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Thatcham Research Introduces Grading For Self-Driving Cars

The Mercedes GLE emerged as the strongest performer across all three performance criteria.

Auburn University To Build Autonomous Vehicle Research Lab

Facility will be one of the few in the nation attached to a test track.

Automotive, Mobility Leaders Publish Framework For Safe Automated Driving Systems

The companies – Aptiv, Audi, Baidu, BMW, Continental, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler, HERE, Infineon, Intel and Volkswagen – say it’s the largest report to date on how to build, test and operate a safe automated vehicle.

Virtual Test-Drives Expedite Autonomous Vehicle Platform Certification

While most people are intuitively cautious about new technology, others ask it to do things it was never intended to do. For example, Tesla drivers using the poorly named autopilot have learned a few lessons in asking a system that’s designed to assist – to be the driver.

CES Technology: The Big, The Bold And The Survivors

Do you remember the internet “bubble” in 1999 that caused financial ruin for many due to business plans that never had a plan to make money? Right now investors in autonomous vehicle technology are many; the money involved is breathtaking; and the risk is enormous for all but the few who will survive.

Today’s Vehicles Are Akin To Horses: Coming Age of Autonomous Vehicles Won’t Make Cars Obsolete

Once it’s widely adopted, self-driving technology will save lives, make commutes more productive and ease congestion in cities, but that doesn’t mean people will lose interest in driving vehicles themselves, or that their affinity for personal vehicles will diminish, says Mary DellaValle, editor of ImportCar magazine.

Hyundai To Develop Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles By 2021

The partnership will incorporate Aurora’s self-driving technology into Hyundai vehicles starting with models custom-developed and launched in test programs and pilot cities, according to the companies.

Ridesharing Won’t Displace Consumers’ Affinity For Personal Vehicles

The rise of alternate transportation options for consumers like Uber and Lyft, along with the advancement of autonomous vehicle technology, might be viewed by some as a threat to personal vehicle transportation. In fact, some OEMs have expressed concern about the impact that increased usage of these options will have on consumers’ interest in purchasing vehicles in the future.