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Autonomous Shuttle Startup Local Motors announces partnership with Robotic Research

Autonomous Shuttle Startup Local Motors announces partnership with Robotic Research urban mobility Olli autonomous self driving shuttle

CHANDLER, Ariz., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Local Motors partners with industry leading robotics technology group Robotic Research on Olli, the world’s first co-created, electric, autonomous shuttle. The partnership with Robotic Research is the latest integration of a new technology partner and showcase of Local Motors’ open development platform.  Jay Rogers, CEO and co-founder of LM Industries, parent company to Local

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Optimus Ride Partners Property Developer LStar on Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program

Optimus Ride Partners Property Developer LStar on Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program Boston Union Point residents first last mile connectivity to transit station urban mobility

Fully Autonomous Vehicle Developer Provides Equitable Mobility for Residents in Massachusetts Community BOSTON, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Optimus Ride, a MIT spinoff company developing self-driving vehicle technology, announced a first of its kind partnership with renowned real estate developer LStar Ventures, to provide Union Point‘s residents with access to self-driving vehicles. This agreement represents the world’s first revenue generating

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Malaysian Startup REKA Showcases Self-Driving Car Technology at KLIAS

Malaysian Startup REKA Showcases First Self-Driving Car Technology at Kuala Lumpur International Auto Show 2017 Proton Perdana autonomous vehicle driverless

At the Kuala Lumpur International Automotive Symposium (KLIAS) held on Nov 9-12, one booth catches the eye: CRETA, which stands for Conscious Reka Transport Apparatus. https://motiondigest.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/reka-2017.mp4   It is Malaysia’s first locally made self-driving car developed by home-grown Internet of Things (IoT) start-up Reka Initiative. The self-driving car has even been tested by Malaysia’s Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation — Datuk Seri

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Singapore will Start Driverless Bus Services in Three Townships by 2022

Singapore Wants to Roll out Driverless Bus and Shuttle Services by 2022 in Punggol Tengah Jurong autonomous vehicle urban mobility in public transport

in Punggol, Tengah and Jurong, LTA Seeks Feedback and RFI from Stakeholders Singapore has called for feedback as it seeks to roll out self-driving bus and shuttle services in three towns beginning 2022. The Request For Information (RFI), launched on Nov 22 by the Ministry of Transport and the Land Transport Authority (LTA), will be open until May 31, 2018.

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Can Human-Driven Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles Share The Roads?

Can Human Driven Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles Share The Roads self-driving electric shuttle accident in Las Vegas Navya Keolis urban mobility

On Nov 8, the city of Las Vegas started a yearlong pilot of a self-driving shuttle in partnership with AAA of Northern California, Nevada & Utah and the transportation company Keolis. But it soon hit a speed bump. Putting a dent in Self-Driving Vehicle Less than two hours after the autonomous vehicle (AV) hit the streets, it collided with a delivery

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Waymo Must Release Robot Car Safety Record, Consumer Watchdog Says

Waymo Must Release Robot Car Safety Record, Consumer Watchdog Says autonomous vehicle urban mobility

Before It Uses Riders as Human Guinea Pigs in Arizona SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Waymo, must publicly release key information about its robot cars’ driving records in Arizona before it turns the vehicles loose on Phoenix streets and uses passengers as human guinea pigs, Consumer Watchdog said today. The nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group added that the

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Boston-based Autonomous Vehicle Developer Optimus Ride gets Series A Funding

Boston-based Autonomous Vehicle Developer Optimus Ride gets Series A Funding urban mobility

Leading Venture Capitalists Invest in MIT Spinoff’s Vision and Differentiated Approach to Self-Driving Technology; Funds Will Scale Vehicle Fleet and Increase Employee Headcount BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Optimus Ride, a MIT spinoff company developing self-driving technology, announced it has closed an $18 million Series A funding led by Greycroft Partners with participation from Emerson Collective, Fraser McCombs Capital

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Autonomous Vehicles Asia 2018 will Discuss AV Readiness in Asian Cities

Autonomous Vehicles Asia 2018 will Discuss AV Readiness in Asian Cities urban mobility public transport car sharing CAV

Singapore wants Autonomous Vehicles in public transportation and car-sharing services to avoid potential pitfalls of worsened congestion, surging personal car ownership and increased pollution As Singapore prepares to host the second Autonomous Vehicles Asia Conference next January, much has happened in its autonomous vehicle (AV) space over the months after the first conference back in February 2017. Autonomous Vehicles Asia

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Navya to Produce Self-driving Electric Shuttles in Australia

Navya to Produce Self-driving Electric Shuttle Buses in Australia Asia Pacific urban mobility cities autonomous vehicle

Expanding Reach to Asia Pacific The French government has agreed to manufacture Navya’s driverless shuttle buses in South Australia, according to Industry Update. While the details are still unclear, including the exact manufacturing supply line and how many jobs will be created, SA Premier Jay Weatherill was able to confirm that the Government had “agreed on plans” to establish the company’s

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Delphi’s Autonomous Driving Operating System Will be Powered by Blackberry QNX

Delphi's Autonomous Driving Operating System Will be Powered by Blackberry QNX self driving vehicle urban mobility

GILLINGHAM, England and WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 20, 2017/PRNewswire/ — Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a global leader in autonomous driving technology, announced today it has signed a commercial partnership agreement with BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) to provide the operating system for its autonomous driving system. Delphi and BlackBerry QNX will collaborate to bolster software performance and safety in their operating system to advance

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