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Transportation Report Estimates 7 Million Drivers Will Shift to Autonomous Vehicles in 3 U.S. Cities

March 15, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

New York – A study by transportation, economics and urban planning experts has found that ridesharing and ridesourcing services using autonomous vehicles (AV) could shift millions of drivers away from personal cars in major U.S. cities. - Report says cities…

Civil Maps Closes Seed Funding Round Led by Ford, Motus Ventures

ALBANY, Calif.—Civil Maps, provider of 3D mapping technology for fully autonomous vehicles, today announced it raised a $6.6 million seed funding round.…

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye Team Up to Bring Fully Autonomous Driving to Streets by 2021

July 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye are joining forces to make self-driving vehicles and future mobility concepts become a reality. The three leaders from…

The Age of Urban Tech

Cities all across the world are gearing up for the future. They know that big changes are coming and they are doing their best to transform challenges into opportunities. That is why innovation, technology and city life were at the center of discussions during…

Pennsylvania Takes Steps to Lead on Autonomous Vehicle Development

June 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

Pittsburgh, Pa.—Citing the future anticipated benefits to travel safety, the environment and mobility, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined elected, industry and other transportation officials to mark the state’s continued and progressive…

State DOTs and the Emergence of Autonomous Vehicles

State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and other transportation agencies are often challenged to adopt emerging technologies while still maintaining safety and efficiency for all users. Traditionally, most advancements in transportation technology are…

Autonomous Vehicles Are Everywhere

March 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

March 19, 2015—Autonomous vehicles are successful here and now but you are unlikely to meet one because the successes are in the upper atmosphere, open cast mines, nuclear power stations, underwater and in other relatively inaccessible places. As the new…

California Approves Self-driving Cars on Public Roads

May 21, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

On Tuesday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) officially approved rules to allow the testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads. The rules will take effect September 16, 2014. The move has been a long time coming, with the DMV promising…

Landmark Navigation Wins Copernicus Masters 2013 for Highly Automated Driving

November 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Highly automated vehicles require highly precise and redundant positioning and navigation systems in order to stay on track. With an innovative approach designed to meet this need through landmark-based navigation, Hartmut Runge from the Earth Observation…