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EastLink Trials of Automated Vehicle Technologies Have Delivered Real Results

EastLink Trials of Automated Vehicle Technologies Have Delivered Real Results

🕔16:04, 24.Aug 2017

Trials to determine the compatibility of the latest automated vehicle technologies with Melbourne’s EastLink have been steadily progressing throughout this year. Level.2 vehicles from seven major manufacturers have already been trialled on EastLink – with more on the way –

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Transurban to begin driverless vehicle trial on Melbourne toll roads

Transurban to begin driverless vehicle trial on Melbourne toll roads

🕔14:38, 10.Aug 2017

Another set of driverless vehicles trials are set to begin later this month, this time on Transurban’s Melbourne network, according to ZDNet. The trials, to take place over 18 months, will monitor how the vehicles interact with real-life road conditions

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Intel buys Mobileye in US$15 billion deal

Intel buys Mobileye in US$15 billion deal

🕔10:05, 14.Mar 2017

Intel has announced that it is to acquire Mobileye, a leader in computer vision for autonomous driving technology, for US$15.3 billion — the biggest-ever acquisition of an Israeli tech company. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of Intel will

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California set for truly driverless driverless cars

California set for truly driverless driverless cars

🕔09:48, 14.Mar 2017

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is considering new regulations to allow driverless cars without back-up drivers to be tested on its roads, according to the BBC. Currently 27 manufacturers have a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, but State

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The Drive Towards A Driverless Australasia

The Drive Towards A Driverless Australasia

🕔12:28, 6.Mar 2017

HMI Technologies recently launched New Zealand’s first fully driverless vehicle trial in partnership with Christchurch International Airport. This is the first of many trials of autonomous vehicles that HMI technologies hopes to activate in Australasia this year, as the business

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Ford pledges $1bn for AI start-up

Ford pledges $1bn for AI start-up

🕔18:06, 13.Feb 2017

Car giant Ford has announced that it is investing $1bn (£800m) over the next five years in artificial intelligence (AI) company Argo. The firms will collaborate on developing a virtual driver system for driverless cars. Ford intends to have an

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Waymo’s self-driving cars improve performance in California tests

Waymo’s self-driving cars improve performance in California tests

🕔10:17, 3.Feb 2017

Alphabet Inc’s Waymo said its fleet of self-driving vehicles logged more than 600,000 miles last year on public roads in California, while rival Tesla Inc reported operating autonomous vehicles for just 550 miles on public roads since last October, according

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Driverless car firm RDM Group to establish Asia-Pacific headquarters in South Australia

Driverless car firm RDM Group to establish Asia-Pacific headquarters in South Australia

🕔13:05, 27.Jan 2017

An international driverless car firm will launch its Asia-Pacific headquarters in South Australia. UK-based business RDM Group, the company behind the LUTZ Pathfinder and Pod Zero vehicles, will establish an office in Adelaide, South Australia, adding to the city’s reputation

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BMW and Intel plan robot car production

BMW and Intel plan robot car production

🕔15:17, 5.Jul 2016

BMW, Intel and computer vision firm Mobileye have signed a deal to develop autonomous vehicles. The three firms will collaborate on the systems needed to make cars that can navigate without any help from a human driver. The vehicles will be

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Insurer launches the UK’s first driverless car policy

Insurer launches the UK’s first driverless car policy

🕔19:02, 10.Jun 2016

  Driverless cars some way away, but assistance features already include autopilot and self-parking Cover against crashes caused by not being able to manually override an autonomous system Policy also includes cover for damage or loss caused by hackers  US

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