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Remote-Control Technology Enhances Texas A&M Autonomous Shuttles

In the first phase of the deployment, Designated Driver’s Remote Assistance will be integrated into the Texas A&M shuttle autonomy system to authorize the shuttle to proceed at four-way intersections and stops.
Autonomous Vehicles

Partnership Offers Lyft Rides for Stranded Motorists

“The partnership will provide consumers requiring a tow with the option of a complimentary Lyft ride from the disablement location, repair shop or dealership to their home or destination,” the companies say.


Prepare for Subscription Economy, OEMs Advised

Automakers already offering subscriptions include BMW, Cadillac, Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Genesis. But despite the many available vehicle-subscription options, consumer awareness remains relatively low.


Bosch Sensors Bridge Flying-Car Safety Gap

Bosch says it can offer the technology at a fraction of the cost of sensor systems used in the aerospace sector because the company uses production-tested sensors it has been developing and manufacturing for the automotive industry for years.

Mobility Autonomy

Canadian Researchers Design More Durable Fuel Cell

The researchers devised a design that makes fuel cells far more durable by delivering a constant, rather than fluctuating, amount of electricity.

Propulsion Drivetrains

Study Brings Flying-Car Hype Down to Earth

The study concludes flying cars, formally known as electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, could be useful in congested cities or other geographically congested areas as part of a ride-share taxi service.

Mobility Autonomy
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