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Lyft is selling its autonomous driving unit to Toyota for $550 million
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Lyft is selling its autonomous driving unit to Toyota for $550 million

Lyft will receive some $550 million in cash, with $200 million paidup front and $350 million over five years under the agreement.

Honda Legend goes on sale in Japan with Level 3 autonomous driving tech
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Honda Legend goes on sale in Japan with Level 3 autonomous driving tech

Adopting a cautious approach, Honda will initially only sell 100 units of the 2021 Honda Legend.

Apple is close to a deal with Hyundai to produce its own autonomous vehicles: Report
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Apple is close to a deal with Hyundai to produce its own autonomous vehicles: Report

Apple might make the announcement about it deal with Hyundai to build its autonomous vehicle as soon as this month.

Volvo Cars and Waymo partner to develop a self-driving electric vehicle
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Volvo Cars and Waymo partner to develop a self-driving electric vehicle

Waymo said it will continue working with Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar Land Rover and the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance.

Mercedes-Benz cars to be built on Nvidia autonomous driving platform from 2024
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Mercedes-Benz cars to be built on Nvidia autonomous driving platform from 2024

The new partnership followed Daimler's move last week to pause a development alliance with rival German luxury carmaker BMW in the area of automated driving.

Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'
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Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'

Israeli urban mobility startup Moovit has more than 800 million users and services in 3,100 cities across 102 countries.

Uber to test its self-driving cars with human control, in Washington DC starting this Friday
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Uber to test its self-driving cars with human control, in Washington DC starting this Friday

Uber is operating self-driving cars in autonomous mode in Pittsburgh with safety drivers behind the wheel.

Waymo has up to two year headstart in autonomous cars says Volkswagen CEO
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Waymo has up to two year headstart in autonomous cars says Volkswagen CEO

Volkswagen has earmarked almost $50 billion for developing electric car by 2023.

Study on driverless ethics surveys millions of people in tough do or die scenarios
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Study on driverless ethics surveys millions of people in tough do or die scenarios

Surprising regional differences were found, like France's soft corner for women &... fit characters.

Toyota announces $500 mn investment in Uber to boost self-driving vehicles
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Toyota announces $500 mn investment in Uber to boost self-driving vehicles

Uber suspended all tests of its self-driving cars (in March) after one of its vehicles killed a pedestrian.

Autonomous vehicle companies may face car accident litigation, warn auto industry lawyers
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Autonomous vehicle companies may face car accident litigation, warn auto industry lawyers

Car accident litigation usually turns on a driver’s alleged negligence. By contrast, a lawsuit involving automated technology could scrutinize whether the system had a design defect.

Uber develops its own drive technology and does not use Nvidia's technology, confirms CEO Jensen Huang
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Uber develops its own drive technology and does not use Nvidia's technology, confirms CEO Jensen Huang

The ride-hailing service uses Nvidia’s graphics processing units known as GPUs and not its drive technology

NXP's Sanjay Gupta reveals the secret to developing robust and secure electronics for autonomous cars
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NXP's Sanjay Gupta reveals the secret to developing robust and secure electronics for autonomous cars

One of the biggest concerns with autonomous cars has to be that of security. How do you trust your life to a vehicle that has a mind of its own?

Tencent-backed Chinese startup, Byton, unveils its autonomous electric car at CES 2018; to hit the market in 2019
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Tencent-backed Chinese startup, Byton, unveils its autonomous electric car at CES 2018; to hit the market in 2019

Byton, led by former executives from Tesla, BMW, Apple, and Google, said it expects to launch in China by 2019 and in the United States and Europe by 2020.

Nvidia announces self-driving technology partnership with Uber, Volkswagen at CES 2018
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Nvidia announces self-driving technology partnership with Uber, Volkswagen at CES 2018

Uber has been using Nvidia’s GPU computing technology since its first test fleet of Volvo SC90 SUVS were deployed in 2016 in Pittsburgh and Phoenix.

China is allowing road tests for self-driving vehicles to bring artificial intelligence and mobility together
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China is allowing road tests for self-driving vehicles to bring artificial intelligence and mobility together

The regulation came after Baidu boss Robin Li test drove the company's self-driving vehicle on Beijing's open roads in July.

NVIDIA CEO says AI would enable fully autonomous cars within four years
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NVIDIA CEO says AI would enable fully autonomous cars within four years

NVIDIA came to prominence in the gaming industry for designing graphics-processing chips, but in recent years has been expanding into newer technologies.

Magna International joins BMW and Intel consortium to develop autonomous cars by 2020
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Magna International joins BMW and Intel consortium to develop autonomous cars by 2020

Magna is the latest addition to the BMW-Intel alliance, which aims to develop new technology that could put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021.

General Motors has more than doubled its self-driving test car fleet in California
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General Motors has more than doubled its self-driving test car fleet in California

General Motors Co’s self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, has more than doubled the size of its test fleet of robot cars in California during the past three months, a GM spokesman said on Wednesday.

Delphi and Blackberry partner to develop an operating system for self-driving cars
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Delphi and Blackberry partner to develop an operating system for self-driving cars

Delphi’s partners on the CSLP platform include Intel Corp’s Mobileye and Silicon Valley startup Renovo.