What Happens To Drivers When TNCs Go Driverless?

Is the independent contractor status of gigsters in jeopardy?

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Mobileye, Delphi Developing Fully Autonomous Vehicle System

Mobileye and Delphi Automotive PLC will begin developing a fully autonomous vehicle system that should be ready for production in 2019 under a new partnership announced Aug. 23.

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Car Rental’s Call to Action on Autonomous Vehicles

The car rental industry has built-in advantages to support a world with driverless cars, but it needs to take the next step in partnering with autonomous vehicle stakeholders.

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Peterbilt Offers Lighter Steer Axle/Suspension, Safety Tech on 579 and 567

Peterbilt is making available the Bendix Wingman Fusion driver assistance system and a new integrated Softek NXT suspension and axle system from Hendrickson on its Model 579 and 567 trucks.

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Uber to launch first self-driving fleet in Pittsburgh this month

Volvo has so far delivered a handful of vehicles out of a total of 100 due by the end of the year.

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Uber partners with Volvo to develop autonomous cars

The base vehicles will be manufactured by Volvo Cars and then purchased from Volvo by Uber. The companies are contributing  a combined $300 million to the project.

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Commentary: Don't Blame the Driver, Blame the Watermelon

In an era when the customer is king, the solitary truck driver is always the one at the end of the line.

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Video: Audi Launching Connected-Vehicle Tech

The automaker is preparing to launch a vehicle-to-infrastructure communications feature that will give drivers real-time updates on traffic light activity.

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Global Fleet Conference In Brussels Is a Success

Over 300 global fleet professionals attended the sell-out conference. The two-day event, which is now in its fourth year, featured presentations that offered numerous best practices for attendees to implement in their fleets.

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Uber, Volvo Team Up On Driverless Cars Coming Soon

TNC passengers in Pittsburgh will be able to summon rides in self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs.

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Volvo to Supply Autonomous Vehicles to Uber

Volvo and Uber have formed a $300-million partnership in which the Swedish automaker will supply fully autonomous vehicles to Uber for use by the ride-sharing service by 2021.

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Uber Buys Autonomous Truck Startup Otto

Uber is upping its efforts to expand from the ride-sharing market to commercial freight movement by acquiring Otto, the technology startup that’s developing an aftermarket version of autonomous technology for Class 8 trucks.

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Ford unveils plans for driverless car fleet by 2021

The SAE-rated level 4-capable vehicle will not have a steering wheel or gas and brake pedals. It is being specifically designed for commercial mobility services, such as ride sharing and ride hailing, and will be available in high volumes.

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High-Tech LiDAR Enabling Ford’s Driverless Car

Because LiDAR technology is a critical element enabling development of fully autonomous vehicles, Ford has opted to invest in tech firm Velodyne in Silicon Valley.

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Ford To Build Autonomous Car By 2021

The OEM plans to build a driverless vehicle without a steering wheel or pedals, and will be aimed at TNC fleets.

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School Bus Driver Looks Back on 56 Years of Service

Donald Arndt began working for Marion (Wis.) School District in 1960, first as a technician and then as a school bus driver.

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Driverless Cars, TNC Apps Could Boost Booze Sales

According to a new report, the alcohol industry might have the potential to grow even more with shared and autonomous vehicles.

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Video: Ford's Driverless Car to Arrive in 2021

Ford plans to produce a fully autonomous vehicle for commercial operation by 2021, as part of a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service.

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