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Jaguar Land Rover tested its driverless car on the UK roads

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Jaguar Land Rover tested its driverless car on the UK roads. The carmaker tested its vehicles as part of £20m UK Autodrive project which is the largest of three consortia launched to support the introduction of self-driving vehicles into the UK. Jaguar Land Rover tested a range of research technologies …

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Self-driving cars will be on the road within 3 years, says Nvidia CEO

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Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has given a statement that self-driving cars will be on the roads and highways by 2020, Venture Beat has reported. Nvidia is one of the leading companies working on self-driving technology. The company makes car computers like Drive PX 2, Pegasus etc that are used in …

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Delphi acquires nuTonomy

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Delphi Automotive, high-technology company that integrates safer, greener and more connected solutions for the automotive and transportation sectors, is all set to acquire nuTonomy, an MIT spin-off technology startup company that makes software to build self-driving cars and autonomous mobile robots, for an upfront purchase price of $400 million and earn-outs …

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GM plans to test its self-driving cars on the streets of New York

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New York is soon to witness the testing of self-driving cars for the first time. GM and its subsidiary Cruise Automation have applied for the testing their cars in the state, according to some news reports. During the tests, an engineer needs to be present behind the wheels to evaluate …

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Unpragmatic to say self-driving cars will be ubiquitous on city streets in a few years: Bryan Salesky, CEO, Argo AI

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Telematics Wire had reported last month that GM has created world’s first mass producible autonomous car and it was followed by an announcement this week by Baidu that it aims to mass produce autonomous cars with help of  BAIC from the year 2019. A number of companies are working to …

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Baidu joins hands with BAIC Group to mass produce self-driving cars by 2019

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Baidu is joining hands with BAIC Group to mass produce self-driving cars by 2019. BAIC Group, a Chinese automaker will take care of the manufacturing part while Baidu will handle self-driving technology, cybersecurity, image recognition and DuerOS virtual assistant capabilities, Weixin has reported. It is known that the Chinese internet …

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Waymo releases its first-ever safety report

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Waymo has released its first-ever Safety Report, the document cites the procedures and technology adopted by the company to make sure its self-driving cars remain safe and secure. The report underscores the important lessons learned through the 3.5 million miles Waymo’s vehicles have self-driven on public roads and through our …

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BlackBerry tests autonomous car for the first time on the public streets of Canada

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The autonomous car was tested for the first time on the public streets of Canada, as BlackBerry QNX-equipped self-driving car was tested on the roads of Ottawa. For the live demonstration the self-driving, took Mayor Jim Watson, Coun. Marianne Wilkinson and Blackberry GM John Wall for a ride around the Kanata …

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Domino’s Pizza and Ford collaborate to explore the role that self-driving vehicles in delivering pizza

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Domino’s Pizza and Ford Motor Co. are launching an industry-first collaboration to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery. As part of the testing, researchers from both companies will investigate customer reactions to interacting with a self-driving vehicle as a part of their delivery experience.  This …

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Autonomous Vehicle – A Solution to Traffic Congestion

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The pursuit of self-driving cars is well and truly underway, with the who’s who of automakers mostly targeting around 2020 or 2021 to roll out vehicles that are at least Level 3 automation (according to SAE International’s classification). Some, like Tesla, is even more ambitious with sights set on 2018 …

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