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Robocar resurrection: Could self-driving car someday simulate Senna?

Programmers dream of replicating driving styles of racing legends

Programmers dream of replicating driving styles of racing legends.

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Tech companies — and LeBron James — launch ads promoting driverless car safety

Waymo, Intel and others realize they face a "skeptical public," even as Congress paves the way.

Companies realize they have a public opinion problem, even as Congress paves the way.

Opinion
Visions of 'cities of the future' get it wrong when it comes to cars

A century ago, cars took over city streets, and they won't relinquish control anytime soon.

A century ago, cars took over city streets, and they won't relinquish control anytime soon.

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GM's self-driving cars involved in six accidents in September

Coexisting with less careful human drivers is really difficult.

Most of the crashes involved drivers of other vehicles striking the GM cars that were slowing for stop signs, pedestrian or other issues.

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New study: ‘People are downright scared of robot cars’

Intel identifies seven issues for autonomous passengers.

Recent study shows the risk-reward argument everyday consumers have over the tech.

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You may own your car’s data, but others will increasingly profit from it

The "Passenger Economy" is expected to become a $7 trillion industry.

The "Passenger Economy" created by the advent of autonomous vehicles is predicted to swell from $800 billion in 2035 to a whopping to $7 trillion by 2050.

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

39 percent of Baby Boomers want self-driving cars off their lawn.

All but 11 percent of Generation Z customers say they trust self-driving technology.

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

A preliminary injunction could prohibit Uber's self-driving vehicle tests while the case is ongoing.

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Are Baby Boomers afraid of autonomous cars because of 'Christine?'

Younger drivers are less skeptical, but they grew up with different movies.

Research shows skepticism for robot cars is generational.

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Google Waymo's self-driving car is a modified Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

The initial run is 100 test vehicles.

The project only took six months from kick-off to production.

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

Four major trends are changing the automotive industry as we know it.

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Ford invests in mapmaker for autonomous technology

Civil Maps. Remember that name. The California startup is definitely on Ford's radar.

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

VP Ken Washington discusses Ford Smart Mobility, autonomous cars, and more.

For so-called "traditional" automakers, Detroit's Big Three have spent considerable resources over the past few months upending their conventional business models.

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Ex-Googlers found self-driving truck company called Otto

Otto was founded by former Googlers Anthony Levandowski, Lior Ron, Don Burnette, and Claire Delaunay to "rethink" commercial trucking.

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The importance of black boxes in an autonomous automotive future

Autonomous cars are hitting highways across the United States, and automotive black boxes, or event data recorders, are getting more advanced than ever.

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FCA Partners With Goolge, Marchionne Is New CEO Of Ferrari And We Spy The 2018 Jeep Wrangler | Autoblog Minute

Greg Migliore recaps the week in automotive news, including a look at the FCA, Google partnership, Ferrair's new CEO, and the 2018 Jeep Wrangler.

Legally speaking, self-driving cars could follow golf-cart path

Former NHTSA administrator says self-driving cars need their own set of laws.

Autonomous minivans are coming. Preparing them for use on public roads will be as much a legal hurdle as a technical one.

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Google and FCA will build autonomous minivans together [UPDATED]

Chrysler and tech giant will collaborate on 100 Pacifica hybrid minivans.

Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed a partnership Tuesday in which the two companies will collaborate on creating autonomous minivans.

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Warren Buffett: Self-driving cars will upend car insurance

Billionaire investor predicts big long-term changes, praises Ralph Nader.

At least two prominent billionaires believe the arrival of self-driving cars will eventually spell the end of the auto insurance industry. Speaking on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday morning, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said they believe autonomous vehicles will upend car insurers.

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Minivans could be key to Google-FCA self-driving partnership

Google's Chris Urmson interested in on-demand, autonomous minivans

Executives from Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have held discussions about creating a technical partnership, the purpose of which would be to further development of self-driving vehicles, according to multiple reports. The two companies might make ideal partners.

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