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To develop signals that enable self-driving vehicles to communicate with people, Ford and Virginia tech create illusion of driverless car on road


Ford Motor Company has partnered with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to conduct a user experience study to test out a method for a self-driving vehicle to signal its intent by soliciting real-world reactions from people on public roads. As light signals for turning and braking indication are already standardized and …

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Rolls Royce unveils its first driverless car, the ‘Vision Next 100’


Published: June 17, 2016  At a concept car event in London on June 16, 2016, Rolls-Royce has unveiled its vision of the future of luxury mobility called Vision Next 100. Being a luxury car maker from decades, the company has now revealed its plans to show buyers how a futuristic car looks and …

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Adrian Flux launches UK’s first driverless car insurance policy

Adrian Flux

Published: June 8, 2016 Insurance broker Adrian Flux has recently launched the UK’s first- driverless car insurance policy. After months of careful consideration and development, the launch is a bid by Flux to support UK in being at the forefront of self-driving technology. It’s hoped the new policy will encourage …

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Building India’s driverless car: Dr Roshy John

Roshy John

Dr Roshy John Practice Head, Tata Consultancy Services When did you start working on driverless car? I started working on this project more than five years ago, as a hobby, after having a near death experience in a taxi cab with an overtired and sleepy driver. Is this project funded by …

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World War-II bomber plant “Willow Run” is now a driverless car test-site


Published: March 19, 2016 | Belleville, MI The 335-acre Willow Run site, where B-24 bombers were made during World War II in a factory built by Henry Ford, will become a national-scale advanced automotive testing and product development center that can accommodate the broad needs of industry and government. The …

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Want to work on driverless car project? Google is hiring…

Published: March 09, 2016 | Mountain View, CA Google is expanding and hiring more people with automotive industry expertise to make its driverless car project commercially viable, a Reuters report suggests. Although, Google doesn’t intend to manufacture vehicles on its own, it  is more likely to contract out manufacturing – …

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Rinspeed unveils details of Harman-powered Etos driverless car ahead of CES 2016


Published: December 16, 2015 | Zumikon After teasing the concept back in October, Switzerland-based Rinspeed took the wraps off the „?tos“ hybrid sports car ahead of its official premier at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The Swiss progressive thinker approached the mega topic of “driverless cars” largely from the point …

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World’s first “driverless” car Formula E race to take place next year


Published: 27th November 2015 | London The all-electric motorsport series Formula E will launch a driverless car racing concept as a support category. The new concept is called Roborace; the first race is planned for the 2016-17 season. Ten teams will field two driverless cars each in races lasting an …

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South Australia government clears legislative hurdles for driverless car trials


Published: September 28, 2015 | Adelaide, Australia South Australia  State Government introduces laws allowing for trials of driverless cars on open public roads. A trial set for Adelaide’s Southern Expressway in early November doesn’t require legislative change because the road will be closed. Multiple driverless Volvo vehicles will take to …

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