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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.

Apple to buy Drive.ai to add on more self-driving vehicle talent to its team: Report
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Apple to buy Drive.ai to add on more self-driving vehicle talent to its team: Report

The price at which Apple is acquiring Drive.ai is not known, but speculations hint at a figure under $200 mn.

US officials reject Tesla's bid for relief from 25 percent tariff on China imports
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US officials reject Tesla's bid for relief from 25 percent tariff on China imports

Tesla's request was denied because it was deemed “strategically important” to the “Made in China 2025” program.

Apple is reportedly looking for LiDAR sensor suppliers for self-driving cars
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Apple is reportedly looking for LiDAR sensor suppliers for self-driving cars

The sensor effort means Apple wants to develop an entire chain of hardware to guide autonomous vehicles.

General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America; to focus on autonomous, electric vehicles
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General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America; to focus on autonomous, electric vehicles

The factories up for possible closure are part of General Mortors' effort "to right-size our capacity for the realities of the marketplace," as consumers shift away from cars to trucks and SUVs.

UK to have driverless cars on its roads in the coming 3-4 years, says minister
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UK to have driverless cars on its roads in the coming 3-4 years, says minister

Grayling also said he was committed to ending the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040

Ex-Apple employee charged for stealing blueprint related to a self-driving car
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Ex-Apple employee charged for stealing blueprint related to a self-driving car

About 5,000 of Apple’s 135,000 employees were allowed access to information about its self-driving car project.

5G networks could increase the safety on self-driving cars significantly: Gartner
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5G networks could increase the safety on self-driving cars significantly: Gartner

The reliability and low latency that 5G networks promise could lead to the safe execution of human-led remote control of autonomous vehicles

Alphabet Inc's driverless car division Waymo will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles says CEO John Krafcik
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Alphabet Inc's driverless car division Waymo will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles says CEO John Krafcik

According to John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo which is the driverless car division of Alphabet, the company will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles

NVIDIA unveils a simulator that leverages cloud computing power to test autonomous vehicles
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NVIDIA unveils a simulator that leverages cloud computing power to test autonomous vehicles

Nvidia has said that using simulation, some 300,000 miles (483,000 km) can be driven in five hours.

Self-driving vehicles cause more stress to passengers than regular cars: Study
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Self-driving vehicles cause more stress to passengers than regular cars: Study

"Stress levels rose in all test persons as soon as the lane-keeping system was activated", Corinna Seidler, a psychologist involved in the experiments, said.

Waymo logs in an average of over 9000 km without driver intervention from Dec 2016 to Nov 2017
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Waymo logs in an average of over 9000 km without driver intervention from Dec 2016 to Nov 2017

Waymo drove 352,545 miles (567,366 km) in the state during the period with only 63 disengagements. Cruise vehicles drove about a third less, at 127,516 miles (205,217 km), and had 105 disengagements.

Two-thirds of Americans are wary of self-driving cars: Report
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Two-thirds of Americans are wary of self-driving cars: Report

Automotive and technology industry executives are pushing the US to pass legislation that would loosen restrictions on testing and deploy self-driving cars.

US transport secretary to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines; will take down legal barriers
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US transport secretary to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines; will take down legal barriers

General Motors Co, Alphabet Inc, Toyota Motor Corp and many other companies are aggressively pursuing self-driving car technologies and want Congress and regulators to remove barriers to the vehicles.

BlackBerry announces new framework to safeguard autonomous vehicles against cyberattacks
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BlackBerry announces new framework to safeguard autonomous vehicles against cyberattacks

BlackBerry is expected to demonstrate its vision for connected cars and autonomous vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show from 9 January to 12 January.

Lyft secures permit to test self-driving cars in California; to compete with Uber and Tesla
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Lyft secures permit to test self-driving cars in California; to compete with Uber and Tesla

Lyft already has partnerships in place with autonomous car companies to advance its self-driving strategy.

Singapore plans to deploy autonomous buses in three districts of the city by 2022
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Singapore plans to deploy autonomous buses in three districts of the city by 2022

High-density Singapore, which has manpower shortages in many sectors, is at the forefront of such efforts for autonomous bus service.

Apple engineers publish research paper on self driving vehicles
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Apple engineers publish research paper on self driving vehicles

This is significant because Apple is known for its secrecy around future products and it has been seen as a drawback among AI and machine learning researchers.

In a bid to boost its self-driving unit, Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous cars from Volvo
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In a bid to boost its self-driving unit, Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous cars from Volvo

Should Uber buy all 24,000 cars, it would be Volvo’s largest order by far and the biggest sale in the autonomous vehicle industry.