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Iowa Agrees to Transform Highway Corridor into Autonomous Vehicle Test Site

Iowa Agrees to Transform Highway Corridor into Autonomous Vehicle Test Site

🕔20:06, 13.Oct 2016

The stretch of Interstate 380 between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids is poised to be the very first in the state to be fully mapped out for eventual autonomous vehicle traffic. The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) has entered into a

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Mercedes answers autonomous car moral dilemma: “Yeah, we’ll just run over pedestrians”

Mercedes answers autonomous car moral dilemma: “Yeah, we’ll just run over pedestrians”

🕔20:03, 13.Oct 2016

It is a question that has grown in urgency since the prospect of truly autonomous cars became a close reality: what does a computer-driven car do when faced with a crash? With decisions likely to be made by algorithms in milliseconds,

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Cities Could See $45B in Benefits From Electric, Shared and Autonomous Cars

Cities Could See $45B in Benefits From Electric, Shared and Autonomous Cars

🕔20:01, 13.Oct 2016

Emerging mobility trends could also cause disruption through reduced fuel demand and tax revenue, a new report finds. Vehicles and the ways they are used are expected to change more over the next two decades than in the last 100

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£36m boost for North Linconshire economy with construction and highways investments

£36m boost for North Linconshire economy with construction and highways investments

🕔11:33, 22.Sep 2016

£36m boost for economy with construction and highways investments. Since 2015 the authority says it has pumped the cash into plans that have helped provide employment – all through its nationally recognised procurement framework. The council awarded the modern integrated framework arrangement

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Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Enters New Phase

Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Enters New Phase

🕔11:19, 22.Sep 2016

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot Deployment Program is reaching its first major milestone and entering a new phase of development, bringing Tampa a step closer to the future of transportation. THEA’s project management team heads

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Tolled You So: New Thinking Highways Europe/RoW issue available now

Tolled You So: New Thinking Highways Europe/RoW issue available now

🕔16:47, 7.Sep 2016

The new issue of Thinking Highways’ Europe/Rest of the World edition is available to view online now with delivery of your printed edition imminent (if you haven’t already received it).  In this issue seven experts from the field of Electronic

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“A 21st Century Silicon Valley” – interview with Tim Leckey of Ohio’s Transportation Research Center

“A 21st Century Silicon Valley” – interview with Tim Leckey of Ohio’s Transportation Research Center

🕔12:17, 2.Sep 2016

Ohio’s Transportation Research Center is an independent automotive proving ground providing R&D and compliance and certification testing for vehicles, together with cutting-edge crash testing and emissions testing facilities located on 4,500 acres of land in East Liberty, 40 miles northwest of Columbus.

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Hyundai sets a course for new autonomous testing ground

Hyundai sets a course for new autonomous testing ground

🕔14:33, 22.Aug 2016

Hyundai aims to ramp up autonomous-driving development in the U.S. by tapping an expansive mobility testing ground being built at an abandoned bomber factory complex outside Detroit, the company’s North American r&d chief said. The South Korean automaker sees Michigan as

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Autonomous buses take to the busy streets of Helsinki

Autonomous buses take to the busy streets of Helsinki

🕔14:02, 18.Aug 2016

Make way for robot! Two driverless buses will be hitting the streets in Helsinki for some real-world testing for the next month or so, reports Finnish news outlet YLE. The EasyMile minibuses have previously been tested on public roads in Finland

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TfL defends English test rules amid Uber complaints

TfL defends English test rules amid Uber complaints

🕔20:36, 15.Aug 2016

Transport bosses have defended new regulations requiring private hire drivers to pass a test in English, following criticism from Uber. The company said the exam would put drivers out of work. From 1 October, Transport for London (TfL) will require the

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