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Volvo and Google partner to develop in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android

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Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google to develop the next generation of its in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years. The partnership promises to revolutionise how …

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Google and FCA to demonstrate features of open-source Android at CES 2017 in Las Vegas

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FCA and Google are using CES 2017 to demonstrate a seamless integration of the award-winning Uconnect 8.4-inch connected vehicle system featuring Android, the world’s most popular open-source operating system. A hands-on concept demonstration of the power of combining Uconnect with Android is on display at CES, Jan. 5-8, inside a …

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Google’s Self-Driving car unit now a separate company ,Waymo

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Google has moved its Self-Driving car unit as a separate company under Alphabet. The company has been named ‘Waymo’ and would be now directly under Alphabet. In a similar way, Google itself was moved over to Alphabet. The news broke via a press event that was being held in California. …

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Google’s autonomous car unit now ‘autonomous’

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Published: 29 October 2016 Google’s self-driving car project is being shifted from its research lab X to a standalone business. This is being seen as a major step towards its endeavor to establish self-driving autonomous cars as a separate business. The process of isolating the car group had started when …

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Bill Ford- Silicon Valley can disrupt but cannot destroy Detroit

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Published: 26 October 2016 Going by the news articles that cross our eyes every day we can easily be lured to think that Silicon Valley will be the ‘Mecca’ of next generation automotive. But the Ford Motor Co. executive chairman and great-grandson of auto pioneer Henry Ford, Bill Ford is not …

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Tesla and others explore hardware for self-driving cars

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Published: 24 October 2016 Tesla Motors’s decision to equip all of its vehicles with self-driving hardware has intensified competition among rival camps of technology and auto companies over what equipment will be on board cars of the future. Tesla’s self-driving system will rely on cameras and radar sensors—but not lidar, …

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Google group slams DMV’s autonomous-car proposals

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Published: 24 October 2016 Department of Motor Vehicles’ proposals to regulate the deployment of autonomous vehicles in California has been objected by The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets . The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets comprises of Google, Uber, Lyft, Volvo and other members of a self-driving cars.The coalition believes that proposals from …

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Google’s self driving project records 2 million miles on road

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Published: 10 October 2016 Google’s self driving car hit another milestone of successful driving 2 million mile on public roads. This news has heightened the speculation that the car will be available for public soon. The head of Google’s self-driving technology Dmitri Dolgove said in a statement that the more the …

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Hyundai’s turn to develop self-driving cars, in talks to partner with Google

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Published: August 20, 2016  Hyundai’s president Jeong Jin Haeng has recently announced his plans to take a step ahead in developing autonomous cars and is seeking partnership from Google’s parent company Alphabet. The company has not yet released an official statement, however, according to the sources, both of them are ready to manufacture …

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Google’s self-driving car can now recognize hand signals

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Published: July 12, 2016 According to a recent report published by Google, self-driving cars can now recognize cyclists and how they behave to better predict their course. In a recent development by the company, the technology’s sensors can pick up hand signals and its software can recognize them based on patterns …

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