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Daimler, Bosch, Nvidia partner on driverless taxis, BMW heads east

German auto giant Daimler AG and auto supplier Bosch have announced a partnership to deploy self-driving taxis in California’s Silicon Valley region next year,...

Tesla, GM hit by China trade war, Daimler tests in Beijing

As Tesla, GM, and other automakers wake up to the implications of a global trade war, Daimler is partnering with Baidu and testing autonomous...

Uber’s Grab merger may be undone, threatening new Middle East deal

Chris Middleton reports on how a ruling in Southeast Asia today could damage Uber's prospects of a new Middle East deal. Uber may have grabbed...

One third of city journeys will be autonomous, says WEF

Autonomous and on-demand transport will form one-third of all urban journeys, according to a new World Economic Forum report, and reduce the need for...

US-China trade war could hit transport, smart home sectors Friday

Friday's likely escalation of the US-China trade dispute into a full-scale financial war will damage the US tech, IoT, and connected transport sectors, says...

Kroger to use driverless cars for last-mile grocery deliveries

Kroger, America’s largest supermarket chain, will be rolling out a driverless grocery delivery service in partnership with Nuro, a company started by two former...

Ford, Vandebilt self-drive team tackle Fourth of July gridlocks

Ford and Vanderbilt University reveal how adaptive cruise control can minimise the problem of phantom traffic jams. With a record number of Americans gearing up...

Uber safety driver watching video before fatal crash, say police

UPDATED Arizona police report that the safety driver involved in the March’s fatal Uber crash was streaming a television show on Hulu before the...

City of Robots: How robotics & automation could solve cities’ most...

The future of the world will be urban, with the majority of people living in cities. In Asia and Africa, a burgeoning youth population...

Volvo looks to LiDAR startup to clear road towards autonomy

NEWSBYTE Volvo Cars has announced an investment in LiDAR startup Luminar that will see the latter provide its LiDAR sensing platform to Volvo, helping the...

Apple lands former Curiosity Mars rover engineer for self-drive project

Apple has continued its process of poaching key staff from its rivals, this time with the hire of a senior self-driving vehicle engineer from...

Toyota ploughs $1bn into ride-hailer Grab, while Uber goes Lite

Toyota has agreed to buy a $1 billion stake in South East Asia’s Grab, in a deal that is thought to be the biggest...
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