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How Rideshares Will Blend Into OEMs When Autonomous Cars Go Mainstream

  • Diana Asatryan
  • June 1, 2017
No doubt, 2017 is the year of autonomous. Major carmakers are not only testing driverless cars, but are beginning to deploy shuttle-like autonomous ridesharing services in closed environments. Ford Motor Co., for example, vowed to have its first batch of autonomous shared shuttles available on Ford factory campuses next year. It will also launch a […]

Navigant Reveals Companies Leading the Pack in Autonomous Cars

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 10, 2017
Autonomous driving has been a long-term goal for the auto industry for decades. But only recently have self-driving vehicles started to become a realistic objective for automakers and autonomous tech developers. So who is leading the pack? According to Navigant Research, the answer includes Nissan, Daimler, General Motors, Ford, and Waymo — among others. Navigant is […]

Peloton to Deliver Truck ‘Platooning’ to Public Roads This Year

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 6, 2017
SILICON VALLEY — Peloton Technology will deliver its truck platooning technology to “select customers” this year, Chief Executive John Switkes told attendees at Autonomous Vehicles Silicon Valley 2017. The Mountainview, Calif.-based startup — whose investors include Volvo and UPS, among others — has been testing driver-assisted “platooning” in which trucks essentially tailgate to reduce drag […]