Self-Driving Cars News

There was once a time not so long ago that autonomous cars only existing on TV screens or in books. But technology is advancing so fast that they are now quickly becoming a reality. To stay up-to-date with developments, you should sign up for the Wiser self-driving cars news email. Many companies are involved in developing self-driving cars, with the most high profile being Google - it is currently testing driverless cars on real American roads. Other companies are getting involved too, including Ford. There are other self-driving vehicles that are already in common use around the world, including trains. But the complexities of road travel make the technology more difficult to implement. The technology ranges from functionality that helps drivers to maintain speed and stay in lane, up to full automation. As well as the technological issues there are other concerns regarding self-driving cars that are being debated, including how safe they will be, plus insurance issues. It is a topic that interests many, though. If this includes you then you should sign up for the daily self-driving cars news email.

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Uber Exec: ‘We’re Moving as Aggressively as We Can’ on Self-Driving Cars
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Uber strikes $1B deal with Volvo for self-driving cars
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Uber Is Adding Thousands of Volvo Cars to Its Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet
Inc. • Jari Tanner
Uber has an idea to keep you from getting sick when you read in the car
CNBC
Uber Is Buying Thousands of Volvos to Create a Fleet of Driverless Cars
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Uber inks deal with Volvo for fleet of self-driving cars
Smart Planet
Uber is buying $1 billion worth of self-driving cars from Volvo
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Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Driverless Car Fleet
MIT Technology Review
Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Fleet of Driverless Cars
MIT Technology Review
Uber is buying 24,000 Volvo XC90 SUVs to form a fleet of driverless cars
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Uber has become the latest company to take a big step towards an expected future of driverless cars with an announcement that it had agreed to buy as many as 24,000 autonomous vehicles from Volvo starting as soon as 2019, after the...
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Uber strikes $1B deal with Volvo for self-driving cars
The HillAli Breland
Uber has reached an agreement with Volvo to purchase a fleet of driverless cars as the ride-hailing firm seeks to deploy autonomous vehicle technology. As part of the deal, Uber will buy as many as 24,000 XC90 Volvo SUVs between 2019 to...
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Uber Is Adding Thousands of Volvo Cars to Its Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet
Inc.Jari Tanner
Volvo Cars said Monday it will sell tens of thousands of self-driving cars to Uber, which is expanding to become an operator and owner of its own car fleet. WATCH VIDEO Volvo said in a statement that it would provide the San...
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Uber has an idea to keep you from getting sick when you read in the car
CNBC
It works with self-driving cars — potentially freeing up passengers to multitask while a computer does the driving.
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Uber Is Buying Thousands of Volvos to Create a Fleet of Driverless Cars
SkiftBloomberg, Elisabeth Behrmann
Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to buy 24,000 sport utility vehicles from Sweden’s Volvo Cars to form a fleet of driverless autos. The XC90s, priced from $46,900 at U.S. dealers, will be delivered between 2019 and 2021 in the first commercial purchase by...
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Uber inks deal with Volvo for fleet of self-driving cars
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Volvo says it aims to be the "supplier of choice" for autonomous vehicles.
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Uber is buying $1 billion worth of self-driving cars from Volvo
QuartzKaren Hao
Five months into Uber’s campaign to improve relations with its drivers, the company has inked a deal with Volvo to buy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles that could eventually replace them. The non-exclusive deal is one of the largest commercial orders...
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Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Driverless Car Fleet
MIT Technology Review
The ride-hailer’s business model is about to change beyond recognition. Reuters reports that Uber has entered an agreement with Volvo to buy as many as 24,000 of the automaker's XC90 SUVs—which it currently uses for testing—between 2019 and 2021. Those vehicles will...
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Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Fleet of Driverless Cars
MIT Technology Review
The ride-hailer’s business model is about to change beyond recognition. Reuters reports that Uber has entered an agreement with Volvo to buy as many as 24,000 of its XC90 SUVs—which it currently uses for testing—between 2019 and 2021. Those vehicles will have...
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Uber is buying 24,000 Volvo XC90 SUVs to form a fleet of driverless cars
The VergeThuy Ong
Uber will buy 24,000 XC90 SVUs from Volvo to form a fleet of driverless vehicles, reports Bloomberg. The XC90s, which start at $45,750, will be delivered between 2019 and 2021. The base vehicles feature core autonomous driving technologies that will enable Uber...
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