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NXP develops next-generation dynamics microprocessor for electric and autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Automotive semiconductors supplier NXP Semiconductors has developed S32S, an 800Hz microprocessor for the control of vehicle dynamics in...

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Uber self-driving cars back on public roads, but in manual mode

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News

Uber is putting its autonomous vehicles back on Pittsburgh’s city streets, four months after a fatal accident involving one of its...

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City seeks information on potential pilot program for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News

Driverless cars could be sharing the road with San Antonio motorists in the not-too-distant future. The City is requesting information...

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Mike Schagrin, former US DOT connected and autonomous vehicle leader joins McCain

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Connected and automated vehicle (CAV) expert and former U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) ITS Joint Program Office (JPO)...

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PennDOT issues voluntary guidance for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

For the first time, Pennsylvania is getting rules for operation of self- driving cars and trucks in the state....

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On landmark autonomous vehicle bill, dozens of safety advocates urge Congress not to rush forward

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Seventy stakeholders have signed a letter addressed to the U.S. Senate advocating for a more careful debate before passage of the AV START...

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UK launches autonomous driving study. BMW chief claims full self-driving will not be permitted

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News

The UK has begun a three-year-long study designed to assess current laws regarding autonomous driving and recommend future legal policies...

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Ford creates separate unit for self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News

Ford Motor Co. announced Tuesday plans to break out its autonomous vehicle business into a new organization headquartered at the...

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Volvo Cars IPO draws lower valuations in initial feedback

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Initial investor feedback has valued Volvo Cars far below owner Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co.’s top-end estimates for a potential...

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FORD creates ‘Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC’; strengthens global organization to accelerate progress, improve fitness

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Cars, News

Ford creates Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, which will encompass all aspects of its self-driving vehicle business operations, to accelerate...

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Toyota to bring latest technologies, Toyota Production System to support mobility at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News

Universal access, electrified technologies including fuel cell technology, automated driving, mobility as a service, connected mobility,...

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Cisco and UCL plan to build a £77m AI research centre

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Finance, News, Trucks

Cisco is set to pump $100 million (£76.8 million) into building one of the world’s largest AI research centres with University...

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Stagecoach and Alexander Dennis Limited developing UK’s first full-sized driverless bus

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Buses, News

Transport operator Stagecoach has confirmed it has partnered with bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited and tech company Fusion...

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Singtel, Ericsson unveil 5G pilot network trials for drones, self-driving cars in one-north district

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

SINGTEL and Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson have announced plans for a 5G pilot network in Singapore’s science district of...

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Detroit Auto Show moving to June

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit will move to June from January in 2020 as part of a rebooting of the event that will...

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Blackmore to bring range and velocity to Lidar sensors

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc., announced in March that it had raised $18 million with the help of companies like BMW i Ventures,...

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Self-driving car industry picks up speed

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News

The CEO of a leading U.S. autonomous car development company said in a national meeting Friday that he is confident more people will be...

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The NSW government is going to trial autonomous buses in Coffs Harbour and Armidale

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Buses, News, Trucks

The NSW government is rolling out a trial of driverless vehicles in the mid-north coast tourism destination Coffs Harbour. The year-long...

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U.S. to propose revoking California authority to set auto emissions rules: source

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News

The Trump administration is expected as early as Thursday to propose revoking California’s power to set state vehicle emissions rules and...

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Cap Metro delays testing driverless shuttles due to federal permitting issue

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Buses, News

The transportation agency was supposed to start testing driverless shuttles on Third Street on Tuesday, but Cap Metro sent out a press...

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