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Toyota Finds ‘Extreme’ Test Site for New Self-Driving Car

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will test its Platform 2.1 autonomous driving system at California’s GoMentum Station. TRI said "GoMentum’s varied terrain, and real-life infrastructure including roads, bridges, tunnels, intersections and parking lots provide the environment needed to accelerate testing of" autonomous vehicles.
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Apple Self-Driving Car Interest Revealed
By RT Staff · 5 December, 2016 • Apple for the first time acknowledges an interest in self-driving cars. In a letter to the NHTSA, Apple writes that it is "excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation."
Comma.ai Self-Driving Car Software Now Open Source
By Brad Templeton · 5 December, 2016 • Comma.ai, which shut down its Comma One self-driving car kit, has open-sourced its new Open Pilot software to resurrect its DIY autonomous vehicle project.
Starship Delivery Robot Makes First Fast Food Run
By Steve Crowe · 2 December, 2016 • Starship and Just Eat, an online food order and delivery service, delivered a takeout meal to a London resident via robot.
Otto Self-Driving Truck to Test on Ohio’s Public Roads
By Steve Crowe · 29 November, 2016 • Otto's self-driving truck will be tested on two public roads in Ohio, including a 35-mile section of Route 33, a four-lane, divided highway, during regular traffic flow.
Quanergy S3 Solid State LiDAR Wins CES Best of Innovation Award
By RT Staff · 23 November, 2016 • Quanergy's S3 solid state LiDAR won the CES 2017 Best of Innovation Award in the vehicle intelligence category. The Se is the world's first solid state LiDAR used for computer-assisted perception for autonomous cars.
How Tesla Autopilot Sees the Road in Real Time
By Steve Crowe · 21 November, 2016 • Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets a video that shows how Tesla Autopilot sees the road in real time, sharing views from three cameras mounted on the self-driving car.
nuTonomy Self-Driving Cars Coming to Boston
By Steve Crowe · 21 November, 2016 • nuTonomy will put its self-driving cars to the test against the confusing streets and unpredictable weather of Boston, Mass. before the end of 2016. nuTonomy will begin testing its self-driving car, an electric Renault Zoe, in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park, a 191-acre area in Boston's Seaport district.
AImotive aiDrive Level 5 Self-Driving Car Comes to US
By Steve Crowe · 14 November, 2016 • AImotive is a full stack software company delivering AI-based software for self-driving cars.
Cities Worldwide Embracing Self-Driving Vehicles
By Peter Els · 10 November, 2016 • The realization self-driving vehicles are going to have a major impact on transportation is beginning to sink in. Here's how cities around the world are preparing for self-driving cars.
Self-Driving Scooter Helps Mobility-impaired People Get Around
By Steve Crowe · 8 November, 2016 • MIT and the National University of Singapore have built a self-driving scooter to get mobility-impaired people from a vehicle to home or the mall. The self-driving scooter uses the same sensors and software that had been used in previous autonomous car and golf cart tests.
Self-Driving Trucks 5-10 Years Away: Colorado Transportation Chief
By Steve Crowe · 4 November, 2016 • Shailen Bhatt, executive director of Colorado’s Department of Transportation, says it'll be a few years before self-driving trucks are transporting goods on a regular basis.
Comma.ai Cancels Comma One Semi-Autonomous Driving Kit
By Steve Crowe · 28 October, 2016 • The NHTSA sent Comma.ai CEO George Hotz a letter encouraging him to delay the Comma One semi-autonomous driving kit over concerns it "would put the safety of your customers and other road users at risk."
Otto Self-Driving Truck Makes First Delivery: 51,744 Beers
By Steve Crowe · 25 October, 2016 • An Otto self-driving truck made its first delivery, driving 51,744 cans of Budweiser 120 miles through Colorado, marking the first time commercial cargo was delivered by a self-driving truck.
All Teslas Will Have Built-in Self-Driving Hardware
By RT Staff · 20 October, 2016 • Tesla will produce its cars with all the "hardware needed for full self-driving capability." However, the self-driving system won't be turned on until further testing is performed. This is a major move for Tesla as it moves away from the semi-autonomous nature of its Autopilot system to a fully autonomous system.
nuTonomy Self-Driving Car Hits Truck in Singapore
By Steve Crowe · 18 October, 2016 • As it tried to change lanes, a nuTonomy self-driving car hit a truck in Singapore Tuesday. Nobody was injured in the accident. This is the first self-driving car accident in Singapore.

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