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  1. Autonomous
    The birthplace of America's auto industry and driving culture will soon have one of the world's first plants making driverless cars. Alphabet's Waymo has picked an idled American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings facility in Detroit as the site where it will equip vehicles made by Fiat Chrysler...
  2. Technology
    https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/19/pony-ai-launches-robotaxi-employee-program-ponypilot-says-its-developing-self-driving-trucks/ Guangzhou, China-based self-driving startup Pony.ai is joining an exclusive club of companies that have launched autonomous ride-hailing programs. At this year's...
  3. Autonomous
    ".......because companies have to register their autonomous vehicles with the California DMV, we know that Apple continues to increase both the number of its drivers and the number of its test cars. As of September, it had 70 autonomous driving vehicles on the road. To put that in comparison...
  4. Autonomous
    Rolls-Royce has publicly demonstrated what it calls the "world's first fully autonomous ferry," during a trip between Parainen and Nauvo in Finland. https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/01/the-dawn-of-self-driving-companies/
  5. Autonomous
    The very human challenge of safe driving By John Krafcik, CEO Medium - Nov 5 At Waymo, our safety culture is core to everything we do. We have carefully developed our testing program in the past decade and over 10 million miles. Every day, our vehicles are testing in our private test facility...
  6. News
    Full story: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/10/30/waymo-can-now-test-driverless-cars-on-public-roads-in-california.html Waymo, which is preparing to launch the first driverless ride-hailing program in the U.S., has become the first company approved to test autonomous vehicles without safety...
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  8. Autonomous
    Uber's software prevented its system from hitting the brakes if that action was expected to cause a deceleration of faster than 6.5 meters per second. That is to say, in an emergency, the computer could not brake. "According to Uber, emergency braking maneuvers are not enabled while the vehicle...
  9. Toronto (Ontario)
    https://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2018/05/03/pentagon-to-beat-uber-tesla-in-race-over-self-driving-vehicles/
  10. Australia
    Lengthy, but well worth reading. Don't hang up your driving gloves just yet! "The Half-Life Of Danger: The Truth Behind The Tesla Model X Crash - The Drive" https://apple.news/AiQeDVlsUT8uQUXDMx_pRmw
  11. Autonomous
    What if Uber doubled fares, then Uber would be a good job, right? Wrong. If Uber doubled fares it would attract three times as many drivers all vying for an even smaller customer base? Ok, so what if Uber doubled fares and capped the number of drivers? Yes, that would have worked three years...
  12. Autonomous
    https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/03/the-most-important-self-driving-car-announcement-yet/556712/ Waymo will be capable of doing vast numbers of trips per day. They estimate that the Jaguar fleet alone will be capable of doing a million trips each day in 2020. But the...
  13. Autonomous
    Uber pulls out of all self-driving-car testing in California https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Uber-pulls-out-of-all-self-driving-car-testing-in-12785490.php?utm_campaign=email-mobile&utm_source=CMS Sharing Button&utm_medium=social Updated other states...
  14. Autonomous
    A lot of the know-it-alls here at UP have decreed that Uber will be replacing all of us drivers with Self Driving Cars any day now. But let me point out a few reasons why it's going to be a while before any of us gets replaced by an Uberbot. 1) The technology isn't there yet: Many will argue...
  15. Los Angeles & Orange County
    http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-uber-self-driving-20180319-story.html Uber self-driving car fatally hits pedestrian in Arizona By BLOOMBERG MAR 19, 2018 | 10:25 AM An Uber driverless car is parked in a garage in San Francisco in 2016. (Eric Risberg / Associated Press) A...
  16. Autonomous
    Facebook video: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1755020204582075&id=100002223366637&_rdr An Uber self-driving car collided with another vehicle in Pittsburgh on February 24 in an incident first reported by Pittsburgh's channel 11last week. No one was seriously injured, but the...
  17. Autonomous
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-09/uber-settles-waymo-driverless-car-lawsuit-averts-jury-verdict-jdg486do?utm_content=tech&utm_campaign=socialflow- organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid==socialflow-twitter-tech Uber Technologies Inc. settled the high-stakes...
  18. Autonomous
    Still, if Waymo can prove that Uber is liable and improperly used its trade secrets, Uber could be on the hook for billions of dollars-potentially a sizeable blow to a company that has already lost billions as it aggressively expands globally. If Uber loses at trial and also loses on appeal, it...
  19. London
    check this out!! http://www.saferemr.com/2014/07/shouldnt-hybrid-and-electric-cars-be-re.html
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