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Self-Driving Cars – Run Into Reality

Self-driving cars once seemed poised to inaugurate a new era in transportation. But now, driverless cars are further away than most analysts thought. Why? What many had hoped would be a market worth trillions of dollars has hit a wall of technological, legal and public-perception obstacles. Ten years into the race to build self-driving cars,…
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23rd May 2019 0

Autonomous Scooter Uses AI to Learn Your Favorite Routes

UK-based design agency Layer has teamed up with Chinese electric car maker Nio to create a smart scooter that can learn where you want to go. Once “Pal” learns your preferred routes, the smart scooter can autonomously take you to your destination. On its website, Layer calls the scooter a “near-future prototype” that “embraces AI and machine learning…
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22nd May 2019 0

StreetDrone announces e-NV200 Autonomous-Ready Minivan

  StreetDrone, a self-driving systems provider to autonomous businesses has today announced its latest addition to its open interface, autonomous-ready vehicle range. Building on its successful deployments of the Renault Twizy (for organisations such as Wayve, HKPC, Millbrook Proving Ground and Parkopedia), StreetDrone will be offering the Nissan e-NV200  as a turnkey autonomous-ready vehicle for…
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21st May 2019 0

Robots Take the Wheel as Autonomous Farm Machines Hit the Field

Robots are taking over farms faster than anyone saw coming. The first fully autonomous farm equipment is becoming commercially available, which means machines will be able to completely take over a multitude of tasks. Tractors will drive with no farmer in the cab, and specialized equipment will be able to spray, plant, plough and weed…
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20th May 2019 0

Government awards £25 million to fund zero-emission transport innovations

22 projects in total will benefit from government investment to decarbonise UK transport innovations to be funded include a quick-charging fully-electric motorbike prototype and agricultural vehicles with reduced emission capability investment a key Industrial Strategy milestone, and part of wider measures towards a net zero carbon economy Projects across the country are set to benefit…
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17th May 2019 0

The open road ahead: how autonomous vehicles could reshape the insurance landscape

Self-driving cars are no longer a figment of the imagination for science-fiction fans. In the past month alone, the news has been awash with robo-taxis and autonomous oyster runs – but innovators are not the only ones sailing into unchartered territories. The Lexology Shipping and Transport Hub reveals that few jurisdictions have any specific legislation…
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16th May 2019 0

A Bet on Uber Is a Bet on Self-Driving

On Friday morning, Uber executives rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange as their 10-year-old, $82 billion company went public. The IPO is significant, even in a year chock-full of important IPOs: It’s the largest by a tech company in the past half decade and the second by a ride-hailing company in…
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15th May 2019 0

Are UK roads ready for the introduction of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles?

VALERANN – MAKING ROADS SMART  Study results Roads, road operators, and the introduction of autonomous vehicles Autonomous vehicles will arrive on our roads. They bring many potential benefits to us as individuals, and to society in general. They also present new major challenges to transport eco-system. Road operators will likely share much of the responsibility…
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14th May 2019 0

Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around

The idea that the ideal future involves fleets of shared-use autonomous cars does not acknowledge the true nature of how humans interact with their personal transportation, nor does it acknowledge the motives of carmakers. Shared RTMs (Robotic Transportation Machine) make a lot of sense in dense urban areas, places where a high proportion of the…
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13th May 2019 0

Audi’s self-driving EV concept filters out rush-hour stress

Audi Many folks are cool on autonomous cars because we actually like to drive, but nobody wants to be stuck in rush hour or city congestion. Audi has addressed those concerns with the AI:ME, its latest urban concept car. The Level 4 self-driving EV would allow you to chill and be entertained in your vehicle,…
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10th May 2019 0