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Autonomous Vehicle – A Solution to Traffic Congestion

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The pursuit of self-driving cars is well and truly underway, with the who’s who of automakers mostly targeting around 2020 or 2021 to roll out vehicles that are at least Level 3 automation (according to SAE International’s classification). Some, like Tesla, is even more ambitious with sights set on 2018 …

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Growth in the global automotive LiDAR market predicted

According to a report by Persistance Market Research, the prime factor boosting the growth in the global automotive LiDAR market is the increasing integration of LiDAR technology in the vehicles by OEMs to automate the driving. Other points raised by the the report are: With OEMs integrating LiDAR in ADAS …

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Autoliv and Seeing Machines to develop next generation driver monitoring systems for autonomous vehicles

Autoliv is to collaborate Seeing Machines to develop next generation driver monitoring systems (DMS) for autonomous vehicles. Autoliv is a leader in automotive safety systems and Seeing Machines is a leader in computer vision based human sensing technologies. The companies will develop a state-of-the-art DMS that can detect distracted and …

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Wipro and Excelfore partner to offer secure connectivity solutions for next gen smart and autonomous vehicles

Wipro and Excelfore have entered into a global partnership to offer secure connectivity solutions for next generation smart and autonomous vehicles. It is known that Wipro is a global information technology, consulting and business process services company while Excelfore, a provider of middleware solutions for Smart Mobility Networks. This partnership …

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Foxconn plans to build multi-billion dollar autonomous vehicle research and development facility

Foxconn is planning to build multi-billion dollar autonomous vehicle research and development facility in  Michigan. Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics manufacturer and supplier to Apple so its foray into autonomous vehicles is a great development. Some news reports have quoted Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou saying that the …

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Groupe Nissan and Sanef come together to further develop communications between autonomous vehicles and road infrastructure

Groupe Renault and Sanef will cooperate to further develop communications between autonomous vehicles and road infrastructure, and testing on toll barrier crossing and work zone approach. The partnership aims to increase road safety and to reach zero fatality, and with the “eyes off/hands off” experience to give time back to …

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Volkswagen Group Research and KUKA signed a new cooperation contract

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Volkswagen Group Research and KUKA have signed a new cooperation contract and thus deepened their strategic partnership in the area of service concepts for vehicles of the future. KUKA AG provides intelligent automation solutions and is a manufacturer of production plants in the automobile industry. Some initiatives of the research …

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Waymo and Lyft to collaborate, aim to bring autonomous vehicle technology into the mainstream

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Google Inc’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, and U.S. rideshare company Lyft Inc have signed a collaboration agreement to bring autonomous vehicle technology into the mainstream, the New York Times reported. The alliance between the two show that many companies are trying to acquire a piece of the market for self-driving …

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Intel unveils its Advanced Vehicle Lab in Silicon Valley

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Intel unveiled its Advanced Vehicle Lab in Silicon Valley, providing insight into the company’s cutting-edge R&D efforts underway to push the boundaries of driverless cars and the future of transportation. The announcement was made during the company’s first Autonomous Driving Workshop held in San Jose, California. The company’s Silicon Valley Lab joins …

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Verizon invests in Renovo Auto, eyes autonomous vehicles

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According to some reports Verizon has invested around $10 million on Renovo Auto, an autonomous vehicle startup. The company is based in California and was founded in 2010. Renevo Auto had caught attention when it had converted a vintage DeLorean into a self-driving car. Renovo has been involved in building …

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