D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser on Monday sent a message to companies developing and testing driverless technology: The city is opening its doors to them. Bowser said she is creating a work group and directing it to “proactively prepare the District” for autonomous vehicle technologies. The group includes members from … Read the rest
The American Center for Mobility, located between Detroit and Ann Arbor in Ypsilanti Township, is collaborating with Michigan State University and Texas A&M Transportation Institute to look at the impacts of autonomous vehicles on transportation jobs and future skills training.
The study will look at driving-related jobs including professional truck … Read the rest
Leaders and innovators in the world of self-driving vehicles were in Howell, Michigan for a discussion on the current state and future of the industry. The panel included Pierre Bourgin of NAVYA, Adela Spulber of the Center for Automotive Research and Seun Phillips of Planet M. The general belief amongst … Read the rest
Two very new startups are encouragingly moving forward with their ambitions to put self driving cars on the road as early as this year. On Jan. 28, Pony.ai, a year-old startup, said it was starting public test drives of its autonomous vehicle in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, which … Read the rest
The concept model by Renault is currently being regarded as the world’s most advanced self driving car. Symbioz is an embodiment of what cars will look like in a decade from now. The concept car has achieved level 4 autonomy. This means the driver doesn’t need to pay attention to … Read the rest
After plowing money into companies as diverse as Uber Technologies Inc., office rental specialist WeWork Cos Inc. and fintech lender SoFi, the billionaire chief of Softbank Group Corp. – Masayoshi Son is in talks to buy as much as a third of Swiss Re, a 155-year-old reinsurance giant.
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To fully make a transition into the driverless world, an ecosystem needs to be put into place to facilitate the functioning of these vehicles. Upcoming smart cities will need to connect vehicles and people to the surrounding environment to create a more sustainable and less congested world.
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Nebraska lawmakers could open the door to self-driving cars and trucks this year with a new legislation that is designed to attract the industry while maintaining public safety. The legislative committee assigned, will review two different proposals that would let researchers test self-driving vehicles in Nebraska and be prepared for … Read the rest
Attendees of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics will have a chance to ride vehicles of the future, including shuttle buses powered by electricity and cars that drive themselves. Hyundai Motor Group, the country’s largest automaker, and the public utility Korea Electric Power Corporation, both official partners of the Games, are supplying … Read the rest
Time and again we have learnt and read as how Driverless cars can reduce the number of preventable accidents and other mishappenings across the globe. The fact that it being such a highly regarded topic, gives it all the more attention globally. Over 33,000 people are said to be dying … Read the rest