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Super Cruise Ousted as GM’s Premier Hands-Free Driving Feature, Presenting the New Ultra Cruise
GM has announced its new autonomous driving feature, Ultra Cruise. The feature has been in the works since 2020 and will be a step up from Super Cruise.
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Hannah Dewitt
Oct 13, 2021
Nuro: Driverless Pizza Delivery Coming Soon
There are plenty of companies working to advance driverless car technology. Nuro is focused on changing pizza delivery forever.
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Ru Chen
Oct 13, 2021
Waymo Increases Self-Driving Trucks in California, Texas, and Arizona
Waymo is increasing its fleet of self-driving trucks in several states. While the trucks are completely autonomous, they’re only designated to specific routes.
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Serena Aburahma
Oct 12, 2021
Waymo Is Testing the Jaguar I-Pace With San Francisco Residents
Having operated in Phoenix, AZ since 2017, autonomous tech company Waymo has launched a new Trusted Tester program in San Francisco, enabling the public to take free rides in Jaguar I-Pace SUVs equipped with autonomous Waymo Driver technology.
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Genevieve Fraser
Oct 07, 2021
A German Startup Has a Different Approach to Self-Driving Cars
German startup Vay has manufactured a solution to the safety issues around self-driving cars with its new “teledriving” service, in which self-driving cars are remotely controlled by human drivers.
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Isabel Armiento
Oct 03, 2021
Walmart is Testing Self-Driving Cars for Grocery Delivery
Walmart has partnered with self-driving car company Cruise to deliver your groceries.
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Alexandra Maloney
Sep 27, 2021
A Ph.D Student Is Developing Technology to Make Self-Driving Cars Safer
MIT Ph.D student developed technology to make self-driving cars safer for everyone.
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Alexandra Maloney
Sep 28, 2021
GM Commits Millions to Self-Driving Car Software Startup
GM has invested a lot of money recently into a tech startup called Oculii. Oculii will help in the process of making GM’s cars completely autonomous.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 30, 2021
Is This the Answer to Safety Concerns With Self-Driving Cars?
A self-driving car company, Aurora, has released their Safety Case Framework. This tool rates a vehicle’s safety based on numerous factors including proficiency.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 27, 2021
First Robotaxis Coming to L.A.
Motional, a company developed by Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv, will be releasing robotaxis in L.A. Though the taxis are supposed to be completely autonomous, until they’re properly tested, the cars will have a driver in the vehicle for safety purposes.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 26, 2021
Can Self-Driving Cars Gain Peoples’ Trust by Driving Worse?
Recent studies show that drivers would trust self-driving cars more if they drove more like them. But is a self-driving car performing worse than it is capable of safer for its human passengers?
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Emily Jansen
Sep 21, 2021
Tesla Will Release the Cybertruck With Full Self-Driving Computer 2
Tesla’s Cybertruck will be released in 2022, and there’s a lot of talk over the new tech that’s coming out with it including its Full Self-Driving Computer 2.
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Serena Aburahma
Sep 20, 2021
Ford Will Urge the US Patent Office to Rescind GM’s ‘Cruise’ Trademarks
GM has filed a federal lawsuit against Ford for using the name “Blue Cruise.” Ford is hoping to have the trademarks dropped for the terms “Cruise,” and “Super Cruise.”
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Jane Lu
Sep 19, 2021
Hyundai’s e-Bogie Is a Funky Fuel Cell Trailer Drone for Shipping Cargo
The Hyundai e-Bogie is a self-driving shipping vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Hyundai hopes these models will replace traditional trucks for transporting goods.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 17, 2021
Will the Apple Car Be Fully Autonomous?
Apple has reportedly been working on a car for years now. But what can fans expect from an Apple Car? Will self-driving capabilities be included?
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Ru Chen
Sep 17, 2021
Ethical Issues That Will Come With Self-Driving Cars
Self-driving cars present a remarkable opportunity for the future of transportation. However, there are a number of ethical concerns that have people worried about the implications of an imperfect technology.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 17, 2021
Insurance Claims and Auto-Pilot: Are You at Fault if Your Car Is on Auto-Pilot?
Driver-assist technologies like autopilot offer some conveniences as well as challenges.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 10, 2021
Self-Driving Rideshare Cars From Cruise Are Coming to California
Cruise is a self-driving car startup that’s been approved to test driverless rideshare vehicles. You’ll be able to ride an Origin in San Francisco.
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Jane Lu
Oct 05, 2021
Self-Driving Car Insurance May Be an Emerging Market
Some important questions remain when it comes to car insurance for self-driving cars, but some companies are working to solve these challenges.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 01, 2021
How California Is Ensuring Safety in the Autonomous Vehicle Market
California is ensuring safety in the autonomous vehicle market through the AVD program. Few companies have the first two permits in this program, and only Nuro has all three.
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Serena Aburahma
Aug 23, 2021
Malcolm Gladwell Isn't Afraid of an Autonomous Vehicle Future
Malcolm Gladwell is a host of “Revisionist History,” a podcast that reexamines historical events and looks at current trends like autonomous driving technology.
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Jane Lu
Sep 28, 2021
These Self-Driving Racing Cars Go 180 Miles per Hour
The Indy Autonomous Challenge on Oct. 23 will feature self-driving racing cars.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 29, 2021
Hyundai Is Launching a RoboShuttle
Hyundai started testing its autonomous RoboShuttle service in South Korea on August 9. It’s available along an approximately 3.7-mile route in Sejong Smart City.
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Jane Lu
Sep 28, 2021
3 Tech Companies Testing Self-Driving Cars in Pennsylvania
NVIDIA, Aurora Innovation, and Argo AI are all testing self-driving cars in Pennsylvania. Testing has been going well with no reported crashes.
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Jane Lu
Sep 28, 2021
Porsche Unveils Interior Concept for Self-Driving Car
Porsche recently revealed its previously hidden concept for the futuristic-looking interior of its self-driving car.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 02, 2021
Pony.ai Hires Its First Chief Financial Officer
Pony.ai, a self-driving car startup, hires James Peng as their first Chief Financial Officer. This may hint at the startup potentially going public.
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Jane Lu
Sep 24, 2021
Ford’s Self-Driving Cars Will be Available on Lyft in Miami and Austin
A startup backed by Ford and Volkswagen has developed self-driving car technology that will be available in Miami and Austin.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 28, 2021
Company Tests Self-Driving Cars in New York City Streets
Mobileye is now testing self-driving cars on New York City streets with its Ford Fusion sedans.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 28, 2021
The Next Stage in Food Delivery is Here
A new company called Robomart combines self-driving technology with convenience-store shopping. Will the new company succeed where tech giants like Uber failed?
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Andrew Koole
Jul 20, 2021
Tesla's Autopilot System Is Easy To Use but Has a Critical Flaw
Tesla’s Autopilot system is easy to use, but some major improvements are needed. It has great lane keeping assistance, but poor driver engagement.
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Alex Healey
Sep 24, 2021

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