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How autonomous vehicles will change car ownership

In the next 15 years, drivers in big cities may trade cars for car-sharing services and electric shuttles and cut car ownership by 70%. Cars are inefficient: They are parked 95% of the time. Cars generate a lot of air pollution: An average passenger car emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide each year.…
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11th November 2019 0

MIT Scientists Develop Autonomous System With “Better Reasoning”

The system will help self-driving cars to more safely merge into busy traffic. Researchers from MIT and Toyota have collaborated to bring a new autonomous system to help vehicles navigate tricky intersections. The system helps to mitigate the problem of blind spots for humans and driverless vehicles alike. By improving safety in intersections, the research…
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7th November 2019 0

NIO Inc. Announces Strategic Collaboration with Mobileye to Bring Level 4 Autonomous Driving Vehicles to Consumers in China and Beyond

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NIO Inc. (“NIO” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NIO), a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, today announced a strategic collaboration with Mobileye, the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving, and an Intel company, on the…
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6th November 2019 0

Five Components Of Autonomous Car Security

Among all AI solutions, I believe the cybersecurity of autonomous cars is the most crucial aspect. One incident alone affecting human lives could disrupt not only a victimized company but the whole industry. It stands to reason that people will immediately lose trust in such technologies. Take, for example, an incident in which a self-driving car…
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4th November 2019 0

Nearly 80% of People Won’t Snooze in an AV

New research shows that potential autonomous vehicle riders haven’t gained a comfort level with the technology.Some 79% of people said they would not be able to fall asleep in a self-driving car—indicating a continued emotional discomfort with the technology, according to a new survey from The Zebra. The findings show that due to safety concerns…
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28th October 2019 0

Europe considers relaxing self-driving laws under pressure from Tesla

Europe is considering relaxing its restrictions on self-driving technology under pressure from Tesla. Regulations that limit the abilities of Autopilot, its driver-assist system, could be eased under proposals tabled by the company last month. It comes as the California carmaker prepares to release its third-quarter financial results. Many analysts have based positive assessments of Tesla’s stock…
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22nd 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

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

British-founded start-up Voyage wins funding from Jaguar Land Rover for driverless retirement home shuttles

Voyage, the Silicon Valley self-driving car startup founded by a British entrepreneur, has raised $31m (£25m) including from Jaguar Land Rover as it prepares to launch a commercial, driverless taxi service. The company, which currently operates self-driving cars as transport for residents of retirement communities in Florida and California, said it was preparing to remove…
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23rd September 2019 0

New data transfer tool for complex autonomous vehicle and ADAS testing

AB Dynamics’ new product offers complete connectivity of all test vehicles and objects and the reliable collection of data when undertaking AV and ADAS testing. TrackFi PowerMesh, a new dual-band radio, can select between two frequency bands using 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz RF transceivers, ensuring optimum connectivity between multiple vehicles in a test scenario and secure…
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18th September 2019 0