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Platoons of autonomous trucks took a road trip across Europe

Six vehicle manufacturers just proved that self-driving trucks are perfectly capable of driving across a whole continent. These companies, including Volvo an Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.engadget.com I have to say I am really impressed. Listening to one of the … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars Might Make Traffic Worse : DNews

Self-driving cars could turn people off public transportation, increase cars on the road and waste fuel. Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.discovery.com So if you would normally fly to a place that takes 3-4 hours each way  to drive, which would … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars Clear a Hurdle, With Computer Called Driver

Federal highway regulators, aiming to help companies figure out how to meet safety standards when designing cars, are willing to consider a computer running an autonomous vehicle as the “driver.”… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wsj.com It seems to have been … Continue reading

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Volvo Wants to Know What You Think About Autonomous Cars – Automobile

Why own a car at all? Continue reading

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Driverless Cars Going Nowhere in America

10 years ago they introduced incentives for people to purchase driverless cars. They also encouraged shared ownership designed to reduce the number of cars on the road. They have in fact reduced th… Sourced through Scoop.it from: thefuturediaries.com From the … Continue reading

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Autonomous, Connected Cars Fuel Next-Gen Cartography Race

Next time you go out for a drive in the country and the nav unit tells you to go to the nearest road, even though you are on one, or can’t find your destination, imagine you are in a car or truck with no steering wheel or controls and ask yourself if near enough is good enough. Continue reading

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Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

Two hackers have developed a tool that can hijack a Jeep over the internet. WIRED senior writer Andy Greenberg takes the SUV for a spin on the highway while … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com When you check out his … Continue reading

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US government gets in gear by ‘investing’ in connected cars | TU Automotive

PAYD (Pay As You Drive) with rewards for good driving behaviors would be a great start. These could include discounts on registration, reduced insurance premiums as well as bragging rights through gamification. Continue reading

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Autonomous Cars With Artificial Intelligence Could Help Save Planet Earth – Times Gazette

Let’s just not let statistics get the better of us. 93.5% of statistics are used out of context and the other 53.6% are made up. Continue reading

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Uber CEO: If Tesla’s cars are autonomous by 2020, we’ll buy all 500,000

Just a minor thought, that’s 500,000 ‘taxis’ that don’t need drivers. Or 500,000 unemployed taxi drivers looking for new jobs Continue reading

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