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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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Hyundai unveils innovative EV charging and automated parking systems concept

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Hyundai’s concept will see EVs drive themselves to an unused charging point Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have unveiled a video featuring the concept of electric vehicle wireless charging system with the Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS). The system will offer a convenience to drivers who are faced …

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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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Alliance Ventures leads strategic investment in WeRide.ai

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WeRide.ai is now the first Chinese Level 4 self-driving technology start-up to receive investment from a global carmaker Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of WeRide.ai (formerly JingChi.ai), China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on Level 4 (L4) self-driving technology, following …

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Toyota and Uber extend collaboration to automated vehicle technologies

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi shaking hands with Toyota executive vice-president Shigeki Tomoyama

The collaboration will see Toyota invest US$500 million in Uber Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Uber Technologies, Inc. have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale. To accomplish this, technology from each company will be …

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