars

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

With autonomous vehicles expected to become ever more widespread in the years ahead; the security of the connected systems that underpin...

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Mountain highway in China to test driverless cars

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

A mountainous stretch of highway in eastern Shandong, China, is to be dedicated to self-driving car testing. The testing of connected...

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Veoneer to make thermal camera for autonomous vehicle

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Swedish auto technology manufacturer Veoneer has claimed that it has won a contract to supply thermal camera for autonomous vehicles from...

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Outsight’s 3D camera for autonomous cars can identify clothing and ice

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Outsight, a new company co-founded by former Withings CEO Cedric Hutchings, has unveiled a self-driving car camera with new types of...

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Uber to collect mapping, other data for possible autonomous service in Dallas

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, News

Uber will expand data collection for potential autonomous vehicles in Dallas, beginning in November, the ride-hailing service said...

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Forget about self-driving cars, just make a robot that can drive

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Do you know a smarmy person that thinks they always have a better idea or a canny way to solve a vexing problem? If so, you likely know...

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Shanghai allows self-driving cars to carry passengers

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, News

Shanghai has become the first Chinese city to issue permits allowing self-driving cars to carry passengers and freight on the city’s...

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Veoneer wins thermal camera production deal for self-driving car

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, News

Swedish auto-technology supplier Veoneer said on Tuesday it had won a production contract with an unidentified “world-leading”...

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Uber’s self-driving cars ride into Texas

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, News

Uber’s autonomous cars are coming to Texas.  On Tuesday, Uber’s Advantaged Technologies Group announced it would test its...

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Using ouster’s lidar, nvidia targets 2022 for commercial launch of self-driving vehicles

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology

NVIDIA has been working with Volvo Trucks to develop a flexible, scalable self-driving system for commercial use. A recent announcement...

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Tailgate Parties In An Era Of Self-Driving Cars: Thriving Or Taking A Dive?

Posted on Sep 15, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Tailgate parties. According to the illustrious Homer Simpson, they constitute the pinnacle of human achievement (see the Any Given...

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Applied Intuition secures $40 mn Series B funding for autonomous vehicle simulation

Posted on Sep 15, 2019 in Cars, News

California-based Applied Intuition, which supplies software tools and infrastructure for autonomous vehicle development worldwide, has...

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II-VI Inc. and LITE-ON Partner on Lidar

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in Cars, Technology

II-VI Inc. has signed a strategic partnership agreement with optoelectronic specialist LITE-ON Technology Corp. The partnership will...

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Tesla’s started its Full Self-Driving computer retrofits, report says

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Earlier this year, we learned all about the super-powerful and designed-in-house Tesla Full Self-Driving computer. We also learned that...

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Schaeffler reveals Xtronic Control Unit for efficient autonomous driving

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

German automotive component manufacturer Schaeffler has developed a smart control unit for autonomous vehicles, which is dubbed as Xtronic...

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AV startup Voyage on how low speeds and older customers will help it win the self-driving race

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Voyage CEO Oliver Cameron isn’t in any hurry to conquer self-driving cars. The former Udacity vice president for engineering oversees a...

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Tesla starts its massive self-driving computer retrofit, but don’t hold your breath

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Tesla is starting to retrofit Autopilot 2.0/2.5 computers in older Model S and Model X vehicles with its new self-driving computer in what...

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Will top-end sports cars like porsche’s new taycan inevitably be self-driving?

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Some say that being behind the wheel of a top-end sports car is like being in driving heaven. You feel the surge of bone-rattling raw...

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Self-driving cars are still learning unwritten road rules, like the Pittsburgh Left

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

The Pittsburgh Left might be not in the rulebooks, but you better program any self-driving cars driving in the Pennsylvania city with that...

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Applied Intuition raises $40 million for autonomous vehicle simulation tools

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Cars, News

Simulators are invaluable assets for companies developing autonomous vehicles (AVs). These tools are used by Waymo, GM’s Cruise, Zoox, and...

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