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UK's Leading Autonomous Vehicle Show

Lyft, Aptiv and the National Federation of the Blind partner on self-driving for low-vision riders

Lyft and Aptiv are already running autonomous driving trials in Las Vegas, and now they’re expanding that limited pilot to include low-vision and blind riders in a new partnership with the National Federation of the Blind. In a blog post detailing the news, Lyft notes that this is a key part of their overall strategy…
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11th July 2019 0

Britons’ bad driving skills to inspire technology that can make driverless cars ‘think’ on the road

Tailgating, speeding, cutting people off on roundabouts and illegal U-turns are some of the worst moves made by Britain’s drivers — and now they are being taught to driverless cars. Oxford University scientists are using drivers’ bad habits to train autonomous vehicle technology to think like a human and react to the challenges they will face on the road. Footage from…
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5th July 2019 0

Smart Mobility Living Lab rolls out CAV testing routes for London

Smart Mobility Living Lab (SMLL), a UK government-backed initiative aimed at readying London for the arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), has begun constructing its first test routes around the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The project will create a total of 24km (15 miles) of fixed infrastructure, offering…
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3rd July 2019 0

Self-driving car startup Argo AI is giving researchers free access to its HD maps

Argo AI is releasing curated data along with high-definition maps to researchers for free, the latest company in the autonomous vehicle industry to open-source some of the information it has captured while developing and testing self-driving cars. The aim, the Ford Motor-backed company says, is to give academic researchers the ability to study the impact…
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24th June 2019 0

The Future With Level 5 Autonomous Cars

  Have you ever wondered about a future where fully autonomous cars dominate the roads, and how this will impact your life? How will the way we live, work, interact socially, and care for the needy, disabled and elderly change when we expect vehicles to be able to drive themselves safely from point to point…
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21st June 2019 0

Don’t Overestimate the ‘Semi’ in Semiautonomous Cars

Tesla may snatch the headlines around the rise of semiautonomous vehicle features that take some of the work of the driver, but its monopoly is unlikely to last: A new report finds that in the first quarter of this year, approximately 7 percent of new cars sold in the US were capable of guiding themselves…
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19th June 2019 0

Nullmax launches Autonomous Driving System Solution

Nullmax, an autonomous driving technology company, officially launched an autonomous driving system solution “MAX”, setting about the large-scale commercialisation of autonomous driving in the Chinese market. The MAX solution is not only the first available systematic autonomous driving solution released by a local company but also one of the few complete autonomous driving solutions using the…
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11th June 2019 0

Looking at the different stages of autonomous vehicle testing – and why they’re so crucial to rolling out the tech

Simulators, controlled environments and real-world scenarios are involved in autonomous vehicle testing – with self-driving shuttle buses operating in some cities. Autonomous vehicle testing is well underway – but more real-world experiments are needed to prove the technology’s safety, say experts. While simulators and controlled environments are used frequently for testing self-driving tech, industry leaders…
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6th June 2019 0

China will shortly be the biggest market for autonomous cars

Mention the autonomous car and it’s hard to avoid the image of a Tesla gliding down a Californian highway. But the biggest automotive market in the world is China, which means the biggest market for autonomous cars will also be China, and companies that fail to notice will be missing a massive opportunity. My Gartner…
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31st May 2019 0

UK Autodrive project publishes Final Report

The largest of three UK consortia launched to support the introduction of self-driving vehicles into the UK, UK Autodrive has published its final report. The findings and successes of the project have been published in a Final Report. The partners in the UK Autodrive consortium were Arup, Milton Keynes Council, Coventry City Council, Jaguar Land…
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29th May 2019 0