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As Self-Driving Cars Approach, the Auto Industry Races to Rebuild

(WIRED) – WHEN FORD EXECUTIVES started dropping in on Silicon Valley startups a couple of years ago, they were met with less than warm receptions. The stalwart car company was

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What the New NHTSA Guidelines Mean for Self-Driving Cars

(TECH CRUNCH) – In September, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued guidelines for the testing and deployment of autonomous vehicles. The important thing to remember for now is that

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Ford Plans Self-Driving Car for Ride Share Fleets in 2021

By Alexandria Sage and Paul Lienert PALO ALTO/DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co plans to offer a fully automated driverless vehicle for commercial ride-sharing in 2021, the automaker announced Tuesday,

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Ford Boosts Spending, Doubles Staff for Self-Driving Cars

By Paul Lienert DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co <F.N> is hiking investments in Silicon Valley technology firms and more than doubling the size of its Palo Alto, California, research

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Tesla Removes ‘Autopilot’ from China Website After Beijing Crash

By Jake Spring and Alexandria Sage SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla removed the word “autopilot” and a Chinese term for “self-driving” from its China website after a driver in Beijing

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Australia Plans New Co-Ordinates to Fix Sat-Nav Gap

(BBC NEWS) – Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS). Local co-ordinates, used to

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Canada’s Ontario Gets No Applications for Self-Driving Car Plan

By Ethan Lou TORONTO (Reuters) – Ontario’s program to allow testing of self-driving cars on public roads has not received any applications since it launched Jan. 1, the Canadian province’s

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Top Auto Regulator: Nimble Rules Needed for Self-Driving Cars

By Joseph White (Reuters) – The top U.S. vehicle safety regulator said on Wednesday the government needs to be more nimble in designing rules for self-driving vehicles. The industry “is

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These Images Illustrate the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

(QZ) – Mankind has continually sought to travel beyond its limits. Humans have a natural urge to roam, explore, and push the boundaries of possibility. This urge explains ancient upheavals

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Robot Revolution Begins as Movidius Breakthrough Puts AI Onto a USB Stick

(SILICON REPUBLIC) – Irish chip maker Movidius has created the world’s first deep learning USB stick that can add artificial intelligence (AI) to future products from self-driving cars to robots,

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