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China’s automobile industry forms strategic alliance, to accelerate R&D in the field of intelligent and connected vehicles

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China Daily has reported that China’s automobile industry has formed a strategic alliance, in order to accelerate research and development in the field of intelligent and connected vehicles, while the government frames national guidelines. The alliance is being led by the Society of Automotive Engineers of China and the China …

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Baidu accelerates its efforts for the development of autonomous car platform

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Chinese Google Baidu has increased its efforts for the development of autonomous car platform under its Project Apollo. The self-driving cars from being tested in a controlled environment at test tracks have found their way to some public roads but the experts feel that it will take still around a …

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RideCell and Auro Robotics partner to deliver autonomous transportation solutions to universities and corporate campuses

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RideCell Inc and Auro Robotics recently announced at City Car Summit in Berlin that they have partnered to deliver autonomous transportation solutions to universities and corporate campuses. By combining the ridership growth made possible by the RideCell platform with the cost savings of Auro’s driverless shuttles, the partnership improves the …

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Geely urges the Chinese government to relax the restrictions on mapping in the country

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As the technology advances the legislations and regulations also need to evolve. As in the US, the car makers have been urging the legislators to relax the rules regarding the testing of autonomous vehicles, the situation is not very different in China. In China, the car manufacturing company Geely has …

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‘Autonomous’ cars can not do away with human supervision for now

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If the disengagement report released by DMV California is seen as a parameter to decide on the readiness of the self driving vehicles to take on the road, it can be stated that autonomous vehicle are still not capable of driving on their own without human supervision. Most of the companies …

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EPFL researchers develop algorithm for automated vehicles to operate in traffic alongside manually driven vehicles

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EPFL researchers have developed an algorithm for automated vehicles to operate in traffic alongside manually-driven vehicles. This is a key step in the shift towards autonomous driving expected to be achieved by 2030. One thing is certain: one day our cars will drive themselves. But how will we make the …

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Maryland to pass law on autonomous cars

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Maryland is all set to pass a law which would allow the state to regulate the autonomous cars.                  Senate bill 9 which mentions the purpose of authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration, in consultation with the Department of State Police, to adopt regulations governing …

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ARAI has developed India’s first autonomous car prototype

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Automotive Research Association of India(ARAI) in association with Cognizant technologies has developed India’s first autonomous car prototype. The car has been developed indigenously and it is being reported that the is capable of preforming functions like overtaking a stationary car, moving on a smooth road and turning left and right. A …

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Amazon might be having plans to develop autonomous vehicles

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It is being speculated that Amazon might be having plans to develop Autonomous cars. Amazon had filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in November 2015 which describes a V2I system, wherein cars with a necessary kit would send traffic data to a nearby road management system …

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Univ of Waterloo and Renesas developing a reference design for autonomous driving

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A research team at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of an autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using sensors and powerful computers, the car is capable of detecting and responding to other vehicles, stop signs …

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