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Why I think an Autonomous Vehicle Won’t Be Able to Reliably Guess Where a Pedestrian Will Go

In 2016, Volvo ‘promised’ that we would have ‘Deathproof Cars’ by 2020. That’s next year! You may also recall that about this time last year, an Autonomous Uber Volvo crashed and killed a pedestrian. According to the NTSB the car … 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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Google’s meetings with UK Government over driverless cars revealed

Internet giant has held five meetings with the Department for Transport in the last two years, documents obtained by the Telegraph show Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk I hope that in their discussions they are talking to industry experts trusted … Continue reading

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Nokia Closes Its $2.8B Sale Of Here To The Audi, BMW And Daimler Car Consortium

One of the bigger makers of maps and location services used in mobile phones and connected cars has now been taken over by a consortium of car makers. Today.. Sourced through Scoop.it from: techcrunch.com I said back in 2013 that … Continue reading

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Autonomous cars shift insurance liability toward manufacturers – Business Insurance

Business Insurance Autonomous cars shift insurance liability toward manufacturers Business Insurance (Reuters) — Hacker attacks or faulty software could shift the burden of legal and regulatory liability toward makers of self-driving cars and away… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.businessinsurance.com When … Continue reading

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Another Study Agrees: Autonomous Cars Will Annihilate City Budgets and Send … – The Car Connection

Look at Google’s adorable autonomous car up there. Isn’t it cute? It looks as harmless as a wireless mouse or a koala wearing a fez. Precious. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.thecarconnection.com Autonomous cars are flavor of the day and may … Continue reading

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Mawson Lakes: Police arrest two boys with machetes after they allegedly steal car fitted with GPS tracking device

TWO teenage boys were allegedly found with machetes in a stolen car after SA Police tracked their every movement using a GPS system fitted to the vehicle. Source: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au Have I ever told you I love these stories? A question … Continue reading

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