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This is how a self-driving car ‘sees’ the road

Ever wonder what an autonomous vehicle ‘sees’ via its sensors, on-board computing and sensor fusion system? This video from Civil Maps, the high-definition maps technology company backed by Ford, reveals some of what’s going on when it comes to combining detailed 3D maps with sensor data culled …

Elon Musk Says Tesla Is About to Overhaul Transportation With an Electric Semi-Trailer | Inc.com

How big is this one going to be?<p>I'm guessing it will weigh 32,000 pounds, haul enough cargo to build part of a house, and glide silently down the road. The only sound you'll hear is the horn blasting.<p>That's right, Elon Musk just dropped the news that Tesla is working on an electric semi-trailer …

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This Driverless Electric Pod Is The Delivery Guy Of The Future

The T-pod is so autonomous, it doesn’t even have room for a driver.<p>Inside a new type of truck, there are no seats and no windows. The vehicle—which founders call a “T-pod”—is the first truck to be designed to never have a human inside. The driverless design makes it possible, the startup says, to …

White House Backs ‘Alternative Facts’

Administration officials say they will battle press attempts to ‘delegitimize’ Trump<p>By<p>Harriet Torry,<p>Harriet Torry<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@HarrietTorry<p>Andrew Ackerman and<p>Andrew Ackerman<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@amacker<p>andrew.ackerman<p>Google+<p>andrew.ackerman@wsj.com<p>Carol E. Lee<p>Carol E. …

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Amazon patented a highway network that controls self-driving cars and trucks

The system will specifically help self-driving cars navigate reversible lanes (or lanes that can go both ways).<p>Amazon was awarded a patent for a network that manages a very specific aspect of the self-driving experience: How autonomous cars navigate reversible lanes.<p>Reversible lanes indicate a …

Car companies should be very scared of Apple, Google and Tesla | CarAdvice

This year’s <b>Consumer Electronics Show</b> (CES) in Las Vegas could have almost been a motor show. From the endless booths of automotive-related products …

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Tesla's 'Autopilot' Begins Braking for Wreck Before Driver

Tesla’s new Autopilot system may have saved a Dutch family from turning a high speed car accident into a multi-automobile pileup.<p>While driving his family home from their vacation in Belgium, Frank van Hoesel’s dashboard camera installed on his Tesla Model X caught footage of a car slamming into …

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Google has spun its self-driving car team out into a new company

Google's self-driving car project has reached a fork in the road. It believes the cars are ready to take to the highways completely autonomously, but …