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Cartech
15,000 Aussies participate in APAC's largest cartech survey
More than 15,000 Victorian motorists participated in one of the world’s largest surveys of attitudes toward self-driving cars...
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Cartech
Samsung produces new storage system for driverless cars
"We are taking a major step in accelerating the introduction of next-generation ADAS and automotive infotainment systems..."
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Intel
Waymo and Intel collaborate on self-driving car technology
One of the big promises of artificial intelligence is our driverless future...
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IT Automation
Self-driving vehicles launch in NZ – thanks in part to government
Self-driving vehicles could be on New Zealand’s roads sooner than you think, after a company dedicated to the cause launched in Christchurch.
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Cartech
Four areas key to the success of autonomous vehicles
Gartner expects multiple launches of autonomous vehicles around 2020...
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Artificial Intelligence
Ford’s US$1 billion artificial intelligence startup: Everything you need to know about Argo AI
“The next decade will be defined by the automation of the automobile, and autonomous cars will have a significant impact on society..."
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Education
Become a certified self-driving car engineer from the comfort of your couch
New Zealand's first micro-credential, a self-driving car engineering programme is to be delivered online by Udacity...
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New Zealand
Kiwi company spearheads legalisation of self-driving vehicles in Australia and New Zealand
A Kiwi company is establishing itself at the front of the pack in the race to help legalise self-driving vehicles...
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Artificial Intelligence
Transform your mundane car into a self-driving vehicle with Drive.ai
Self-driving vehicles may not be as far-fetched as originally anticipated with the technology being developed by Drive.ai...
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Self-driving cars
Will autonomous vehicles make us insane?
According to an MIT study, public trust in full automation appears to be declining...
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Machine learning
Feel sad, drive fast: Artificial intelligence lets your car respond to how you feel
The AI considers the driver's voice, facial expression and eyesight direction to determine their emotional state and respond to it...
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Self-driving cars
Acura runs its first augmented reality race
Behind the wheel of a 2018 TLX A-Spec, drivers competed for the fastest overall time, using just an AR visor...
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Photography
Car or Camera? Photographer uses Volvo’s XC60 SUV to take spectacular pictures
Prize-winning photographer takes Volvo’s new SUV and uses it as a camera...
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Australia
Volvo discovers that kangaroos confuse their self-driving car
Volvo research teams are still struggling to solve this uniquely Australian problem.
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Artificial Intelligence
Ford announces new AI and robotics research team
The new research team is focused on making self-driving cars a reality within the near future.
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Volvo
AI and self-driving cars: Could this be the future of road safety?
“Vehicles operating under Level 4 automation will monitor the driving environment and will maintain control even if the driver does not intervene."
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IT Automation
Intel: Autonomous driving will spark new 'space race' worth $7 Trillion
Intel says companies need to wake up to the opportunity stream that will emerge when cars become the most powerful mobile data generating devices.
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Space
Elon Musk expects Tesla self-driving cars within 2 years
Futurists’ lord and saviour Elon Musk spoke at TEDTalk in Vancouver recently, on a range of topics covering Tesla’s plans for the future.
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Film review
Film Review: The Fate of the Furious
I for one hope to see this series run until the wheels fall off.
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Government
Hundreds of driverless cars headed to Kiwi roads
"The government has done a good job of opening up the opportunity for testing this technology in NZ but we are certainly not leading the world."
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Uber
Driving development: Autonomous Uber rides could be coming soon, says Volvo
Uber and Volvo have bold plans to develop autonomous cars for their fleet, in a $411 million joint venture that will use AD and driverless tech.
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Autonomy
More Tesla crashes muddy Autopilot's waters: Are drivers just too careless?
Another Tesla crash has prompted more calls about the controversial Autopilot system to be renamed after Model X crashed in Pennsylvania.
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Autonomy
Fatal "autopilot" car crash puts Tesla's life on the line
Tesla speaks out about the first fatal self-driving car crash. What's wrong with Tesla? Is it the tech or is it breeding over-reliant drivers?
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Volvo
Self-driving cars: Great for safety, but they'll lose the insurance industry $20 billion
The new self-driving cars will be good for road safety, but will hurt the vehicle insurance industry, cutting US$20 billion from insurance premiums.