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Ford details drone-based vehicle sensor backup

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Ford has applied for a patent that would send a drone to dock with an autonomous vehicle and act as a surrogate sensor if one of the car’s...

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Fear of driverless cars on the rise

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News

Americans have been shaken by crashes of driverless cars and their semiautonomous counterparts, two recent surveys show, and consumer...

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Lyft brings on ex-Tesla VP to lead driver experience operations

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News

Lyft has hired Karim Bousta, Tesla’s now-former VP of Worldwide Service and Customer Experience, to serve as the transportation company’s...

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Seminars at Steamboat looks at self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News

The Seminars at Steamboat season of nonpartisan policy discussions continues with a talk about autonomous cars, featuring Robert Puentes,...

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Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. FRSX (tase:FRSX) looks to lead autonomous vehicle race with merger and series of private placements

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Well positioned to take advantage of the upcoming autonomous vehicle boom is Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: FRSX) (TASE:...

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Meituan unveils driverless food delivery platform and multiple autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News

Ordering a drink or meal at 2 a.m. could be possible in the future, as Meituan unveiled on July 25 more details of its driverless food...

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Armidale Regional Council wins first regional trial of new driverless bus technology, due to start at the end of the year

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Buses, News

Armidale Regional Council has committed $100,000 to a three-phase trial of a driverless shuttle service, the first of its kind in regional...

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University signs up to autonomous vehicle drive

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News

A formal agreement to support government plans to make the UK a world-leader in driverless and interconnected vehicles and intelligent...

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Shanghai government strives to introduce Waymo autonomous car project

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News

Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Information (hereinafter referred to as the SMCEI) strived to make a number of significant...

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Hyundai Mobis develops a dual-mode electronic steering system optimized for autonomous driving

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Hyundai Mobis developed an electric power steering system which uses the redundant control mode that takes advantage of two electronic...

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Lyft might build a ‘zen mode’ to let drivers know you don’t feel like chatting

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Matthiesen says that a “zen mode” would represent another step in more personalized rides, a move the company plans to accelerate as it...

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Frisco town hall Wednesday to address concerns over driverless cars

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News

On Wednesday evening, inquiring minds can get the answers they seek regarding the self-driving vehicles that are currently crawling along...

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Daimler and China’s Baidu deepen automated driving alliance

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News

German carmaker Daimler said it will deepen a partnership with China’s Baidu on automated driving and vehicle connectivity services....

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Hyundai Mobis develops steering for self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Hyundai Mobis has developed a new steering system optimized for safer autonomous driving, the auto parts subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Group...

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Nexteer demonstrates next generation of autonomous technology

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

“Autonomous vehicles are coming as we know,” said Patrik Ryne, engineer manager for Nexteer Automotive. The automotive industry is making...

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Bosch launches road condition alert service for self-driving vehicles

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Today, Bosch has introduced a predictive road condition service that can help make sure self-driving vehicles remain safe even on wet and...

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Daimler obtains 11-billion-euro loan to boost electric- and autonomous vehicle development

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Daimler AG has secured a new credit line of over 11-billion euros (12.9 billion US dollars) to boost its electric- and autonomous vehicle...

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Chinese startups floor the pedal in a driverless car race

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Cars, News

With foreign rivals still struggling to break into China, startups Roadstar.ai and Pony.ai plan to be on the road as early as next year....

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AECOM trials driverless pods

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

AECOM’s Capri consortium has launched driverless pod trials at Filton Airfield, hoping to pave the way for greater use of the connected...

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EEMBC to license autonomous driving benchmark suite

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Industry consortium EEMBC is now making its ADASMark autonomous driving benchmark suite available for licensing. The benchmarks provide a...

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