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Car ownership is predicted to decline as self-driving cars hit the roads, with more people, especially in cities, opting for a taxi or shuttle. When that happens, Ford wants to be the company supplying taxi operators with vehicles. In a blog post, Ford vice president of autonomous vehicles, Sherif Marakby,…

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Fiat Chrysler has joined BMW’s growing consortium of automakers, tech companies, and suppliers, all working together to accelerate the creation of semi-autonomous and driverless vehicles. Alongside Fiat and Chrysler, FCA owns the Jeep, Maserati, and Dodge car brands, covering almost all consumer vehicle sizes. That should allow the consortium to…

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Amber, a mobility startup, has an ambitious plan to deploy self-driving cars in Dutch cities by mid-2018. The team, a spin-out of the Eindhoven University of Technology, is building a ride-sharing platform that will use student drivers to start, before switching to autonomous vehicles. It uses a predictive analytics platform…

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The prevalence and proliferation of connected devices has undoubtedly improved efficiency in people’s lives, but the massive amounts of personal data required to operate such devices has raised numerous safety and security concerns. We spoke with Gerald Reddig, Nokia’s head of security marketing, and Daisy Su, Nokia’s connected device platform marketing…

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Self-driving vehicles will remarkably change the global economy in less than 20 years, heavily impacting government, insurance, media, security, logistics, and the automotive industry. That’s according to a new report by Forrester researchers Laura Koetzle and Carlton A. Doty. Forrester believes that even though more rides will take place every…

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They say maintaining your identity in a relationship is hard, but Cruise Automation, the $1 billion self-driving startup acquired by General Motors last year, has kept a significant amount of autonomy from the Detroit-based automotive giant. General Motors works on the development of self-driving vehicles and the installation of hardware,…

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