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Baidu to build self-driving test facility in Chongqing as the Chinese city pushes ahead with smart city infrastructure

Posted on Mar 20, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

China’s Chongqing city government has tapped search giant Baidu to build a testing ground for autonomous vehicles, as Chinese cities race...

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Your weatherman says: “Your AV index for today is … “

Posted on Mar 14, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, Perspective, Technology

Today’s automobile needs a great deal of infrastructure to be useful. A major part of the infrastructure is the civil transportation...

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Supporting autonomous vehicles with smart roads

Posted on Mar 11, 2020 in Buses, Cars, Infrastructure, Perspective, Trucks

With the race toward autonomous vehicles at full speed, the automotive industry is awaiting one of the biggest transformations it has ever...

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HRH the Prince of Wales officially opens the National Automotive Innovation Centre

Posted on Feb 18, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

HRH The Prince of Wales today officially opened one of Europe’s largest automotive research and development facilities, the National...

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COAST Autonomous and DG Cities announce collaboration to transform cities through integration of connected and autonomous vehicles

Posted on Feb 6, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

US: COAST Autonomous (“COAST”) announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with DG Cities, an expert in smart city...

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Telefonica targets autonomous vehicle boost

Posted on Feb 4, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Telefonica unveiled an R&D centre which it claimed is the most advanced for the development of connected cars in southern Europe, as...

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Testbed enables infrastructure for autonomy, smart cities

Posted on Feb 3, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, Technology

A testbed in an active urban center can show real-world effects on GNSS as an aid for developing autonomous systems for green mobility,...

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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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GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant will build Cruise Origin self-driving shuttle

Posted on Jan 24, 2020 in Buses, Infrastructure, News

Detroit — General Motors Co. is expected to announce on Jan. 27 plans to build the all-electric Cruise Origin self-driving shuttle at the...

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VW announces new Silicon Valley self-driving nerve center at CES

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

On Wednesday at CES, Volkswagen detailed an important new step in the company’s march towards self-driving cars: the establishment...

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Toyota will transform a 175-acre site in Japan into a ‘prototype city of the future’

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Toyota wants to give a new meaning to the term “company town.” The Japanese auto giant said it will transform the 175-acre site of a...

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Penn State and partners researching how to safely integrate automated vehicles into work zones

Posted on Jan 2, 2020 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Beginning in 2020, researchers at Penn State will study how to safely integrate automated driving systems into work zones, with the...

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Beijing adds area for self-driving vehicle tests with passengers

Posted on Dec 31, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

BEIJING, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — Beijing on Monday added a new 40 sq km area for testing self-driving vehicles with passengers, as the...

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Musk sees people-moving Las Vegas tunnel opening in 2020

Posted on Dec 29, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

San Francisco: A nearly mile-long tunnel in Las Vegas meant to showcase a “traffic busting” alternative for overcrowded cities...

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Uber just quietly bought 600 acres of land to build a new test track for self-driving cars in Pittsburgh

Posted on Dec 27, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

An Uber affiliate has purchased nearly 600 acres of land near Pittsburgh to test self-driving car technology. The purchase marks the...

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South China building new test zone for self-driving cars

Posted on Dec 26, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

GUANGZHOU, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) — South China’s Guangdong Province Thursday started building a testing center for both...

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Human Horizons is building a smart city in Shanghai with high-tech roads, autonomous driving buses, and 5G network

Posted on Dec 23, 2019 in Infrastructure, News

SHANGHAI, Dec. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Human Horizons, an automotive-technology company, is building a ‘Smart City’...

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Mock skyscrapers, simulated rain at Singapore self-driving test centre

Posted on Dec 22, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Singapore: The road sweeper and a golf buggy move around the track with ease, jamming their brakes on when a pedestrian steps out and...

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Ford adding to Austin self-driving car operation

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Ford Motor Co. is adding to its self-driving car testing operation in Austin, saying Dec. 11 it has secured two pieces of real estate that...

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UvA and TomTom to open new research lab for autonomous driving

Posted on Nov 14, 2019 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, Nov. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Location technology specialist, TomTom (TOM2), and the University of...

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