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Uber planning to reignite its self-driving car testing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 May 2018

With the program put on hold following a fatal crash, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says the company will look to restart its self-driving car test in a couple of months. FULL STORY >

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MIT's self-driving car can handle unmapped country roads

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 May 2018

The latest test conducted by MIT's CSAIL marks an important standard for autonomous vehicles, with no other self-driving car matching the feat to date. FULL STORY >

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Nvidia debuts Xavier SoC platform for self-driving cars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 January 2018

The powerful new platform is capable of processing up to 30 trillion operations per second. FULL STORY >

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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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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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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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Google's self-driving cars can now hoot on their own

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 June 2016

Google is teaching its self-driving cars some new tricks, with the latest one knowing when to hoot. FULL STORY >

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Volvo set to experiment with autonomous vehicles in China's major cities

By Staff Writer 7 April 2016

Volvo plans to launch China's most advanced autonomous driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. FULL STORY >

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New patent says Google's self-driving cars could 'talk' to pedestrians

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 November 2015

As Google's self-driving cars ramps up their efforts, a newly discovered patent filing could see new prototype vehicles with a series of lights and signs to alert other drivers and pedestrians. FULL STORY >

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Google's self driving cars have driven nearly 2 million kilometres without speeding ticket

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 November 2015

Amassing nearly 2 million kilometres on the road to date, Google says its self-driving cars are yet to receive a ticket. FULL STORY >

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