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Robocar Autonomous Race Car | Autoblog Minute

Roborace unveiled its autonomous racecar at the 2017 Mobile World Congress.

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Rinspeed Oasis Concept Vehicle | Autoblog Minute

The all-electric fully autonomous vehicle is heading to CES and the North American International Auto Show.

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Volvo and Autoliv are bringing autonomous software to the masses

New tech will be in Volvos and sold by Autoliv.

Is there a company Volvo won't partner with?

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An Autonomous Color Changing Car | Autoblog Minute

Toyota's Fun Vii Concept is an autonomous color changing car designed for a fully connected world.

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BMW i wants to build the ultimate self-driving machine

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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How might autonomous cars shape our cities?

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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Google Test Car Crash Footage | Autoblog Minute

Recently surfaced footage from Valley Transportation Authority in California gives us a fresh perspective on the February crash between a city bus and a Google self-driving car. Google

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Mary Barra thinks GM is a leader in autonomous tech

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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Ghosn hedges Nissan's 2020 autonomous deadline

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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GM to run autonomous 2017 Chevy Volts at tech center

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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Apple car targeted to launch in 2019, says WSJ

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

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Tesla autopassing tech could get by regulations with turn signal activation

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 Car hitting the road this summer

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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The skinny on Delphi's autonomous road trip across the United States [w/videos]

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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Delphi thrilled with results from autonomous car's cross-country trip

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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Join us in welcoming our taxi-driving robot overlords

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 pitting self-drifting car against drift champion

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 fretting losing money on driverless cars

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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Stanford goes from Pikes Peak to Thunderhill with autonomous Audi TTS

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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Why autonomous cars might require their own kind of maps

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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