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Key Words: Self-driving cars are all the rage in Detroit, and they might be all your kids ever know

It’s January in Detroit, and that means the world’s automotive press is braving the winter chill to report on the current and future state of the car industry. A big theme at the North American International Auto Show this year: self-driving cars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2017

Buy These 3 Stocks for Self-Driving Car Exposure

Autonomous vehicles were all the rage last year, and this trend is set to continue in 2018 as the possibility of mass-produced self-driving cars inches closer to becoming a reality. Autonomous vehicles were all the rage last year, and t.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 10th, 2018

Ford to build electric vehicles in Mexico, revamp Flat Rock plant for self-driving cars - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressFord to build electric vehicles in Mexico, revamp Flat Rock plant for self-driving carsDetroit Free PressClarification: This version of the story clarifies Ford's plan for its electric car prod.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 7th, 2017

Ford to build Mexico plant, revamp Flat Rock plant for self-driving cars - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressFord to build Mexico plant, revamp Flat Rock plant for self-driving carsDetroit Free PressFord Motor Co. is making an out-of-the-blue .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 7th, 2017

GM plans large-scale launch of self-driving cars in U.S. cities in 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motor.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 30th, 2017

NHTSA targets regs that hinder self-driving cars - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsNHTSA targets .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 28th, 2017

Sales of U.S. pickups lift Ford profit; self-driving test set for "18

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit on Thursday, driven largely by U.S. sales of its high-margin pickup trucks, and said it would begin to test self-driving cars in some cities next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2017

GM to buy sensor-tech firm Strobe to boost self-driving car push

DETROIT (Reuters) - No. 1 U.S. automaker General Motors Co said on Monday it would buy Strobe Inc, which uses LIDAR technology to help self-driving cars identify objects at a distance, to boost its push into the market for self-driving vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2017

Google Plots to Conquer Self-Driving Cars---by Making Peace With Detroit

John Krafcik spent decades in the auto industry. As the head of Waymo, Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit, he’s charged with schooling Silicon Valley in the ways of Detroit......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017

GM"s Self-Driving Unit Launches Ride-Hailing App

GM’s autonomous-vehicle arm has hatched its own ride-hailing app for self-driving cars, a sign the Detroit auto giant could sidestep its partnership with Lyft and develop its own network of robotaxis......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 8th, 2017

Autonomous cars race narrows on doubts about clear path to profit

FRANKFURT/DETROIT (Reuters) - BMW and Daimler, the world's top luxury carmakers, have announced alliances with suppliers, talking up the virtues of having a bigger pool of engineers to develop a self-driving car......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2017

GM"s Cruise Automation Wades Into HD Mapping to Aid Autonomous-Car Efforts

A small autonomous-cars company owned by General Motors Co. is getting into the high-definition mapping business, a move that could help the Detroit auto giant compete with Google and others in the race to develop self-driving vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 18th, 2017

GM says it has made 130 self-driving Bolts

General Motors says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2017

An urban designer explains why self-driving cars will only make life worse

Peter Calthorpe isn't interested in the wonder of self-driving cars picking kids up from school or fetching couch potatoes t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2017

Detroit stomping Silicon Valley in race to build self-driving cars

If you’re betting on Silicon Valley stars like Google, Tesla, and Uber to free you from your horrorshow commute w.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 8th, 2017

Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018 - sources

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the automaker’s plans said this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2017

Auto Show Lesson: The Difference Between Driverless And Self-Driving Cars

Major automakers at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit are betting big on self-driving vehicles. They all believe in a driver-less.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 11th, 2017

Interesting new cars at the 2017 Detroit auto show

Exciting new cars seen at the Detroit Auto Show this year, a lot of speed, self driving technology, and a visit from Lightning McQueen. Video provided by TheStreet &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 9th, 2017

General Motors will test self-driving cars on public roads in Michigan (GM)

Bill Pugliano/GettyGeneral Motors' CEO Mary Barra said the company will immediately begin testing self-driving cars on public roads in Michigan. Barra made the announcement at a press conference held at GM's Renaissance Center headquarters in Detroit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 15th, 2016

GM to build self-driving cars in Detroit

Take that Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource: moneyDec 15th, 2016

GM expands testing, production of self-driving cars in Michigan

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Thursday the automaker will expand testing of self-driving vehicles to Michigan, and will build its next generation of self-driving cars in the Michigan plant that builds the Chevro.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 15th, 2016