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China has put the automotive renaissance into hyper drive

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

A tri-fold automotive renaissance, led by technology, has been playing out over the past few years. Electric vehicles finally have been...

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Waymo’s self-driving car crashed because its human driver fell asleep at the wheel

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in Cars, News

In June, one of Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans crashed on the freeway outside of the company’s office in Mountain View,...

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While we wait for automation, NXP announces new automotive radar systems

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Automakers have been installing radar sensors in vehicles for more than two decades to enable adaptive cruise control and blindspot...

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Engineer spends $6,000 invalidating Waymo’s lidar patents

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

An engineer with no connection to the self-driving industry has spent $6,000 of his own money to stop Alphabet’s self-driving car...

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UK to have driverless cars on its roads in the coming 3-4 years, says minister

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

Britain will see truly driverless cars on its roads in three to four years but there will still be a role for diesel cars for many years,...

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Status Transportation prepares for a world with autonomous commercial transportation

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in News, Trucks

Status Transportation Corp., a leading ground freight and cargo services company for Owner Operators, is already planning for the...

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A self-driving truck startup keeps it simple, stupid

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in News, Trucks

IF ANYTHING HAS changed between today and the halcyon days of 2016, it’s that those building and marketing self-driving tech are now less...

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Renault introduces electric CUV city car & previews new mobility products in Paris

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

On the first day of this year’s Paris Motor Show, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled the K-ZE, a battery electric cute ute designed in...

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Ford shares proposed standard for autonomous cars to signal intentions

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous-car engineers are working hard to make sure that their self-driving vehicles avoid other road users. The next step is to ease...

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Ex-Apple engineers unveil a next-generation sensor for self-driving cars

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

Aeva, a Mountain View, California-based startup founded only just last year, has built what its two-cofounders claim is a next-generation...

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Aeva raises $45 million for autonomous car sensors that can measure velocity

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

Myriad sensors go into making autonomous cars tick. Drive.ai‘s fleet of Nissan NV200 vans pack lidar (laser-based sensors that measure the...

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Autonomous shuttle startup May Mobility expands to a third U.S. city

Posted on Sep 30, 2018 in Buses, News

May Mobility launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit this summer. By March, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based...

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Tesla bats for full self-driving capabilities; offers benefits worth $13k to employees

Posted on Sep 29, 2018 in Cars, News

Elon Musk has asked for Tesla Inc. employees to test what the company has billed as full self-driving capability and is dangling $13,000...

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Jaguar Land Rover gives invictus games competitors a glimpse into an autonomous future

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, News

Ahead of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, Presenting Partner Jaguar Land Rover invited wounded, injured and sick warriors to experience a...

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With driverless cars investors don’t care if you’re first

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

In the race to build safe and affordable driverless vehicles, being first to deliver isn’t fetching a premium from investors....

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ARM targets autonomous car technology

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Advanced Risk Machine, also known as ARM is a processor architecture based on a 32-bit reduced instruction set (RISC) computer. Licensed...

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Exclusive: BMW to introduce ‘safe’ fully autonomous driving by 2021 with iNext

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, News

BMW may be trying to reinvigorate its future lineup with more electrified vehicles, from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to full-fledged...

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Ford jumps in the electric semi truck bandwagon with new F-Vision concept

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in News, Trucks

According to Teslarati, Ford stated during the vehicle’s reveal that the F-Vision is intended to be capable of SAE level four...

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Governor Brown authorizes cops to impound robot cars

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, News

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 87, a bill that will allow cops to impound robot cars on California public streets....

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Successful autonomous driving

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Cars, News

In 2019, the companies will test fully automated technology in city traffic in a pilot project. The car will perceive its surroundings and...

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