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BMW signs agreement with DXC Technology to accelerate driverless car development

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DXC Technology will provide the expertise to help BMW develop self-driving vehicles DXC Technology has signed an agreement to support BMW’s autonomous vehicle development via the High Performance D3 platform. DXC provides services that help deliver and simplify data analysis and algorithmic training to reduce the time and cost to …

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Daimler Trucks to acquire majority stake in Torc Robotics

Daimler Trucks erwirbt Mehrheitsanteil von Torc Robotics und schafft einzigartigen Technologieführer für automatisierte LkwDaimler Trucks agrees to acquire majority stake in Torc Robotics to create technology powerhouse for automated trucks

Daimler and Torc will develop autonomous trucks together Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics are joining forces in a one-of-a-kind combination to commercialise highly automated trucks (SAE Level 4) on US roads. Going beyond an OEM/supplier relationship, the companies signed an agreement for Daimler AG’s subsidiary Daimler Trucks and Buses Holding, …

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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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