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End of the road for Volkswagen’s self-driving Aurora deal

BERLIN: Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler. “The activities under our partnership have been concluded,” a VW spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday following an ...

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Self-driving taxis will be running on Dubai roads

Driverless taxis on the road started test runs in Dubai. At the annual consumer electronics trade show Gitex, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, showed off its autonomous taxi service. The driverless car service kicked off at the show and will run for the next three months in select ...

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Self-driving lorries to be tested in UK

BRITAIN will begin testing convoys of self-driving lorries on public roads late next year, more than two years after similar tests were carried out across Europe. The trucks will be wirelessly linked, allowing them to synchronise braking and accelerating, in a technique known as “platooning”. A human driver in the ...

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Google accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technology

SAN FRANCISCO: The race to develop self-driving vehicles took a new turn on Thursday when Google’s parent company Alphabet filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing it of stealing technology. Alphabet contends that a manager at its autonomous car subsidiary Waymo took technical data with him when he left to launch a competing venture ...

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