Ford to Test Autonomous Vehicles in Washington D.C.

In partnership with the D.C. Infrastructure Academy, Ford will be training locals as vehicle operators, who will be responsible for monitoring and operating test vehicles.

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Drive.ai Launches Free, On-Demand Ride-Hailing in Arlington

The free service runs through Arlington's downtown area.

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Cox: Mobility Will Reduce Dealership Count

A Cox Automotive survey found that dealers are even more certain than consumers that emerging trends will reduce vehicle sales, but few believe mobility will bring about the end of the current auto retail model.

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Cox: Mobility Will Reduce Dealership Count

A Cox Automotive survey found that dealers are even more certain than consumers that emerging trends will reduce vehicle sales, but few believe mobility will bring about the end of the current auto retail model.

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Five Reasons There's Never Been a Better Time to be in Trucking

All this talk about disruption and new technology can be overwhelming at times. But if you take a step back and look at where trucking is, and where it's heading, there's never been a better time to be in the fleet business. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts

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National League of Cities unveils guide to piloting autonomous vehicles

More than 50% of America’s largest cities are preparing for AVs — up from less than 10% three years ago, according to group.

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Senate Asks Hyundai, Kia to Testify About Vehicle Fires

The U.S. Senate's Commerce Committee has asked the chief executive officers of Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. to testify about reports of engine fires involving their vehicles at a Nov. 14 hearing.

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Honeywell Announces Strategic Alliance with Logistics Robotics Supplier

Honeywell has inked a partnership with Fetch Robotics, which offers a range of autonomous mobile robots that can navigate unpredictable warehouse environments safely and accurately.

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How Police Will Interact with Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicle developer Waymo released a guide for first responders on how to interact with the company's fleet of self-driving vehicles.

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Dedicated Agents Thrive Through Turbulent Times

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Uber Valued at $129B Ahead of 2019 IPO

If the San Francisco-based ride-hailing app goes public with that value, it would be worth three times as much as Ford, and more than twice as much as Tesla.

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Takeaways from the Fleet Forward Conference

Most attendees — from established fleets and vendors to new players that were only formed five years ago — didn’t know anyone. But that’s exactly the point.

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Bestmile announces new vehicle integration, demo project

Trial with Lohr Cristal will compliment or replace existing bus lines and will test public reaction to new types of vehicles and services.

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Pupil Transportation Experts Remain Open, Cautious as Autonomous Projects Advance

As projects and concepts for autonomous school vehicles move forward, they gather data on use and performance. Pupil transportation leaders see a long road with some hurdles, but remain open to potential benefits.

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Mercedes Wants To Make 2020 S-Class Partially Autonomous

A new and improved driver assistance package could allow for hands-free driving.

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Money and Manpower: Autonomous Trucks' Two Transparent Trends

Workers are suddenly in demand. But what happens if companies can't find or afford the people they need to get work done and freight moved?

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Volvo, Nvidia Working on Autonomous Car Computer

With a long-term goal of safely introducing autonomous cars, Volvo Cars is taking next steps with Nvidia, an artificial intelligence computing company to develop a sophisticated, A.I.-capable core computer for its next generation of cars.

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Doosan Bobcat Begins Autonomous Research for Compact Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America has partnered with SafeAI — a startup company located in Silicon Valley — to explore how artificial intelligence could be incorporated into Bobcat equipment.

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