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  1. Lissetti

    Waymo starts to open driverless ride-hailing service to the public

    October 8, 2020 Waymo, the Google self-driving-project-turned-Alphabet unit, is beginning to open up its driverless ride-hailing service to the public. The company said that starting today, members of its Waymo One service will be able to take family and friends along on their fully...
  2. R

    Lyft suggests drivers become ?mechanics after they're replaced by self-driving robo-taxis?

    https://www.businessinsider.com/lyft-drivers-should-become-mechanics-for-self-driving-cars-after-being-replaced-by-robo-taxis-2019-5 As autonomous cars come into play, they will be utilized 20 times more than a car is today, meaning they will wear out twenty times faster, meaning that there...
  3. beebob

    SDC Ride Shuttles Take to the Streets of Brooklyn

    Optimus Ride Shuttles Take to the Streets of Brooklyn While residents of California, Washington D.C., Arizona, and Texas have all seen self-driving vehicles on the road, New York City has missed out on the fun — until now. Although New York City passed a bill authorizing testing of...
  4. beebob

    Waymo Set to Bring a Motor City Plant Back to Life to Manufacture Driverless Cars

    The birthplace of America’s auto industry and driving culture will soon have one of the world’s first plants making driverless cars. Alphabet’s Waymo has picked an idled American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings facility in Detroit as the site where it will equip vehicles made by Fiat Chrysler...
  5. beebob

    Audi self-driving unit taps newcomer Aeva for its unique lidar

    Audi’s self-driving unit has tapped a startup with a unique approach to lidar as it ramps up testing in Munich using a fleet of autonomous electric e-tron crossover vehicles. Audi subsidiary Autonomous Intelligent Driving, or AID, said Wednesday it’s using lidar sensors developed by Aeva, a...
  6. beebob

    Pony.ai tests robo-taxi program on its employees, promises self-driving trucks next

    https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/19/pony-ai-launches-robotaxi-employee-program-ponypilot-says-its-developing-self-driving-trucks/ Guangzhou, China-based self-driving startup Pony.ai is joining an exclusive club of companies that have launched autonomous ride-hailing programs. At this year’s...
  7. bonum exactoris

    Elon Musk revealed how a tiny internal camera in Tesla vehicles is going to help the firm compete with Uber and Lyft

    https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-internal-tesla-camera-to-help-it-compete-with-uber-and-lyft-2019-4
  8. Ricardo Resolute

    VW to Invest Nearly $2 Billion in Ford SDC Venture

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/vw-to-invest-nearly-2-billion-in-ford-self-driving-car-venture-11551185359 VW to Invest Nearly $2 Billion in Ford Self-Driving Car Venture Move comes as auto makers seek to share the huge costs of developing self-driving cars By William Boston and Mike Colias...
  9. Ricardo Resolute

    Rhode Island DOT begins testing SDC technology

    https://www.roadsbridges.com/node/25154 1550787896 Watch a Self-Driving Car Obey Police Hand Signals https://futurism.com/self-driving-car-obey-police-hand-signals 1550788007 No driver, no problem? Driverless shuttles coming to Lake Nona...
  10. E

    Where to find self-driving cars on the road right now

    Where to find self-driving cars on the road right now Aptiv Las Vegas, Boston, Pittsburgh, Singapore The name “Aptiv” might not ring a bell, but if you visit Las Vegas, you could ride in one of their autonomous vehicles after hailing a Lyft. They first began offering rides in their cars during...
  11. E

    Renault-Nissan alliance, Google to partner on SDC - Nikkei

    Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance will tie up with Alphabet Inc'sGoogle to develop autonomous taxis and other services using self-driving vehicles, the Nikkei reported on Tuesday...
  12. BurgerTiime

    Uber is looking into autonomous bikes and scooters

    Full: https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/20/uber-is-exploring-autonomous-bikes-and-scooters/amp/ Uber is looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs. Details are scarce, but according to 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson, who said Uber announced this at a DIY...
  13. BurgerTiime

    The ugly truth about L.I.D.A.R

  14. E

    Harvard University Paving the way for self-driving cars

    Harvard Law School Professor Susan Crawford recently taught a course that included an introduction to the issues surrounding driverless vehicles. From craziness to preparing for a coming reality Like many people, when Harvard lecturer in public Mark Fagan first heard the buzz around...
  15. MikeNY

    X Uber employee Fired for reporting faulty Autonomous vehicles

    https://www.businessinsider.com/former-uber-safety-driver-not-allowed-to-take-bathroom-breaks-2018-12 If you have a story to report Business Insider wants to hear from you. Email [email protected]
  16. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    SDC drove me from Cali to NYC claims ex-Uber engineer

    Self-driving car drove me from California to New York, claims ex-Uber engineer Tue 18 Dec 2018 08.00 EST Anthony Levandowski, the controversial engineer at the heart of a lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, claims to have built an automated car that drove from San Francisco to New York without any...
  17. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    The Deadly Recklessness of the SDC Industry

    The Deadly Recklessness of the Self-Driving Car Industry https://gizmodo.com/the-deadly-recklessness-of-the-self-driving-car-industr-1831027948 Tesla’s team knows that some drivers are going to use Autopilot as an actual self-driving mode or otherwise end up relying fully on the system. And...
  18. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    NY Times: Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Are Set to Return

    Dec. 5, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Eight months after one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, the ride-hailing company is close to putting its autonomous vehicles back on the road in a drastically reduced version of earlier efforts. Uber received an important vote of...
  19. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    USA first SDC car bill gets last-minute push from Congress

    If enacted, the bill would loosen up many of the federal regulations pertaining to self-driving vehicles. AV manufacturers like Tesla and General Motors would be able to develop and market these vehicles without specific regulatory action. At the same time, the bill would collect crash...
  20. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    Already planning a Mature proliferated SDC Industry

    General Motors Co., Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo, Ford Motor Co. and others have spent the past several years and billions of dollars developing the autonomous-driving technology expected to shape the future of the automotive industry. But that technology is losing its competitive edge, because in a...
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