Texas A&M studies AI to improve transport for riders with mobility challenges

The effort examined how to integrate IBM Watson’s natural language interface with the Texas A&M Engineering Program’s autonomous shuttle.

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Cyber Security: Connect at Your Own Risk

How fleets can enjoy greater connectivity without risking more cyber attacks. Part eight of our Trucking in the 21st Century series.

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Intellipark Takes the Sting Out of Parking Brake Valves

Intellipark can help prevent rollaway incidents and allows for other functions, Bendix says of its upcoming electronic application system. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor.

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2018 CT6 Super Cruise Is Next Level Of Autonomy

Cadillac takes drivers to Level 3 autonomy by allowing hands-free driving under very specific conditions.

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2019 Audi A8 L Offers Maximum Comfort, Luxury

Vehicle Review: The sedan can be equipped with reclining rear lounge seats with heated and ventilated surfaces.

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Uber Adds 50 Tesla Vehicles to Dubai Fleet

The addition of 50 Tesla cars to Uber's fleet is part of a partnership with the Dubai Taxi Corporation, which plans to bolster its own fleet with 200 Tesla model this year.

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Volkswagen Truck and Bus Reveals Future Transport Vision

Germany's Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group laid out its long-term plans for shaping the future of transportation this week at its Innovation Day Summit, held in Hamburg, Germany.

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VW to Electrify Commercial Trucks in Europe

Volkswagen has developed a battery-electric powered distribution truck and is working on additional electric solutions for medium- and heavy-duty distribution transport for the European market.

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Calif. May Loosen Driverless Car Testing Rules

The state’s DMV releases new proposed regulations that would eliminate an existing requirement for a human driver behind the steering wheel.

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Uber Subject Of At Least Five Criminal Investigations

U.S. officials are looking into possible bribes, illicit software, questionable pricing, and theft of intellectual property.

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DHL to Deploy Electric, Autonomous Delivery Trucks in Germany

ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.

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CEOs Discuss Focusing on Behaviors for Better Results

Culture isn’t about results, it’s about behaviors — leadership behaviors, employee behaviors, and customer behaviors. That was the takeaway at the Monday session “Executive Roundtable: Creating World Class Organizations – Leadership,...

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Ridecell Launches Autonomous Operations Platform

Ridecell Inc., a carsharing and ride-hailing provider, has announced the public availability of its autonomous operation platform as well as its acquisition of Auro, a developer of autonomous vehicle technology.

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New Flyer unveiling fleet, facility innovation

As North America’s largest manufacturer of transit buses and motorcoaches with No. 1 status in parts distribution, New Flyer plans to make a significant influence throughout APTA EXPO.

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Mobility of the Future of Public Transportation: Safety, Innovation

Speaking to a packed crowd at APTA’s Hall B Learning Zone, AECOM’s David DeRosa discussed what the future of mobility will look like with intelligent transportation and what his company is doing to develop smart, autonomous, and connected vehicles.

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Ridecell announces acquisition of Auro

Also announced the public availability of its autonomous operations platform, which has successfully been used in autonomous pilot programs.

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GM Acquires LIDAR Tech Firm

LIDAR tech firm Strobe is expected to bolster the automaker’s efforts to bring self-driving cars to market.

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CT6: A True Autonomous Car Hits the Highway

Vehicle Review: The first vehicle to drive itself — albeit with significant restrictions — has arrived.

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