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Autonomous vehicles to be tested on the streets of Detroit

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According to some media reports, two electric vehicles made by Polaris industries, outfitted with autonomous driving software and sensors developed by May Mobility and, will be tested on the streets of Detriot in the month of October. The vehicles are low-speed, six-seater shuttles that will travel at the speed between …

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Drive.ai and Lyft partner to bring autonomous ridesharing to the Bay Area

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Drive.ai and Lyft are partnering to bring autonomous ridesharing to the Bay Area. This collaboration combines Drive.ai’s deep learning-based self-driving solution with Lyft’s extensive ridesharing network, furthering both companies commitment to the development of safe, intelligent autonomous vehicles. The pilot, which will deploy in the Bay Area soon, will provide valuable …

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ANSYS and IIT Bombay partner to accelerate research and innovation

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IIT Bombay and ANSYS will fund research and development to improve the safety, performance and security of autonomous vehicles, next-generation products and smart devices. With ANSYS support, IIT Bombay students will be equipped with research tools to revolutionize applications across sectors – from advanced driver assistance systems to green energy …

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Passenger trust is key to autonomous future even with perfect self-driving technology

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By Jack Weast, a senior principal engineer and the chief systems architect for Intel’s Autonomous Driving Group. The article deals with establishing trust among the passangers. We are really close to perfecting the technology for self-driving cars. But our driverless future won’t go anywhere if people don’t trust it. It’s …

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Autonomous vehicles will help calm down the traffic says a research

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According to a research at Temple University in Philadelphia, the autonomous vehicles will help calm down the traffic. The finding by a collaborative team of researchers at Temple and three other universities indicates that self-driving cars and related technology may be even closer to revolutionizing traffic control than previously thought. …

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Survey: 53% people say they would buy one for their next car purchase

There have been notable developments on autonomous vehicles over the last year and a new survey to analyse public opinion towards this developing technology. Following a first survey from 2016, Reportlinker conducted a new research to answer the following questions. The questions were: Are people ready to adopt autonomous vehicles? …

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U.S. House Republicans may introduce bills barring states from setting their own rules for self-driving cars

If some reports are believed U.S. House Republicans may introduce bills later this week that would bar states from setting their own rules for self-driving cars and take other steps to remove obstacles to putting such vehicles on the road. This is seen as a consequence to the regular proddings …

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TomTom and Cisco to work together on traffic information technology

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TomTom is developing “ultra-fast lane level traffic technology” supporting autonomous driving and smarter mobility. For this, the company is conducting a research in cooperation with Cisco to leverage roadside data captured by Cisco’s array of sensors, routers, and controllers to create the next generation of traffic information technology.The research combines …

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Ford is making “great progress” towards deploying its first fully self-driving car by 2021: Ken Washington

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Ken Washington, vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering and chief technology officer, Ford Motor Company recently in an interview with Detroit Free Press has said that Ford is making “great progress” towards its goal of deploying its first fully self-driving car by 2021. He said that the company doesn’t …

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Lyft: Will provide 1 billion rides per year using electric, autonomous vehicles by 2025

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According to some reports, Lyft has set itself an ambitious goal of having all of the electric, autonomous vehicles on its platform to be powered by 100% renewable energy. The company has said that it will provide 1 billion rides per year using electric, autonomous vehicles by 2025. In the …

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