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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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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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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A) – CNET

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan’s Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it’s being put to the test. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.cnet.comContinue reading

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Volvo promises ‘DEATHPROOF’ cars by 2020

The Swedish company, which has built its reputation on safety, says a world where nobody dies in car accidents is closer than most people think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Volvo has always had a great reputation for safety and … Continue reading

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Vehicle tracking systems can be used to improve fleet safety beyond upcoming rule changes – GPS North America – GPS Tracking blog

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere stingThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering new regulations to help drivers stay within speed limits and curtail serious issues like obstructive sleep apnea. Luigi Cappel‘s insight: It’s interesting that they are … Continue reading

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