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Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Delphi Spins Off, Renames Self-Driving Car Efforts as Aptiv

Delphi

Delphi’s self-driving car efforts in Pittsburgh and elsewhere will go by a new name, the company announced Sept. 27.

Aaron Aupperlee | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Ford and Lyft Team Up to Put Driverless Cars on the Road

Lyft's new Amp glows on the dashboard of a car in San Francisco. Josh Edelson/AP Images for Lyft

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars on ride-hailing company Lyft’s network with human drivers at the wheel for backup, the companies said Sept. 26.

Russ Mitchell | Los Angeles Times
September 28, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Sen. Thune Working on Creating Modern-Day ‘Rules of the Road’ for Autonomous Vehicles

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

As the Obamacare reform debate rages on in full force, U.S. Sen. John Thune doesn’t have his sights set entirely on the headline-stealing topics of health care and tax reform. The always busy South Dakota Republican is also eyeing legislation for the growing autonomous vehicle market, or self-driving cars.

Evan Hendershot | The Daily Republic (Mitchell, S.D.)
September 26, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Uber Unveils Second Generation Self-Driving Car in Pittsburgh

Uber is taking the co-driver out of its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh as the company rolls out the second generation of its autonomous Volvo SUVs.

Aaron Aupperlee | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

'Smart Car' Technology May Make Roads Safer, but Some Fear Data Hacks

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Autonomous vehicles are the wave of a rapidly approaching future that is already bringing increasing amounts of “smart” technology to cars and trucks, and could eventually make passengers of everyone in a vehicle.

September 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Best Self-Driving Vehicle Tech Going Nowhere as Rules Stall Under Trump

A door sits open on a Daimler Smart Vision EQ fortwo electric autonomous self-driving concept automobile. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News

The technology that gives cars superpowers to see around corners and through walls won’t be on the first self-driving rides hitting the road in the next few years.

September 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Boston’s Self-Driving Vehicle Startups Fed Up With Regulations

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology

Top automakers and tech companies are warning state officials the current regulations for testing self-driving cars may be too burdensome and could make it too hard or even impossible to test in Massachusetts, a move experts say would delay the economic and safety benefits expected from autonomous vehicles.

Jordan Graham | Boston Herald
September 20, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Uber’s Fleet of Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh Back on Road After Crash

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Uber grounded its fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh for a few hours the morning of Sept. 18 as the company investigated a crash involving one of its vehicles.

Aaron Aupperlee | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 19, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Navistar CEO Sees Role for Drivers With Self-Driving Trucks

Jaclyn O'Laughlin/ATA

Navistar’s president and CEO told a Senate panel last week that autonomous vehicle technology likely won’t eliminate the need for truck drivers, but drivers may need to gain new skills as they’re asked to manage several trucks at once.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
September 18, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Uber’s Self-Driving Fleet Logs More Than 1 Million Autonomous Miles in First Year

A self-driving Volvo Uber heads out for a test drive in San Francisco. Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies and Volvo Cars signed a $300 million deal for Volvo to provide SUVs to Uber for autonomous vehicle research. Eric Risberg/AP

Uber’s fleet of self-driving cars has logged more than 1 million autonomous miles since the company started offering rides a year ago in Pittsburgh.

Aaron Aupperlee | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 14, 2017

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