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U.S. DOT Announces Participants in Automated Vehicle Initiative

The U.S. DOT announced that nine companies and eight states have signed on as the first participants in a new department initiative.

Ford, Volkswagen Expand Global Collaboration

Ford and Volkswagen are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles, and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.

Volvo Cars to Feature LiDAR Starting in 2022

Volvo Cars has announced that it is partnering with tech firm Luminar to provide their LiDAR and perception technology for Volvo’s next-generation cars.

IIHS Issues Recommendations for Automated Driving Systems

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has issued a set of research-based safety recommendations on the design of partially automated driving systems.

Survey Finds 10% of Drivers Turn Off Auto Safety Features

Survey also indicated that 21% of car owners say they would disable certain safety features after buying a new car.

Consumers: Self-Driving Cars Will Outperform Humans by 2029

Seven out of 10 consumers believe autonomous cars drive better than humans or will surpass human abilities by 2029, according to a worldwide consumer survey commissioned by ANSYS.

U.S. Senate Committee Addresses Safety Concerns with Self-Driving Vehicles

Pointing to a fatal Uber crash last year, a U.S. Senate committee focused on how to best address safety challenges involving autonomous vehicles (AVs) during a recent hearing.

Aptiv, Hyundai to Form Autonomous Driving Joint Venture

The joint venture plans to advance the design, development and commercialization of SAE Level 4 and 5 autonomous technologies.

Tesla Offers Auto Insurance in California

Tesla has launched an insurance service designed to give drivers in California – its biggest market – lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles, according to an article by Reuters.

3-D Printed Self-Driving Shuttle Debuts in California

Olli, a 3-D-printed self-driving shuttle developed by Local Motors, made its debut in Rancho Cordova, Calif., at the White Rock Corporate Campus, a large business park that is home to 1,600 employees.

Cruise Postpones Release of Driverless Taxi Service

Cruise, a GM subsidiary, recently announced that it will miss its goal of launching a large-scale self-driving taxi service in 2019.

J.D. Power, SurveyMonkey Uncover Shaky Consumer Confidence About Future of Self-Driving Vehicles

According to a new study, consumers lack confidence in the future of self-driving vehicles and their outlook isn’t much better about the influx of battery-electric vehicles that manufacturers are spending billions of dollars to bring to market in the next several years.