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Lyft, Auto Parts Maker Magna Partner on Autonomous Vehicles

March 16, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Ride-hailing company Lyft is joining with large Canadian auto parts supplier Magna to develop self-driving vehicles, sharing expenses on a multi-year project that could vault them onto the leader board in autonomous technology. The companies announced the partnership March 14 […]


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Exposing the Power Vampires in Self-Driving Cars

February 15, 2018

Via: IEEE Spectrum

By driving smarter, autonomous cars have the potential to move people around and between cities with far greater efficiency. Estimates of their energy dividends, however, have largely ignored autonomous driving’s energy inputs, such as the electricity consumed by brawny on-board […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Uber and Waymo Settle Autonomous Driving Tech Lawsuit for $245 Million

February 9, 2018

Via: Wired

IN A YEAR-LONG litigation process that featured alleged theft, mysterious deleted text messages, and the odd reference to Burning Man, Friday’s twist was perhaps the most unexpected of all: On the fifth day in court, Waymo accepted a settlement in […]


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What we’ve already learned about the future of cars in 2018

January 18, 2018

Via: Wired

2018 MAY BE so new that you’re still complaining about how rough 2017 was, but these early weeks have already changed the course of the auto industry, or at least revealed the path forward. That’s because two of the most […]


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This week in the future of cars: everything happens at once

January 12, 2018

Via: Wired

ONCE UPON A time, the Consumer Electronics Show was about personal gadgets: fancy phones, curving televisions, college-educated refrigerators. But in recent years cars have become the stars, and the auto industry has taken its place in Vegas. This week at […]


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This week in the future of cars: on your mark, get set…

January 5, 2018

Via: Wired

EVERY HUMAN WHO gets down with the Gregorian calendar can celebrate New Year’s Day, that rare 24-hour stretch when soldiering through a hangover is expected, and precious little work gets done. Too bad that this year, they only got one […]


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Autonomous Vehicles Pose New Challenges to Future of Cybersecurity

December 18, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

A decade ago, the idea of hacking a car seemed about as feasible as downloading one. After all, cars were physical objects driven by people, with all their accompanying human flaws. Today, as artificial intelligence (AI) technology is making a […]


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To let self-driving cars go anywhere, train them everywhere

October 27, 2017

Via: Wired

FOR A MOMENT there, Arizona was the place for autonomous vehicles learning to drive. It’s a logical starting point for experimental tech—still in its wobbly, Bambi legs stage—that likes warm weather, little rain, and wide open roads. It’s easier for […]


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Night Vision for Self-Driving Cars

October 18, 2017

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Elon Musk famously thinks that cars can be made to drive themselves without relying on expensive laser-ranging lidars. But while Tesla is moving ahead with one fewer sensor than most self-driving car companies, a new startup wants them to add […]


Impact & Regulations

California Gives the Green Light to Self-Driving Cars

March 13, 2017

Via: IEEE Spectrum

In a bold attempt to regain its place as a self-driving pioneer, California today proposed regulations that would make it one of the first places in the world where autonomous vehicles could carry paying passengers without a licensed driver on […]