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Hyundai will invest $35 billion in autonomy and emerging technologies

South Korea announces plan ‘to revitalize the economy and create new jobs’ SEOUL — Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to invest $35 billion (41 trillion won) in mobility and other auto technologies by 2025, part of which will be directed to an ambitious effort to become more competitive in self-driving cars that have also…
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18th 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

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

Tech-savvy turn out to be most leery of self-driving cars

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Karen Brenchley is a computer scientist with expertise in training artificial intelligence, but the longtime Silicon Valley resident has pangs of anxiety whenever she sees Waymo self-driving cars manoeuvre the streets near her home. The former product manager, who has worked for Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard, wonders how engineers could teach the robocars…
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8th October 2019 0

The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

We are amidst the 4thIndustrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don’t keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology futurist,…
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7th October 2019 0

Reinventing the seatbelt for the self-driving era

In 1959, Volvo gave away the most important invention in its history. The previous year, the company’s CEO had lost a close relative in a car accident, so he hired Nils Bohlin to be the first chief safety engineer at the Swedish carmaker. Bohlin had spent his career developing ejector seats in fighter jets but…
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4th 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

Audi Shares Study on Autonomous Cars and Just How Welcome They Would Be

Largely dependent on nationality and age, the perception of self-driving cars differ across the world. As autonomous cars are becoming more of a reality, a recent study by the German carmaker, Audi, shows how interested people are about owning one. Surveying over 21,000 people, the report published on Wednesday, generally highlighted a high interest in self-driving…
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27th September 2019 0