Autonomous Vehicle Coalition Adds 9 Members

The Partners for Automated Vehicle Education has welcomed nine members to a coalition that was launched in January to educate the public and policymakers about the safety benefits of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

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UK’s first full-sized autonomous bus begins depot trials

The 38-foot Alexander Dennis Ltd. Enviro200 bus is being piloted by Stagecoach.

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How Technology Can Meet Opportunities in the Global Tire Industry

The automotive industry is evolving faster than ever. Technological, economic, and engineering trends each play a part in shaping the global automotive marketplace. And because no single factor is pushing the wave of evolution, it’s equally challenging to...

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Cadillac CT5 Revealed Via Social Media Videos

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) style videos showcase the luxury sedan.

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Nuro AVs to Deliver Kroger Groceries in Houston

The service will be available through two Houston Kroger stores, reaching customers residing in four local zip codes.

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How congestion pricing, MaaS, and new transit policies will benefit all

By working in tandem, these elements will result in better public transportation infrastructure, more egalitarian access to transit options, affordable or free services, and a healthier environment.

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Electromechanical Brakes Next Project for Expanded TMC, PIT Group Partnership

The PIT Group and the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations will begin testing and evaluating electromechanical braking systems for Class 8 trucks, the groups announced.

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Continental Restructures Top Management Ahead of 2020 Reorganization

The latest step in Continental AG’s reorganization, which is set to be implemented in 2020, involves the top leadership of the company’s tire and automotive sectors.

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Most Drivers Remain Fearful of Autonomous Vehicles

More than seven out of 10 U.S. motorists say they would be afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle compared with 63% in 2017, according to AAA's annual automated vehicle survey.

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Fleet Forward Conference Announces 2019 Dates, Location

The 2019 Fleet Forward Conference, providing mobility solutions for fleets, will take place Nov. 11-13 at The Forager in San Jose, Calif.

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Next Chicago mayor should tap a mobility chief, report says

Other recommendations from the report include, a pilot program for electric scooters, and an increase in the state gas tax.

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Siemens forms new Digital Lab for ITS in Austin

The lab will monitor, collect, and analyze data to further study and develop important digital urban mobility technologies.

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Volkswagen Expands EV Push to 70 Models

Volkswagen Group boosted development of electrified vehicles, announcing that the company will develop 70 battery-electric models by 2025. Previously, Volkswagen had said it would produce 50 battery-electric vehicles by 2023.

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U.S. DOT Announces Emerging Technology Council at SXSW

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the creation of the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology Council at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas.

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U.S. DOT launches council to support emerging transportation tech

Will identify and resolve jurisdictional and regulatory gaps that may impede deployment of new tech, such as hyperloop and AVs.

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Israeli Co-Op Brings Carsharing to Rural Areas

The agricultural cooperative has reportedly acquired dozens of Renault Zoes and Hyundai Ioniqs that will be stationed at dozens of kibbutzim.

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Flying Cars? Goodyear Has the Tires

When the day comes that autonomous, flying cars are the norm, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will have the tires. The Aero concept tires of today will fit George Jetson’s flying car of the future.

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Continental’s 2018 Earnings Dip Slightly on Higher Sales

Continental AG posted net income of 2.9 billion euros on net sales of 44.4 billion euros for its fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2018. That compares to income of 3 billion euros on sales of 44 billion euros for fiscal 2017.

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