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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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The race is on: but how great a challenge to Tesla is the Faraday Future?

The race is on: but how great a challenge to Tesla is the Faraday Future?

🕔11:47, 4.Jan 2017

Electric car company Faraday Future unveiled “a new species” of car in Las Vegas on Tuesday night: an electric sedan that will have the acceleration of a Formula One car and the ability to learn and adapt to the driver. The

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Germany orders Tesla to ditch Autopilot brand name

Germany orders Tesla to ditch Autopilot brand name

🕔11:46, 17.Oct 2016

Tesla has been ordered to drop the Autopilot brand name, which it uses to promote its driver-assistance software, in Germany. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) confirmed it had told Tesla to scrap the “misleading” term.  It said the term

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Mobileye ends partnership with Tesla as it turns to fully autonomous driving

Mobileye ends partnership with Tesla as it turns to fully autonomous driving

🕔18:04, 27.Jul 2016

Shares of Mobileye, a self-driving car technology company, tanked Tuesday morning, after the company said it would no longer be working with Tesla Motors Inc. Mobileye MBLY, +4.72% was the provider of EyeQ3 technology used in the autopilot feature in Tesla

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German Proposal Would Require Drivers, Black Boxes In Autonomous Cars

German Proposal Would Require Drivers, Black Boxes In Autonomous Cars

🕔15:33, 21.Jul 2016

German lawmakers plan to require that autonomous cars have a person in the driver’s seat and come equipped with a “black box” to allow for accident investigations. Reuters, citing sources from the nation’s transportation ministry, reported that the draft legislation would

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Ford Invests In Mapping As Tesla, Alphabet Maps Power Autonomy

Ford Invests In Mapping As Tesla, Alphabet Maps Power Autonomy

🕔20:13, 20.Jul 2016

Ford Motor (F) and four other investors are putting $6.6 million into Civil Maps, a startup developing 3D mapping technology, joining Tesla  Apple  and Alphabet in the race to develop maps that can help guide self-driving cars. Other investors with Ford include

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WMU student envisions fully autonomous machine shop

WMU student envisions fully autonomous machine shop

🕔18:53, 13.Jul 2016

As manufacturers turn to automation and robotics to speed production and increase efficiencies, one soon-to-be graduate of Western Michigan University aims to bring that technology to machine shops.  Dallas Chase formed Richland-based Artificially Intelligent Machineshop Inc. in May with the

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Autonomous vehicles will dramatically reduce accident fatalities, says Israeli chief scientist.

Autonomous vehicles will dramatically reduce accident fatalities, says Israeli chief scientist.

🕔14:04, 8.Jul 2016

The autonomous car industry knew it would come, and in May, tragically it did. Joshua Brown was killed when his Tesla Model S, in autopilot mode, crashed into a white trailer which it failed to distinguish from the cloudy sky. Though

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NRMA calls for autonomous car trials in Australia

NRMA calls for autonomous car trials in Australia

🕔16:51, 13.Jun 2016

Australia is behind on the rise of the autonomous car, but a new push by the National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) may force the government into action. NRMA’s new chief executive, Rohan Lund, called for the government to allow autonomous

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Apple Will Build Electric Cars by 2020 According to Elon Musk

Apple Will Build Electric Cars by 2020 According to Elon Musk

🕔12:08, 9.Jun 2016

Despite no official confirmation of its existence, plenty of buzz remains around the rumored Apple electric car. Interest in what is known as “Project Titan” largely rests on Apple’s reputation for innovation, despite far too little information for analysts to make

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