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Chip manufacturers rise thanks to automobile use


If you own a high-end smartphone or tablet, chances are the latest silicon from Apple, Qualcomm or Nvidia powers them. In the near future, there are also great odds they would be found in your car as well. Nvidia, for example, a computer chip maker that is very bullish about expanding into automobiles, already performs twice better than the Standard & ...
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European law change paves the way for autonomous driving
Germany, Italy and France have jointly backed a small change to a United Nations Convention on Road Traffic that would likely impact positively the automakers strive to bring sooner the ...
Insurance company ready to tackle driverless cars
Progressive Corp. said its technology that tracks driver behavior to set insurance rates will help the company adapt as automated cars take the road. The auto insurer offers a device called ...
Google could soon face non-automotive competition on the driverless car market
The current legislation is hindering automakers from launching their automated vehicles they have in store at the moment, but besides traditional automakers such as BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz or General Motors, ...
Nissan Opened Silicon Valley Center for Autonomous Vehicle Research
Nissan recently opened a research center in Silicon Valley, California, which will be used for research on autonomous vehicles and Internet-connected auto technology. The automaker will add 60 technicians and engineers ...
Continental granted license to test its autonomous cars in Nevada
Auto parts supplier Continental today received approval from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to test autonomous vehicles on the state’s public roads. It is the first license granted by ...
Volvo tests three innovative safety features
Volvo is testing some interesting safety features that will equip its cars in the not so distant future. The three systems under testing are autonomous driving, animal detection and intersection ...

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