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Uber Riders Will Soon See Thousands of Self-Driving Volvos on the Road

Volvo announced an agreement today to supply Uber with 24,000 of fully self-driving cars between 2019 and 2021, The Wall Street Journal first reported.

While Volvo didn’t disclose financial terms, but the Journal estimates the deal to be worth just over $1 billion, about 4.5 percent of Volvo’s current annual sales. 296 more words


China accelerates towards a driverless future as Hong Kong stalls

South China Morning Post

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Wilson Wong

Wilson Wong says mainland China’s intensive investment and flexible workforce make it the ‘holy grail’ for autonomous cars, in contrast to Hong Kong, where concerns about job losses dominate thinking… 1,123 more words


Self-Operating Shuttle Bus Crashes After Las Vegas Launch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The robots won this one.

A driverless shuttle bus was involved in a minor crash with a semi-truck less than two hours after it made its debut on Las Vegas streets Wednesday in front of cameras and celebrities. 395 more words


Driverless Miss Daisy

Without Hoke there would never have been Driving Miss Daisy. Daisy might have had some trepidation about being chauffeured around by a driverless car and I am sure she would have demanded that Hoke stay in the driver’s seat. 420 more words

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Waymo partners with a major auto dealership company, but not to sell its self-driving cars

Waymo is one of the biggest players in the self-driving development race, but it’s not equipped to service its rapidly growing number of driverless vehicles. As the Google spinoff increases operations beyond its limited pilot programs in California, Arizona, and Michigan, it’ll need some help maintaining its fleet of autonomous vehicles.  101 more words

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Sony's autonomous concept would make a great party bus

Sony’s concept vehicle is all about entertainment on the go. Naturally. Its SC-1 (translated) is more or less a shuttle outfitted with high-res image sensors, displays, AI, 5G data connectivity via Docomo, alternative fuels, LIDAR and a bevy of ultrasonics onboard. 48 more words

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HART to roll out driverless buses in downtown Tampa - Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay

HART officials plan to have the AVs running for the NHL All-Star Game happening the weekend of January 27, in hopes that the vehicles will allow fans to park downtown and ride the driverless vehicles towards Amalie Arena to alleviate traffic. 14 more words