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Did Uber Purchase Stolen Self-Driving Car Technology?

Waymo, the self-driving car company spun out of Google’s X research lab, claims that its intellectual property has been stolen by one of its previous employees, Anthony Levandowski.

March 2, 2017
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Re-Evaluating Guidance For Self-Driving Vehicles

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said this weekend that she is reviewing self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration, while urging companies “to explain the benefits of automated vehicles to a skeptical public.”

Feb. 27, 2017
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Two U.S. Senators Working To Bring Self-Driving Cars To Our Roads

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate commerce committee and U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan have announced plans to develop regulatory flexibility for the auto industry’s efforts to create self-driving vehicles, with an eye toward proposing legislation this year.

Feb. 17, 2017
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Auto Suppliers Will Thrive As The Industry Evolves

Some industry experts suggest that the biggest winners of the post-recession car boom haven’t been car companies, but have instead been their suppliers.

Dec. 26, 2016
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California DMV Orders Uber To Stop Using Self-Driving Cars In San Francisco

Uber has been ordered by California state regulators to stop using self-driving cars in San Francisco until it secures the necessary permit issued by the state to allow companies to test autonomous vehicles on public roads.

Dec. 15, 2016
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Report: Chicago City Council Proposes $500 Fine For Self-Driving Cars

We’ve reported for two years about the development of self-driving cars. Many cities across the world are embracing this type of futuristic technology, however, self-driving vehicles may be receiving a different reception in Chicago.

Dec. 7, 2016
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Toyota And BMW Invest In Self-Driving Tech Startup Nauto

Toyota and BMW are investing in and partnering with the Silicon Valley startup to leverage its real-world driving and safety data…

Oct. 7, 2016
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Tesla’s Upcoming Autopilot Update Shifts Focus To Radar To Prevent Crashes

Musk said the update will be available within the next two weeks, and will rely foremost on radar to give Tesla’s cars a better sense of what is around them and when to brake.

Sept. 12, 2016
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Uber To Start Using Self-Driving Cars In Pittsburgh

This makes Uber the first company to use self-driving technology commercially, outside of Tesla’s controversial “Autopilot” feature.

Aug. 19, 2016
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Honda And SoftBank Researching Artificial Intelligence For Cars

The idea is this would result in vehicles being able to offer advice and support to drivers, such as during difficult driving or parking situations, as well as providing company to drivers on long trips.

July 21, 2016
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GM’s First Fully Autonomous Car Will Be Electric And Launched On Lyft

GM’s first fully autonomous car will be available via the ride-sharing service sooner than people may expect…

July 20, 2016
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Ford Invests In 3D Mapping Startup Civil Maps

The startup uses artificial intelligence software to aggregate raw 3D data from sensors on self-driving cars to create highly detailed maps used to direct autonomous vehicles

July 15, 2016
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