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Tag: self-driving car

Toyota and Carmera to automate HD mapping for autonomous vehicles

Toyota is collaborating with Carmera, a mapping company, on a project to map urban roads in Tokyo

Self-driving cars may one day kill auto insurance

The risky nature of automobiles would still keep car premium agents in business, but self-driving cars may no longer be insured.

Renault-Nissan to work with Google’s Waymo on driverless cars

The three automakers are finalising tie-up negotiations with Waymo, a Google-affiliated developer of self-driving car technology.

Apple puts brakes on car team but keeps eye on road

The latest move comes as Apple faced pressure to show its fortunes are not tethered solely to iPhone sales.

Criminal case sheds light on Apple self-driving car technology

The criminal complaint filed against ex-Apple Inc employee Zhang Xiaolang provides a handful of new details about Apple's work on such technology.

Ex-Apple worker charged with stealing self-driving car trade secrets

The complaint said the former employee disclosed intentions to work for a Chinese self-driving car startup and booked a last-minute flight to China after downloading a circuit board plan for the self-driving car.

Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian

Uber says it had temporarily halted its use of self-driving cars for testing or customer rides in Tempe, Pittsburgh, Toronto, and San Francisco.

Reuters/Ipsos poll: Most Americans wary of self-driving cars

While 27% of respondents said they would feel comfortable riding in a self-driving car, poll data indicated that most people were far more trusting of humans than robots and artificial intelligence under a variety of scenarios.

US transport chief to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines

According to US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the revised guidelines would address self-driving automobiles, as well as the safe integration of autonomous technology for other vehicles.