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Beyond Uber, Volvo and Ford: Other automakers’ plans for self-driving vehicles

| Autonomous vehicles, Car News, Concept Vehicles, Sri Lanka | August 20, 2016

Beyond Uber, Volvo and Ford: Other automakers' plans for self-driving vehicles

UBber Technologies Inc and Volvo are just two of the players in the increasingly crowded field of autonomous vehicle research. Automakers and tech companies alike are pouring resources into developing a self-driving vehicle.

Here are what some of them are doing:

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Ford plans self-driving car for ride share fleets in 2021

| Autonomous vehicles, Ford | August 17, 2016

Ford plans self-driving car for ride share fleets in 2021

Ford Motor Co plans to offer a fully automated driverless vehicle for commercial ride-sharing in 2021, the automaker announced Tuesday, expanding its efforts in driverless cars and ride sharing – two areas where rivals have already made inroads.

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Delphi tests self-driving car service in Singapore

| Audi, Autonomous vehicles, Singapore | August 3, 2016

Delphi tests self-driving car service in Singapore

Delphi Automotive PLC on Monday said it is launching a self-driving car pilot program in Singapore that will have driverless cars ferrying passengers and goods around a business park in the island nation by decade’s end.

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Mercedes pulls U.S. E-Class ad touting self-driving car

| Autonomous vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, USA | July 29, 2016

Mercedes pulls U.S. E-Class ad touting self-driving car

Mercedes-Benz has withdrawn an advert in the United States which compared its new E-class with a futuristic self-driving concept car following allegations from local consumer groups that the marketing claims were misleading.

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Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

| Autonomous vehicles, UAE | May 2, 2016

Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

Already home to the world’s biggest skyscraper, Dubai has another tall order to fill: By 2030, its leader wants 25 percent of all trips on its roads to be done by driverless vehicles.

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Mitsubishi Electric tests self-driving car

| Autonomous vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Japan, Mitsubishi | October 25, 2015

Mitsubishi Electric tests self-driving car

Autonomous vehicles of the future will use data fed from advanced satellites to navigate through narrow alleys and park even in snow, fog or the darkness of night, according to Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

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