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Trump plans to drop 10 U.S. self-driving car test sites

Posted on Oct 9, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Ten sites picked by the Obama administration to be nation’s hotbeds of self-driving car testing will soon have to compete with the rest of...

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Take a spin on the city’s first electronic autonomous vehicle

Posted on Oct 9, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Edmonton’s foray into autonomous vehicles began Tuesday with the first crowd of keen commuters putting the driverless vehicle to the test...

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The UK firm hoping to take on Google’s driverless cars

Posted on Oct 9, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Stan Boland, founder...

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Navya autonomous shuttle: Self-driving a reality at Paris Motor Show 2018

Posted on Oct 7, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

The latest version of the Navya autonomous shuttle was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show this week, highlighting the French manufacturer’s...

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Toledo, Ohio, wins $1.8M grant to deploy driverless bus downtown

Posted on Oct 6, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Toledo, Ohio, is getting in on the autonomous vehicle movement, with plans for a driverless bus loop around its downtown....

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Honda putting $2.75 billion into G.M.’s self-driving venture

Posted on Oct 4, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

In the race to develop self-driving cars, General Motors has picked up another hefty ally. Honda, the Japanese automaker, has agreed to...

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

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

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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TuSimple building safest self-driving truck with 1,000 meter perception range

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

TuSimple, a global autonomous truck technology leader, publicly demonstrated its Level 4 fully autonomous driving solution – the first of...

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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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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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Exclusive: BMW to introduce ‘safe’ fully autonomous driving by 2021 with iNext

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

BMW may be trying to reinvigorate its future lineup with more electrified vehicles, from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to full-fledged...

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Why Alphabet just led a $185 million investment round in a trucking startup

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Alphabet’s investment arm, CapitalG, just announced a $185 million investment in Convoy, a technology-enabled trucking network....

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First driverless bus arrives in Dublin

Posted on Sep 23, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Ireland’s first driverless shuttle bus has made its debut on the streets of Dublin. The electric EZ10 bus can carry up to 15 people and...

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Hyundai-Kia pushing for autonomous technology

Posted on Sep 22, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Hyundai-Kia has built a dedicated proving ground to develop autonomous vehicles and is targeting global leadership in the technology it...

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Volvo’s new self-driving concept car is a swanky first-class suite on wheels that’s designed to take on airlines

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

With its latest self-driving car concept, Volvo wants to take on the airline industry. Without a need for a steering wheel, Volvo opened...

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Mercedes-Benz unveils modular self-driving vehicles for people or cargo

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

As the competition surrounding autonomous vehicles intensifies, Mercedes-Benz Vans on Monday unveiled a hybrid strategy around a...

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PerceptIn’s self-driving vehicles go on sale in November for $40,000

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Despite high-profile accidents, unresolved regulatory ambiguities, and looming debates about liability, the autonomous vehicle market has...

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Wide adoption of driverless cars is still decades away, says Paris Motor Show CEO

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Jean-Claude Girot, CEO of the Paris Motor Show, or Mondial de l’Automobile, thinks that widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles is...

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Federal standard on autonomous vehicle technology is needed, Rep. Latta says

Posted on Sep 9, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Congress needs to ensure autonomous vehicle technology operates under a national directive instead of a patchwork of guidelines from the...

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Coming soon: Buckle up for Edmonton’s first driverless shuttles

Posted on Sep 6, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Edmontonians and visitors may have to pinch themselves next month when they see a shuttle go by — with no driver....

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