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2nd January 2019

Aptiv Gaining Real-World Lessons for Las Vegas Service

For the past several months, Aptiv has offered rides to customers in Las Vegas. Now that the company has expanded its operation, its AV chief explains to TU-Automotive what...

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31st December 2018

Weekly Brief: 2019 Will Show Us Whether Driveless Transport is Really Upon Us

A week from now, starting January 8, about 200,000 industry professionals, 4,400 exhibiting companies and god knows how many self-driving cars will arrive in Las Vegas for the biggest...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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26th December 2018

How US States Jumped on the Autonomous Bandwagon in 2018

Over the last 12 months, numerous US states took steps to lure autonomous vehicle developers, hoping to emulate the success of leaders California and Arizona.

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24th December 2018

Weekly Brief: Why Musk’s ‘Bumpy’ Tunnel is Still Important

Ideas are beautiful. Reality is messy. No matter how pristine a vision may be in our brains, translating that vision into the real world, through the rigors of research...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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19th December 2018

Anthony Levandowski’s New Startup Looks to Shake Up AV Industry

The controversial former Google and Uber engineer, Anthony Levandowski, is back with a new startup called Pronto.ai that looks to shake-up the autonomous vehicle industry.

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17th December 2018

Weekly Brief: Showing Tonight in the AV Movie Theater…

Like it or not, self-driving cars are here to stay. They may take longer to roll out and reach ubiquity than their most ardent fans would like to believe;...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th December 2018

Weekly Brief: There’s Reason Behind Waymo’s Damp Squib Robo-Taxi Launch

Talk about a letdown. Waymo’s launch of its commercialized robo-taxi service last week was supposed to be a revolutionary moment in the history of the automotive industry. Here was...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Waymo’s Commercial Ride-Sharing Service: Why It Matters
6th December 2018

Waymo’s Commercial Ride-Sharing Service: Why It Matters

After much hype, Waymo One, the company's commercial ride-sharing, is here. Here's why it matters.

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Waymo Launching US’ First Commercial AV Service
5th December 2018

Waymo Launching US’ First Commercial AV Service

Waymo is officially launching the US’ first ever commercial autonomous vehicle ride-sharing service. The initial rollout, termed ‘Waymo One’, will be restricted to the cities of Tempe, Mesa, and...

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3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Waymo’s Latest Moves Show How Critical Safety Is for AVs
29th November 2018

Waymo’s Latest Moves Show How Critical Safety Is for AVs

With its self-driving taxi service preparing to launch, Waymo is taking no chances and is now boosting its safety approach to AVs.

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26th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Turkey Day Traffic Trauma Ahead of LA Auto Show

Thanksgiving is a time of appreciation, turkey legs, hot gravy, family reunions and, of course, the great American tradition of sitting in traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. This...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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