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20,000 Jaguar I-PACEs could be driverless

Jaguar I-PACE fitted with Waymo sensor package

Jaguar’s I-PACE will join Waymo’s self-driving fleet of cars from 2020, as the driverless firm’s first premium electric SUV Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Waymo (formerly Google’s self-driving car project) have announced a long-term strategic partnership. Under the agreement, the two companies have said they will develop the world’s first “premium” …

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GM confirms Cruise AV production in Michigan

The autonomous Cruise AV will feature no driver, steering wheel, pedals or other manual controls when it goes on the road in 2019. Source: GM

GM to spend US$100m across Orion and Brownstown factories to upgrade facilities for Cruise AV production and roof module assembly Having shown off its fourth-gen Cruise autonomous vehicle (AV) in January, General Motors has now confirmed that the model will be produced at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan. …

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California to allow fully autonomous vehicles by April

The autonomous Cruise AV will feature no driver, steering wheel, pedals or other manual controls when it goes on the road in 2019. Source: GM

New ruling from the state’s DMV will offer companies permits to operate autonomous vehicles without a human driver behind the wheel from April In a landmark ruling, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has said it will scrap legislation which requires a human to be in the driver’s seat while …

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Scania pairs with Haylion on autonomous EVs

Scania and Haylion sign a collaborative agreement.

Bus and truck manufacturer will work with China’s Haylion to develop and test autonomous systems and electrification Swedish truck and bus specialist Scania has announced it will collaborate with China’s Haylion Technologies, joining forces to investigate “mainly electrified” vehicles, autonomous driving and urban bus transport. Together the two intend to …

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“Trackless electric train” tested in China

Electrans train

China’s CRRC promises an electric train without tracks, but range and charging times may need improvement Electric trams and trains are a favourite of efficient transport planners, but cities do not always have the infrastructure, space or budget to create new systems. One solution proposed by China’s CRRC Corp. is …

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