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Driverless Cars: A New Opportunity for Small Businesses

By Patrick Peterson Driverless cars seemed like a pipe dream a few decades ago, the stuff of science fiction novels and movies. Not anymore. Autonomous vehicles (AV) are already here, and it’s only a matter of time before robots take over the wheel. It’s an inevitability that big tech companies like Alphabet, IBM, and Amazon …

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Starsky Robotics Launching Fully Autonomous Long-Haul Trucks in Florida

“We are now gearing up to take the person completely out of the cab on public roads in the state of Florida,” says Starsky Robotics CEO Stefan Seltz-Axmacher. “We’ve been testing on Florida roads with people in the cabs for a couple of years. We are starting off in the easiest conditions, in good weather, …

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Aurora is Democratizing Transportation, Says CEO

Aurora CEO Chris Urmson says that there is this amazing opportunity to go and take the next step in democratizing transportation. Aurora, an independent autonomous vehicle technology startup, has secured over $530 million in funding led by Sequoia, Amazon, and T. Rowe Price. The inclusion of Amazon in this round raises the prospect that Aurora …

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We Are a Frontrunner in Autonomous Vehicle Technology

DiDi will be one of the frontrunners in autonomous vehicle technology development says Henry Liu, VP and Chief Scientist for DiDi Smart Transportation Initiatives. Liu says DiDi is unique in that it is not just an Internet company and not just an AI company but also is a transportation company. The CEO of DiDi has …

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Renault Investing Heavily in the Mobility Revolution

The world’s leading automotive alliance, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, is spending a billion dollars over the next five years investing in technology-focused mobility startups.  François Dossa, Head of Alliance Ventures, a strategic venture capital fund of the company, says that they want to invest money in the new technologies that will make the mobility of the future and …

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Driverless Cars, Robots Making Pizzas, This is All In Our Future

Yum Brands which owns Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut and other restaurant brands are at the forefront of technological innovation. Yum also isn’t afraid to experiment with seemingly outlandish ideas either such as their announcement of the Toyota Tundra Pie Pro which makes pizza on the go. Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed recently discussed Yum’s …

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Aeva Takes Autonomous Driving Sensors to a New Level

Aeva is a new startup founded in the backyard of Google’s Mountain View, California headquarters. Co-founders Soroush Salehian and Mina Rezk, who both previously worked on the super secret self-driving car project at Apple called Titan, have announced their first product. The product is a data collecting box that car manufacturers or third parties such …

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