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UK team trials cyber security tech for driverless cars

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

With autonomous vehicles expected to become ever more widespread in the years ahead; the security of the connected systems that underpin...

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Veoneer to make thermal camera for autonomous vehicle

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Swedish auto technology manufacturer Veoneer has claimed that it has won a contract to supply thermal camera for autonomous vehicles from...

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Outsight’s 3D camera for autonomous cars can identify clothing and ice

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Outsight, a new company co-founded by former Withings CEO Cedric Hutchings, has unveiled a self-driving car camera with new types of...

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Using ouster’s lidar, nvidia targets 2022 for commercial launch of self-driving vehicles

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Cars, Technology

NVIDIA has been working with Volvo Trucks to develop a flexible, scalable self-driving system for commercial use. A recent announcement...

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II-VI Inc. and LITE-ON Partner on Lidar

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in Cars, Technology

II-VI Inc. has signed a strategic partnership agreement with optoelectronic specialist LITE-ON Technology Corp. The partnership will...

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Tesla’s started its Full Self-Driving computer retrofits, report says

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Earlier this year, we learned all about the super-powerful and designed-in-house Tesla Full Self-Driving computer. We also learned that...

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Waymo eyes deploying self-driving technology in trucking: CEO Krafcik

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in News, Technology, Trucks

Waymo is exploring deploying its self-driving technology in the trucking industry, CEO John Krafcik said on Thursday, as it works with...

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Schaeffler reveals Xtronic Control Unit for efficient autonomous driving

Posted on Sep 13, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

German automotive component manufacturer Schaeffler has developed a smart control unit for autonomous vehicles, which is dubbed as Xtronic...

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Tesla starts its massive self-driving computer retrofit, but don’t hold your breath

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Tesla is starting to retrofit Autopilot 2.0/2.5 computers in older Model S and Model X vehicles with its new self-driving computer in what...

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Ford Motor Co Develops a Unique Way to Keep Sensors Bug Free on Self-Driving Vehicles

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Human drivers rely on windshield wipers in order to be able to see in rain, snow or even mud. A driver can simply activate the windshield...

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LeddarTech Partners with Westfield at AutoSens Brussels on September 17-19, 2019

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Buses, Technology

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides  the most versatile...

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Tesla is now installing full self driving hardware 3 upgrade in some cars

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

The first confirmed upgrade to Tesla’s new Full Self Driving hardware version 3 (HW3) took place today after a customer took his 2018...

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University of Michigan’s self-driving car lab now runs on Verizon 5G

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) is continuing its very gradual 5G rollout, but this time it’s more about the future of...

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Audi’s AI:Trail Quattro self-driving EV concept has drones for headlights

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Cars, Technology

As Audi’s E-Tron SUV sales start to pick up speed at dealers worldwide, the German automaker is looking off the beaten path for...

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Leddartech launches the leddar pixell, an exceptionally dependable and durable cocoon lidar for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Sep 10, 2019 in Cars, Technology

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides the most versatile...

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Applied Intuition announces autonomous vehicle development platform enabled by Microsoft Azure for massive scale

Posted on Sep 10, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Applied Intuition, a leading provider of simulation and infrastructure solutions...

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Apple autonomous car spotted with new sensors, possibly all-camera, no LiDAR

Posted on Sep 9, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Apple’s self-driving cars have so far used a mix of sensors, which the company has said includes LiDAR, radar, and cameras. LiDAR is...

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Plus.ai, FAW Jiefang form JV to develop self-driving trucks for China; first production-class L2 semi-autonomous truck

Posted on Sep 7, 2019 in News, Technology, Trucks

Silicon Valley-based Plus.ai has formed a joint venture with FAW Jiefang, China’s oldest and largest truck manufacturer, to develop...

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Delta partners with Georgia Tech and 5G-enabled lab on autonomous vehicle research

Posted on Sep 6, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Delta Air Lines is to partner with Georgia Tech and the Curiosity Lab on research into autonomous vehicles. The project will see...

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New system allows self-driving cars to make more human decisions

Posted on Sep 5, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Common worries associated with self-driving car technology are that it won’t be able to navigate safely or accurately when working...

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