When Will Driverless Cars Not Actually Require A Driver?

The next wave of development will see humans only expected to intervene when the vehicle requests it, say researchers.

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Hyundai's Next-Gen Fuel Cell Vehicle: 378 Miles

Hyundai unveiled its Nexo next-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicle with higher-level autonomy that should deliver a range of 609 kilometers (378 miles) and will initially be sold in South Korea, the company announced.

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Didi Chuxing Plans Autonomous Ride-Sharing Platform

Chinese ride-hailer Didi Chuxing is in the early talks with 12 automakers, including the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance and Ford Motor Co., to set up an electric-vehicle autonomous ride-sharing service in China, reports Engadget.

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The Driver Series

How trucking companies are approaching the recruiting, retaining and training of truck drivers in the midst of an ever-changing industry.

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Dealer Tire Invests in Tire Sensor Technology

Dealer Tire LLC is a "leading" investor in a new tire sensor and data management company, Tyrata Inc., which recently ended its series A financing offer. Thanks to several investors, the company received an influx of $4.5 million.

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Calif. City’s Climate Plan Focuses on Vehicle Electrification

The City of San Jose, Calif., released its Climate Smart San Jose, which includes a goal to expand fleet electrification as quickly as possible and further research the implications of autonomous vehicles on the fleet.

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CARTA receives 'smart city' award for electric car share project

This new electric vehicle framework will also provide a foundation for the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicle technology as well as mobility-on-demand solutions.

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Disruption thy Name Is Amazon

Industry observers say a rumored Amazon parcel delivery fleet would disrupt today's P&D business climate. Those analysts are missing the bigger picture. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

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Peterbilt Sales Soar, Truck Maker Eyes Growth and Autonomous Tech

After reaching new market-share highs in Class 8 and vocational truck sales for 2017, Peterbilt has kicked off 2018 with an addition to its on-highway truck family and plans to continue to grow its market share as it also works on developing the next generation...

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Drivers Skeptical of Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Systems: IIHS

Drivers who participated in an Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) study said they are somewhat cautious about adaptive cruise control and...

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Uber's Eye-Popping Losses Jump 61% In 2017

Although the TNC narrowed them quarter-to-quarter, the scale of its cumulative profit shortfall is staggering.

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Driver Assist Tech Can Increase Distraction

Drivers with access to semi-autonomous features such as automatic braking or a lane keeping system say that they're significantly more distracted while driving than drivers without the technology, according to a new study.

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Transportation industry responds to President's infrastructure plan

ITS America announced the formation of its Smart Infrastructure Task Force to address how technology and innovation can be incentivized.

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Feds Set Self-Driving Vehicle Summit to Gather Data

The U.S. Transportation Department will hold a summit on March 1 to identify priority federal and non-federal activities that can accelerate the safe roll-out of autonomous vehicles.

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Streets of the Future Could Take Automatic Tire Readings

WheelRight allows vehicles to drive through a specialized lane and captures tire pressure readings on all four tires while also providing tire tread depth within a few seconds and printed receipt.

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Dubai RTA launches tests of world's first autonomous pods

The autonomous pods are designed to travel short and medium distances in dedicated lanes.

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4 Top Tech Innovations for School Transportation

The CEO of a data analytics solutions provider for the transportation industry highlights the top innovations that may have a long-lasting impact on school transportation.

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The Perils Of Milking One Big Revenue Stream

FEB. LCT: A firsthand experience of how the collapse of an industry affected a California operator.

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