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Driverless cars — or more accurately driverless pods — took to the streets in the southern British town of Milton Keynes on Tuesday in what organizers are calling the first public test of self-driving cars in the UK. Guided by radar and camera technology, the battery-powered two seaters’ steering wheels turned on their own and […]

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Volvo Trucks North America introduced a comprehensive collision avoidance system at this week’s American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. Called Active Driver Assist (ADA), it offers long haul truckers safety features that have been available on passenger vehicles for some time, such as automatic braking, lane departure warning along […]

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It was bound to happen: an autonomously driven vehicle has crossed the U.S. Automotive supplier Delphi Automotive PLC said it has completed the longest automated drive in North America, traveling from San Francisco to New York in the first coast-to-coast trip ever taken by an automated vehicle. Nearly 3,400 miles were covered and 99 percent […]

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Research by Bosch has shown that while motorists are aware of the benefits of driver assistance systems, many of them are not available on most cars, but they would be of interest – providing they were standard. Current fitment rates for many driver assistance systems are not especially high. Only ten percent of drivers surveyed […]

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