Continental Joins BMW Autonomous Driving Project

The global automotive supplier will collaborate with BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye to develop a model for highly and fully automated driving.

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Audi Begins Testing Automated A7 in New York

Audi began testing its semi-autonomous A7 equipped with a piloted driving mode in Albany, New York, shortly after receiving permission as the first automaker licensed to test autonomous vehicles in the state.

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GM, Mobileye Permitted to Test Autonomous Cars in Israel

General Motors and Mobileye have been granted permission to test autonomous vehicles in Israel following approval from Israel’s Ministry of Transport.

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Feds May Override State Autonomous Vehicle Laws

Automakers and technology companies argue that a patchwork of state regulations is slowing progress on the research and development of self-driving cars.

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2018 Infiniti Q50 Begins Production

Infiniti has begun building its 2018 Q50 mid-size luxury sedan at its plant in Tochigi, Japan, the automaker has announced.

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First Transit signs exclusive partnership for autonomous vehicle innovation, research

Will join GoMentum Station and use the facility as a test site for innovative transit applications, including a pilot project with EasyMile and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to deploy the first SAV shuttle on public roads in the U.S.

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Helsinki launching self-driving bus into regular service

The road vehicle for RoboBusLine is an electric EasyMile minibus currently under acquisition through a competitive bid process.

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BMW i Ventures announces strategic investment in Proterra

The company has sold more than 400 electric buses to some of the country’s most innovative cities and communities, including Seattle, Philadelphia, Dallas, Nashville, San Jose, and Reno.

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Longer 2018 Tiguan Starts at $26,245

Volkswagen's 2018 Tiguan will arrive this summer with 10.6 inches of additional length and a price increase of $350 from the outgoing model in the highly competitive compact SUV segment, the company announced.

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Automakers Want To Test More Driverless Cars

The manufacturers say they’ll need far more vehicles accruing autonomous test miles to perfect the technology.

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Apple's CEO Outlines Autonomous Driving Project

Apple is focusing on self-driving vehicle technology that Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook described as "a core technology" and the "mother of all AI projects" in an interview with Bloomberg Television.

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GM Builds Fleet of Self-Driving Bolt EVs

General Motors unveiled a fleet of 130 Chevrolet Bol EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology that it plans to "deploy at scale," the company has announced.

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Hyundai Adds Subcompact Crossover Kona to Lineup

Hyundai Motor has added another SUV to its car-heavy lineup with the Kona, a subcompact crossover that's set to go on sale in the U.S. in early 2018, the automaker said today at a launch event in South Korea.

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Why Customer Service Should Mimic Driverless Cars

A sustainable transition to AI integration means doubling down on what humans do best: Solving novel problems and training systems to be better.

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NSTA Advocacy in Action — The Intersection of Automated Vehicles and School Transportation

NSTA's executive director says that while the unique operating environment of the school transportation industry must be considered in the development of this technology, the industry must also recognize its potential benefits.

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Minnesota DOT to test use of autonomous bus in cold weather climate

Testing will start with warm and cold weather testing at MnROAD, MnDOT’s test track facility near Albertville, Minn. MnROAD is used by researchers from around the world to test road building materials and designs.

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Jaguar Land Rover Invests $25M in Ride-Hailing Lyft

InMotion, Jaguar Land Rover’s mobility services business, has invested $25 million in ride-hailing service Lyft. This investment will provide Jaguar Land Rover with the opportunity to develop and test its mobility services and to supply Lyft drivers with a fleet...

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Auto Europe Sponsors French Road Trip Sweepstakes

Auto Europe, a global car rental aggregator, has sponsored a French road trip sweepstakes where the winner receives a golf weekend in France complete with a round of golf, two nights of accommodations, and a luxury car rental.

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