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 Aaron DiManna

Hey, Let’s All Go Easy on Self-Driving Cars

Hey, Let’s All Go Easy on Self-Driving Cars

I’m not paranoid, but think it might benefit us all to take it easy on self-driving vehicles, especially since they seem to be getting smarter by the day.

 Whitney Russell

CVS Tests out Self-Driving Car Prescription Delivery Service

CVS Tests out Self-Driving Car Prescription Delivery Service

Though some events and products in the auto world have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, the pandemic is also inspiring some creative projects involving driverless cars. This June, CVS Health will partner with Silicon Valley startup Nuro to test out a self-driving car prescription delivery service. Convenient Service: Schedule your car’s seasonal maintenance […]

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Cadillac CT6 Earns Spot on US News’ List of Cars That Are Almost Self-Driving

Cadillac CT6 Earns Spot on US News’ List of Cars That Are Almost Self-Driving

Fully autonomous vehicles aren’t ready for today’s roads, but driver assist technologies already available in some vehicles offers drivers a glimpse of a self-driving future. Learn More: About technology from Cadillac “If your car has features like blind spot monitoring or a rearview camera, you’ve already experienced some of the advancements that will eventually contribute […]

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Volkswagen Invests in Self-Driving Start-Up

Volkswagen Invests in Self-Driving Start-Up

As the all-electric and self-driving vehicle markets continue to explode, Volkswagen is investing in companies that will help them own the future.

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Industry Focuses More on Passenger-Aware Tech Than Self-Driving Tech

Industry Focuses More on Passenger-Aware Tech Than Self-Driving Tech

Self-driving car tech still has a ways to go before it is ready for widespread implementation in modern vehicles. In the meantime, the industry is turning its attention to passenger-aware technologies that focus on what’s happening inside of the car instead of outside of it. Here are just a couple of current automotive technologies that […]

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Congress Thinks Self-Driving Cars are Scary

Congress Thinks Self-Driving Cars are Scary

Hearings in the House of Representatives are dominating the spotlight, but one in the Senate this month could have repercussions across the automotive industry. We’re talking about last Wednesday’s Commerce Committee hearing about autonomous cars. Be A Safer Driver: Don’t let winter driving myths hold you back Senators from both parties decried the lack of […]

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What Kind of Personality Do We Want Self-Driving Cars to Have?

What Kind of Personality Do We Want Self-Driving Cars to Have?

Most of us want to drive a car with personality. But when you’re riding in an autonomous vehicle, your car’s personality is more than just an aesthetic — it dictates the way it behaves on the road. Just as human drivers have personalities, AI can be programmed to display certain personality traits and temperament quirks […]

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Alphabet Walks Back Self-Driving Car Promises

Alphabet Walks Back Self-Driving Car Promises

Car companies around the world have been talking about self-driving cars for a long time. However, the loudest voices supporting the tech development was giant internet overlord Google, and later its autonomous car arm Waymo and parent firm Alphabet. Original forecasts to when self-driving cars would be common on the world’s roads have come and […]

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Austin the Latest Market to Test Ford Self-Driving Vehicles

Austin the Latest Market to Test Ford Self-Driving Vehicles

Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC CEO Sherif Marakby announced that Austin will become the third market in which the automaker will test self-driving vehicles on public roads. It’s fitting enough a choice —Marakby notes the fact that Austin was the first city to allow a public self-driving vehicle test and is currently one of the fastest-growing […]

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Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

When you think about self-driving cars, what comes to mind? Do you ever wonder if they are truly safe to be on the road with other vehicles driven by humans? Back in 2018, an Uber self-driving car killed a pedestrian, and this event has led to many questioning the safety of these autonomous vehicles. In […]

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Report: Women Don’t Trust Self-Driving Cars

Report: Women Don’t Trust Self-Driving Cars

Whether you believe it or not, women and men are different in a lot of ways. We could get into fights about the existence of a gender pay gap, but thanks to AAA, the MIT Age Lab, and Axios, one gap we don’t have to debate is which gender doesn’t trust autonomous vehicles. New Tech You Can Drive: Learn […]

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Here’s How Google is Using Video Games to Teach Self-Driving Cars

Here’s How Google is Using Video Games to Teach Self-Driving Cars

Much like biological brains, artificially intelligent neural networks need training to learn their tasks. Google’s AI projects, DeepMind and Waymo, are no exception — and the tech giant has come up with an innovative way to teach its neural networks how to drive. So, what’s an easy, accessible, and intuitive way to teach these machines? […]

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Uber and Volvo Partnered to Present a Production-Ready Self-Driving Vehicle

Uber and Volvo Partnered to Present a Production-Ready Self-Driving Vehicle

Autonomous driving is always an interesting subject to explore, whether it’s the technology behind self-driving vehicles or the concerns around safety. Many automakers are vying for the top spot when it comes to “who to trust” with this innovative tech. To get a step ahead of its competition, Volvo recently partnered with Uber to present […]

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Five Automakers Join Toyota’s Self-Driving Vehicle Venture

Five Automakers Join Toyota’s Self-Driving Vehicle Venture

Fully autonomous self-driving cars are now on the horizon, but it’s an expensive process to get there. Last October, Toyota and Softbank teamed up to establish a joint venture, called Monet, devoted to developing businesses that offer new services via driverless car technology. Toyota believes that the future of mobility will only arrive at a […]

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Waymo and Uber’s Self-Driving Cars are Getting Bullied

Waymo and Uber’s Self-Driving Cars are Getting Bullied

According to corporate giants Waymo and Uber, driverless cars are catching heat from drivers and pedestrians alike. Eric Meyhofer, head of Uber’s self-driving car unit, said that the vehicle-mounted cameras captured the bad behavior. Check Out: The 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback Rudeness on the road Commonly, self-driving cars are subject to rude gestures and words from […]

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New Self-Driving Car Track Up and Running in Ottawa

New Self-Driving Car Track Up and Running in Ottawa

A future of self-driving cars is a big goal for several of the world’s car manufacturers. While many of them make it sound like you might able to drive a fully autonomous vehicle very soon, there is still a lot of testing to be done. The latest self-driving vehicle facility in Ottawa just opened last […]

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5 Recent Books About Self-Driving Cars

5 Recent Books About Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicle technology continues to advance rapidly, but there’s still a lot of confusion about how immediate its impact will be, how safe the technology is, and how much it will disrupt life as we know it. These five recent titles provide a variety of perspectives to help readers understand the technology, ethics, and ramifications […]

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USPS Tests Self-Driving Trucks

USPS Tests Self-Driving Trucks

Earlier this year, we discussed how the USPS was testing out electric mail trucks in California. To elaborate on this eco-friendly trend, the organization is currently testing self-driving trucks between Phoenix and Dallas. About the pilot Per Wired, TuSimple will supply the self-driving trucks used in the pilot. Each truck will incorporate a Level 4 […]

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