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Ford outs 4th-gen self-driving platform with better sensors, cleaning tech, and improved batteries

Ford and Argo AI today released details about its fourth-generation self-driving test vehicle. Built on the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid, the vehicle has everything needed to standup a self-driving service, the Detroit automaker said. It’s equipped with an improved battery system, new sensors, and sensor cleaning technology. The previous three generations of test vehicles used… Read More »

Velodyne – World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda

Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 14, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced the agenda for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver… Read More »

EasyMile launches autonomous tow tractor

Autonomous shuttle manufacturer EasyMile has launched what it claims is the first autonomous tow tractor dedicated to material handling within a private site. TractEasy is designed for use at a factory or a logistics center, and is able to operate both inside and outside in a complex urban-like environment. EasyMile says it is building on… Read More »