Autonomous Cars December 1, 2018

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Trump Threatens GM Over Planned Layoffs and Closures

Barron’sNov. 27, 2018
A GM representative also added that GM believes it is the only auto maker building electric autonomous vehicles today that are being tested on the streets of …
Don’t blame Donald Trump’s tariffs for GM layoffs
OpinionUSA TODAYNov. 29, 2018

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GM cuts jobs, ends models amid shift to electric and autonomous cars

Smart Cities DiveNov. 27, 2018
General Motors (GM) will end production of several passenger models, including the partially electric Chevy Volt, and will cut 15% of its workforce while boosting …
End of the line for Impala, Volt, Cruze, LaCrosse
The Detroit NewsNov. 26, 2018
GM to slash up to 14000 jobs in North America
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteNov. 26, 2018

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The Vision iNext is BMW’s first level 3 autonomous car

Top GearNov. 27, 2018
Squint beyond the concept-car flourishes, and this is the autonomous, electric BMW crossover for the road ahead. The production version, BMW says, will …

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Volvo and Luminar demo advanced lidar tech that gives autonomous …

VentureBeatNov. 27, 2018
Volvo and and autonomous vehicle sensor company Luminar gave a glimpse into the future of autonomous cars at the Automobility LA trade show in Los …

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Big leaps in technology help driverless cars read the road

NEWS.com.auNov. 29, 2018
As the technology can read the road in greater detail at increased distances, it will enable driverless cars to navigate complex traffic conditions at higher speeds.

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Planes may hold the secret to safe self-driving cars

CNNNov. 27, 2018
San Francisco (CNN) The self-driving car industry has an irresistible sales pitch: Its technology can prevent car crashes and save thousands of lives. But there’s …

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GM to slash jobs and production, drawing Trump’s ire

Yahoo! Finance News (press release)Nov. 26, 2018
GM is also moving to cut capital spending overall, even as it says it will double the resources dedicated to electric and self-driving vehicles over the next two …
GM to slash 14700 jobs in North America
WCTI12.comNov. 26, 2018

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AXA releases video to end confusion around driverless cars

Insurance TimesNov. 28, 2018
AXA has published a video on driverless cars after its findings revealed that motorists were confused about the concept. In its study of 2,000 respondents, more …

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Oxbotica hopes its driverless cars will be on the streets of London by …

Evening StandardNov. 26, 2018
The DRIVEN consortium – which encompasses autonomous vehicle software provider Oxbotica, insurance provider AXA XL and security company Nominent …

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LA 2018: Volvo Shows Off Autonomous Car Breakthrough

Gas 2.0Nov. 30, 2018
No cars, then– just “an experience”. An experience, and some ground-breaking new lidar technology that will help make autonomous cars exponentially safer in …
Axios Autonomous Vehicles
AxiosNov. 30, 2018

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Driverless cars to be tested in London ahead of launch this Christmas

Telegraph.co.ukNov. 24, 2018
The consortium, led by Oxford University spinoff Oxbotica, aims to run a fleet of autonomous vehicles between Oxford and London in 2019 following tests in both …

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Why Waymo’s Fleet of Self-Driving Cars Is Finally Ready for Prime Time

SmithsonianNov. 27, 2018
Waymo’s self-driving cars, after all, have now navigated some ten million miles in 25 cities. Which is extraordinary, considering how murky the world of traffic can …

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Audi and Disney are creating media for self-driving cars

EngadgetNov. 27, 2018
If and when fully autonomous cars hit the road in earnest, you’re going to have a lot of free time on your hands. Audi and Disney think they can fill that void, …

NavInfo building high-definition map of Singapore for autonomous cars

The Star OnlineNov. 26, 2018
Singapore’s tree-lined streets may provide much-needed shade and respite from its unrelenting heat, but the same green cover is making it tougher for mapping …
Tencent-backed mapmaker NavInfo building high-definition map of …
Highly CitedSouth China Morning PostNov. 25, 2018

‘We have screwed up’: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says in an all …

Business InsiderNov. 29, 2018
During an all-hands meeting at Uber on Tuesday, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and the head of the self-driving car unit, Eric Meyhofer, were questioned by …

Tampa tests next step in driverless cars

FOX 13 News, Tampa BayNov. 29, 2018
TAMPA (FOX 13) – The future of street safety got a test drive in Tampa Thursday, as the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority demonstrated the next step in …

How one insurer is prepping for a world of driverless cars

The GuardianNov. 26, 2018
Smartdriverclub is preparing for a future of autonomous vehicles by developing tracking technology. But will everyone be happy to hand over this personal data?

Driverless cars could impact industries linked to sex

Jakarta PostNov. 24, 2018
Without the need to pay attention to the road becoming a possibility with the dawn of self-driving cars, a new study finds that this change in transport could also …
Self-driving cars will likely lead to more sex on the road, study says
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.amNov. 24, 2018

Autonomous vehicle summit tackles robo-taxis and micro-mobility

Florida Politics (blog)Nov. 27, 2018
Fully autonomous — that is, all the time in all of the places — driverless cars are still a long way off. But existing technology makes a driverless future closer than …

An army of 1 million self-driving delivery robots could flood the streets …

Business InsiderNov. 28, 2018
According to a new study from the consulting firm KPMG, if shopping trips in personal vehicles decline even by half, one million autonomous delivery robots will …

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Self-Driving Car Returns to Earth

Wall Street JournalNov. 30, 2018
This column got interested in self-driving cars back in 2008, for two reasons. One was the success of the Pentagon’s “urban challenge,” won by a team from …

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Volvo’s self-driving trucks are ready to start work at a mine in Norway

Digital TrendsNov. 26, 2018
Volvo has taken a significant step forward with its self-driving truck technology after inking its first-ever commercial deal that puts its autonomous vehicle — or six …

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ZF reinvents airbags for autonomous cars

MotoringNov. 26, 2018
Iconic transmission supplier ZF has revealed an airbag-based strategy for autonomous vehicles. At ‘Airbag 2018’, a German symposium in Mannheim this week, …

Automakers face fight to stand out in driverless era

The Detroit NewsNov. 25, 2018
Self-driving vehicles won’t generate much buzz on Wall Street — or much of a profit — if automakers and technology companies don’t find ways to make their …

Autonomous cars could take parking bonds for a ride

Bond BuyerNov. 27, 2018
WASHINGTON – Urban areas may have to turn to other resources to secure parking funds if autonomous vehicles take hold in the near future. In a recent Fitch …

Autonomous Vehicles: Niche vs. Mainstream

Modern Tire DealerNov. 26, 2018
Autonomous vehicles are a hotbed subject in our industry, as they should be. They potentially affect everyone, even non-drivers, and certainly tire dealers.

Caution, enthusiasm mix at Waymo meeting

Palo Alto OnlineNov. 28, 2018
Although Waymo was granted permission to launch its autonomous cars without a human driver on Midpeninsula streets by the Department of Motor Vehicles …
Self-Driving Cars Arrive in Sunnyvale
The Silicon Valley VoiceNov. 28, 2018

Driverless cars to be tested on country roads in Coventry and …

Coventry LiveNov. 26, 2018
Connected and autonomous vehicles are already being tested in the city on urban roads, but the new Meridian 3 project will see them tackling country lanes in a …

National Safety Council CEO Joins Google’s Autonomous Car Venture

Heavy Duty TruckingNov. 28, 2018
Former National Safety Council chief executive officer and president Deborah Hersman has joined autonomous vehicle developer Waymo as the company’s first …

Global Autonomous Cars market examined in new research report

WhaTechNov. 27, 2018
“An autonomous car is a vehicle that can guide itself without human conduction. This kind of vehicle has become a concrete reality and may pave the way for …

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Roboshuttles are a fast-growing field of slow transit

SFGateNov. 25, 2018
The stubby, bread-box-looking vehicles go about 10 miles per hour, and … even as autonomous cars, trucks and minivans continue their development and …

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General Motors the latest auto giant to ramp up high-tech transformation

Globalnews.caNov. 27, 2018
GM said it was doubling resources allocated to electric and autonomous vehicleprograms with a focus on “virtual tools” that will lower development time and …

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Volvo Will Monetize Autonomous Vehicles Before Driver Data, CEO …

Transport Topics OnlineNov. 28, 2018
Volvo has gone to unique lengths at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show to demonstrate how tech-savvy it is. There are no cars on display at the automaker’s …

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With new law on books, Pennsylvania aims to be a vanguard of …

Watchdog.orgNov. 24, 2018
Not content to bask in the glow of their legislative victory last month, supporters of self-driving vehicle technologies in Pennsylvania are already moving forward …

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7 ETFs for the Inevitable Boom in Self-Driving Cars

Investorplace.comNov. 30, 2018
While it remains unclear just how many drivers will embrace self-driving cars, there are implications for the broader transportation industry. “In some places …

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Volvo’s self-driving trucks will haul limestone from a mine

EngadgetNov. 25, 2018
However, it will help Volvo fine-tune its self-driving model for future customers. It’s also a hint at how vehicle makers could operate in the long run — they might …

Top 20 Companies Developing Autonomous Vehicles (AV …

MarketWatchNov. 26, 2018
Industry professionals: cut through the media hype and exaggeration by reading an objective dispassionate Visiongain report on the autonomous vehicle market …

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Driverless cars will need cities covered in sensors, China’s Didi …

CNBCNov. 27, 2018
Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing wants to become one of the front-runners in developing self-driving cars, the company’s chief scientist for smart …

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The first self-driving car you use will most likely carry your groceries …

VoxNov. 30, 2018
Major companies like Ford, Toyota, Google, and Apple are all investing in autonomous vehicles, and a new report from the audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG …

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West Midlands gets £19m boost for plans to become ‘global leader’ in …

PublicTechnologyNov. 29, 2018
The West Midlands is to receive £19m in government backing for the region’s autonomous vehicle industry. About £11m of the funding, which has been awarded …

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Amazon debuts a scale model autonomous car to teach developers …

TechCrunchNov. 28, 2018
Amazon today announced AWS DeepRacer, a fully autonomous 1/18th-scale race car that aims to help developers learn machine learning. Priced at $399 but …

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Waymo reportedly returns safety drivers to its autonomous cars

EngadgetNov. 27, 2018
Waymo is reportedly rolling out additional safety measures for its self-drivingvehicle fleets, reintroducing safety drivers and installing cameras to monitor driver …

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Waymo’s Chinese competitor says it can succeed in the driverless car …

CNBCNov. 27, 2018
Chinese start-up Pony.ai is trying to take on Google’s Waymo by taking a measured approach toward autonomousvehicle technology. Speaking at CNBC’s East …

The existential threat facing the auto industry

CNNNov. 27, 2018
Autonomous driving vehicles are about to change how cars are driven, powered and used. In the future, far more people will probably buy rides, rather than cars.

GM’s Cruise has had the most self-driving crashes in California …

Business InsiderNov. 30, 2018
But until we get to full autonomy, there have been — and will likely continue to be — some speed bumps. Because the technology is so new, self-driving car …

This Merc S-Class concept has flashing lights to help humans

Top GearNov. 27, 2018
Teaching a fully self-driving car to negotiate its way around a city, in all weathers, at any time of day, is an incredibly difficult task. But that’s by no means the end …

Self-Driving Cars Are the Future. Jobs in Auto Manufacturing Are Not.

New York MagazineNov. 27, 2018
That doesn’t mean that there won’t be auto manufacturing jobs in the U.S. once self-driving cars arrive on a mass scale. GM’s plant in Orion, Michigan currently …

General Motors is cutting 14000 jobs and focusing on self-driving and …

VoxNov. 26, 2018
GM’s shuttering of plants is also a step toward its new focus on producing electric and autonomous vehicles; its new motto is “Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions, …

Uber removed the second backup driver from its self-driving cars …

Business InsiderNov. 26, 2018
The revelation comes as part of a Business Insider investigation into the death of an Arizona pedestrian who was hit by an Uber autonomous vehicle in March.

Driverless Cars On The Streets Of London’s Hounslow Before 2019

ForbesNov. 26, 2018
Driverless cars are to hit the streets of Hounslow in London, England, before Christmas. Following successful trials in Oxford, England, the DRIVEN consortium …