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Audi to demonstrate its autonomous cars in New York

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The first application for an autonomous vehicle demonstration on New York public roads has been approved. Audi of America Inc. has been given green signal to begin demonstrations this summer on roads near the state capital, Albany. It will be the first ever such tests on the streets of New …

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Vishal Dhupar, NVIDIA, talks about autonomous cars and more

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Vishal Dhupar, Managing Director, NVIDIA – South Asia shares his views about autonomous cars and more. Vishal Dhupar has served as NVIDIA’s managing director in South Asia since 2010, leading business operations for the company in the region. In this role, Vishal is responsible for the development and execution of …

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Global autonomous cars market is expected to reach 138,089 units by 2024

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Published: September 08, 2016 | London, UK According to a new research report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global autonomous cars market is expected to reach 138,089 units by 2024. The growing acceptance of semi-autonomous technologies, such as Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), automatic parking, and forward collision avoidance, is anticipated to …

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Volvo cars and Autoliv to jointly develop software for autonomous cars

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Published: September 08, 2016  Chinese-owned Volvo Cars and Sweden-based automotive safety group Autoliv have recently formed a new partnership to form a jointly-owned company for the development of autonomous cars. The two companies are going to work on a software for connected cars and have joined hands for the same. The …

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Ford promises to mass produce fully autonomous cars by 2021

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Published: August 18, 2016  At a recent event in Palo Alto, California, company’s president Mark Fields has shared his plans to launch fully autonomous cars by the year 2021. It is doing so by doubling the investment in its research centre in the city, and make sizable investments in technology companies in the autonomy …

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Germany: Black box to be made mandatory in autonomous cars

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Published: July 19, 2016 A new legislation has been planned and ready to be executed in Germany where automakers are going to install a black box in vehicles that already have autopilot features. This step has been taken in consideration to determine the responsibility in the event of an accident. Earlier this …

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Autonomous cars driving the market for new insurance services in UBI

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Published: July 14, 2016 | London, UK According to a new report published by ABI Research, while the advent of autonomous driving threatens to negatively impact the automotive insurance market, it can also innovate. Autonomous technologies present opportunities for new insurance services, particularly in relation to Usage Based Insurance (UBI). …

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Britain government to amend rules for autonomous cars

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Published: July 12, 2016  The UK government has proposed new amendments to insurance legislation and the Highway Code as it seeks to drive the development of autonomous vehicle technology and safety of drivers. Under the proposed measures by the UK government, rules will be changed so automated vehicles can be …

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Autonomous cars pose ‘ethical dilemma’ on safety of passengers and pedestrians

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Published: June 28, 2016  Driverless cars have invaded the whole structure of how normal cars are perceived. Recent developments make it evident that the cars will arrive sooner or later and consumers are still divided on how they want their autonomous cars to behave. Science released a study of 2,000 U.S. residents, …

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General Motors to expand research team of autonomous cars in Ontario

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Published: June 13, 2016 | Oshawa, Canada General Motors (GM) has recently announced its plans of expansion of its engineering and software work in Canada with focus on supporting the development of innovative new automotive systems and technologies for the future. GM will expand its Canadian engineering base to reach a total …

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