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Policymakers and executives from automakers and tech companies expect electrified, autonomous, shared mobility will see solid footing by 2040. The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis conducted a study with 40 experts on the subject from government and nonprofit organizations, and representatives from the auto and technology industries. About 70 percent of […]

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Waymo has filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco claiming Uber and its self-driving truck company stole Waymo’s self-driving car technology. That intellectual property theft of Alphabet’s Waymo unit by an Otto self-driving truck employee earned that company more than $500 million, the complaint alleges. Uber acquired self-driving startup Otto last year for $680 million. […]

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BMW and Mobileye are partnering to share real-time sensor data from BMW vehicles equipped with Mobileye’s mapping system supporting autonomous driving. Mobileye’s Road Experience Management data generation technology will be added to BMW models entering the market in 2018. This will “crowd-source” real-time data with vehicles equipped with Mobileye’s camera-based Advanced Driver Assist System technology. […]

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Automakers and ride-hailing firm Lyft have asked Congress to unify self-driving car guidelines by a national standard. Executives from Toyota, General Motors, Volvo, and Lyft urged lawmakers in Washington yesterday to unify the patchwork of state laws governing testing and deployment of autonomous vehicles. The federal government has constitutional authority to override conflicting state laws, […]

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General Motors is striding forward on its mobility strategy through its Maven carsharing unit and autonomous vehicle test projects. According to CEO Mary Barra speaking to Wall Street analysts on a conference call this week, GM launched Maven last year as one of the first car manufacturers to enter the car-sharing business. It now operates […]

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Panasonic wants to further tap into its strong working relationship with Tesla Motors, this time through autonomous vehicle systems. Self-driving car technology is considered by many to be central in the auto industry’s future, and Panasonic’s relationship with Tesla could be an opportunity the company has been seeking. “We are deeply interested in Tesla’s self-driving […]

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Today Audi and tech supplier Nvidia launched the first phase of a nearly decade-long partnership using artificial intelligence to delivery fully automated driving. These fully automated vehicles are scheduled to roll out in 2020, and Scott Keogh, president of Audi of America and Jen-Hsun Huang, founder and CEO of Nvidia, announced the collaboration today during […]

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BMW, Intel and Mobileye are stepping up their alliance through testing about 40 self-driving vehicles during the second half of 2017. Announced today at the CES conference in Las Vegas, BMW 7-series self-driving test cars will be fitted with technologies developed by Intel and Mobileye since a partnership by the three companies was made in […]

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Ford and Toyota are leading a consortium with automakers and technology suppliers to standardize in-vehicle apps, making sure that Apple and Google can’t take control over connectivity between drivers and their smartphones. So far, Mazda, PSA Group, Subaru’s owner, Fuji Heavy Industries, and Suzuki have joined their SmartDeviceLink Consortium. Honda may be considering joining. Suppliers […]

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Lucid Motors will be equipping its Lucid Air electric cars with autonomous vehicle technology provided by Mobileye. The new EV will feature a sensor set for autonomous driving, which includes camera, radar, and Lidar sensors. Lucid reportedly found Mobileye’s platform appealing with its full eight-camera surround view processing, sensor fusion software, and reinforcement learning algorithms. […]

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