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13th November 2017

Weekly Brief: Navya’s self-driving shuttle service launches with a crash

It took only two hours for this fancy new self-driving shuttle to get into a crash. Andrew Tolve reports. The first free self-driving shuttle service in America launched in...

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6th November 2017

Weekly Brief: Ford connected car hopes pinned on new cellular technology

Ford may be lagging behind with self-driving tech but it’s taking the lead on cellular technology with help from Qualcomm. Andrew Tolve reports. Imagine if your car could communicate...

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30th October 2017

Weekly Brief: Delphi extends its autonomous reach

The leading supplier for automotive parts looks to become the top brand for autonomous software. Andrew Tolve reports. Another month, another multi-million dollar pay out for a self-driving car...

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27th October 2017

Lyft and Uber squaring up for robo-cab domination

The ever-accelerating drive to full autonomy has received a fresh boost from the ride-hailing world when Lyft announced the opening of its a research centre dedicated to the technology....

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9th October 2017

Weekly Brief: GM doubles self-driving car fleet as it targets robotaxi service

Forget about the Uber-Waymo drama, GM may be the company to beat when it comes to driverless cabs. Andrew Tolve reports. General Motors is aggressively growing the size of its...

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2nd October 2017

Weekly Brief: Cadillac debuts hands-free driving for motorways

It claims to be safe, reliable and nothing like Tesla Autopilot. Andrew Tolve reports. Tesla’s Autopilot is about to get some much-needed competition. General Motors announced that its hands-free...

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25th September 2017

Weekly Brief: London switches off hire lamp light on Uber

Uber could lose its toehold in one of the most important capital cities in the world. Andrew Tolve reports. London’s transport authority, Transport for London, dropped the axe on...

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11th September 2017

Weekly Brief: Nissan Leaf begins to bring driverless to the masses

Nissan’s trail-blazer now focused on offering affordable autonomous driving. Andrew Tolve reports. The car that kick started the electric vehicle revolution, the Nissan Leaf, is back with a semi-driverless...

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28th August 2017

Weekly Brief: Waymo uses secret VR world for self-driving cars

Think you know everything that self-driving car start-ups are up to? Not by a virtual mile reports Andrew Tolve. Until last week the race to build self-driving technology felt...

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21st August 2017

Weekly Brief: Fiat, BMW and Ford get real over driverless challenge

Have car giants admitted driverless tech too big to take on alone or too quickly? Andrew Tolve reports on a banner partnership and a 'bale-out'. Two titans of the...

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14th August 2017

Weekly Brief: Intel plan to test driverless kit to suit any vehicle

Another titan of Silicon Valley is getting serious with self-driving cars. Andrew Tolve reports. With its newly minted $15.3Bn (£11.75Bn) acquisition of Mobileye in hand, Intel announced last week...

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24th July 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft self-driving division closes gap with Uber

Lyft wakes up to the fact that it needs its own self-driving tech to compete in the future of ridesharing. Andrew Tolve reports. Six months of scandals, dustups and...

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