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Former mayor Rick Baker backs driverless vehicle technology

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

Former St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker has been added to the Advisory Board of California-based Coast Autonomous, a company that makes...

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Testing underway for next generation of straddle carriers

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in News, Technology, Trucks

Port equipment manufacturers are expanding straddle carrier technology with new developments in autonomy and fuel efficiency underway....

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Ford is far from first in driverless vehicles—and investors want in

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The autonomous-vehicle gap between Ford Motor Co. and its rivals from Detroit and Silicon Valley can be measured in years. Yet even a...

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Self-flying aircraft are coming before autonomous-driving cars

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous vehicles are one of the hottest investment trends of 2018. But that’s not limited to self-driving cars....

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UWA trials driverless bus on campus

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in Buses, News

Visitors to UWA’s Open Day this Sunday will have the opportunity to ride on a bus that will drive itself around campus. The autonomous bus...

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France pushes for ‘highly automated’ vehicles by 2022

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

The French government is supporting the development of self-driving cars, with the aim of deploying “highly automated” vehicles on public...

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Semi-autonomous car safety systems flawed, study finds

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in Cars, News

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you’re...

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Study: Automated vehicles won’t displace truck drivers

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in News, Trucks

Despite concerns that a rise in automated vehicles will displace significant numbers of truck drivers, a new report finds that only a...

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Supply chain automation – self-driving trucks to delivery by drone

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in News, Trucks

In Australia, as in the U.S., supply chains are already embracing a far greater automated future in order to respond to the increased...

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Non-profit working toward consumer rating system for autonomous vehicle features

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Cars, News

The non-profit, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety just released the results of a new study testing vehicle features like...

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New Wayne State lab uses autonomous vehicle tech to develop innovative computing solutions

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The humble vehicle, purpose-built to carry people and goods from one place to another, is rapidly transforming into a “computer on...

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Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you’re not...

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Luxoft acquires autonomous drive and connected mobility specialist Objective Software GmbH

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Finance, News

Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT), a global IT service provider, announces the acquisition of Objective Software GmbH, a provider of...

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As Uber winds down autonomous truck business, Otto founders aren’t giving up

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in News, Trucks

Uber doled out more than $600 million to acquire self-driving truck startup Otto two years ago. Last week, Uber announced it was ceasing...

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Scale raises $18 million to label data from autonomous car companies like Lyft and Embark

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Autonomous cars need data. Lots of data. According to research conducted by the Rand Corporation, they’ll have to drive hundreds of...

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Kodiak Robotics raises $40M for self-driving trucks

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Finance, News, Trucks

Kodiak Robotics has emerged from stealth mode and raised $40 million in Series A funding to develop technology for self-driving trucks....

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Why Waymo is worth a staggering $175 billion even before launching its self-driving cars

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 in Cars, News

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s multibillion-dollar self-driving vehicle bet hasn’t yet launched commercial operations but that’s not stopping...

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‘Voice of Waymo’ helps driverless vehicles’ passengers

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Cars, News

When commuters settle into one of Waymo’s self-driving cars there might not be a driver behind the wheel, but the Voice of Waymo is always...

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Why Europe is losing ground in race to offer self-driving cars

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Johann Jungwirth is visibly frustrated. In Hanover to present the latest iteration of the SElf-DRIving Car, or Sedric, Volkswagen...

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Cosworth providing vision solutions for ADAS and autonomous vehicles to MuCCA

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Cosworth is extending its range of camera and data systems to provide vision solutions for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and...

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