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Alphabet's Waymo to launch its ride-hailing service in Phoenix with fully autonomous vehicles
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Alphabet's Waymo to launch its ride-hailing service in Phoenix with fully autonomous vehicles

Krafcik unveiled a suite of self-driving hardware developed in-house by Waymo, including an enhanced vision system, improved radar and laser-based lidar.

Driverless cars are necessary for India, tackling inadequate road infrastructure is a challenge: Vivek Wadhwa
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Driverless cars are necessary for India, tackling inadequate road infrastructure is a challenge: Vivek Wadhwa

Driverless cars are going to wipe out the insurance companies as 40 percent of their business comes from motor accidents.

Chinese search engine Baidu and a car-hailing operator partner to develop autonomous vehicles
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Chinese search engine Baidu and a car-hailing operator partner to develop autonomous vehicles

Baidu recently signed an agreement with BAIC Group to mass produce level 4 autonomous vehicles by 2021​.

Alphabet to test its self-driving car project Waymo in Michigan's snowy and icy conditions
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Alphabet to test its self-driving car project Waymo in Michigan's snowy and icy conditions

Waymo has been testing vehicles in Texas, Arizona, Washington State, Nevada and California and starts in Michigan next week on public roads.

Ford forms a team to identify partnerships and potential suppliers in bid to ramp up electric vehicle development
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Ford forms a team to identify partnerships and potential suppliers in bid to ramp up electric vehicle development

Ford Motor Co has formed a team to accelerate global development of electric vehicles, whose mission will be to “think big” and "make quicker decisions".

Chinese search giant Baidu announces a $1.5 billion 'Apollo Fund' for self-driving car projects
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Chinese search giant Baidu announces a $1.5 billion 'Apollo Fund' for self-driving car projects

Chinese Internet giant Baidu on Thursday announced a $1.5 billion investment in autonomous driving projects over the next three years,

Infosys to hire 10,000 Americans trained by Purdue University over next two years
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Infosys to hire 10,000 Americans trained by Purdue University over next two years

The partnership between Infosys and Purdue university also envisages learning opportunities via online courses.

Intel completes its $15.3 billion deal to acquire Israeli company Mobileye
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Intel completes its $15.3 billion deal to acquire Israeli company Mobileye

Intel Corp further extended its offer to buy out remaining shareholders of Mobileye NV after securing 84 percent of the acquisition target's shares.

US House committee approves revised bill to speed up the deployment of self-driving cars
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US House committee approves revised bill to speed up the deployment of self-driving cars

The bill would allow automakers to obtain exemptions to deploy up to 25,000 vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards in the first year.

In minor victory for electric cars, Britain to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040
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In minor victory for electric cars, Britain to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040

While many automakers may find it hard to countenance the end of the combustion engine, some have embraced a future where electric cars rule.

Scientists develop mathematical model of morality for use by self driving cars and robots
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Scientists develop mathematical model of morality for use by self driving cars and robots

Self driving cars may soon be able to make life-and-death choices just like humans.

Uber engineer Levandowski to stay away from self-driving vehicle project till issue with Waymo is resolved
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Uber engineer Levandowski to stay away from self-driving vehicle project till issue with Waymo is resolved

The head of Uber Technologies Inc's self-driving vehicles unit, Anthony Levandowski, will step aside from some of his duties

Alphabet’s Waymo is letting families in Arizona test its self-driving car ride service
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Alphabet’s Waymo is letting families in Arizona test its self-driving car ride service

Alphabet Inc's Waymo autonomous vehicle group will begin testing a self-driving car program for hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona.

Amazon is not building its own autonomous vehicles; but it has right ideas to make them work in its favour
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Amazon is not building its own autonomous vehicles; but it has right ideas to make them work in its favour

After building drones that would help with last mile deliveries, autonomous driving would indeed seem like the right use of autonomous technology in the commercial space.

Apple has got permission to test autonomous vehicles in California, says Dept of Motor Vehicles
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Apple has got permission to test autonomous vehicles in California, says Dept of Motor Vehicles

Apple Inc has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, fuelling speculation that it is working on self-driving car technology in a crowded arena of companies hoping to offer those cars to the masses.

In self-driving car race, only four out of nine cars cover 2 mile course without human help
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In self-driving car race, only four out of nine cars cover 2 mile course without human help

Nine self-driving cars did not quite zoom around a 2-mile (3.2-km) course in Northern California over the weekend in a race involving students and entrepreneurs from startup companies where the real goal was just to make it around the track.

BlackBerry, freed of smartphones, shifts focus to software to return to its former glory
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BlackBerry, freed of smartphones, shifts focus to software to return to its former glory

BlackBerry faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business.

Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo asks courts to stop Uber from operating autonomous vehicles
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Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo asks courts to stop Uber from operating autonomous vehicles

Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo asks courts to stop Uber from operating autonomous vehicles