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3rd April 2018

Weekly Brief: BMW and Daimler merge their mobility companies

An unlikely shake-up on the mobility front comes amid another ominous week for self-driving tech. Andrew Tolve reports Mercedes-Benz and BMW have been the fiercest of rivals for more than...

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3rd April 2018

Autonomous Truck Market to Hit $1.7B by 2025

Jaguar and Waymo teamed up to create the all-electric and self-driving car called the I-Pace. It utilizes Lidar and AI software to scan the terrains and drive on its...

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3rd April 2018

Fatal Tesla Crash Puts Autopilot in Spotlight Again

While the automated truck market is expected to grow steadily to $1.7 billion by 2025, the Allied Market Research report notes that hacking concerns could put a brake on...

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2nd April 2018

California’s Driverless Car Program Gets Its First Application

As the home of Silicon Valley, California is likely to set national standards as the DMV starts handing out applications for driverless vehicles. However, it comes at a time...

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29th March 2018

Levelling the driverless playground dream

No technological path is straight and smooth and this is especially applicable to assisted and autonomous driving. Recent examples of missteps abound – the Uber death crash in Arizona,...

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28th March 2018

Waymo, Jaguar Team Up to Offer Luxury, Self-Driving SUV

Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover announce a luxury, self-driving SUV based on the iconic car company's I-PACE design. The first of these is expected to start testing later this...

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26th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Uber death throws autonomous testing into doubt

An Uber self-driving car driving in autonomous mode struck a 49-year-old homeless woman walking a bike across a road late at night in Tempe, Arizona, last week. The car’s...

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19th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Lyft to build self-driving tech with auto supplier Magna

Lyft was happy to let others take the lead on building self-driving tech. Not anymore, reports Andrew Tolve. Don’t forget about Lyft. In the furious race to commercialise robo-taxi...

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19th March 2018

GM Invests $100M to Build Cruise AV Cars in Michigan

GM is beefing up investment in two Michigan plants ahead of the company's planned commercial production of the self-driving Cruise AV.

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16th March 2018

AV START Bill Hits Opposition from Democratic Lawmakers

A group of five Democratic Senators want the bill to include greater privacy and safety protections for consumers, among other concerns.

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15th March 2018

Waymo Video Puts Shiny Happy People in Autonomous Minivans

With the company planning a major expansion of its self-driving car pilot program in Phoenix, Waymo greases the PR wheels with short video.

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15th March 2018

Lyft & Magna Team Up on Self-Driving Systems

Lyft and Canadian auto parts maker Magna have teamed up to develop and manufacture self-driving systems for the industry.

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