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Startup inks ‘world’s largest deal’ for driverless grocery deliveries

Startup inks ‘world’s largest deal’ for driverless grocery deliveries An increasing number of companies are testing delivery services using autonomous vehicles. Startup Udelv already has experience of running a trial in San Francisco, with Oklahoma City set to become its next destination. The post Startup inks ‘world’s largest deal’ for …

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Autonomous Mercedes concept shape-shifts from cargo van to rideshare vehicle

Autonomous Mercedes concept shape-shifts from cargo van to rideshare vehicle The Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic concept can switch bodies to become either a cargo van or a 12-passenger vehicle for ridesharing services. The concept vehicle is fully autonomous and uses an all-electric powertrain. The post Autonomous Mercedes concept shape-shifts from cargo …

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Not everyone is happy with Waymo’s self-driving cars, report says

Not everyone is happy with Waymo’s self-driving cars, report says Waymo’s self-driving cars aren’t perfect, according to a new report. They allegedly frustrate Arizona drivers with overly cautious maneuvers and unpredictable braking. Waymo says it’s just trying to prioritize safety. The post Not everyone is happy with Waymo’s self-driving cars, …

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Wavesense ground-penetrating radar aids navigation with road data

Wavesense ground-penetrating radar aids navigation with road data Originally developed for military applications where vehicles travel unmarked roads and trails, Wavesense localizing ground-penetrating radar adds the fourth dimension, subterranean mapping, to autonomous driving systems. The post Wavesense ground-penetrating radar aids navigation with road data appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics raises $40 million – TechCrunch

Self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics raises $40 million – TechCrunch In Don Burnette and Paz Eshel’s view, trucking is the killer app for self-driving technology. It’s what led Burnette to leave the Google self-driving project and co-found Otto in early 2016, along with Anthony Levandowski, Lior Ron, and Claire Delaunay. And …

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Will self-driving cars kill parking? – TechCrunch

Will self-driving cars kill parking? – TechCrunch Jeff Peters, PhD is a principal at Autotech Ventures, investing in transportation startups. He has published academic and media articles on transportation, optimization, autonomous driving and AI. Some people have postulated that autonomous ridesharing cars will never need to park and cities of the future …

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