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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.

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.

Pizza Hut says driverless delivery could create more jobs than it destroys

January 20th, 2018 at 10:42 am » Comments Off

Pizza Hut and Toyota are partnering on an autonomous delivery vehicle called e-Palette that could make the delivery process driverless. Despite the implications for current drivers, Pizza Hut said driverless delivery could create more jobs than it displaces.

Autonomous driverless stores are here

January 12th, 2018 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

Autonomous driverless stores are here. The world’s first self-driving store will premiere at CES at 9am Jan 9, 2018. Fresh broccoli anyone?

Pizza Hut is teaming up with Toyota to create self-driving delivery trucks

January 10th, 2018 at 11:19 am » Comments Off

Pizza Hut has taken its first step toward potentially saying goodbye to the delivery guy. The pizza chain announced on Monday that it is teaming up with Toyota on a driverless delivery truck that could begin testing by 2020.

18 exponential changes we can expect in the year ahead

January 1st, 2018 at 1:01 pm » Comments Off

Where will the trajectory of the tech world, from cryptocurrencies to Silicon Valley culture, take us in 2018?

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.

Self-driving buses are being tested in China and they’re the largest of their kind yet

December 4th, 2017 at 12:59 pm » Comments Off

A small fleet of self-driving public buses has started running on the roads of China’s tech district of Shenzhen, Guangdong.

Redesigning the ( automobile) industry

November 16th, 2017 at 1:45 am » Comments Off

Bob Lutz: Kiss the good times goodbye ‘Everyone will have 5 years to get their car off the road or sell it for scrap’

Airbus’ electric flying taxis are set to take to the skies next year

October 8th, 2017 at 11:27 am » Comments Off

Airbus has successfully completed testing on its CityAirbus’ propulsion system, putting the VTOL on track for a 2018 test flight. When its fully operational, it will be able to carry up to four people and maneuver around the city at 120km/h.

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