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Uber and Volvo pen $1 Billion deal for 24 000 self-driving cars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 November 2017

Uber makes significant investment into autonomous vehicles, with a new Volvo deal set to yield 24 000 cars between 2019 and 2021. FULL STORY >

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Tesla and AMD working together on chip for self-driving cars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 September 2017

Following the news of Waymo and Intel's announcement, Tesla and AMD have confirmed a partnership to create a chip designed for use in self-driving cars. FULL STORY >

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Samsung to enter self-driving car space with $300 million investment

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 September 2017

The South Korean company is expanding its portfolio into autonomous vehicles, following its latest announcement and initial $300 million investment. FULL STORY >

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Tesla scheduled to reveal all-electric truck on 26 October

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 September 2017

Elon Musk's all-electric self-driving trucks are tentatively slated for reveal on 26 October, a month later than initially stated. FULL STORY >

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Domino’s and Ford begin consumer research of Pizza delivery using Self-Driving Vehicles

By Press Release 30 August 2017

First phase focused on customer interaction with new delivery technology. FULL STORY >

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A Lexus with Apple's self-driving tech has been spotted

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 April 2017

Mounted atop a Lexus RX450h, Apple's self-driving car tech was seen in action in Silicon Valley this week. FULL STORY >

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Baidu is opening up its self-driving car platform to developers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 April 2017

Titled Apollo, Chinese company Baidu's self-driving car platform is being released freely to developers. FULL STORY >

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Uber is now creating 3D maps on five continents

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 February 2017

Adding Singapore to the list of cities it's building 3D maps of, Uber is now mapping on five continents across the globe. FULL STORY >

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Autonomous ships soon to set sail according to Rolls-Royce

By Staff Writer 13 February 2017

Popeye the Sailor might soon be looking for another job. That is, if Rolls-Royce’s plans of autonomous ships pick up speed. FULL STORY >

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Future version of Nissan Leaf will be self-driving

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 January 2017

A precise date has not been mentioned, but Nissan says the next Leaf will be fully autonomous thanks to the company's own ProPilot system. FULL STORY >

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Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem detailed by Honda at CES 2017

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 January 2017

Teased late last year, but fully unveiled, Honda reveals the details of its Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem at CES 2017. FULL STORY >

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Tesla demos how its new self-driving system works

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 November 2016

After integrating new equipment on its self-driving electric cars, Tesla showcases how the new system works in a demo video. FULL STORY >

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Intel wants to make $250 million investment to develop self-driving cars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 November 2016

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated at the LA Auto Show that Intel will invest $250 million over the next two years to develop autonomous vehicles. FULL STORY >

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German government says Tesla should stop referring to Autopilot

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 October 2016

The country's government is concerned the word autopilot might make drivers think they no longer need to pay attention to the road. FULL STORY >

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Parker is Nvidia's latest SoC for self-driving cars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 August 2016

Initially shown at CES this year, Nvidia details its System on Chip (SoC) offering for autonomous vehicles, named Parker. FULL STORY >

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