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Roborace won't use a fully driverless car for its first season

Roborace has long talked of completely driverless cars hitting the track when its first season gets underway, but the company has had a change of heart. CEO (and Formula E winner) Lucas di Grassi has revealed to Motorsport.com that Roborace's "Season… Source: Engadget | Roborace won't use a fully driverless car for its first season

GM's self-driving car reportedly has trouble recognizing pedestrians

It seems that General Motors' self-driving car unit, Cruise, is running into major difficulties, and will likely not be able to hit its late 2019 launch target. Sources close to the project have told Reuters that engineers have been hitting unexpecte… Source: Engadget | GM's self-driving car reportedly has trouble recognizing pedestrians

Daimler and Bosch will use NVIDIA to power self-driving taxis

Putting self-driving cars on the streets requires a lot of computing power. Most test cars on the road have PC towers in their trunk that take up space, suck up power and produce a lot of heat. With that in mind Daimler (the parent company of Mercede… Source: Engadget | Daimler and Bosch will use …

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Tesla's Model 3 can now park itself with Summon feature

Tesla tweeted today that the Summon feature is now available in its Model 3. The feature, which was already available in the Model S and Model X, lets Tesla owners have their cars park themselves. With Summon, a Tesla vehicle can also control garage… Source: Engadget | Tesla's Model 3 can now park itself with …

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Ford's 'self-driving' Postmates test actually has a driver at the wheel

The next time you order food from Postmates in Miami or Miami Beach, don't be too surprised if you have to grab your Cuban sandwiches from what looks like a self-driving van. Ford's latest autonomous delivery test is underway, as the automaker has pa… Source: Engadget | Ford's 'self-driving' Postmates test actually has a driver …

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Senators investigate safety procedures for autonomous cars

Just a day after the NTSB released its preliminary findings on the Uber crash in Arizona, senators Edward J. Markey and Richard Blumenthal began an investigation into safety protocols for driverless car testing. In a letter sent to major auto manufac… Source: Engadget | Senators investigate safety procedures for autonomous cars

Intel’s self-driving supergroup brings Fiat Chrysler into the fold

Intel's self-driving supergroup has added another member to the team: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). The partnership, which already includes BMW, Intel and Mobileye, has ambitious plans to get autonomous vehicles on the road by 2021, and FCA's incl… Source: Engadget