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Airbus reveals “flying taxi” concept, Pop.Up

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Aircraft manufacturer’s ‘modular vehicle’ would be both land and air capable Airbus is pressing forward with its ambition to create a “flying car”, technology that science fiction has been promising us for decades. In conjunction with car design company Italdesign, the aviation giant has offered its response to future congestion …

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Volkswagen unveils electric autonomous van concept

Matthias Müller with Sedric concept

Automaker envisages “Sedric” operating as zero-emission taxi Volkswagen Group has decided to jump the gun ahead of the Geneva Motor Show by introducing its latest autonomous concept EV. The van – dubbed “Sedric” – marks the German automaker’s first step towards developing a driverless ride-sharing taxi service. This puts the …

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Transdev and Renault-Nissan to develop AEVs

Source: Renault-Nissan and Transdev

Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. The companies will collaborate to develop a comprehensive, modular transportation system to enable …

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GM and Lyft to deploy autonomous Bolts in 2018

Chevy Bolt 2017. Source: GM

Ongoing partnership between automaker and ride-hailing service would see “thousands” of autonomous EVs on the roads by 2018 Starting next year, self-driving Chevrolet Bolts are to be deployed under a partnership between General Motors and San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Lyft. Reuters reported on the test programme, citing two anonymous sources …

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California Wrestles with Making Self-Driving Cars Public (R&D Mag)

Companies that are developing self-driving cars of the future want government regulators to clear the road for public access to the technology, once it emerges from current prototype testing. California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is wrestling with how to keep the public safe as an imperfect technology matures – but …

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