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EV brand changes its mission amid struggles, leadership departures.

BMW head of research and design Klaus Froehlich is pushing the i sub-brand in a different direction, embracing autonomous vehicles alongside EVs.

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If you don't need traffic lights, there's no reason to install them.

The way we change transport could change the way our cities look. It probably will, in fact.

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GM CEO Mary Barra spoke about autonomous tech in a wide-ranging interview, mentioning Cadillac's Super Cruise as well as "confidential" efforts.

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Renault-Nissan CEO Says Regulations Could Limit Rollout Of Self-Driving Cars

According to Nissan, government regulations, not technology, will be the limiting factor in adopting autonomous self-driving cars.

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Also Launches Car-Sharing Program In New York

GM will be getting a lot more autonomous vehicle data from its employees, as they'll start using driverless Volts to get around the Warren, MI, tech center.

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The Apple car is poised to launch in 2019 and more details are expected to be revealed soon.

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It's One Way To Make The Driver Engage

To make its auto-passing system work with insurance liability in the real world, Tesla might force drivers to switch on their turn signal to activate the autonomous tech.

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Google has been given permission to take its self-driving car to the streets of Mountain View, CA, marking a milestone in the company's program.

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Engineers Collected Three Terabytes Worth Of Data During Adventure

Last week, Delphi's autonomous car became the first to complete a coast-to-coast trip across the United States. Here's what the company learned about its vehicle.

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Drivers Were Idle For More Than 98 Percent Of Vehicle's Journey

In the first trip across the United States ever made by an autonomous car, engineers from Delphi Automotive were surprised to learn that, in some cases, their vehicle behaved a lot like a human driver.

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An Oxford University study finds that nearly half of the jobs in the US could be replaced with machines in the next 20 years. Thanks to the rapid rise in autonomous vehicle technology, truck drivers might be the first to be affected.

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BMW is challenging technological progress against human skill in a new video. The company wants to know if a drift champion can hold a slide more consistently than its own autonomous M235i.

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Insurance companies are starting to consider the potentially massive implications that autonomous vehicles could have on the auto industry. There are also major questions about liability still be to answered.

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The autonomous Audi TTS developed by engineers from Stanford University recently went to Thunderhill Raceway to lap the track without a driver inside. It also turned a faster lap than an amateur racing driver.

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Nokia Here is working to develop new high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles, using a combination of satellite and GPS data, as well as "anonymized probe data" from trucking companies. All of that and a fleet of some 200 vehicles equipped with Lidar sensors, allowing resolutions down to the centimeter.

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Nielsen statistics show Chinese consumers are more interested in autonomous technology than the US and Germany.

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Audi apparently knows how to get to the front of a line when it comes to driverless vehicles. The German automaker had the honor of being the very first company to receive one of California's new autonomous vehicle driving permits. It was a perfect followup to it being among the earliest ones to get a similar permit in Nevada a few years ago.

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Toyota executives say the company's primary focus is on safety. At least for the time being, that means the company won't pursue development of a driverless car.

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Occasionally, we post videos that require us to tell you not to try something at home. They usually involve some unsafe activity that requires a high-degree of skill and planning to achieve. This video, though, gets a more interesting disclaimer: Don't ever try this. Ever. Never ever. Period. Seriously, don't try it.

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Females Surveyed Also Have Greater Safety Concerns

Drivers are intrigued by the benefits of self-driving cars, but they remain concerned about the safety and cost such vehicles could introduce into the marketplace, according to a study published by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in late July.

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If you had told us a decade ago that Google, of all companies, would be developing a driverless car, we likely would have asked you what you were smoking. But here we are, watching the Internet giant not only testing such systems on existing cars, but designing its own vehicles. It won't be the only one, it seems, as reports from China indicate that one of its own is following suit.

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