Tagged with 'self-driving-cars'

The younger you are, the more you’re likely going to trust autonomous cars

Published: April 18, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Ownership , Driving , Autonomous All but 11 percent of Generation Z customers say they trust self-driving technology. Continue reading The younger you are, the more you’re likely going to trust autonomous cars The younger you are, the more you’re likely going to trust autonomous cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Alphabet asks court to halt Uber’s self-driving car project

Published: March 10, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Technology , Autonomous A preliminary injunction could prohibit Uber’s self-driving vehicle tests while the case is ongoing.


McKinsey & Co. points to 2030 for major changes in mobility

Published: October 6, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Electric , Upshift Four major trends are changing the automotive industry as we know it. Continue reading McKinsey & Co.


A glimpse into Ford’s sharing plans for the automotive future

Published: May 27, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Autonomous For so-called “traditional” automakers, Detroit’s Big Three have spent considerable resources over the past few months upending their conventional business models. Continue reading A glimpse into Ford’s sharing plans for the automotive future A glimpse into Ford’s sharing plans for the automotive future originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 May 2016 11:30:00 EDT


Google and FCA will build autonomous minivans together [UPDATED]

Published: May 3, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Chrysler , Autonomous , Hybrid Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed a partnership Tuesday in which the two companies will collaborate on creating autonomous minivans. Continue reading Google and FCA will build autonomous minivans together [UPDATED] Google and FCA will build autonomous minivans together [UPDATED] originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 03 May 2016 17:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


A new system lets self-driving cars ‘learn’ streets on the fly

Published: December 24, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Emerging Technologies When you take SegNet’s AI with you as you drive around, it will sort the world into identifiable segments for use later. Continue reading A new system lets self-driving cars ‘learn’ streets on the fly A new system lets self-driving cars ‘learn’ streets on the fly originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 24 Dec 2015 09:29:00 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 .


NHTSA launching autonomous car study, guidelines

Published: May 30, 2013

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Safety , Technology The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided it’s time to step back into the regulatory driver’s seat, this time to outline the way forward for autonomous vehicles . Cars with partial self-driving capability are expected to arrive by 2020, and it’s said that vehicles that can shuttle you around with any driver inputs should be here by 2025.