Toyota Joins Uber on Its Tortuous Journey to Self-Driving Cars

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Uber didn’t necessarily get into self-driving cars to make friends. It launched its program in Pittsburgh by gutting the robotics program at Carnegie Mellon University, after all. But in the three years since—as the company has struggled with wayward leadership, a broken corporate culture, and this spring’s fatal crash, which killed an Arizona woman—Uber has […]

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Volvo admits its self-driving cars are confused by kangaroos

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Swedish companys animal detection system can identify and avoid deer, elk and caribou, but is yet to work against the marsupials movements Volvos told the ABC the troubles had arisen because their cars object detection systems used the ground as a reference point. This meant a kangaroos hopping was making it difficult to judge how […]

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