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The three top ways that cyber-hackers will criminally make money off of self-driving cars

Posted on Jun 8, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Put those darned cyber-hacker criminals into jail and throw away the key, some exhort daily. We are all somewhat numbed by the continual...

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Millbrook car testing site aims to ‘stay ahead of the game’

Posted on Jun 8, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

A car testing facility is aiming to stay “ahead of the game” when it comes to developing driverless and greener cars....

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Temple Grandin, Elon Musk and the interesting parallels between autonomous vehicles and autism

Posted on Jun 7, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Autism is defined by the Google GOOGL dictionary as “a developmental disorder of variable severity that is characterized by difficulty in...

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Tesla Autopilot drives Blue Ridge Parkway in rain & fog for over an hour

Posted on Jun 6, 2020 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Technology, Videos & Podcasts

A Tesla Model 3 recently went on an epic journey driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway, including the Linn Cove Viaduct, on Autopilot for over...

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On the beguiling question of whether AI can form intent, including the case of self-driving cars

Posted on Jun 6, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Let’s start with a bit of a game or puzzle if you will. These remarks all have something in common: The devil made me do it I didn’t mean...

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GM’s Cruise unit tries to poach Zoox engineers amid sale talk, report says

Posted on Jun 5, 2020 in Cars, News

Self-driving technology company Cruise, a unit of General Motors, is trying to poach engineers from rival Zoox Inc., according to an email...

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Uber’s self-driving AI predicts the trajectories of pedestrians, vehicles, and cyclists

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

In a preprint paper, Uber researchers describe MultiNet, a system that detects and predicts the motions of obstacles from autonomous...

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IIHS: Self-driving vehicles could struggle to eliminate most crashes

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 in Cars, News

Driver mistakes play a role in virtually all crashes. That’s why automation has been held up as a potential game changer for safety. But...

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Pop star Grimes auctioning her soul, provides AI insights including about Elon Musk and self-driving cars

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Claire Boucher, popularly known by her artist name of Grimes, opted to put together an art show entitled Selling Out that offers her...

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DiDi’s autonomous driving subsidiary sets up administration for safety business

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 in Cars, News

Shanghai (Gasgoo)- DiDi’s autonomous driving subsidiary has set up a safety work administration to systematize and normalize the...

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South Korea’s self-driving upstarts take on tech giants

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 in Cars, Technology

The competitive edge In a workshop that blends a corporate office with a tool-packed garage, around 20 South Koreans are looking to take...

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AI Weekly: Autonomous vehicle companies pivot to charitable deliveries during the pandemic

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology

Early on, the pandemic — which passed a grim milestone in the U.S. this week of over 100,000 dead — motivated the shuttering of businesses...

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Audi launches high-tech car unit Artemis to fast-track a ‘pioneering’ EV to market

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Audi  has created a new business unit called Artemis to bring electric vehicles equipped with highly automated driving systems and other...

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With rumors swirling of a Zoox acquisition, how would Amazon use autonomous driving?

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

While still unconfirmed by Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), the rumor makes enough sense. The e-commerce giant is spending a fortune making...

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VW finalizes investment in self-driving tech company Argo AI

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, Finance, News

Eleven months after Volkswagen Group announced a $2.6 billion investment in self-driving startup Argo AI, the deal has closed....

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Self-driving ‘Apple Car’ may combine LiDAR with other sensors for better decision-making

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

As work on the “Apple Car” progresses, Apple is coming up with new ways to improve automated driving systems, including using...

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China’s NIO, Mobileye launch level 4 trials in Israel

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

The Chinese electric vehicle maker is installing Mobileye kits for driverless cars. The electric vehicles of Chinese carmaker NIO (NYSE:...

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Autonomous open-wheelerswill race at Indianapolis next year for a $1 million prize

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Motorsport may have once been a technological wellspring from which road car tech could sometimes be skimmed, but today, the link between...

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Russia’s Yandex aims to double self-driving fleet with Hyundai

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 in Cars, News

(Bloomberg) — Yandex NV will test a driverless car it developed with Hyundai Motor Co. in Detroit as the Russian technology giant...

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AVs gather momentum amid Coronavirus but roadblocks remain

Posted on Jun 1, 2020 in Cars, Perspective

Gone are the days when autonomous vehicles (AVs) were confined to the realms of science fiction. Over the past few years, driverless cars...

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