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Boeing to research autonomous vehicles at new MIT Location

Posted on Aug 2, 2018 in News

Boeing will lease approximately 100,000 square feet at MIT’s upcoming building in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The agreement makes...

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Sacramento eases into the self-driving scene

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Cars, News

Quick, think of a California hotbed of technological might. There’s Silicon Valley, duh. And enterprising Silicon Beach, down in the...

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Baidu Q2 revenues surge with Apollo blooming development

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Chinese Internet giant Baidu achieved a blooming second quarter with revenues surging 32% year on year to RMB 26 billion and net profits...

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Networked lighting to eliminate auto blind spots

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

It is a horror scenario for every driver: Suddenly, a previously invisible pedestrian comes out of the dark between two street lights or...

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Winners revealed in Govt £12.1m autonomous vehicle giveaway

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Finance, News, Trucks

The Government has announced the winners of a collaborative R&D competition for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), with £12.1m...

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New material promises breakthrough IR sensing for autonomous cars

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

To overcome the issues inherent with using video or other forms of visible light detection (such as poor performance in fog, snow, and...

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Tesla’s autonomous ‘coast-to-coast’ drive on hold while autopilot team focuses on safety

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Cars, News

Tesla’s autonomous coast-to-coast drive, originally promised in 2016, is on hold while the company’s Autopilot team stays “heads down” on...

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Autonomous-car tech investment skyrockets on SoftBank deals

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Private investment in autonomous-vehicle companies soared in the second quarter to more than in the last four years combined, according to...

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Cepton LiDAR goes Anti-MEMS route

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Chemistry is just applied physics… or so a physicist would tell you. And autonomous vehicles are just a collection of applied sensors – if...

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Baraja lifts curtain on Spectrum-Scan™ LiDAR for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Baraja has unveiled Spectrum-Scan™ LiDAR, which uses prism-like optics and shifting wavelengths of light to create powerful eyes for...

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AI-Based autonomous vehicle to secure airports

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in News

A driverless all-terrain vehicle equipped with GPS and cameras trained to recognize animals is soon to join the security fleet at the...

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Imperial plans deployment of seven automated trucks by year’s end, CNRL to start pilot in 2019

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in News, Trucks

Imperial Oil plans to begin experimenting with up to seven autonomous hauler trucks at its Kearl site by the end of the year, while...

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County gurus prepare for inevitable automated vehicles

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

Automated vehicles – self-driving and self-parking cars, trucks, air and watercraft – are no longer things of science fiction. The...

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OOIDA submits comments to Oregon DOT’s autonomous vehicle task force

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

On Wednesday, Aug. 1, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles will meet for a long-term policy...

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Waymo begins experimenting with self-driving taxi prices

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, has kept mum about how much it will eventually charge people to ride in its...

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Renovo partners with aiPod to deploy self-driving cars in London and beyond

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News

Renovo is licensing its technology to yet another self-driving startup — this time aiPod — in its bid to sell a platform that will enable...

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Hertz to manage Aptiv’s autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News

Today, The Hertz Corporation and its fleet management subsidiary, Donlen, announced a new strategic partnership with Aptiv, a global...

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Uber kills self-driving trucks programme to focus on autonomous cars instead

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

Global cab-hailing platform Uber has stopped developing self-driving trucks as the programme was no longer competitive in the freight...

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Analog Devices and B-Secur collaborate on biometric technologies

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Analog Devices (ADI) and B-Secur have joined up to develop a complete biometric authentication solution for use in automotive vehicles....

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Waymo’s self-driving cars are near: Meet the teen who rides one every day

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Cars, News

Alphabet is experimenting with prices and finalizing its business model before unleashing its autonomous fleet in Phoenix this year....

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