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  • Intelligent Transportation System Leads to First Test Bed... 17 Nov 2017 23:06 SF Gate Penta Security Systems Inc. will head and monitor security systems for K-City, testing and certifying the safety of smart vehicles. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 17, 2017 With the increasing prominence of smart and connected vehicles in Asia, South …
  • Foxconn wants autonomous vehicles to move more than 4,000 workers a shift 17 Nov 2017 22:12 Bizjournals
  • Driverless cars on British roads as Jaguar Land Rover leads in race for autonomy 17 Nov 2017 22:06 The New Zeland Herald Jaguar Land Rover has quietly started testing driverless cars on British roads that are simultaneously being used by the public, in a clear indication that Britain's biggest manufacturer is determined the country will play a leading role in the race …
  • Jaguar Land Rover trialling driverless cars 17 Nov 2017 21:36 Northern Advocate Jaguar Land Rover has quietly started testing driverless cars on British roads that are simultaneously being used by the public, in a clear indication that Britain's biggest manufacturer is determined the country will play a leading role in the race …
  • Jaguar Land Rover self-driving cars hit real roads for first time - Roadshow 17 Nov 2017 21:14 C Net It's one thing to say your company has tested self-driving cars on closed circuits. It's another thing to say that your company has successfully tested those cars on public roads. Now, another automaker is moving from the former statement toward …
  • Can Elon Musk deliver on his vision for a fully electric, self-driving big rig? 17 Nov 2017 20:51 CTV News Tesla CEO Elon Musk knows how to spin a good yarn, but can he deliver on his vision to revolutionize the trucking industry with an electric big rig with self-driving features? Marketing expert Tony Chapman says Musk has taken a page out of the handbook of …
  • VW says will invest over 34 bn euros in cars of the future by 2022 17 Nov 2017 20:35 Citizen AFP Volkswagen, whose main administrative building is seen in Wolfsburg, Germany, is pivoting to zero-emissions cars in a bid to catch up to Tesla and shake off a recent emissions cheating scandal “We are reinventing the car,” chief executive Matthias …
  • Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with big spending plan 17 Nov 2017 20:22 CBC Volkswagen approved a 34-billion-euro ($51 billion Cdn) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars. The world's largest carmaker by unit sales will spend the money on electric cars, autonomous …
  • Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless vehicles on public roads 17 Nov 2017 20:08 Birmingham Post Jaguar Land Rover has tested driverless cars on the streets of the West Midlands. The manufacturer carried out a secret test on the autonomous vehicle technology this week in Coventry city centre for the UK Autodrive project. JLR, working with project …
  • The Open-Source Driving Simulator That Trains Autonomous Vehicles 17 Nov 2017 19:40 Linux.com Self-driving cars are set to revolutionize transport systems the world over. If the hype is to be believed, entirely autonomous vehicles are about to hit the open road. The truth is more complex. The most advanced self-driving technologies work only in an …
  • Expert speaks of ‘human factor’ involved in disappearance of MH370 aircraft 17 Nov 2017 19:03 The Borneo Post A man walks past a mural of missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane in a back-alley in Shah Alam, Malaysia (AFP Photo/MANAN VATSYAYANA) (File Photo) NEW YORK: A top US security expert and a former FBI agent believes that the “human factor” may have been …
  • Cincinnati Financial Corporation : Declares Regular Quarterly and Special Cash Dividend 17 Nov 2017 18:57 4-traders CINCINNATI, Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: CINF) announced that, at today's regular meeting, the board of directors declared a 50-cents-per-share regular quarterly cash dividend. The dividend is payable …
  • Driverless cars on the city's roads: How the people of Coventry have reacted 17 Nov 2017 18:55 Coventry Telegraph Driverless cars were tested on some of Coventry's busiest roads for the first time this week. We reported on Wednesday how the revolutionary vehicles were spotted around the city centre on Wednesday. It was confirmed on Thursday that tests were taking …
  • eNCA | VW to spend over R500bn to become e-car leader 17 Nov 2017 18:39 eNCA FRANKFURT AM MAIN - German automaker Volkswagen on Friday said it planned to invest more than 34 billion euros (R528-billion) over the next five years in new technologies to advance its push to become a global leader in electric cars. "We are …
  • Declares Regular Quarterly and Special Cash Dividend 17 Nov 2017 18:31 4-traders CINCINNATI, Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: CINF) announced that, at today's regular meeting, the board of directors declared a 50-cents-per-share regular quarterly cash dividend. The dividend is payable …
  • UAE- DP World, Government of Mali sign MoU for development of trade and logistics 17 Nov 2017 18:28 Mena FN (MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI, 16th November 2017 (WAM) - Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and CEO, and Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali, signed an MoU under which DP World, in partnership with the Government of …
  • Jaguar Land Rover begin autonomous testing in Coventry 17 Nov 2017 18:12 Dailyrecord.co.uk JAGUAR Land Rover have begun the UK’s first in-city on road trials of autonomous cars. The testing is taking place in Coventry as part of UK Autodrive’s three year project for connected and self-driving cars. The organisation is a consortium of leading …
  • VW Investing Over $40b on EVs, Autonomous Vehicles 17 Nov 2017 18:09 TheDetroitBureau.com The VW I.D. Crozz concept will become a production battery-electric SUV. Volkswagen AG said Friday it will spend over 34 billion Euros, or $40 billion between now and 2022 on electrified powertrain technology, autonomous vehicles and other futuristic …
  • EU leaders endorse common approach to raising social standards 17 Nov 2017 18:04 Irish Times The EU on Friday took a step towards the harmonisation of social standards throughout the union with the signing of a “pillar” of social rights at its Social Summit in Gothenburg. The summit’s purpose, described by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as “really …
  • Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 bln spending plan 17 Nov 2017 17:58 Reuters WOLFSBURG/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) approved a 34 billion euro ($40 bln) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars. A Volkswagen Golf GTE is being charged during a workshop prior …
  • Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 billion spending plan 17 Nov 2017 17:57 Reuters WOLFSBURG/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) approved a 34 billion euro ($40 bln) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars. A Volkswagen Golf GTE is being charged during a workshop prior …
  • The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities 17 Nov 2017 17:53 Science & Technology This week, we learned that tech guru and mega philanthropist Bill Gates purchased 25,000 acres of land in Arizona with the intent to build a smart city from the ground up. The community, called Belmont, will “create a forward-thinking community with a …
  • Letters: Why we voted for tax reform 17 Nov 2017 17:48 IndyStar.com When President Trump announced the tax reform framework in September, he came to Indiana to present it to the American people. He chose our state because Hoosiers have shown what can be achieved when government cuts taxes and regulations. Economic reforms …
  • VW to invest about $40 billion in electric cars 17 Nov 2017 17:46 MarketWatch Berlin -- Volkswagen AG plans to invest around $40 billion over the next five years to develop electric vehicles, self-driving cars and Uber-like mobility app services in the clearest sign yet that auto makers are betting the future of their industry on …
  • Global Automotive Electrical Products Industry 17 Nov 2017 17:38 BigCharts NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Electrical Products in US$ by the following Product Segments: Automotive Batteries, Automotive Connectors, Alternators & Starters, Ignition …
  • Five Annoying Questions to Ask Your Grandparents at Thanksgiving 17 Nov 2017 17:16 GovExec.com Thanksgiving is almost upon us. We love the turkey and sweet potatoes and mashed potatoes and stuffing. But many of us dread of the inevitable political battles that will pop up over dessert. The drumstick stakes are YUGE. A November 2017 poll by the Cato …
  • Bill Gates just bought a huge chunk of land — he wants to build his own ‘smart city’ 17 Nov 2017 16:47 Post-Bulletin The richest man in the United States wants to build his own city. Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates put down $80 million for a massive swath of land in Arizona, about 45 minutes west of downtown Phoenix. His goal? Developing …
  • Tesla Truck Unveil: Desperate Times Calls For Desperate Measures 17 Nov 2017 16:39 Seeking Alpha Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) set high expectations for its Truck reveal in Hawthorne on Thursday, with CEO Elon Musk claiming that the unveil will “blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension”. As such, there is rarely any doubt that Mr. …
  • VW Accelerates Electric Car Effort With $40 Billion Investment -- 2nd Update 17 Nov 2017 16:37 4-traders By William Boston Berlin -- Volkswagen AG plans to invest around $40 billion over the next five years to develop electric vehicles, self-driving cars and Uber-like mobility app services in the clearest sign yet that auto makers are betting the future of …
  • VW to spend €34b in drive to become e-car leader 17 Nov 2017 16:03 The Malay Mail Online A Volkswagen Golf GTE is shown during a workshop prior to Auto Guangzhou in Guangzhou, China November 16, 2017. — Reuters picFRANKFURT AM MAIN, Nov 17 — German automaker Volkswagen today said it planned to invest more than €34 billion (RM166 billion) over …
  • Jaguar Land Rover quietly begins real-world driverless car tests on Coventry roads in a 'major landmark' trial ahead of a nationwide roll out in 2020 17 Nov 2017 15:27 This Is Money The race to conquer the driverless car market has stepped up a gear, with the first ever tests of an autonomous vehicle built in Britain on the country's public roads. Jaguar Land Rover is leading the pack with its 'major landmark' trial, …
  • Intel unveils new modems in bid to fuel 5G adoption 17 Nov 2017 15:24 The Inquirer CHIPMAKER Intel has shown off a new range of internet modems in a bid to accelerate the development of 5G. The firm hopes its new Intel XMM 800 series chips, new radio commercial modems and XMM 7600 LTE modem will transform the adoption of 5G. It's …
  • Airlines embrace VR, biometrics and robots in push toward the future of flying 17 Nov 2017 15:21 The Star In the not-too-distant future, a traveller’s face will replace a boarding pass and recognition software will replace the gate agent scanning each traveller’s ticket. Airline executives separated by distance will be able to use virtual reality eyewear to …
  • From sci-fi to sky high: Here’s the future of flying cars 17 Nov 2017 15:14 AME Info Flying cars first appeared in James bond movies, and people snickered and giggled when they saw that happen, but it’s no laughing matter. Flying cars could actually become a reality as soon as 2019, after Volvo’s parent company Geely bought flying car …
  • California Considers Limiting Liability of Self-Driving Carmakers 17 Nov 2017 15:06 ClaimsJournal.com California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners. If adopted, the …
  • Qualcomm: How big a deal is it to San Diego? 17 Nov 2017 15:02 Sandiegouniontribune Here’s a riddle to ponder: What do your smartphone, robotic floor cleaners, sixth graders, and the tomb of Genghis Khan have in common? No, it’s not a trick question. The answer is Qualcomm. While the homegrown technology colossus is widely recognized for …
  • How the people of Coventry have reacted 17 Nov 2017 14:46 Coventry Telegraph Driverless cars were tested on some of Coventry's busiest roads for the first time this week. We reported on Wednesday how the revolutionary vehicles were spotted around the city centre on Wednesday. It was confirmed on Thursday that tests were taking …
  • Jaguar Land Rover starts testing autonomous cars on UK roads 17 Nov 2017 14:31 Auto Express Jaguar Land Rover has started testing part and fully autonomous cars on the streets of the UK, and has confirmed the trails will continue well into 2018. Forming part of the £20m UK Autodrive project, JLR is testing a range of new technologies including …
  • Denver’s GoSpotCheck adds $21.5 million in venture capital 17 Nov 2017 14:27 The Denver Post Online Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the 52-page appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision, according to the …
  • VW to spend over $40 bln on electric and self-driving cars 17 Nov 2017 14:23 The Economic Times Volkswagen's leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars. Europe's largest carmaker by unit sales will spend more than 34 …
  • KT Corp (ADR) (KT): Mittleman Brothers Sees 73% Upside 17 Nov 2017 14:12 Insider Monkey KT Corp (ADR) (NYSE:KT), a South Korea-based telecommunications service provider, did not do well for Mittleman Brothers in the third quarter, dropping 17% from $16.64 to $13.87. In its Q3 investor letter (you can download a copy here), the hedge fund …
  • Machine over man? NJ poll asks who's the safer driver 17 Nov 2017 13:56 WOBM There are apparently a lot of Garden State residents who'd feel safer getting in the passenger seat of a self-driving car than in a vehicle driven by their spouse. JaysonPhotography, ThinkStock In a survey from car and home insurance company Plymouth …
  • Volkswagen to spend over $40 billion on electric and self-driving cars 17 Nov 2017 13:47 Reuters WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker’s goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars. A Volkswagen Golf GTE is being …
  • 56% of Irish tech experts expect intelligent robots in the workplace within five years 17 Nov 2017 13:31 Breaking News from Ireland 56% of Irish tech experts expect intelligent robots in the workplace within five years. That is according to an independent survey of 133 Irish IT leaders which was carried out by Comtrade Digital Servives. Results of the survey also show that half of …
  • VW to spend over 34 billion euro on electric and self-driving cars 17 Nov 2017 13:27 4-traders Europe's largest carmaker by unit sales will spend more than 34 billion euros (£30.4 billion) on electric cars, autonomous driving and new mobility services by the end of 2022, it said on Friday following a supervisory board meeting. Total group …
  • Trucking speeds toward self-driving future 17 Nov 2017 13:27 The Star Drivers wanted: trucking industry in need of fresh blood Unlike autonomous cars, which face questions about navigating chaotic urban streets, trucks spend a lot of time heading straight on desolate highways. And while the advent of the self-driving car …
  • Driverless Jaguars tested on public roads 17 Nov 2017 13:26 BBC Image copyright Jaguar Land Rover Image caption One of Jaguar Land Rover's driverless cars The UK's biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover has been testing driverless cars on public roads. The trials have been underway for several weeks on a …
  • VW to invest more than 34B euros on electric cars 17 Nov 2017 13:25 MarketWatch Volkswagen AG (VOW.XE) said Friday that it plans to invest 34 billion euros ($40.03 billion) by the end of 2022 as it bids to position itself as a market leader in electric and autonomous vehicles. The German car maker said most of the investment would be …
  • What Does Tesla's Automated Truck Mean for Truckers? - WIRED 17 Nov 2017 12:46 Google On Thursday night, Elon Musk rolled out Tesla's biggest gizmo yet: a fully electric semitruck. The Semi can go a whopping 500 miles between charges, hauling 80,000 pounds along the way. And it can sorta, kinda drive itself—on highways, anyway. The …
  • Motor Mouth: Waymo testing both self-driving cars and civil law 17 Nov 2017 12:13 Canada Well, that didn’t take nearly as long as we thought it would, now did it? Waymo has just announced it will be rolling out a yet another fleet of self-driving cars, this time in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. In itself, that is not big news; there are …