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Sony’s self-driving ‘Sociable Cart’ delivers mixed-reality inside, ads outside

The Sociable Cart SC-1 launches with two MR experiences. Sony’s Sociable Cart SC-1 — the autonomous vehicle-cum-party bus designed for theme parks and golf courses — has finally landed. Launching in Japan’s Kanucha Bay Resort in Nago City, and the Botanical Garden in Okinawa City, the pilot scheme kicks off with a night-time “Moonlight Cruise”,…
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21st October 2019 0

First driverless car hits the streets of Dubai

As the wheel turns and the driverless Jaguar iPace accelerates away from the traffic lights, sitting in the passenger seat is an unnerving experience and a first on the streets of Dubai. On the opening day of the Roads and Transport Authority’s Congress for Self-Driving in Dubai, the autonomous vehicle demonstration offered a glimpse into…
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17th October 2019 0

SELF-DRIVING CARS WILL COMPLETELY CHANGE HOW VEHICLES LOOK IN THE FUTURE

The rise of self-driving technology and shared ownership of electric vehicles will radically change the design of cars in the coming years, a leading carmaker has said. Mate Rimac, the 31-year-old visionary behind Croatia-based supercar company Rimac Automobili, specializes in the production of all-electric hypercars. His latest creation, the C-Two, will launch next year with…
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16th October 2019 0

Toyota’s LQ Concept Includes Its Own Artificial Intelligence Assistant

I don’t know what it is with the requirement that our future cars need to foster some deep human-car emotional bond, but Toyota is proposing a pretty similar thing with its LQ concept. This little car will include its very own artificial intelligence assistant named Yui, and Yui will be able to read your emotions…
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15th October 2019 0

Autonomous taxis have made their driverless debut in London

Are the days of London’s black cab drivers numbered? SELF-DRIVING taxis have hit the streets of London for the first time during a week-long trial in the capital. The culmination of a 30-month development process lead by the government and industry-supported the DRIVEN autonomous vehicle technology consortium, the tests saw a collection of Ford Mondeo-based…
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10th October 2019 0

This weird-looking half-truck is the future

The future of vehicles will be a driverless one–of that I have little doubt. It’s statistically safer, more convenient and more efficient. But can we also take a moment to realise how weird these driverless vehicles will look? Take this new truck (lorry, if you’re from this side of the pond) for example. It’s whack.…
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9th October 2019 0

Tesla is buying computer vision start-up DeepScale in a quest to create truly driverless cars

Tesla is acquiring DeepScale, a computer vision start-up that could help it develop fully driverless vehicles, according to CNBC. The deal could help Tesla’s goal to deliver cars with advanced driver-assistance systems that are good enough for owners to rent them out as “robotaxis” on an Uber-like platform without drivers. However, like all automakers, Tesla…
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3rd October 2019 0

Aptiv and Hyundai Motor Group to Form Autonomous Driving Joint Venture

Joint venture advances the development of production-ready autonomous driving systems for commercialization of Level 4 and 5 self-driving technologies The autonomous driving platform will be available for robotaxi providers, fleet operators, and automotive manufacturers in 2022 The partnership reinforces Aptiv and Hyundai Motor Group’s shared vision of making mobility more safe, green, connected, and accessible…
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2nd October 2019 0

Osram’s new LiDAR lasers allow autonomous vehicles to “see” farther and more effectively

Two new infrared high-power SMT components for LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) applications extend options for system developers Today, only a few future topics are discussed as profoundly as autonomous driving. The majority of system providers are convinced that there is no way around LiDAR when it comes to advancing autonomous driving. Osram has been…
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1st October 2019 0

ZF at the IAA 2019: Technology Brings Mobility, People, and Climate Protection Together

ZF initiative #MobilityLifeBalance: meeting people’s mobility needs with sustainable solutions ZF EVplus makes electromobility suitable for everyday use without anxiety regarding vehicle range All ZF products exhibited at the IAA reduce emissions and improve vehicle safety Autonomous electric shuttles make city centres more livable “Individual mobility is one of the achievements that has significantly improved…
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30th September 2019 0