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forbes.com - Lance Eliot - That Video Of A Young Man Pushing Up A Manhole Cover And Getting Knocked Down Into The Void By A Passing Vehicle Provides Stout Lessons For AI Self-Driving Cars
That Video Of A Young Man Pushing Up A Manhole Cover And Getting Knocked Down Into The Void By A Passing Vehicle Provides Stout Lessons For AI Self-Driving Cars
Forbes

Have you been asked about manhole covers in any of your recent high-tech company job interviews? Yes, oddly enough, manhole covers became a common topic for job interviews in the last several years, especially when seeking a job at a high-tech…

kut.org - Lyft To Offer Ford's Self-Driving Cars In Austin (With Humans As Backup)
Lyft To Offer Ford's Self-Driving Cars In Austin (With Humans As Backup)
KUT Radio, Austin's NPR Station

People in Austin who use the ride-hailing service Lyft will have the option of selecting a self-driving car starting in 2022. But, at least initially, two humans will sit in the front as 'test specialists' in case anything goes wrong. Ford's…

3dprint.com - Goodyear to Test First Airless 3D Printed Tire on Autonomous Vehicle in Florida
Goodyear to Test First Airless 3D Printed Tire on Autonomous Vehicle in Florida
3DPrint.com

As part of a project to support urban autonomous vehicle transportation, the city of Jacksonville, Florida will test the autonomous Olli shuttle fitted with Goodyear 's innovative 3D-printed airless tires. The tire giant teamed up with Local…

wsvn.com - Associated Press - Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network
Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network
WSVN

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides on the Lyft network. The service using Ford vehicles and a driving system developed by…

statesman.com - Kara Carlson, Austin American-Statesman - Robots take the wheel: Lyft to offer driverless rides in Austin next year
Robots take the wheel: Lyft to offer driverless rides in Austin next year
Austin American-Statesman

Each Ford vehicle deployed on the Lyft network will use Argo AI's autonomous technology and also be equipped with safety operators to ensure the ride goes smoothly. Scott Griffith, CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility, said this is the…

barrons.com - Al Root - Car Parts Giant Magna Dives Into Self-Driving Cars With a Big Acquisition
Car Parts Giant Magna Dives Into Self-Driving Cars With a Big Acquisition
Barron's

Auto parts giant Magna International is buying safety supplier Veoneer. The deal is all about self-driving cars and setting up the supply chain that will eventually enable car makers to deliver autonomous vehicles to consumers. Buying Veoneer…

theverge.com - James Vincent - Google launches Intrinsic: a new company to build software for industrial robots
Google launches Intrinsic: a new company to build software for industrial robots
The Verge

Google's parent-company Alphabet has a birth to announce: a new company called Intrinsic which will focus on building software for industrial robots. The subsidiary will be one of Alphabet's “other bets” — relatively…

bloomberg.com - Gabrielle Coppola - Hyperdrive Daily: Mobileye's New York State of Mind
Hyperdrive Daily: Mobileye's New York State of Mind
Bloomberg

Welcome to the Hyperdrive daily briefing, decoding the revolution reshaping the auto world, from EVs to self-driving cars and beyond. Scarce chip supplies are ‘really annoying' the CEO of Volvo Cars. Batteries will be the next big shortage…

foxbusiness.com - Audrey Conklin - Self-driving Ford cars coming to Miami Lyft customers by end of 2021
Self-driving Ford cars coming to Miami Lyft customers by end of 2021
Fox Business

Ford and Lyft are bringing autonomous vehicles to the rideshare app 's customers in Miami by the end of 2021. The two auto companies first announced their partnership to bring self-driving vehicles to the rideshare market in 2017 after Ford…

venturebeat.com - Paul Sawers - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Google's parent Alphabet has spun out a new industrial robotics company called Intrinsic. Led by Wendy Tan-White, a veteran entrepreneur and investor who has served as VP…

prnewswire.com - Technavio - Autonomous Vehicle Development Platform Market growth in Auto Parts & Equipment Industry | Emerging Trends, Company Risk, and Key Executives | Technavio
Autonomous Vehicle Development Platform Market growth in Auto Parts & Equipment Industry | Emerging Trends, Company Risk, and Key Executives | Technavio
PR Newswire

The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will decelerate during the forecast period. BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Hyundai Motor Co., Renault SA, Tesla Inc., Toyota Motor Corp.…

cnet.com - Richard Nieva - Alphabet launches robotics software company Intrinsic from X moonshot lab
Alphabet launches robotics software company Intrinsic from X moonshot lab
CNET

The venture from Google's parent company aims to make industrial robots cheaper and easier to use. Alphabet on Friday said it's launching a new robotics software company aimed at making industrial robots cheaper and easier to use. The new venture…

techcrunch.com - Bob Ma - Last-mile delivery in Latin America is ready to take off
Last-mile delivery in Latin America is ready to take off
TechCrunch

In the United States, same-day and next-day Amazon Prime deliveries have become the de facto standard in e-commerce. People want convenience and instant gratification, evidenced by the fact that an astonishing ~45% of U.S. consumers are Amazon…

techcrunch.com - Kirsten Korosec - US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is coming to Disrupt
US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is coming to Disrupt
TechCrunch

Image Credits: U.S. Department of Transportation The myriad emerging and longer-term transportation technologies promise to change how people and packages move about the world or within their own neighborhoods. They also present myriad regulatory…

moneymorning.com - Mike Stenger - This Self Driving Car Stock Will Go Public at the Perfect Time
This Self Driving Car Stock Will Go Public at the Perfect Time
Money Morning

By Mike Stenger, Associate Editor, Money Morning • Electric vehicle (EV) stocks have been hot the last couple years as governments and corporations around the world push for greener technology. But a related trend will transform cars in a…

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