Here's How Uber's Self-Driving Cars Look And Run

The Pittsburgh pilot is meant to help the TNC suss out exactly how much information to share so riders feel comfortable.

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Autonomous Vehicles and the Changing Role of the Fleet Manager

With fewer drivers and substantially longer fleet lifecycles, fleet managers will pivot to new job functions.

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Industry Leaders Adjust Political Agenda For Trump Era

The NLA is sizing up a post-Nov. 8 legislative and regulatory scene that could yield breakthroughs as well as new unknowns.

lctmag.com

FTX's Second Annual Expo

In its second year, the Fleet Technology Expo tackled a host of forward-looking topics; chief among them was the future of autonomous vehicles. Attendees also had the chance to test-drive vehicles featuring advanced technology and alt-fuel powertrains.

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Ohio DOT, Otto Initiate 'Smart Mobility Corridor'

The State of Ohio is investing $15 million to install advanced highway technology along its the 35‑mile stretch of U.S. 33 northwest of Columbus.

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Zipcar Study Reveals Urbanites’ Attitudes on Autonomous Cars

In Zipcar’s latest Urbanite Study, two in five urbanite respondents plan to sell their cars, while 83% of respondents believe automated cars will be on streets in their lifetime.

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Moving Forward and Beyond with Telematics

Organizations and businesses running a fleet of any type or size can gain deep insights into operations using telematics data today. What began as track and trace technology has become so much more — but what’s next?

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Two Tire Makers Earn SIMA Innovation Gold Awards

The top prizes for innovation awarded in advance of the 2017 Paris International Agri-Business Show (SIMA) were won by a pair of tire manufacturers — Michelin Groupe and Trelleborg Wheel Systems.

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Volvo Adds Diesel, Slippery Road Alert to S90, XC90

Volvo Cars is rolling out updates to its S90 sedan, XC90 luxury SUV and V90 station wagon in Europe that include a diesel engine, a slippery road alert, and Android Auto, the automaker has announced.

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Otto to Test Autonomous Rig in Ohio

A demonstration on Monday, using a 35-mile stretch of U.S. 33 northwest of Columbus, was postponed, but may be rescheduled. Next week, the Otto...

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U. of Mich., partners with Chinese firms to study autonomous vehicles

The university’s $27 million collaboration with Frontt Capital Management, a Shenzhen-based investment firm, will establish a joint research center for intelligent vehicles at the university and a robotics laboratory on North Campus.

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Goodyear’s Concept Tire Recognized as One of the Year’s Best Inventions

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s Eagle-360 concept tire has been named one of Time magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2016.” 

moderntiredealer.com

Caruma's Connected Car Tech Targets Distracted Driving

Caruma Technologies has introduced a new technology offering that combines computer vision, deep learning and big data analytics into a vision-based connected car platform to curtail distracted driving.

automotive-fleet.com

How Intelligent Transport Systems Affect Car Rental

Intelligent Transport Systems such as self-driving vehicles and mobility services like ride hailing are changing the transportation industry. If car rental companies do not adapt, they risk becoming obsolete.

autorentalnews.com

Dashcams Monitor Drivers To Help Driverless Vehicles

Nauto's small black device is mounted inside the windshield just above the rear-view mirror.

lctmag.com

What Trump Means For Self-Driving Cars

Does the president-elect believe they will save lives or jeopardize them?

lctmag.com

Ready for Your Drone Delivery License?

Commercial drone deliveries are destined to integrate with fleet, but new regulations remain barriers to speedy implementation.

businessfleet.com

2016 L.A. Auto Show: SUVs, Electrification, Mobility

The mobility revolution is happening through greater connectivity, manufacturers' suites of transportation services, electrification, and the introduction of autonomous vehicles themselves. At the same time, manufacturers are placing the car at the center in this...

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