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Several EU member states, vehicle manufacturers and service providers, have announced the start of a 12-month proof of concept designed to improve road safety by sharing data generated by vehicles and infrastructure between countries and manufacturers.
At its “Autonomy Day” today, Tesla detailed the new custom chip that will be running the self-driving software in its vehicles. Elon Musk rather peremptorily called it “the best chip in the world…objectively.” That might be a stretch, but it certainly should get the job done.
Motus Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund and business accelerator investing in early stage businesses is launching a Smart World Innovation Fund that is also targeting the transportation domain.
GM Cruise has raised another $1.15 billion in new equity from a group of investors that includes T. Rowe Price Associates, Honda, SoftBank Vision Fund and its parent company GM, as the self-driving vehicle company pushes to launch a commercial autonomous ride-hailing service this year.
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit technology consortium that supports Linux’s growth, standardization, and commercial adoption, today announced a new industry-wide effort to create a common set of software required to “support the cities of tomorrow”: the Urban Computing Foundation.
Lyft riders in the Phoenix area will soon be able to summon one of Waymo’s self-driving minivans for a ride, the companies said Tuesday. It’s the culmination of a partnership that was first announced almost two years ago exactly.
The Technology That Could Transform Congestion Pricing: As cities like New York move ahead with plans to charge motorists to enter certain urban areas, we need to think about the best ways to manage road tolling.
Quadric.io, a startup founded by some of the folks behind the once-secretive bitcoin mining operation “21E6,” has raised $15 million in a Series A round that will fund the development of a supercomputer designed for autonomous systems.
Pierre Leclercq has worked as a designer for Ford, BMW, Great Wall and Kia, before joining Citroen in November. Leclercq spoke with Automotive News Europe about his styling vision for the French automaker.
This handy article provides in one convenient compilation many of the key stats used when justifying the advent of self-driving driverless autonomous cars, and offers explanatory insights about how to properly interpret and make use of the stats.
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