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Apple's Fleet of Self-Driving Vehicles Has Almost Doubled Since January

8 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple's fleet of self-driving vehicles has almost doubled over the past two months, according to the Financial Times , as the iPhone maker continues to accelerate its research and development of autonomous technologies.
The report claims Apple now has permits for 45 autonomous vehicles, up from 27 in January , based on figures provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Apple has been expanding its fleet rapidly since receiving permits to test just three autonomous vehicles in California last April.
$AAPL scooplet: Apple now has 45 cars testing autonomous systems in...
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Uber's self-driving vehicle causes first known fatality for the industry

Uber's self-driving vehicle causes first known fatality for the industry

8 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

We've long been warned about letting AI get on the road for a Sunday drive instead of you getting behind the wheel yourself. Things don't always go right, even if AI has the potential to be more safe and reliable than humans.
But it wasn't a real concern after millions and millions of test miles... until Uber's testing program reached its final mile in Tempe, Arizona after inadvertently striking a pedestrian and causing her death.
The accident is said to have occurred while a human director was behind the wheel. At this time, it's believed the human did not do anything to cause the...
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Study Finds That Self-Driving Vehicles Cause Higher Levels Of Stress

Study Finds That Self-Driving Vehicles Cause Higher Levels Of Stress

8 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

It is expected that self-driving cars will eventually become the norm and default mode of transportation in the future. After all if drivers can save themselves time from driving while accomplishing other things, why not? Plus no one likes sitting in traffic jams so having someone else behind the wheel is great. However according to a recent study conducted by the Kempten University of Applied Sciences, it seems that self-driving vehicles cause higher levels of stress amongst passengers. According to study author Bernhard Schick, “We wanted to explore how the car of the future would have...
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