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21st June 2018

Daimler Turning Fossil Fuel Relic Into Battery Storage Center

Daimler has announced an ambitious plan to turn a coal-fired power plant into a battery storage and recharging center that can supply additional energy to the power grid.

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21st June 2018

US Cracks Down on Device That Fools Tesla Autopilot

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has banned US sales of a product that tricks Tesla's Autopilot feature into believing that a driver's hands are still on the steering...

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20th June 2018

Ford Makes Michigan Central Station its Corktown Centerpiece

The massive Michigan Central Station building will become the centerpiece of Ford's Corktown district campus in Detroit, with a focus on autonomous vehicle development.

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20th June 2018

Elon Musk: Employee Sabotage Damaged Tesla Production System

In a memo to Tesla employees, CEO Elon Musk claims internal sabotage has damaged the car company's systems. It's also put a spotlight on cybersecurity within the auto industry.

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19th June 2018

BMW Opens Autonomous Vehicle R&D Facility in Shanghai

BMW is investing billions in the research and development of autonomous vehicles, with this facility focused on the Chinese market.

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19th June 2018

Apple Hires Top Waymo Engineer to Boost Self-Driving Car Efforts

Apple has made a strategic hire by poaching a top Waymo engineer, Jaime Waydo, to help bolster its own self-driving car efforts.

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18th June 2018

BlackBerry & DMC Insurance Partnering on Fleet Management

BlackBerry and DMC Insurance will use BlackBerry's Radar platform to help organizations keep closer track of their fleet assets, which could result in lower insurance costs.

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16th June 2018

Keeping the digital driver safe

The challenges of security and privacy in the connected car explored by Robert Gray. Safety and security in advanced autonomous and connected cars likely face heightened scrutiny following Uber’s...

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15th June 2018

Volvo Invests in Silicon Valley Lidar Specialist Luminar

In the midst of a high-stakes race to develop the most sophisticated sensors for self-driving vehicles, Volvo buys a stake in Lidar startup Luminar.

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15th June 2018

Waymo’s Early Rider Program Hits Anniversary Milestone

Despite a rocky road for automated vehicles over the past few months, Waymo is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its self-driving vehicle test program with all smiles.

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14th June 2018

Tesla’s Musk Promises Autopilot Upgrade for August

Tesla could use some good PR right about now, leading CEO Elon Musk to Twitter to tell the world about an August Autopilot update.

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13th June 2018

Huawei’s OceanConnect IoV Platform Debuts at CEBIT

Huawei's OceanConnect IoV Platform, aimed at global automobile manufacturers, promises to speed the digitization of vehicles. The company took the wraps off at CEBIT in Germany this week.

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