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Nissan Debuts ProPILOT Autonomous Technology

Nissan Debuts ProPILOT Autonomous Technology
Nissan has a new version of its Serena Van coming in Japan that will hit dealerships this August. One of the cool options available is Nissan’s first autonomous drive system called ProPILOT. ProPILOT is an autonomous technology that is designed for use in single lane traffic.
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Volvo Shows off Its FMX Autonomous Truck

Volvo Shows off Its FMX Autonomous Truck
For gearheads like us, it’s easy to think only of the Polestar wagons and sedans when we think of the Volvo name today, but perhaps the biggest market for the automaker is in the big truck realm.
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GM and Lyft Working on Self-Driving Chevy Bolt Taxis

GM and Lyft Working on Self-Driving Chevy Bolt Taxis
With GM having recently poured $500 million into ridesharing service Lyft, the two companies have revealed that they are joining up to develop electric automated vehicles to help people get around. The autonomous vehicles will be based on the forthcoming Chevrolet Bolt, and will use tech that GM is acquiring in its purchase of Cruise Automation, a firm that develops autonomous driving tech.
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Roborace Series is Racing for Driverless Cars

Roborace Series is Racing for Driverless Cars
I like to think that shortly after the first two cars showed up in the same town, the first car race went down. With autonomous cars getting closer and closer to production, it’s no surprise that a racing series for autonomous cars is in the works.
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Stanford’s Autonomous Audi Takes a Track Day

Stanford’s Autonomous Audi Takes a Track Day
Stanford University has a slick looking autonomous Audi TTS, dubbed “Shelley” that it has been working on for a long time. The car can drive itself with no human intervention. Recently the researchers took the car out to the racetrack at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, California and set it loose.
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Wepods Autonomous Bus Now Testing on Public Roads

Wepods Autonomous Bus Now Testing on Public Roads
A completely autonomous shuttle bus recently began testing on public roads in the Netherlands. Wepods buses can carry six passengers and are completely automated. There is no driver seat or controls for a human. Wepods are also fully electric with a 62-mile range per charge.
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Ford Autonomous Vehicle Testing on Public Roads Starts in 2016

Ford Autonomous Vehicle Testing on Public Roads Starts in 2016
Following in the footsteps of Google, Ford has announced that it will kick off testing of its autonomous vehicles on public roads next year. The testing will commence with fully autonomous Fusion Hybrid vehicles on roads around its Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, California.
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Kia Green Lit for Autonomous Car Testing in Nevada

Kia Green Lit for Autonomous Car Testing in Nevada
When I first heard of autonomous cars, I worried that it might be an excuse to take driving out of the hands of humans and give it completely to a computer. With all of the tech so far letting drivers defeat the system if they want control, I am liking the autonomous future more and more.
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Ford First to Test Autonomous Cars at MCity

Ford First to Test Autonomous Cars at MCity
Ford has announced that it is the first automaker to test its autonomous cars at the new University of Michigan test facility called MCity. The test facility is a simulated city environment spanning 32 acres. The test location has fake city streets, traffic signals, curb cuts, bike lanes, hydrants, sidewalks, signs, construction zones, and traffic control devices.
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Stanford Builds Autonomous Drifting DeLorean: Hoon to the Future

Stanford Builds Autonomous Drifting DeLorean: Hoon to the Future
Stanford researchers wanted to build a vehicle that could be used to perform research on autonomous cars in extreme situations. The goal was to help figure out safety protocols for self-driving cars. To perform the research they didn’t turn to something boring like a Prius with water sprayed on the road.
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Rinspeed Σtos Autonomous Concept Has a Drone Helipad

Rinspeed Σtos Autonomous Concept Has a Drone Helipad
Autonomous cars are the future of driving and we all know they are coming. Google and a slew of automakers are testing self-driving cars right now to reduce accidents and traffic thanks to their ability to drive with no input from a distracted human.
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Ford Patent Shows Reconfigurable Seats for Autonomous Cars

Ford Patent Shows Reconfigurable Seats for Autonomous Cars
One of the things that I am looking forward to the most about autonomous cars is the ability to pay more attention to the people you are with and the sights you see during long road trips.
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Tesla’s New Autopilot in Beta Testing with Users Now

Tesla’s New Autopilot in Beta Testing with Users Now
You have to be doubly lucky to be one of the people testing the new Tesla Autopilot software that’s in closed beta right now. First, you need to be fortunate enough to own a pricy Model S EV.
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Daimler Close to Testing Autonomous Big Rigs

Daimler Close to Testing Autonomous Big Rigs
If the thought of autonomous cars the size of giant cereal boxes alarms you, then stay out of Germany. Daimler announced that very soon they will be testing their autonomous 18-wheelers on Teutonic roads with the hopes of an actual product application within the next two years.
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Google Self-Driving Car Heads South

Google Self-Driving Car Heads South
I love to drive, but I am also looking forward to a future where cars can drive themselves. I would love to be able to take a road trip and instead of focusing on driving and what the other idiots around me are doing, I could focus on the trip and the sights around me.
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