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Aurora Innovation gets permission to test its self-driving cars on public roads of California

Aurora Innovation will start testing self-driving cars on public roads of California. It has received a permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles becoming the 37th company to receive this permission. Aurora was founded by Sterling Anderson, a former director of the semi-autonomous Autopilot program at Tesla; Chris Urmson, …

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Germany passes self-driving vehicles law


Germany cleared the way for its giant automotive industry to develop and test self-driving cars, when the upper house of its parliament approved on Friday a law setting out the conditions under which they could take to German roads. Under the law, first mooted by Chancellor Angela Merkel last year, …

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Market study on Autonomous cars

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The global autonomous cars market is expected to reach 138,089 units by 2024, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The growing acceptance of semi-autonomous technologies, such as Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), automatic parking, and forward collision avoidance, is anticipated to pave the way for the adoption …

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Self Driving cars on road to reach 22 million by 2025


New findings from Juniper Research reveal that the annual production of self-driving cars will reach 14.5 million in 2025, up significantly from only a few thousands in 2020, to give a global installed base of more than 22 million consumer vehicles by 2025.Heavy Investments from ride sharing companies such as …

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Gartner research: Full autonomy may not be possible or desirable in cars

A self-driving car by Google is displayed at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France, June 30, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Published: 31 October 2016 Full autonomy may not be possible or desirable in smart machines and human beings are still required as the final point of redundancy in an autonomous vehicle, a new report by market research firm Gartner said on Friday. “Major unresolved problems in machine-learning solutions, such as …

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Bloomberg and Aspen Institute unite to prepare cities for autonomous vehicles


Published: 28 October 2016 Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute have announced the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Cities and Autonomous Vehicles, a new program for leading global mayors who will work together to prepare their cities for the emergence of autonomous vehicles. Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute will galvanize experts …

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Autonomous cars by Volvo will be available for customers in five years


Published: 4 October 2016 Hakan Samuelson, the CEO of Volvo mentioned that the company is planning to release its autonomous cars for individual buyers in 5 years. This car will have a steering wheel and adding auto-pilot feature to the car will require another $10,000 to be added to the actual …

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DMV California says Tesla S is not an autonomous car


Published: 4 October 2016 Autonomous car testing is the hottest trend in California these days and due to this the state of California has revised its regulations regarding autonomous vehicles. The new regulations as per Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), does not recognize Tesla’s model S as an autonomous car. …

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Most of Lyft rides to be in autonomous cars in 5 Years


Published: 20 September 2016 In five years, majority of ride-hailing company Lyft’s rides will be in self-driving cars, the company’s co-founder and president predicted on Sunday. John Zimmer also said that personal car ownership will come to an end because autonomous rides will become a cheaper way to travel than …

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Uber self driving taxi debuts in Pittsburg


Published: 15 September 2016 The steel city of Pittsburg is set to create history in autonomous vehicle with the launch of self driving vehicles available for taxi service. It is just a year and a half since, Uber set up an Advanced Technologies Center (ATC) in Pittsburgh, with mission: to …

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