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January 9, 2020  

New US plan keeps autonomous vehicle standards voluntary

Guidelines fall short of expectations of auto safety advocates and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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May 15, 2019  

Self driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer

In Providence, Rhode Island, an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never seen one before.

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November 27, 2018  

GM job cuts, closures not a symptom of Trump’s trade agenda: analysts

Automaker is betting on electric vehicles, mobility services and autonomous cars and trucks.

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September 1, 2017  

Magna unveils latest autonomous driving platform

MAX4 system allows up to Level 4 autonomous driving capabilities in urban and highway settings.

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August 30, 2017  

Magna invests in solid-state LiDAR developer Innoviz

Expands existing collaboration with solid-state LiDAR technology innovator to advance autonomous vehicle technologies.

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August 17, 2017  

Autonomous shuttling

Tech project tackles winter challenges.

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August 16, 2017  

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.

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August 16, 2017  

Uber agrees to protect rider data following pressure from government

Federal Trade Commission alleged in a complaint that the ride-hailing service failed to secure data about rider trips and neglected to monitor employee access to the information.

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August 16, 2017  

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel autonomous vehicle partnership

FCA also has a partnership to provide vehicles and install technology developed by Google’s autonomous car unit, Waymo.

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July 24, 2017  

Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open network

Company says open strategy will bring environmental and safety benefits of autonomous vehicles to market faster.

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July 20, 2017  

US approves bill to boost testing of self driving cars

Bill prohibits states from imposing their own laws related to the design and construction of self-driving cars.

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July 17, 2017  

French maker of driverless shuttles opens US plant

Navya plans to hire 50 workers and make 25 driverless shuttles at the plant before the end of this year.

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June 26, 2017  

Avis teams up with Waymo on self driving car program

Partnership aims to support autonomous vehicle developer’s fleet and early rider program.

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June 8, 2017  

BlackBerry updates vehicle security software platform

QNX hypervisor 2.0 software allows multiple operating systems to run at the same time on one hardware platform.

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May 16, 2017  

Delphi joins BMW Intel Mobileye autonomous car partnership

The automotive parts and electronics maker will help to integrate autonomous driving systems.

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May 15, 2017  

Waymo teams with Lyft on self-driving vehicle development

Two companies will collaborate to bring autonomous vehicles into the mainstream with pilot projects and product development.

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April 26, 2017  

FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars

Minivans powered by Waymo will shuttle Phoenix residents around town to gather user experience over the next year.

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March 29, 2017  

Ford Canada looks to future with ride hailing, EVs and self driving cars

Automaker has invested $4.5 billion in electric vehicles to bring 13 models to market and promises an autonomous vehicle by 2021.

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March 20, 2017  

Federal budget will examine how machines are replacing workers

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tasked an advisory council to study issues related to workers being replaced by technology.

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March 9, 2017  

Uber self-driving cars coming back to California roads

State regulators also approved 48 people as backup drivers who must sit behind the wheel in case the prototype cars malfunction.

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February 13, 2017  

Ford acquires robotics startup for $1B in push to deliver driverless cars

The automaker wants to have a driverless vehicle on roads by 2021.

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February 2, 2017  

Self-driving car prototypes need less human help

Report catalogues the number of times that humans took over control from a car’s software for safety reasons.

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December 19, 2016  

Blackberry hopes to make itself indispensable for self-driving car producers

Company’s QNX division has opened a research centre for autonomous cars in Ottawa.

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December 15, 2016  

Uber in legal showdown with California over self driving cars

The ride-hailing company is refusing to obey demands by the state’s DMV to stop picking up passengers in self-driving cars.

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December 10, 2016  

OTTO-mating material handling: Clearpath transforms in-plant logistics

The Waterloo, Ont. innovator’s self-driving vehicles help manufacturers embrace Industry 4.0.

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December 5, 2016  

Nissan testing autonomous vehicles at Japanese plant

Automaker thinks the technology will eventually save costs and boost efficiency.

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October 25, 2016  

Nissan adding 300 jobs to develop common connected car technology

Automaker is also seeking out technology partnerships with companies such as Microsoft.

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September 29, 2016  

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech’s potential

Sam Schmidt, paralyzed from the neck down, uses head motions to control the car’s direction.

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September 8, 2016  

Michigan moves to not require human in driverless test cars

Human intervention puts state at risk of losing research and development to other states, bill supporters say.

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September 1, 2016  

Tesla planning upgrade to semi-autonomous Autopilot system

Software update to be released in a few weeks.

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August 2, 2016  

Drivers still liable in accidents, even in near driverless cars: law firm

Borden Ladner Gervais suggests driving in semi-autonomous mode isn’t much different than operating a vehicle with cruise control.

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July 15, 2016  

Tesla should drop Autopilot name, Consumer Reports says

Magazine said the semi-autonomous driving system’s name is giving drivers too much trust in the car’s ability to drive itself.