“We’ve been disappointed over the last year to see a lot of stories about how self-driving trucks are going to be this huge problem for truck drivers,” says Alden Woodrow, the product lead for self-driving trucks at Uber. “That’s not at all what we think the outcome is going to be.” … [Read more...] about Could Self-Driving Trucks Be Good for Truckers?
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By buying the tech companies that are partnering with many of the automotive makers, investors could have broader exposure to the overall industry. That may be a safer bet than trying to figure out if Tesla's Model 3 will outsell cars like the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt and VW's e-Golf. … [Read more...] about Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment
Latent Logic, a spinout company from the University of Oxford, specialises in “imitation learning”, teaching machines how to act by showing them examples of humans doing the same actions. It was founded in 2017 by the academics Shimon Whiteson and João Messias. … [Read more...] about Google’s self-driving car project buys British AI firm Latent Logic
“Our customers are clearly looking for ‘first mile, last mile’ options, and that’s what this pilot program is all about exploring options for our customers, staying ahead of the curve, and studying the benefits and challenges of this rapidly-advancing technology in real-world scenarios,” Corbett said in a statement. … [Read more...] about New Jersey Transit Unveils Self-Driving Shuttle As Part Of Federal Pilot Program
With Hammond also under pressure to pump more into the NHS, and to ease upfront costs for businesses, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) is expected to limit his room for manoeuvre by downgrading the UK’s growth prospects over the next five years. Analysts expect the OBR to follow the Bank of England’s predictions for GDP growth, which were recently revised down to 1.5% for 2017 and 1.7% for the three subsequent years. … [Read more...] about Budget 2017: UK to launch self-driving cars on British roads by 2021