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Volvo floats self-docking yacht technology

Cars that park themselves can not only make parking mishaps a thing of the past, but they could also make maximum use of lot space. But the auto space isn't the only area where autonomous ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Autonomous Waymo vehicle involved in 5-car crash in Arizona

Police in a Phoenix suburb say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was among five cars involved in a collision, but no serious injuries were reported.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Engineers configure RFID tags to work as sensors

These days, many retailers and manufacturers are tracking their products using RFID, or radio-frequency identification tags. Often, these tags come in the form of paper-based labels outfitted ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from TechXplore

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Monitoring molten steel by laser – steel experts' invention could save industry millions

Steelworkers will be able to monitor in real time the temperature and chemical composition in molten metal furnaces, saving each steel plant up to £4.5 million a year, thanks to a new laser ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Volvo likes what its self-driving weavers see in Luminar

Self-driving car news for June would not be complete without mention of Volvo. Luminar has rolled out a beefy development platform and has struck a relationship with Volvo—being that the Swedish ...

23 hours ago from TechXplore

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Boeing's personal aircraft competition announces 10 prototype flying machines.

Boeing and a cabal of major aircraft industry players announced June 14 the first-phase winners of the ambitious GoFly Prize. Designed to jump-start the development of personal flying vehicles, ...

4 hours ago from Discovery News

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Here's how GM's Cruise Automation trains its drivers - Roadshow

It's a bit more involved than asking for a driving record.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from CNET

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2019 Ford Shelby GT350 is tailored to the track

Ford Performance has released information on the upgraded 2019 Shelby GT350 Mustang, which benefits from experience gained from the Mustang road course racing programs. The changes include ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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'Naggy' Autopilot update released by Tesla leaves owners 'confused and frustrated'

Tesla is updating its Autopilot software to make it clearer when drivers should hold the wheel. A recent update left drivers frustrated after it told them to 'hold the wheel' every 30 seconds. ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

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China will start using car surveillance system in July, says WSJ

China is not holding back on plans to monitor its citizens. Starting on July 1st, when residents register cars, radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags will be attached to windshields ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Engadget

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