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13 Aug 2018

Tesla Safety Features Are Reducing Some Kinds of Liability Claims

While many have their doubts about ADAS features, one study shows that's Tesla's Autopilot technology appears to have reduced some insurance claims.

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13 Aug 2018

Fuel-Cell Boost With Horiba Acquisition

The acquisition of FuelCon should bolster Horiba’s test system portfolio for fuel cells, batteries and other e-vehicle components. Precision-instruments manufacturer Horiba announced the acquisition of FuelCon, a supplier of...

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13 Aug 2018

Local Motors Launches Self-Driving Cars at University

A fleet of 3D-printed autonomous vehicles has been launched as a mobility test experiment for a US university. LM Industries’ Local Motors (LM) subsidiary has sent a fleet of...

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13 Aug 2018

How Many Lives Could Self-Driving Cars Save? This Tool Predicts It

One of the biggest assumptions about autonomous vehicles is that they will improve safety by cutting down on human error. However, researchers from the University of Kentucky are putting...

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13 Aug 2018

Telematics Highlights UK Match Day Speeding Risk

Young football fans are at most risk of speeding on match days in the UK, latest telematics related research has shown, writes Paul Myles. The study by telematics insurance...

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13 Aug 2018

Self-Driving Construction Truck Lands On-Site

The world’s first self-driving construction vehicle is about to be rolled out by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDoT). Dubbed the Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle (APIV), it has been developed...

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13 Aug 2018

New Hack Controls Car with SMS

A security expert has warned that the components of connected cars can be reverse engineered, allowing cars to be controlled by hackers with SMS messages. At the DefCon 26 Car...

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13 Aug 2018

Weekly Brief: New York Slams Brakes on Lyft and Uber

New ride-hailing regulation in New York could signal pushback against the ride-hailing industry across the US but it won’t last long, Andrew Tolve reports. The gig economy is great...

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10 Aug 2018

Renovo, HERE Agree Partnership

Two auto tech giants are joining forces to accelerate development of future autonomous vehicle infotainment products and services. Californian mobility software technology company Renovo and Dutch mapping and location...

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10 Aug 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Tech Won’t Threaten Trucking Jobs

The American Center for Mobility report found self-driving vehicle technology could be used to bolster the commercial trucking industry and would not threaten jobs.

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10 Aug 2018

Apple Files Patent for AR Windshield

Apple has filed a patent for an augmented reality (AR) -powered windshield system that many in the crossover between auto and gaming technology will see as a game-changer. According to...

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09 Aug 2018

Luxoft Inks Deal for ADAS Developer Objective Software

Luxoft, the system integration and development partner for more than 30 automotive OEMs, snaps up Objective Software, a Germany-based ADAS platform developer.

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