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Audi unveils concept car “Aicon” having no steering or pedals


Audi unveiled a new concept car “Aicon” at IAA in Frankfurt. This Car is autonomous and electric and with a range about 500 miles, it has no pedals or steering. The focus while designing the car has been on offering a maximum of comfort, communications technology and freedom for its …

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Washington will also allow autonomous car tests

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

After New York and California, Washington will also allow autonomous car tests. The Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee signed an order last week regarding this. It is interesting to note that Washington will allow self-driving cars without a human control from the driver’s seat. Inslee signed the order at Echodyne …

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Nissan Motors files patents related to autonomous car technology in India

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Factor daily has reported that Nissan Motors has filed a series of patents between the months February and May in India. The patents are related to autonomous car technology in India. The patents are related to autonomous car technology in India. It is for “electronic subsystems” that will help a …

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US will unveil revised self-driving guidelines soon


It is being reported that the U.S. will unveil revised self-driving guidelines within the next few months. The various states in the U.S. have a different set of laws and regulations regarding self-driving cars which sometimes acts an impediment for the automakers. Therefore, the pressure is mounting for the federal …

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Tata Elxsi signs licensing and integration support deal with a top OEM for their driverless car program


Tata Elxsi has announced the licensing of its advanced autonomous vehicle middleware platform ‘AUTONOMAI’ to one of the world’s top 5 automotive OEMs for their driverless car R&D. Although the company has not named the OEM with which it has signed the agreement but it is known that the top …

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Hyundai’s 4th biennial competition for autonomous cars


Hyundai Motor recently held its fourth biennial competition for autonomous cars at a local speed circuit. The automaker has been holding driverless car race since 2010. The aim of the exercise is to promote technology growth along with enhancing the brand image of the car maker. The company has come …

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Innoviz Technologies announces after-market LiDAR solution, InnovizPro™; collaborates with Jabil on development and deployment


Innoviz Technologies, a provider of LiDAR intelligent sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, today announced the development of InnovizPro™, an after-market LiDAR solution designed for testing and R&D of autonomous driving technology. The company has entered into an agreement with Jabil, a leading product solutions company …

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Autonomous car sensor startup Quanergy raises $90 million

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Published: August 23, 2016 | California, US Quanergy Systems, a Silicon Valley startup that makes light detection and ranging sensors used in self-driving cars has recently raised $90 million in Series B funding at a valuation well over $1 billion. This funding round saw participation from companies such as Sensata Technologies, …

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Toyota’s turn to catch up with competitors in autonomous car market


Published: June 24, 2016 While comparing Toyota to the Silicon Valley companies such as Google and Tesla Motors, the automotive giant is lagging behind in the self-driving car market. To combat the situation, Toyota is investing $1 billion over the next five years to develop driver assistance systems that utilize artificial …

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21 million autonomous cars on road by 2035: IHS Automotive


Published: June 9, 2016 | Michigan, US According to a recent research study by IHS Automotive, there will be nearly 21 million autonomous vehicles on the road by 2035. This is a substantial increase from previous estimates, and is influenced by recent research and development by automotive OEMs, supplier and …

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