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5th July 2018

Half of Drivers Connect to the Web in the Car – Survey

Connectivity in cars is more important than ever, with consumers looking for advanced apps and seamless experiences from carmakers, according to a new study.

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5th July 2018

Level 5 Autonomy: Are We There Yet?

Autonomous cars and trucks are coming, but that doesn't mean drivers can expect them tomorrow. In order to achieve true Level 5 autonomy, several technologies need to mature.

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4th July 2018

Hyundai Investing in V2X & V2V Specialist Autotalks

Hyundai is investing an undisclosed sum in Autotalks, an Israel-based V2X specialist. The technology will be a critical component to keeping self-driving vehicles in constant communication with each other.

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3rd July 2018

Mercedes-Benz Vans Unveils eVito & Updates Its eSprinter Vehicle

These two Mercedes-Benz vans have a range of around 100 miles and are tested for extreme weather conditions. A concept model also sports an advanced fuel cell.

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3rd July 2018

Tesla Finally Passes Model 3 Production Goal

With a nail-biting finish, Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk produced more than 5,000 Model 3 sedans by the end of June to meet a crucial company goal.

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2nd July 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Growth Propelled by US, China, Report Finds

A report from research firm Juniper finds societal changes, the growth of digital infrastructure and driver safety concerns are propelling the autonomous vehicle market forward, with the US and...

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2nd July 2018

Intel’s RSS Framework Sets Safety Apart in AV Development

Before resigning last month, former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich laid out a vision for creating safer autonomous vehicles. Here's what the chip maker's Responsibility-Sensitive Safety philosophy could mean to...

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29th June 2018

Kroger Supermarket Chain Will Trial Driverless Delivery Vans

Supermarket chain Kroger is working with Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup, to offer food deliveries to customers through autonomous electric vans.

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29th June 2018

Volvo & FedEx Partner on Self-Driving Truck Tech in US

Volvo's platooning technology uses an ADAS platform to maintain closer vehicle distances, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency.

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29th June 2018

In a mobility frame of mind

Battle for miles and minutes in mobility explored by Andrew Williams. Soon the auto industry will no longer be defined by the number of units sold but by how...

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29th June 2018

Study claims distracted driving is endemic

Robert Gray is told telematics shows most drivers flout safety by using phones while driving. Distracted driving is not only worse than many experts thought it was, it’s 100...

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28th June 2018

Cost versus performance is LiDAR’s biggest challenge

The state of LiDAR technology for the auto industry explored by Eric Volkman. It’s a small word (technically, acronym) with only five letters. But LiDAR looms very large in...

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