• Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies.
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  • Hyundai takes minority stake in self-driving car startup Aurora

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Hyundai Motor Group has invested in Aurora, the latest sign that the scope of the year-old partnership between the automaker and self-driving car startup has expanded.
    Aurora and Hyundai didn't disclose terms of the investment. However, picking part new details of its Series B funding round and speaking to sources within the industry, Hyundai's investment is below $30 million.
    Aurora announced in February that it had raised more than $530 million in a Series B round that was led by Sequoia Capital and included “significant investment” from Amazon and T. Rowe Price Associates. Since then...
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  • The Strange Mating Rituals of Self-Driving Car Companies

    3 monthes ago - By Wired

    Aurora hooked up with Chrysler on Monday, ditched VW on Tuesday, and doubled down with Hyundai on Wednesday.
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  • Ford will test new third-generation self-driving cars in Detroit

    Ford will test new third-generation self-driving cars in Detroit

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Ford is expanding on-road testing of its third-generation self-driving Fusion Hybrid to Detroit. The vehicles are already deployed in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto, Miami, Washington DC, and Ford's home turf of Dearborn, Michigan; The Verge's Andrew Hawkins went for a drive in a previous-gen model last year and found it quite adept at handling a variety of traffic scenarios.
    “Every city represents a unique opportunity to make our self-driving system smarter because of the exposure to different road infrastructure design, driving behavior and even traffic light placement,” wrote Peter Rander...
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  • Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions.
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