Self-Driving Ubers Now Running in Arizona

Uber will be offering rides in its autonomous vehicles in Tempe, Ariz., two months after leaving California.

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ATA’s Spear Sees Trucking as “Test Bed” for Autonomous Technology

According to president and CEO Chris Spear, the American Trucking Associations has “shaped the interstate highway system” in the 84 years since its inception, something that needs to continue during the Trump administration.

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2017 Escalade: Extreme Luxury Meets Smart Tech

Vehicle Review: From the engine to the price tag, almost everything about the vehicle is massive.

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Israel's Mobileye Partners with BMW & Intel to Develop Autonomous Vehicles

Israel’s Mobileye has partnered with BMW and Intel to develop a fleet of about 40 autonomous BMW cars will be on the roads by the second half of 2017.

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France Give PSA Group Approval to Test Autonomous Vehicles

PSA Group has obtained authorization from the French government to carry out autonomous mode experimentations with “non-experts” drivers on roads in France, according to the vehicle manufacturer.

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Americans Worry About Vehicle Hacking

A University of Michigan survey finds that more than three-quarters of people are at least slightly concerned about autonomous vehicle hacking that could threaten safety.

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Google Accuses Uber Of Stealing Self-Driving Car Tech

The TNC said it takes the allegations seriously and will review the matter carefully.

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Google Parent Waymo Sues Uber, Otto, Alleging Stolen Autonomous Technology

Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo is suing Uber and its Otto autonomous trucking subsidiary for stealing the company’s autonomous vehicle sensor technology. Alphabet is also the parent company of Google.

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Startup Firm Unveils Prototype Autonomous Truck

Yet another startup tech firm has rolled into the autonomous truck arena. San Mateo, Calif.-based Embark publicly revealed its prototype self-driving truck on Feb. 24.

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The Electrics Are Coming

Are electric trucks about to become a “thing?” In the Truck Tech blog, Jack Roberts explores the significance of real-world fleet tests in Europe...

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Pittsburgh Mayor announces hire for new mobility and infrastructure dept.

The department will work with residents and external stakeholders on multi-agency projects; integrate technology into transportation initiatives; and further prepare the city for "shared mobility" options.

metro-magazine.com

UITP Summit to focus on digitalization, 'mobility as a service'

The Global Public Transport Summit being held in Montréal this May will focus in total on seven key trends and themes affecting urban mobility, under the slogan “Lead the TRANSITion,” reflecting the rapid changes underway in urban mobility.

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Tampa enlists suppliers to launch connected vehicle tech downtown

Later this year, the Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot will begin equipping buses, streetcars, and privately-owned vehicles with technology that will enable them to communicate with each other and with traffic signals, crosswalks, and other elements of the...

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UPS Tests Drone Launched From Atop Truck

UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from atop one of its package cars, the company announced. The system is designed to autonomously deliver a package while the truck is driven on a route.

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Embrace Your Inner Underdog

FEB. LCT: Brandon Steiner gave a rousing keynote address about understanding and doing what it takes to win in the ground transportation industry.

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Société Générale to Float ALD Automotive on Stock Market

French finance and banking institution Société Générale has announced that it intends to float its international car leasing and fleet management company ALD Automotive on the French stock market. The stock market introduction is expected to happen during the...

automotive-fleet.com

A New Frontier in Driver Health

Very soon, integrated and automated vehicle systems will work together to keep drivers alert and healthy. But that technology will come at a cost.

truckinginfo.com

HART leasing Teslas to expand rideshare program

The HART HyperLINK program partners with Transdev to provide direct connections from door to bus stop through an on-demand ride-hailing service similar to Uber,

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