Category Archives: autonomous cars

Controversial Federal Guidelines for Autonomous Vehicles Out

The primary focus of the policy is on highly automated vehicles, or those in which the vehicle can take full control of driving in at least some circumstances. Portions of the policy also apply to lower levels of automation, including some of the driver-assistance systems already being deployed by automakers today. Continue reading

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Ford, U-M Reach Deal to Embed FMC Engineers in Ann Arbor

U-M is one of only a handful of universities to offer master’s and doctoral degrees in robotics, with the Ph.D. program now in its third year. More than 35 faculty members work in the field. Continue reading

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First Autonomous XC90 Built Today by Volvo

Volvo has assumed all financial and legal responsibility in what is, arguably, the most ambitious autonomous car testing program to date since it will use real people and not just engineers. Money-making introduction is planned around 2021. Continue reading

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