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Chinese firm gives UM $27M for autonomous car research

🕔11:27, 18.Oct 2016

The University of Michigan will receive $27 million from a Chinese investment firm to aid in the institution’s driverless vehicle and robotics research, including assisting in creating a new test facility in China. UM President Mark Schlissel and S. Jack Hu,

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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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TRL joins MIT CSAIL Alliance Program

TRL joins MIT CSAIL Alliance Program

🕔15:30, 26.Jul 2016

Whether it is the integration of software and sensors that is bringing us automated road vehicles, or the processing and analysis of amalgamated datasets to deliver new insights into travel behaviours, the importance of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics

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How innovators are making infotainment personal through telematics

How innovators are making infotainment personal through telematics

🕔19:44, 23.Jul 2016

Smartphones are at the centre of personalisation because they are very personal devices,” says Brian Hamilton, senior vice-president and general manager of music and auto for Gracenote. “They have the ability to understand what we’ve been doing unlike any other

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Moody’s: Universities and TfL most vulnerable to Brexit risk among public sector entities

Moody’s: Universities and TfL most vulnerable to Brexit risk among public sector entities

🕔16:03, 10.May 2016

Brexit would have an adverse impact on the UK public sector, with universities and Transport for London (TfL) facing greater downside risks through potential loss of EU funding and lower own-source revenues, says Moody’s Public Sector Europe in a report

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Uber to Expand Self Driving Car Research Centre

Uber to Expand Self Driving Car Research Centre

🕔10:34, 29.Feb 2016

Uber is expanding its research operations in Pittsburgh, where the company conducts r&d on self-driving cars and other technology. The ride-sharing service said this week that it will expand its advanced technologies center with a second operation, in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood. The

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Phones Distract Drivers for 27 Seconds After Use

Phones Distract Drivers for 27 Seconds After Use

🕔16:59, 23.Feb 2016

  Cars are increasingly equipped with technology to keep drivers connected while on the road, but a new study says it can take 27 seconds for a driver using a voice-activated entertainment system to regain full alertness after making a

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GPS Now Accurate to Within a Centimetre

GPS Now Accurate to Within a Centimetre

🕔13:09, 23.Feb 2016

Most of us rely on global positioning systems (GPS) to figure out where we’re going on a daily basis, but current technology works on the scale of metres – and although it can usually pinpoint which road you’re on, it

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