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Nobina and Scania pioneer full length autonomous buses in Sweden

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Nobina and Scania will use two Scania Citywide LF electric buses in the tests Scania and Nobina, the largest public transport operator in the Nordic countries, will collaborate to commence trials of autonomous buses on regular routes in the Stockholm area. “The technology is now sufficiently mature to initiate trials …

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Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

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Boeing’s NeXt is an electric vertical takeoff and landing Boeing’s autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype completed a controlled takeoff, hover and landing during its first flight test in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company’s urban air mobility efforts, worked with Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design …

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Volvo to test autonomous electric buses in Singapore

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Volvo’s autonomous bus will be tested at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University As part of Singapore’s efforts to deploy autonomous vehicles (AVs) to enhance its public transport system, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has partnered up with the Volvo Group. This is Volvo’s first opportunity to develop and test autonomous …

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Mcity test concept would assess driverless vehicle safety before they take on public roads

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Mcity will create a track to test autonomous vehicles before using them in real world situations Mcity at the University of Michigan has outlined a test track-based concept for evaluating the safety of highly automated vehicles before they’re tested on public roads that could emerge as a model for a …

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NVIDIA to power Chinese autonomous vehicle startup

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FAW Group will use NVIDIA’s chips to power a fleet of self-driving trucks At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in China this week, upstart automakers, trucking companies and leading suppliers announced their selection of NVIDIA DRIVE AGX as the platform for their upcoming self-driving systems. Xavier is fully automotive grade …

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Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo will be the first foreign carmaker to develop autonomous vehicles with Baidu Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu, the leading Chinese internet search provider, to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in …

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