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21st September 2018

Driverless Trucks to Start Work With PSA

PSA Group will start using driverless vehicles to carry out logistics duties at its production headquarters in France. In a collaboration with autonomous vehicle specialist EasyMile, PSA has trialed...

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19th September 2018

Mapping to Remain Vital Part of Auto Tech Industry

Where are you right now? Whatever the answer, your location is nearly 100% certain to be available on a digital map. Our increasingly data-heavy world, matched with real-time applications...

By Eric Volkman

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Cheap AV Launched, with Eyes on Self-Construction
14th September 2018

Cheap AV Launched, with Eyes on Self-Construction

A robotics start-up is launching an autonomous vehicle aimed at less wealthy consumers, with the suggestion that it can provide build-your-own AVs in future. PerceptIn, a Santa Clara company...

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12th September 2018

Renesas Looks to Mine AV Gold With IDT Acquisition

With its planned acquisition of IDT, Renesas is looking to make itself a powerhouse in the field of autonomous vehicles electronics.

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11th September 2018

Ford Adds Off-Road Cruise Control to F-150 Raptor Pickup

While a number of research institutes and automakers are still working on off-road ADAS platforms, Ford is bringing Trail Control to market this year.

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Uber to Develop Rotors With University and Army
15th August 2018

Uber to Develop Rotors With University and Army

A US university is to collaborate with Uber’s aviation arm on the development of rotor technology. Following Uber’s announcement at its Elevate conference in May of its plans to launch an...

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6th August 2018

Schaeffler Acquiring Electronic Steering Developer Paravan

Another auto parts supplier is looking to acquire technology that could have uses within autonomous driving systems. This time, Germany-based Shaeffler has made a deal for Paravan.

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3rd August 2018

Fiat Chrysler Inks Deal for French AV Startup StartMeUp

StartMeUp's software helps driverless cars monitor their environment, processing sensor data quickly while keeping heat levels way down.

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30th July 2018

Hyundai Mobis Develops Steering System for Autonomous Vehicles

The redundant control mode developed by Hyundai Mobis prevents accidents due to steering errors that could occur when the vehicle is in autonomous driving mode.

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26th July 2018

Ford Creates New Company Devoted to AV Development

The new company, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LCC, will encompass all aspects of its self-driving and autonomous vehicle business operations.

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20th July 2018

Startup Light Nets $121M in Funding From Softbank & Leica

Bay Area startup focused on 3D imaging believes its camera and sensor technologies can replace Lidar.

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27th June 2018

VW, Nvidia, Bosch Form Autonomous Vehicle Alliance

Dedicated to developing connected and autonomous car technologies, the new NAV Alliance consists of Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, Nvidia and Volkswagen Group of America.

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