Category Archives: Autonomous cars

Self Driving Trucks and 18 Accidents From Following GPS Nav Instructions

A Wired story talks about the Otto retrofit solution where existing trucks can become autonomous vehicles for only $30,000. I believe it’s a work in progress, but an aftermarket upgrade that can convert an ordinary truck (manufactured after 2013) into … Continue reading

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Hands-free driving on Auckland’s motorway – Business – NZ Herald News

A driver on Auckland’s motorway sits with his arms clasped in his lap in a video that shows the reality of the self-driving car phenomenon. – New Zealand Herald Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nzherald.co.nz I had no idea this was … 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 Fords are keeping their cool in the snow

Self-driving cars are ultimately expected to become safer than those driven by people, but first they will have to overcome their biggest nemesis: snow. It’s slippery, unpredictable and obscures road markings. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com Whilst I’m a little … Continue reading

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Japan Driverless Taxi Startup Eyes Partnerships With Automakers

The venture has set the 2020 Games in Tokyo as a target to develop software to operate driverless cars and an online service to ferry athletes and tourists between Olympic venues and the city’s transport hubs. Sourced through Scoop.it from: … Continue reading

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Waze, Israeli military at odds over why soldiers ended up in Qalandiyah, sparking riot – Israel News

IDF launches internal investigation into why two soldiers entered Palestinian refugee camp, setting off clashes in which one Palestinian was killed, several wounded. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.haaretz.com Once again a car navigation system is blamed for choices that people … Continue reading

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Caused Its First Crash

Google’s self-driving car appears to have caused its first crash on February 14, when it changed lanes and put itself in the path of an oncoming bus. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com Whilst previously any crashes that Autonomous Cars were … Continue reading

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We must pool car sensor data to solve problems on the road – HERE 360

Has there ever been a more exciting time in the automotive industry? Whether you want to call it “the start of a revolution” like Mary… Sourced through Scoop.it from: 360.here.com This is something I have frequently blogged about and it … Continue reading

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Fully autonomous cars not due until 2050 –

Experts have said we will have to wait some time for autonomous cars, with all vehicles predicted to be ‘highly autonomous’ by 2040 but not fully driverless until 10 years later. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk That’s not what everyone … 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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