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Electronic valet parks the car, no tip required

A Valeo representative holds an iPhone showing the app used to initiate and monitor a driverless car while it parks, at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada. The car, a Range Rover Evoque with Valeo self-parking technology, is equipped with 12 ultrasonic sensors, six in back and six in front, a laser scanner mounted in the grille, and four cameras.

LAS VEGAS: There is no one inside the Range Rover in a Las Vegas parking lot [click to continue…]

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Here’s an App that could park your car

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Struggling to park your car in town? Relax, there’s an app that has now been tailored for that. An application could soon park your car for you. Yeah, you read it right: it could park your car.

If you are one of those drivers daunted by the task of reversing into a squeezed space, you may soon find a solution to the problem: an app that parks your car .All you have to do is swipe a virtual [click to continue…]

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At CES 2014, the cars drive you

Audi Piloted Driving demonstration

With Audi’s traffic assist concept, the driver takes his hands off the wheel and his feet off the pedals when traffic moves under 40 mph.

(Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET)

Read more: http://www.cnet.com/8301-35289_1-57617004/at-ces-2014-the-cars-drive-you/#ixzz2qZhYyUq3

 

LAS VEGAS — At last year’s CES, the topic of driverless cars came up from Audi and Lexus, but it was largely talk. Just one year later, we are seeing real-world demonstrations of the technology. New platforms for app integration in cars were also on display, as was an exciting new trend, letting drivers get information and control some car [click to continue…]

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Induct Rolls Out World's First Commercial Driverless Car Navia

News about self-driving cars have been in circulation for sometime now. But while we wait for technology giants like Google to make the idea real, a small and lesser-known French company Induct has made driverless car commercially available in the U.S.

According to Inhabitat.com, Induct has manufactured [click to continue…]

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Florida aims to lead driverless car revolution

You begin your trip by entering the address of your destination into a digital device linked to your new car. You’re behind the steering wheel, which has become a redundant accessory, in a so-called Autonomous Vehicle, distinguishable by its array of high-tech antennas.

Not only has a computer mapped out your quickest and least congested [click to continue…]

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ANN ARBOR, MICH. –  The University of Michigan has announced a collaboration with government and business to make its hometown of Ann Arbor the first American city with a shared fleet of networked, driverless vehicles by 2021.

The school’s Mobility Transformation Center is pursuing the goal of having a driverless vehicle system [click to continue…]

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Earlier this month, in Why Google And Others See A Future With Driverless Cars, I gave an overview of the computer-driven cars that will soon be entering the market, and those that have already been successfully deployed.

But in order to fully understand the implications of driver-less cars, we have to look more [click to continue…]

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Driverless Cars Tested in Tokyo

Gasoline isn’t the only thing this electric car doesn’t need. It goes just fine without a driver.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe behind the wheel of the driverless version of the Nissan Leaf electric car. (Photo By: Nissan)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe behind the wheel of the driverless version of the Nissan Leaf electric car. (Photo By: Nissan)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took the Nissan Leaf Autonomous Drive [click to continue…]

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Driverless cars have been envisioned for decades, but on this week’s “TechKnow,” Kosta Grammatis gets to see science fiction become reality as he takes a ride in Nissan’s autonomous prototype, a model of their electric LEAF which can drive and park itself. “You no longer have to operate [click to continue…]

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In a bit of non-Android news, it appears that Google’s self driving cars have made the news again at a Robotics conference in Santa Clara, California. Google has been experimenting with these modified Prius and Lexus vehicles for several years and it appears that they may be much safer to use than a human driven car.

In a statement made by a Googler named Chris Urmson, the fleet of autonomous [click to continue…]

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