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A Safety-First OS for Voyage’s Driverless Technology

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Voyage has selected Renovo’s AWare as the platform for developing our autonomous driving technology....

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METRO seeks public input, eyes autonomous buses as part of regional transit plan

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Buses, News

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is seeking public input on its ongoing long-term regional transit plan, according to a...

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Ford tests self-driving research vehicle to deliver food, goods and the future

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Ford’s new “Transit Connect self-driving research vehicle” features three lockers: one on the passenger side and two in...

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The University of Florida develops new transportation technology ‘I-STREET’

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Florida and the University of Florida are leaders in driverless vehicle research, and UF Transportation Institute Director Lily...

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Rolls-Royce the latest company to join race for flying cars

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Autonomous vehicles have only just begun to navigate our streets and already the world’s innovators are setting their sights on the...

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Green light for Electric Vehicles Bill in Parliament

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill will give the government new powers to kick-start the rollout of EV chargers and ensure motorway...

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Despite laying off its operators, Uber says autonomous vehicles will resume local testing

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News

Despite laying off 100 self-driving car operators last week, Uber said it still plans to have its autonomous vehicles back on...

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Robot truck upstart embark hauls in $30 million to take on Waymo and Uber

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Finance, News, Trucks

Silicon Valley VC firm Sequoia Capital leads a $30 million Series B round for the San Francisco-based company, boosting total funding to...

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Trump’s next tariffs could cost U.S. in race for self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

Mark White, president of Shape, a Michigan-based auto industry supplier, does not want to move his research into “smart” bumpers for...

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Pioneering automation: Volvo demonstrates autonomous bus

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Buses, News, Technology

Starting on June 15 and throughout the Volvo Ocean Race competition in Gothenburg, Sweden, the pioneering autonomous Volvo bus will be...

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Car makers target Didi with autonomous alliance

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News

Three major car manufacturers in China – FAW Group, Chongqing Changan Automobile and Dongfeng Motor – established a joint venture to...

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Autonomous taxi test to start in Tokyo, eyeing launch in 2020

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News

Tests on public roads of an autonomous taxi carrying passengers will be held in central Tokyo for nearly two weeks from late August with...

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State task force to steer driverless cars

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News

The task force on Tuesday began planning for a future in which driverless vehicles using artificial intelligence to navigate become common...

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Self-driving car startup Zoox is raising $500 million at a $3.2 billion valuation

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Zoox, a once-secretive self-driving car startup, is closing a $500 million raise at a $3.2 billion post-money valuation, Bloomberg...

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Bridgestone launches development project focused on using automated driving for tire tests

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it, together with ZMP Inc., has launched a development project aimed at utilizing automated...

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How new additions let Austin intersections talk to self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The Austin Transportation Department is installing and testing technology at five intersections that will allow the city’s traffic...

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Driverless Tesla Model 3 sets new hypermiling record

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

This Model 3 gives us a glimpse into what autonomous driving could mean for us in the future....

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Comma.ai punctuating self-driving vision with tests, software update

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

What do you know about comma.ai? Self-driving car watchers know them for sure and are watching with interest in test drives that explore...

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Continental AG restructures, prepares Powertrain for 2019 IPO

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

German auto supplier Continental on Wednesday said it will list its Powertrain unit as early as mid-2019 as part of a broader...

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Alternative to Lidar? Startup Light raises $121M from SoftBank, Leica to expand to self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News, Technology

In February, Dave Grannan, cofounder and CEO of imaging startup Light, flew to Tokyo to meet SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son for the first...

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