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GM-Cruise lays off 8% of staff as self-driving companies face tough times

Posted on May 14, 2020 in Cars, News

Cruise Automation, the General Motors company developing shared, autonomous EVs, laid off about 150 people on Thursday. It’s the latest...

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Renewable Energy Project’s autonomous vehicle wins federal funding

Posted on May 13, 2020 in Finance, News, Technology

The Renewable Energy Vehicle Project (REV) at The University of Western Australia has teamed up with local start-up company Stealth...

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Some autonomous vehicle companies resume public testing, others express caution

Posted on May 13, 2020 in Cars, News

In March, the coronavirus pandemic forced companies testing autonomous vehicles in the U.S. to pause operations temporarily. Safety...

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Cyber feasibility studies: theBeARCAT Project

Posted on May 13, 2020 in News, Perspective, Technology

On Wednesday 13 May, we will be presenting the results of the Baselining, Automation and Response for CAV Testbed Cyber Security, BeARCAT....

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Chery included in MIIT’s “New-generation AI Innovation Key Task Undertaker List”

Posted on May 13, 2020 in News, Technology

Recently the General Office of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released the “New-generation AI Innovation...

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Safety groups agree to common terms for advanced driver assistance systems

Posted on May 12, 2020 in News, Technology

As more partial automation makes its way to vehicles in the form of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS), automakers have had pretty free...

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A²CES report lays roadmap for Hawaii’s autonomous vehicle future

Posted on May 12, 2020 in Knowledge Center, News, Reports

HONOLULU, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In a time of rapid change and adaptation within transportation, Ulupono Initiative in...

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Waymo’s first external fundraising round just grew to $3 billion

Posted on May 12, 2020 in Cars, Finance, News

Waymo’s first external fundraising round, initially expected to bring in $2.25 billion for the self-driving company, just grew to $3...

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Fiat Chrysler and AV startup Voyage partner on self-driving minivans

Posted on May 12, 2020 in Cars, News

Self-driving vehicle startup Voyage said Monday that it has inked a deal with Fiat Chrysler  to supply purpose-built vehicles, a...

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LeddarTechannounces volume production of the LeddarPixell Cocoon LiDAR with manufacturing partner Clarion Malaysia, a member of the Faurecia Clarion Electronics Business Group

Posted on May 12, 2020 in News, Technology

QUEBEC CITY, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides the most versatile and...

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Hyundai and Aptiv redeploy autonomous vehicles to deliver meals to vulnerable people in Las Vegas

Posted on May 11, 2020 in Cars, News

The Hyundai-Aptiv Driving Joint Venture, a collaboration between Hyundai and Aptiv (formerly Delphi) to develop autonomous vehicle...

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As Waymo resumes self-driving tests, backup drivers are still worried about the virus

Posted on May 7, 2020 in Cars, News

Waymo is planning to resume testing its autonomous vehicles in Arizona on May 11th, nearly two months after pausing its robotaxi service...

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Discover China: Self-driving taxi service promotes smart travel

Posted on May 6, 2020 in Cars, News

CHANGSHA, May 6 (Xinhua) — Liu Xinlin, 22, experienced her first ride in a self-driving taxi in Changsha, capital of central...

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Gatik adds autonomous box trucks to its ‘middle mile’ game plan

Posted on May 6, 2020 in News, Trucks

Gatik, the autonomous vehicle startup focused on the ‘middle mile’ of logistics, has added box trucks to its fleet as Walmart  and other...

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Volvo to use Luminar’s lidar in production vehicles to unlock automated driving on highways

Posted on May 6, 2020 in News, Technology

Volvo Cars will start producing vehicles in 2022 that are equipped with lidar and a perception stack — technology developed by Silicon...

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Video game developers helping drive Oxbotica’s development of future autonomous vehicles

Posted on May 6, 2020 in News, Technology

Oxbotica, is employing world-leading video game developers who have worked on some of the highest-rated titles of the last decade to...

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Ford shares a year’s worth of self-driving car data

Posted on May 5, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

Self-driving vehicles require massive amounts of data, which can be difficult to obtain without vehicles equipped with cameras and LiDAR...

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Frost & Sullivan assesses impact of autonomous cars and EVs on test & measurement market

Posted on May 5, 2020 in Cars, News, Technology

ADAS testing is estimated to experience the most growth, totaling $659.9 million by 2025 SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/...

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Volkswagen trucks boss sees autonomous investments under pressure

Posted on May 3, 2020 in Finance, News, Technology

FRANKFURT: Autonomous vehicle technologies will be among the first to be starved of investment as the auto and truck industry seeks to...

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Intel to buy smart urban transit startupMoovit for $1B to boost its autonomous car division

Posted on May 3, 2020 in Cars, Finance, News, Technology

Some big M&A is afoot in Israel in the world of smart transportation. According to multiple reports and sources that have contacted...

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