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12th November 2018

Continental: Germans Increasingly Skeptical of AV Tech

A Continental study shows German people are growing increasingly wary of autonomous vehicle technology. The component maker has carried out a survey in the country which has found 57%...

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12th November 2018

Weekly Brief: JLR Car Sickness Cure Vital For Driverless

A whole bunch of people are about to get car sick. That’s the dirty secret behind the self-driving car revolution. We hear a lot about how many accidents self-driving...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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6th November 2018

Uber Bids to Restart AV Tests in Pittsburgh, but Company Isn’t Rushing

Six months after a fatal crash involving one of its autonomous vehicles, Uber is taking the first steps to restart its program in Pittsburgh.

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5th November 2018

Retail, AV Companies Developing All-Weather Autonomous Bus

A Japanese household goods retailer is joining forces with a Finnish autonomous vehicle start-up to develop a self-driving shuttle bus for all weather conditions. MUJI and Sensible 4 are...

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5th November 2018

Ups and Downs of Gamers in Driverless Tech

Not long ago, some assumed graphics card maker Nvidia was set to be the dominant provider of autonomous vehicle platforms. Recent developments have thrown shade on that optimism, although...

By Eric Volkman

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1st November 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Funds Chinese AV Maker

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance’s venture capital arm, Alliance Ventures, has become a Chinese Level 4 AV start-up’s lead strategic investor. The investment was made as part of WeRide.ai’s Series A...

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31st October 2018

Ford & Baidu Partner on Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Beijing

Ford and Baidu plan to bring Level 4 autonomous vehicles to the streets of Beijing. Right now, Daimler's self-driving cars are already on the road in the capital.

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31st October 2018

Waymo Gets Californian Public AV Testing Permit

Waymo says it has become the first company to be granted a permit to test fully autonomous vehicles on public roads in California. The company said the move was...

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30th October 2018

Shove Over Sonny, Robots Will Take Over Taxis First

Autonomous vehicles are expected to create a world in which pedals and steering wheels – and most significantly drivers – are a thing of the past. While this may...

By Louis Bedigian

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26th October 2018

US Consumers Think Driverless Tech Widespread in 50 Years

Although use of autonomous vehicles is expected to be widespread 50 years from now, US consumers are still highly wary of the technology. While current acceptance rates of autonomous...

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26th October 2018

Ford to Trial AVs in DC

Ford is to roll out an autonomous vehicle service in Washington DC, in what it’s claiming will be a first for the city. Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford Autonomous...

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25th October 2018

Global Gamers Happy With Robots Choosing Who Lives in Car Crash

A survey has found video gamers are generally comfortable with an autonomous vehicle deciding who to swerve towards if a collision becomes unavoidable. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s...

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