Tagged with 'driverless-car'

GM will build and test autonomous Bolt EVs in metro Detroit

Published: December 15, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Chevrolet , GM , Hatchback , Autonomous , Electric GM’s testing plans aren’t a shock, but the good news for Orion Assembly is. Continue reading GM will build and test autonomous Bolt EVs in metro Detroit GM will build and test autonomous Bolt EVs in metro Detroit originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Michigan legalizes sales of driverless car, clears path for AI ride-hailing services

Published: December 9, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Technology , Autonomous Michigan’s government is setting the trend for autonomous vehicle legislation with progressive new legislation. Continue reading Michigan legalizes sales of driverless car, clears path for AI ride-hailing services Michigan legalizes sales of driverless car, clears path for AI ride-hailing services originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:02:00 EST


Want a black box in your autonomous car? Germany does

Published: July 19, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Germany , Autonomous The recording devices would monitor when driverless systems are active, when a human takes over, and when the computers call for human intervention. Continue reading Want a black box in your autonomous car? Germany does Want a black box in your autonomous car


China is becoming a hotbed for autonomous vehicle technology

Published: April 5, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Read This , China , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Autonomous Government support, congestion, pollution, and a less-attached attitude to the car is driving China in the pursuit of the driverless vehicle . Continue reading China is becoming a hotbed for autonomous vehicle technology China is becoming a hotbed for autonomous vehicle technology originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:16:00 EST.


Report: Toyota engineer warns automous cars could increase fuel use, urban sprawl

Published: July 18, 2014

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Filed under: Technology , Toyota An increasing number of people are starting to consider the potential downsides of a transition to autonomous cars. The FBI is already looking at them for the potential ill effects on law enforcement , and a scientist for Toyota is raising the possibility that driverless vehicles could actually be detrimental to the environment over the long term. Ken Laberteaux, who studies future transportation for Toyota , thinks that autonomous cars could lead to more pollution, not less, says Bloomberg .


Official: Ford partnering with MIT, Stanford on autonomous vehicle research

Published: January 24, 2014

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Filed under: Technology , Ford Ask any car engineer what’s the biggest variable in achieving fuel economy targets, and he’ll tell you “the driver.” If one human can’t understand human driving behavior enough to be certain about an innocuous number like miles per gallon, how is an autonomous car supposed to figure out what hundreds of other drivers are going to do in the course of a day? Ford has enlisted the help of Stanford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to find out.


Study: Nearly all cars to be autonomous by 2050

Published: January 2, 2014

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Filed under: Safety , Technology Well, fellow humans, we’re going to obsolete soon. A new study by IHS Automotive claims that by 2025, a mere 11 years from now, there will be 230,000 self-driving cars on world’s roads


Video: Self-driving Nissan Leaf controlled from iPad

Published: February 25, 2013

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Nissan “Siri, drive me home.” Okay, so it’s not quite that simple (yet) but Oxford University is testing out a driverless version of the Nissan Leaf electric car using technology controlled from an Apple iPad on the dashboard. The car is guided by a low-cost navigation system that gauges its surroundings through small cameras and lasers discreetly built into the body of the car and does not rely on GPS. The iPad flashes up a prompt offering the driver the option of taking over a portion of the route.