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Ireland could gain 100,000 jobs by embracing driverless technology

June 2nd, 2018 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

A Waymo self-driving vehicle is parked outside the Alphabet company’s offices where its been testing autonomous vehicles in Arizona. New study calls on Goverment to take active role in making most of opportunities present. As many as 100,000 high-end direct and indirect jobs could be created in Ireland by 2030 as driverless cars become the […]



California eyes driverless car testing with passengers

June 1st, 2018 at 11:36 am » Comments Off

Less than a month after Uber’s fatal accident in Arizona, California regulators issue a proposal for a pilot test of passenger-carrying autonomous vehicles. California may start allowing self-driving cars, like this one for Lyft, to carry passengers without a human driver behind the wheel. Regulators in California are moving closer to allowing driverless cars to […]



Elon Musk talks car sharing for the future

May 16th, 2018 at 9:50 am » Comments Off

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has doubled down on his vision of car driving of the future. During a conference call on its latest earnings announcement, Musk said he foresaw individuals sharing their electric, self-driving vehicles. “The way things are obviously rolling towards is a shared electrical autonomy model,” said Musk.



Didi and Volkswagen partner to develop a ‘purpose-built’ fleet and scale up autonomous driving capabilities

May 8th, 2018 at 9:19 am » Comments Off

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is nearing an agreement with Volkswagen (VW) to deploy a “purpose-built” fleet of VW vehicles in its home country, according to The Wall Street Journal. As part of the joint venture, the German carmaker would provide around 100,000 vehicles, electric and autonomous vehicle technology, and manage the fleet.



Who’s really going to own autonomous cars?

April 7th, 2018 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Two mega trends are coming together: The Collaborative Economy and the Autonomous World, which means shared mobility from self-driving cars. Early this year, we published a research report on the Business Models of Self-Driving Cars, and we’ve presented our findings at a number of industry events. A commonly asked question is: “In the future, will […]



Self-driving cars with “remote” drivers could test on Calif roads in April: DMV

March 5th, 2018 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said.



Ford patents an autonomous police car that can ticket you

January 30th, 2018 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

If there’s one patent that I hope an automaker shelves for the remainder of human existence, it’s Ford’s patent for an autonomous police car.



Autonomous vehicles to eliminate some jobs, create others

January 26th, 2018 at 11:35 am » Comments Off

Imagine a car with no steering wheel and no pedals, like the one General Motors says it will mass-produce by next year. The automaker made the announcement Jan. 12, creating a big splash just prior to the annual Detroit Auto Show.



GM is dropping the steering wheel in autonomous cars

January 21st, 2018 at 10:45 am » Comments Off

General Motors (GM) says it is mass-producing autonomous cars that give complete control to the machine by taking away both the steering wheel and pedals.



Self-Driving Cars Will Transform the World as We Know It—Including Where We Live

December 14th, 2017 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

The revolution is coming—and it’s driving itself. As autonomous cars make their autobahn-paced transition from fanciful, emerging technology to mainstream reality, they’re expected to leave a forever-altered world in their rear-view mirrors. And it isn’t just highways and commutes that will be transformed—it’s also the homes and towns where we choose to live.



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