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Self-driving autonomous vehicles: Technology and Companies

trends, tech and issues related to AI and autonomous vehicles -- with a special look at the technology and the companies innovating in the space

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Article nytimes.com

Can Ford Turn Itself Into a Tech Company?


New York Times, 2017: “Its very name was synonymous with the 20th-century economy. Now it’s trying to catch up with Silicon Valley on self-driving cars.

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Article scpr.org

California is changing its roads for self-driving cars - Southern California Public Radio (2017)


2017: Self-driving cars are a lot closer to reality than most people think. Auto makers are promising cars that won't need a human driver behind the wheel within the next four y...

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Article techcrunch.com

Driverless shuttle in Las Vegas gets in fender bender within an hour - TechCrunch


TechCrunch, 2017: “A driverless shuttle set free in downtown Las Vegas was involved in a minor accident less than an hour after it hit the streets, reported the local NBC.. ...

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Article theinstitute.ieee.org

High School Club Builds Self-Driving Vehicle - IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News


Sophomore Ravi Krishna discusses how the project teaches students about machine- and deep-learning technologies...For the most part, I’m self-taught. I took a series of C progra...

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Article autonews.com

Kiss the good times goodbye - Automotive News (2017)


AutoNews, 2017, Bob Lutz: "This article will be included in “Redesigning the Industry,” a five-part Automotive News series exploring the future of a business in the throes of c...

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Article wired.com

What Is Lidar, Why Do Self-Driving Cars Need It, and Can It See Nerf Bullets? | Wired - WIRED


Laser-shooting sensors are a key component of self-driving cars. But we can also use them to defeat our enemies.

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Article nytimes.com

Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars - The New York Times


BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks.

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Article economist.com

Autonomous vehicles are just around the corner - Reinventing wheels - The Economist - The Economist


Driverless vehicles will change the world, just as cars did before them. What went wrong last time round holds valuable lessons for getting it right this time, says Tom Standage...

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10 Year Futures (vs. What's Happening Now) | a16z - a16z


a16z talk with a look at trends in technologies: “The personal computer S-curve gave us 1.5 billion PCs and 3 billion people online, and now the smartphone S-curve is giving a ...

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Tesla and the Nature of Disruption by a16z on SoundCloud - SoundCloud


Stream a16z Podcast: Tesla and the Nature of Disruption by a16z from desktop or your mobile device

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Article bloomberg.com

How a Billion-Dollar Autonomous Vehicle Startup Lost Its Way || BLOOMBERG


Troubles at lidar company Quanergy point to difficulties in a highly-hyped industry. Quanergy Systems Inc. found itself in the center of a sudden frenzy over self-driving cars ...

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Article laborcenter.berkeley.edu

Driverless? Autonomous Trucks and the Future of the American Trucker | UC Berkeley - Center for Labor Research and Education (2018)


UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education Working Partnerships USA

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Article venturebeat.com

Carmera raises $20 million to map cities for self-driving cars | VentureBeat - VentureBeat (2018)


Carmera, a startup supplying 3D map data to autonomous car companies, universities, and municipalities, announced a $20 million funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures).

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Article spectrum.ieee.org

US to Allow Cars Without Steering Wheels - IEEE Spectrum - IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News


NHTSA says rules are on their way for Level 4 autonomy

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Article venturebeat.com

Coursera and the University of Toronto roll out autonomous cars specialization | VentureBeat - VentureBeat (2019)


Coursera is partnering with the University of Toronto to launch a Self-Driving Cars specialization, which it claims is the first of its kind.

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Ghost raises $63.7 million to develop an aftermarket kit that gives cars self-driving capabilities - VentureBeat (2019)


Ghost claims its aftermarket kit -- which will be available in 2020 -- can safely give existing cars self-driving capabilities.

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Article wired.com

The Relentless Startup Fast-Tracking Ford’s Self-Driving Cars - Wired


Meet Bryan Salesky and the team of resourceful engineers at Argo, the little company trying to crack a big problem: safe autonomous driving.

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Article techcrunch.com

Aeye becomes latest lidar company to go public via SPAC – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Aeye, a lidar startup that developed its technology for use in autonomous vehicles as well as to support advanced driver assistance systems in passenger cars, is going public th...

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Rivian raises $2.65B as it pushes toward production of its electric pickup - TechCrunch


Rivian has raised $2.65 billion as it prepares to begin production this summer of its all-electric pickup truck. The round, which was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Row...

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