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Backup drivers for AI self-driving cars aren’t a guarantee of safety, so here’s what needs to be done

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

When you get behind the wheel of a car, it is a solemn duty and one that holds you responsible for what the car ends up doing. While...

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Apex.OS: An open source operating system for autonomous cars

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

The facets of autonomous car development that automakers tend to get excited about are things like interpreting sensor data, decision...

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Elon Musk contradicted a bold claim he made last year about Tesla’s self-driving capabilities

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in Cars, News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday walked back a prediction he made last February that Autopilot, the electric-car maker’s...

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Self-driving company Waymo teams up with UPS for package delivery

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in Cars, News

Waymo  will start delivering parcels for UPS using its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in Phoenix as part of a broader partnership...

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Ford plans mobility testing site behind Detroit train station project

Posted on Jan 29, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans a vehicle testing site behind Michigan Central Station, the abandoned train depot the automaker is...

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U.S. consumers would take personal vehicles over robotaxis, survey finds

Posted on Jan 29, 2020 in Cars, Knowledge Center, News, Reports

NEWS, CARS, KNOWLEDGE CENTER, REPORTS U.S. consumers aren’t as enthusiastic as the rest of the world about giving up vehicle...

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Nio clings to Mobileye to advance AV tech

Posted on Jan 29, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

A troubled electric-vehicle upstart trying to take on Tesla Inc. is clinging to a supplier Elon Musk clashed with dramatically in 2016....

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Apple researchers train AI drivers to merge lanes in a simulated environment

Posted on Jan 29, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Apple has yet to openly discuss its self-driving vehicle research, but it’s a poorly kept industry secret. Around 5,000 employees —...

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Aurora can now give the public rides in its self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 29, 2020 in Cars, News

Aurora has been given permission by California regulators to transport passengers in its self-driving vehicles, TechCrunch has learned....

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Unmanned mobility: An autonomous future takes shape

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 in Cars, News

Transportation not only takes people and goods from here to there, but shapes our society, influencing choices on where to live, work,...

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Tokyo Olympics to coincide with biggest self-driving demonstration in history

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 in Cars, News

Backed by full government and academia support, Japan’s car industry is preparing for what will be the biggest, most comprehensive...

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Lucid Motors announces Dr. Eugene Lee as Senior Director of ADAS and Autonomous Driving

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 in Cars, News

NEWARK, Calif., Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lucid Motors, which seeks to set new standards for sustainable transportation with its...

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AI self-driving cars will spur Americans to be savvier about their personal finances, but not for the reasons that you think

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

It is said that many Americans are so busy trying to earn money that they don’t have time to think about how to best leverage and save...

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Uber’s self-driving cars are a key to its path to profitability

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 in Cars, News

Its co-founder and ousted CEO Travis Kalanick sold all his stock and left the company’s board late last year. Uber sold its much...

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Senator tells Tesla to stop calling it ‘Autopilot’

Posted on Jan 27, 2020 in Cars, News

Most automakers offer some form of advanced driver assistance features, including automatic lane keeping on highways and radar cruise...

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Cruise’s new ‘more than a concept’ robotaxi presages a battle with Zoox

Posted on Jan 27, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Cruise, a unit of General Motors with investment from Honda, revealed a new “not a concept” self-driving vehicle last week. The vehicle is...

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Could autonomous cars doom global automakers? Fujitsu’s Warburton says yes

Posted on Jan 27, 2020 in Cars, News

Could the automotive industry encounter its most challenging era in history over the course of the next decade? And will the next decade...

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The economics of a Tesla robotaxi, and a quicker & easier path to profit

Posted on Jan 27, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

January 24, 2020 Published in 2016, Elon Musk’s “Master Plan, Part Deux” proposed the idea for the Tesla Network, essentially an automated...

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The 4 reasons autonomous vehicles seem stalled in the U.S.

Posted on Jan 27, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

As the technology dawned, the predictions were stunning: one 2015 prediction forecast that autonomous vehicles would be piloting humans...

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That car in California that mysteriously disappeared after going off a cliff is a valuable lesson for AI self-driving cars

Posted on Jan 25, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

You are on a sweeping mountainous road that overlooks the ocean, driving along at 55 miles per hour and enjoying the scenic view. Up ahead...

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