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Carnegie Mellon University to join Roborace autonomous racing championship

Posted on May 27, 2020 in Cars, News

LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A student team from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is joining the upcoming season of...

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Autonomous car company Aurora increases hiring amid industry struggles

Posted on May 27, 2020 in Cars, News

Autonomous vehicle (AV) startup Aurora today announced it has roughly doubled its workforce to 500 people (up from 250 as of May 2019) and...

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For better or for worse, ballot harvesting for election voting would be a cinch with self-driving cars

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

There is a lot of controversy about ballot harvesting. First, some prefer to call it ballot collecting, since the word “harvesting” seems...

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GM’s Cruise self-driving unit beefs up board with executive who ran advanced research for Google, Facebook, DoD

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Cars, News

Cruise, a majority-owned self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, has added prominent inventor and tech executive Regina E. Dugan to its...

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Pedestrians and cyclists make Guangzhou ‘efficient’ for testing self-driving cars

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

WeRide, a Chinese robotaxistartup, recently compared its results testing self-driving cars in both Silicon Valley and Guangzhou, China....

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Autonomous and electric cars to be key part of autos sector -Macron

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Cars, News

PARIS, May 26 (Reuters) – Autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles will form a key part of the automotive sector after the...

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Amazon said to be in talks to buy self-driving startupZoox

Posted on May 26, 2020 in Cars, Finance, News

Amazon may be preparing to make a big move into the self-driving vehicle world as the logistics giant is said to be in “advanced” talks to...

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Autonomous delivery companies stress need for clearer rules on deployment

Posted on May 25, 2020 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

During an online event this week hosted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), three panelists — Cruise’s Eric Danko, Wing’s Nick...

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Carmakers push forward on EVs as self-driving hits pandemic speed bumps

Posted on May 25, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Detroit — The coronavirus pandemic is proving to be yet another obstacle for the self-driving and ride-sharing movement, delaying the...

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Pony.ai given green light to carry passengers in its robotaxis in China

Posted on May 22, 2020 in Cars, News

Autonomous driving startup Pony.ai, which was founded in Fremont, California with the goal of building the safest and most reliable...

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DiDi said to conduct road tests for autonomous vehicles in Beijing

Posted on May 22, 2020 in Cars, News

Shanghai (Gasgoo)- Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing (DiDi) set up in April a Beijing-registered company dubbed Beijing Woya...

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Self-driving cars are being trained in virtual worlds while the real one is in chaos

Posted on May 22, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Brandon Moak felt as if a freight train had hit him. It was mid-March, and the cofounder and CTO of the autonomous- trucking startup...

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Top safety official at Waymo self-driving unit stepping down

Posted on May 22, 2020 in Cars, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving unit said on Thursday that its chief safety officer, Debbie Hersman, was...

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Intel/MobilEyepromises self-driving robotaxi service in 2022, while others back off

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

At the EcoMotion self-driving conference held (in cyberspace) from Israel this week, Amnon Shashua, founder and CEO of MobilEye, now a...

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Watch out for those looming AI oligopolies, including for self-driving cars

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Cars, Technology

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are increasingly being deployed into all facets of our existence. Via the advent of Machine Learning...

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Waymo is using AI to simulate autonomous vehicle camera data

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Waymo says it’s beginning to leverage AI to generate camera images for simulation by using sensor data collected by its self-driving...

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SUSE innovates at the edge with Elektrobit to transform how cars operate

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Mobility as we know it is about to change forever. Early stages of autonomous driving, the connected car, and electrification are no...

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Elon Musk: Tesla raises cost of ‘self-driving’ cars

Posted on May 19, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Tesla is raising the price of its “self-driving” option on its electric vehicles worldwide starting with a $1,000 (£820) hike....

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Autonomous vehicles: Who needs ’em?

Posted on May 19, 2020 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

To develop autonomous vehicles (AVs) capable of handling almost every corner case is cruelly hard. Equally tough and yet less often...

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Americans still don’t trust self-driving cars

Posted on May 19, 2020 in Cars, News

Self-driving cars are having a really rough time gaining our trust. This is not a total shock considering autonomous vehicles remain...

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