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Driverless Bus Trial in Vienna Put on Hold after Incident

A self-driving bus hit a pedestrian in Vienna and stopped Austrian trials of the technology. Austrian authorities are investigating why a driverless bus struck a pedestrian in Vienna, an incident that resulted in minor injuries but paused the trials of … Continue reading

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TuSimple Self-Driving Trucks to Haul Mail Between Phoenix and Dallas

Self-driving trucks operated by technology startup TuSimple will haul mail and packages across the Southwest in a two-week pilot program. The US Postal Service has awarded a contract to TuSimple, a firm that aims to bring the first self-driving truck to market. … Continue reading

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Hard Br-Exit- Theresa May Gets Stuck in Car

Theresa May gets locked in her limo. UK’s May was briefly trapped in her car on Tuesday, in an unfortunate metaphor for Brexit. The back door of Theresa May’s car wouldn’t open, ahead of her meeting with Angela Merkel. The … Continue reading

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The Future of Travel: The Robotic Hotel Room on Wheels

Self-driving suite will ferry guests from place to place. Drones will deliver room service through the sunroof. Toronto-based Aprilli Design Studio has designed a hotel suite housed within a self-driving vehicle. The battery-powered hotel-room-on-wheels is equipped with the basic sleeping, … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover is Developing Tech to Combat Motion Sickness

Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has made a breakthrough in the battle to curb motion sickness. Drivers are less likely to suffer from motion sickness, but passengers are susceptible to it, so the move towards driverless cars has revved up … Continue reading

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Your Tesla Will Soon Be Able to ‘Follow You Like a Pet.’

Elon Musk: “Your car will drive to your phone location and follow you like a pet if you hold down summon button on Tesla app.” A Tesla will soon be able to drive itself for short distances, or it could … Continue reading

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Volvo Reveals New Electric Robo-Taxi in Race to Autonomy

Volvo unveils transforming robo-taxi,  fully autonomous concept car that turns into a BED and an office. The Swedish carmaker Volvo presented a prototype for a new Robo-taxi in mid-week, as the company races to meet an ambitious target for driverless … Continue reading

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Toyota Invests $500 Million into Uber

Toyota is investing $500m in Uber for self-driving car programme. The aim of the partnership is to use technology from both companies to bring an on-demand autonomous ride-hailing service to market and the deal includes a $500 million investment from … Continue reading

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Tesla Bursts into Flames after Fatal Crash in Switzerland

Swiss firefighters have indicated the impact of a fatal crash involving a Tesla car may have set off a fire in the vehicle’s battery, causing the vehicle to go up in flames. A 48-year-German driver died when on Thursday his … Continue reading

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Waymo Releases Video from Autonomous Car Just Before Crash

Waymo has released a video of the moments before the crash. Another self-driving car has been involved in a crash and it is the second incident in less than two months. The accident happened in Chandler at Chandler Boulevard and … Continue reading

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