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18th December 2018

Aptiv Places AV Bets on Vegas

An autonomous technology specialist is going ‘all-in’ with the launch of a new autonomous vehicle (AV) center in gambling’s capital Las Vegas. Aptiv has announced the launch of its...

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17th December 2018

Weekly Brief: Showing Tonight in the AV Movie Theater…

Like it or not, self-driving cars are here to stay. They may take longer to roll out and reach ubiquity than their most ardent fans would like to believe;...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th December 2018

Weekly Brief: There’s Reason Behind Waymo’s Damp Squib Robo-Taxi Launch

Talk about a letdown. Waymo’s launch of its commercialized robo-taxi service last week was supposed to be a revolutionary moment in the history of the automotive industry. Here was...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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6th December 2018

Rhode Island Picks May Mobility to Run AV Pilot Program

May Mobility, the autonomous vehicle startup, already has self-driving shuttle programs underway in Ohio and Michigan. The Rhode Island trial begins this winter.

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5th December 2018

Waymo Launching US’ First Commercial AV Service

Waymo is officially launching the US’ first ever commercial autonomous vehicle ride-sharing service. The initial rollout, termed ‘Waymo One’, will be restricted to the cities of Tempe, Mesa, and...

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3rd December 2018

AV Start-Up Launching Fire, Senior Citizen Services

An autonomous vehicle start-up is to service an assisted living facility and fire departments in a Silicon Valley city. Mountain View’s ThorDrive said it plans to use its AVs...

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3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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30th November 2018

Latest Hyundai SUV Seen As Driverless Stepping Stone

Hyundai’s latest car model is bristling with so much tech that many see it as the carmaker’s literal stepping stone towards an autonomous future. The South Korean manufacturer is...

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29th November 2018

Waymo’s Latest Moves Show How Critical Safety Is for AVs

With its self-driving taxi service preparing to launch, Waymo is taking no chances and is now boosting its safety approach to AVs.

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28th November 2018

GM’s Cost Cutting Means High-Stakes Betting on Electric & Autonomous Vehicles

With GM cutting 14,000 jobs and closing five factories, the company is signaling that it's betting a big portion of its future on electric and autonomous vehicles.

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28th November 2018

UK Cite Autonomous Test Facility Up and Running

An advanced new ‘real world’ testing site has been completed for autonomous vehicles and cyber security testing in the UK. Dubbed UK Cite, the project expects to create challenging...

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27th November 2018

Autonomous Delivery Mileage to Reach 78Bn, Claims KPMG

Annual miles traveled by autonomous delivery vehicles is expected to reach 78Bn by the year 2040, according to a latest analyst forecast. Accounting and analytics company KPMG is predicting...

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