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High pay was a reason why a lot of engineers quit from the Google self-driving car project
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High pay was a reason why a lot of engineers quit from the Google self-driving car project

Google's self-driving car project, now called Waymo, has seen its fair share of departures over the last couple of years. But a latest report in Bloomberg gives a very unconventional reason for the departure of some employees - they were reportedly paid a lot of money. And that is being debated as one of the reasons as to why they left.

Google Waymo's self-driving vehicles will hit the road by end of January
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Google Waymo's self-driving vehicles will hit the road by end of January

The objective for now as specified by Waymo CEO John Krafcik, was to "learn how people of all ages, shapes, and group sizes experience our fully self-driving technology."

Fleets of autonomous vehicles driving in formation can conserve fuel: MIT study
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Fleets of autonomous vehicles driving in formation can conserve fuel: MIT study

Driverless cars can save fuel if they trail each other in large platoons, as they will experience less aerodynamic drag when they drive close together.

General Motors to start testing self driving cars in Michigan
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General Motors to start testing self driving cars in Michigan

The cars will be tested on public roads near the GM's Technical Center, and will expand to tests in the metro area of Detroit in the coming months.

BMW to test autonomous vehicles in Munich in an effort to create the
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BMW to test autonomous vehicles in Munich in an effort to create the "coolest" ride hailing service

BMW will test autonomous vehicles in Munich next year as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms like Uber.

Comma.ai open sources its driver assistance system and robotics research platform
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Comma.ai open sources its driver assistance system and robotics research platform

The open-source project may allow Comma.ai founder and well-known hacker George Hotz to deploy his technology without butting up against regulators.

Intel creates Automated Driving Group following partnership with Delphi and Mobileye
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Intel creates Automated Driving Group following partnership with Delphi and Mobileye

Intel has created a new organisation dedicated to autonomous driving technologies, called Automated Driving Group (ADG).

MIT develops self driving scooter for indoor and outdoor use
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MIT develops self driving scooter for indoor and outdoor use

The autonomous mobility scooter and related software were designed by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

People still not ready for autonomous vehicles, finds study
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People still not ready for autonomous vehicles, finds study

Those who find driving stressful are more open to autonomous vehicles

Tesla announces all its car models to have fully self-driving hardware, software being developed
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Tesla announces all its car models to have fully self-driving hardware, software being developed

Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Wednesday all new Tesla Motors Inc models will come with hardware to enable them to be fully self-driving.

Self-driven car collides with a truck in Singapore, no one hurt
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Self-driven car collides with a truck in Singapore, no one hurt

A self-driving car being tested on Singapore public roads collided with a truck on Tuesday, the city-state's transport regulator said, adding that no one was hurt.

ARM enables autonomous vehicles with its most advanced safety processor
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ARM enables autonomous vehicles with its most advanced safety processor

ARM has launched an all-new safety processor called the ARM Cortex-R52 that comes with advanced safety features.

Self-driving cars: 40 percent of Indians will not trust a computer when it comes to driving, say study
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Self-driving cars: 40 percent of Indians will not trust a computer when it comes to driving, say study

One of the self-driving car's biggest expected benefits is increased productivity of passengers freed of the burden of driving -- or is it, asks a new study that also included a sample from India.

Ford works its way through the self-driving car industry with small and calculated moves
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Ford works its way through the self-driving car industry with small and calculated moves

Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Mark Fields is looking for more deals to advance the automaker's expansion into ride services and autonomous vehicles, but will not rush to match big spending by auto industry rivals, he told Reuters.

Delphi and Mobileye to develop self driving system that automakers can integrate in their vehicles
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Delphi and Mobileye to develop self driving system that automakers can integrate in their vehicles

Israeli driving assistant software maker Mobileye NV is developing a self-driving system with Delphi that will be ready for production by 2019.

Jaguar Land Rover to test autonomous vehicles on UK roads
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Jaguar Land Rover to test autonomous vehicles on UK roads

The test fleet will comprise of more than 100 vehicles with the first lot slated to begin testing by the end of 2016

Jaguar plans to have a 100 autonomous research vehicles on Britain's streets by 2020
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Jaguar plans to have a 100 autonomous research vehicles on Britain's streets by 2020

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said it will create a fleet of more than 100 research vehicles over the next four years to test autonomous and connected technology, with the first models to hit the streets later this year.

US tests using the Internet of things (IoT) for traffic management
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US tests using the Internet of things (IoT) for traffic management

Arizona University researches test an IoT platform to allow cars and street furniture to communicate with each other

Ford equips its autonomous cars with LiDAR sensors for night vision
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Ford equips its autonomous cars with LiDAR sensors for night vision

Ford tests LiDAR sensor technology to allow its autonomous vehicles to navigate in the dark

Six convoys of driverless trucks just travelled across five countries for the European Truck Platooning Challenge
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Six convoys of driverless trucks just travelled across five countries for the European Truck Platooning Challenge

Six manufacturers drive mostly autonomous convoys of trucks across five European countries as a technical exercise