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Self-driving startup WeRide deepens ties with Nissan, raises $310 mln

Posted on Jun 23, 2021 in Finance, News

  BEIJING, June 23 (Reuters) – WeRide, a China-based autonomous driving startup, said on Wednesday that it would deepen development...

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Scale.AI launches mapping project; more on Pony.AI & Waymo

Posted on Jun 23, 2021 in News, Technology

Scale has launched a new mapping tool/service offering for not just self-driving cars, but also for delivery companies. They will now...

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Velodyne Lidar, MADD partner to advance understanding of autonomous vehicle technology

Posted on Jun 23, 2021 in News, Technology

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has announced it is partnering for the third year with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on a public education...

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Self-driving truck startup Embark to go public in $5.2 billion SPAC deal

Posted on Jun 22, 2021 in Finance, News, Trucks

Embark Trucks Inc. is merging with a special-purpose acquisition company to go public in a deal that values the self-driving truck startup...

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Tesla attorney Lynn Miller leaves for autonomous trucking start-up Plus

Posted on Jun 22, 2021 in News, Trucks

A top Tesla attorney, Lynn Miller, has exited Elon Musk’s electric car company and is joining Plus as general counsel, the autonomous...

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Autonomous vehicle shuttle service launches in Indy

Posted on Jun 22, 2021 in News

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — A free, autonomous shuttle service has launched in downtown Indianapolis and on the campus of...

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Exclusive: Quanergy nears China-backed SPAC deal to go public

Posted on Jun 22, 2021 in Finance, News, Technology

June 21 (Reuters) – Quanergy Systems Inc, a supplier of self-driving car technology, is nearing a deal to go public through a merger...

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Tesla backs vision-only approach to autonomy using powerful supercomputer

Posted on Jun 22, 2021 in News, Technology

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing a neural network training computer called ‘Dojo’ since at least 2019. Musk says Dojo will be able to...

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Autonomous vehicles can learn from your facial expression

Posted on Jun 21, 2021 in News, Technology

One of the major issues with the technology of fully or semi-autonomous vehicles is that they may not be able to accurately predict the...

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Franck Louis-Victor to join Ford as VP, new businesses, a strategic priority in Ford+ plan to grow, create value

Posted on Jun 21, 2021 in News

A key driver of the Ford+ plan to grow and create value for customers and other stakeholders has a new leader, with Ford naming former...

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Amazon eyes robot truck startup as it continues to hedge its bets on AV technology

Posted on Jun 21, 2021 in News, Trucks

Amazon owns a robotaxi company, is experimenting with delivery robots that drive on the sidewalk, and now is considering acquiring a big...

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KIT researchers developing autonomous platooning electric bus system for public transport in Munich

Posted on Jun 21, 2021 in Buses, News, Technology

Autonomous electric buses could make short-range transit safer and more efficient; however, articulated buses or those with passenger...

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Students first to build ‘brains’ of autonomous bus

Posted on Jun 18, 2021 in Buses, News, Technology

Students from The University of Western Australia have become the first in Australia to develop the hardware and software to control an...

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U.S. push for self-driving cars faces union, lawyers opposition

Posted on Jun 18, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday again rejected attempts to lift regulations to allow...

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Smart motorway safety could get ‘considerably worse’ when driverless cars are launched

Posted on Jun 17, 2021 in Infrastructure, News

Driverless cars on smart motorway schemes come with “substantial concerns”, which could lead to more danger for motorists. Sarah Simpson,...

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First demonstration of Mcity’s test concept for highly automated vehicles

Posted on Jun 17, 2021 in News

Highly automated vehicles need a different kind of test to prove they are safe before testing moves to public roads, leaders of Mcity at...

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Would you trust your parcels to a self-driving van? Ford and Hermes explore the future of doorstep deliveries

Posted on Jun 17, 2021 in News

Doorstep deliveries are more a part of our lives than ever before – but the way that we receive those parcels could be undergoing a...

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It’s still about trust: Ford updates safety assessment as it nears launch of self-driving business

Posted on Jun 17, 2021 in Cars, News, Perspective

Back in 2018, Ford issued a comprehensive report to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that outlined the way we approach...

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Baidu and BAIC Group’s ARCFOX brand collaborate to launch Apollo Moon robotaxis, plan mass production at affordable costs

Posted on Jun 17, 2021 in Cars, News

BEIJING, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU and HKEX:9888) is partnering with BAIC Group’s EV brand ARCFOX...

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FedEx to test package deliveries with self-driving startup Nuro.

Posted on Jun 16, 2021 in Cars, News

June 15 (Reuters) – FedEx Corp (FDX.N) and robotics company Nuro on Tuesday announced a multi-year agreement to test self-driving...

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