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Volvo self-driving car test expands

Volvo self-driving car test expands | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
Volvo has been working diligently on its self-driving car technology, having been testing it in various forms for a while now. The auto ...
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handing over the controls to the computer and being able to take back the controls will make the transition over to full autonomy better.

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Motoring into the future......
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My own ideas/thoughts on motoring into the future

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Tesla Keeps Poaching Prius Buyers, and It's Not Slowing Down | Autopia | Wired.com

Tesla Keeps Poaching Prius Buyers, and It's Not Slowing Down | Autopia | Wired.com | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
Tesla Motors sold 22,477 Model S sedans last year. As you'd imagine, many of the people buying the super-luxe car owned German vehicles before going electric. But many more of them owned a Toyota Prius.
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Its more than just a token green gesture now.  I don't mean to ridicule those A listers that drove the first hybrids, but they sure help to get things noticed, even regarded as cool.  This exposure will help speed up the roll out of a much larger range of vehicles.

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Delphi Says Autonomous Cars Are Coming, but Only in Bits and Pieces

Delphi Says Autonomous Cars Are Coming, but Only in Bits and Pieces | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
The parts supplier, a General Motors spinoff, said fully autonomous cars are “decades in the future,” but predicted more technology in vehicles.
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OK, so its not something that can be rushed, but there could definitely be a more coordinated approach by all the interested parties.

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Google's Electric Vehicle Fleet Infrastructure

Over the last few years, several innovative electric vehicle (EV) technologies have emerged in the marketplace and here at Google, we've been working to upda...
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Keep in touch with one of the pioneers of autonomous vehicle.

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BladeGlider - the future of electric vehicles

Nissan BladeGlider, debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show, is both the future direction of Nissan electric vehicles and an exploratory prototype of the Nissan ZEO...
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Electric most definitely has shrugged off its gaudy looks, this is just sweet, cool, slick, etc......

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Nissan's Autonomous Drive to showcase at Auto China 2014

Nissan will showcase it's autonomous driving technology for the first time in China at Auto China 2014 in Beijing. Nissan revealed the autonomous driving tec...
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Nissan do things really well.

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CAVCOE is Driving AV Deployment

CAVCOE is Driving AV Deployment | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
CAVCOE is an organization based in Canada that was created in November of 2013 by a team of people with a common interest in leading edge technologies. CAVCOE stands for Canadian Automated Vehicles...
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coordinated efforts, hurray

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My thoughts on motoring into the future, the hybrid debate, the val...

Ideas on where I think the motoring industry needs to look towards. I'm tired of the staleness of the motor car, it has not evolved in 50+ years, far too lo...
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Slides I used to aid my presentation to CT231 class.

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Automated cars - are we there yet?

Automated cars - are we there yet? | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
Guest writer Paul Horrell from Top Gear investigates the road towards truly automated cars. ‘The car that drives itself’ is an old science-fiction favourite, but...
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Once you realise the benefits of autonomous vehicles, you will be asking the same question "Are we there yet?"

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BMW Honeycomb concept re-thinks the way autonomous cars will work - Pocket-lint

BMW Honeycomb concept re-thinks the way autonomous cars will work - Pocket-lint | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
This BMW concept not only redesigns the car, but the way cars work. Rather than buying one vehicle users will be served by a colony of cars that go from
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This is very close to how I imagine we will travel in the future, not travel to the future, tha'ts a different thong altogether

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Volvo Thinks Magnetic Roads Will Guide Tomorrow's Autonomous Cars | Autopia | Wired.com

Volvo Thinks Magnetic Roads Will Guide Tomorrow's Autonomous Cars | Autopia | Wired.com | Motoring into the future...... | Scoop.it
We live in a world where satellites and microprocessors can tell us how to get anywhere we want to go, but Volvo believes the future of transportation lies with something much simpler: magnets.
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I have admired Volvos ethic towards safe cars down through the years, have even liked the styling of some of their models.  Sorry to say, but this strikes me as a bit old fashioned.

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Artificial Intelligence for Robotics Course Overview

CS373 with Sebastian Thrun Join the class at http://www.udacity.com/courses.
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Here's the best bit, we can learn to do it for ourselves, dont have to wait for the car manufacturers.  Must suggest it as a module for CSIT, and possibly the engineering students in NUIG.

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Machines, mechanical advantage, efficiency

Learn about machines, mechanical advantage and efficiency.
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For those of you who need to see the maths to believe.

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