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UK's Leading Autonomous Vehicle Show

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

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

Hollywood and Autonomous Vehicles

How Films, Cartoons, and TV Shows Have Shaped Our AV Biases A March 2019 AAA survey found that almost three in four Americans remain afraid of fully self-driving vehicles. The survey also noted that the fear had increased year over year and blamed several high profile autonomous vehicle (AV) accidents. Of course, nearly 40,000 people…
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14th 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

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

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