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Safety of the vehicles, including the risk of hacking, remain key concerns for Americans regarding autonomous vehicles

Nissan LEAF at CEATEC Japan 2013 demonstrating Autonomous Drive

AIG conducted Autonomous Vehicle Insights study last month in partnership with McLaughlin & Associates and Pinkston Group. It studied the responses from 1,000 adults in the United States online, with an accuracy of +/- 3.1 percent at a 95 percent confidence interval. Americans are highly polarized as to whether to …

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Delphi partners Innoviz Technologies to provide LiDAR solutions for Autonomous Vehicles

Delphi Automotive has signed a commercial partnership agreement with Innoviz Technologies for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Innoviz Technologies is a leading Israeli-based company developing LiDAR technology. Innoviz’s proprietary LiDAR sensing solutions will be integrated into Delphi’s systems to provide automakers with a comprehensive portfolio of autonomous driving technologies. …

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Nvidia introduces ‘Parker’ chip for next-gen autonomous vehicles


Published: August 23, 2016 Adding to its autonomous car products portfolio, Nvidia has recently unveiled Parker, the newest mobile processor that will power the next generation of self-driving vehicles. Parker delivers class-leading performance and energy efficiency, while supporting features important to the automotive market such as deep learning, hardware-level virtualization for tighter design …

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A third of transort professionals think autonomous vehicles won’t work: Microlise


Published: June 29, 2016 According to findings published by the Microlise report, more than 33% of transport industry professionals do not believe autonomous vehicles will work. The statistics were captured during interactive voting on questions from over 1,000 people in Europe. It goes further than last year, by providing an in depth view …

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Inspur platform to support Baidu autonomous vehicles


Published: May 23, 2016 | Beijing, China Inspur’s NF5568M4 server has been selected by Baidu to provide hardware support for the deep learning platform of Baidu’s driverless car. In December 2015, Baidu’s driverless car passed the road test starting from the Baidu Tower in Zhongguancun High-tech Park in Beijing, driving …

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Tier 1 supplier roles get disrupted by autonomous vehicles as ADAS ecosystem expands


Published: May 18, 2016 | London, UK Tier 1 suppliers are losing their roles as system innovators and developers in the nascent autonomous vehicle market and this is occurring as more OEMs engage directly with software developers and hardware and semiconductor vendors, according to the recent findings by ABI Research. …

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Consumers in China less enthusiastic for autonomous vehicles


Published: April 27, 2016 | Beijing, China Consumers in China are less enthusiastic than their counterparts in the United States about the prospect of an autonomous vehicle future, according to J.D. Power and Tencent Auto joint research presented on April 23 at the Tencent “X Era” Automobile Summit. Drawing on …

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Researchers of Montana State University working on autonomous vehicles


Published: April 26, 2016 The Montana State University College of Engineering and the Western Transportation Institute are hosting a workshop to explore the possibility of developing a research program around autonomous and connected vehicles. Vice President of Research and Economic Development Renee Reijo Pera has invited MSU deans, department heads …

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Startup Drive.ai gets license to test autonomous vehicles in California


Published: April 25, 2015 Another self-driving car startup, Drive.ai is about to hit the roads. The Silicon Valley startup that received $12 million in funding last year, has been granted a license to test autonomous vehicles on California roads. In the list of various companies to have acquired this license, …

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A WON-WON situation: Hyundai-Kia plans to commercialize autonomous vehicles in next five years


Published: March 31, 2016 | Seoul Hyundai Motor and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors are aiming to commercialize self-driving cars within five years. In order to do so, they will invest over 2 trillion WON (US$1.68 billion), and make every effort to develop various autonomous driving technologies, including the autonomous …

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