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Japan banks on 3D mapping deemed crucial for driverless cars

Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps that can guide self-driving cars within inches of where they should be — a hurdle the industry needs to clear if it hopes to deliver........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

Asia Markets: Japan falls in mostly softer Asia, with cars, banks struggling

Japan stood out as a losing market among Asia Pacific stock indexes early Wednesday, while the rest of the region was softer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019

New Tariffs Threaten to Boost Prices of Imported Cars, Parts

The Commerce Department is wrapping its probe into whether imported cars and parts pose a national-security threat under U.S. trade law. Its findings could lead to levies that would make autos from Japan, Germany and elsewhere sharply more expensive......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj9 min. ago

Google’s Waymo holds on to its driverless-car lead

Driverless cars by Google’s Waymo drive the most — and the most without incidents — in California......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

UN: 40 countries agree to require automatic braking systems

A U.N. agency says 40 countries led by Japan and the European Union — but not the U.S. or China — have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting next year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2019

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags

Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 8th, 2019

Mattel stock soars as Barbie and Hot Wheels drive sales

Mattel Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly sales on Thursday, as the toy-maker sold more Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars during the crucial holiday season, sending its shares up more than 17 percent in extended trading......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

Barbie, Hot Wheels drive Mattel"s sales beat; shares soar

Mattel Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly sales on Thursday, as the toy-maker sold more Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars during the crucial holiday season, sending its shares up more than 17 percent in extended trading......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon invests in driverless start-up Aurora — includes tech for cars, trucks, and drones

Aurora is currently valued at more than $2 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

From cars to quakes: Italy"s banks take on insurance

An aging population and struggling state finances could turn into an unlikely boon for Italy's banks, which have turned to a growing market for insurance to brighten their prospects......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 4th, 2019

The Crucial Role Of Central Banks In 2019

The Crucial Role Of Central Banks In 2019.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 29th, 2019

Uber vets build startup to create mapping products for self-driving vehicles

RideOS is creating what it bills as an “air traffic control” operating system for fleets of self-driving cars and other modes of transportation that autonomous cars could share the road with, like scooters and bicycles......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Boeing completes first test flight of its Uber air taxi

It looks like flying cars might be in our future after all, not just flying cars but driverless flying cars! Veuer's Mercer Morrison has th.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 23rd, 2019

Waymo Looks To The Motor City For Autonomous Vehicle Plant

Driverless cars may be the future, but Waymo will build them in a place synonymous with the nation’s automo.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 22nd, 2019

Driverless Cars Tap the Brakes After Years of Hype

The hype that has consumed the nascent driverless car industry over the past few years has moved into a new period of cautious optimism......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 18th, 2019

Banks turn stocks red, pound finds some peace

Concern over China's economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment's peace......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 17th, 2019

What I Saw at the Consumer Electronics Show

Smart homes and AI spoke to the future. But Delta’s biometric ID is happening now. And then there’s this year’s report on driverless cars......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 13th, 2019

Tires Slashed, Guns Pulled On Self-Driving Cars As Arizona Residents Revolt

More than 20 driverless vehicles in Arizona have repor.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 1st, 2019

Wielding rocks and knives, Arizonans attack self-driving cars

Some analysts say they expect more such behavior as the nation moves into a broader discussion about the potential for driverless cars to unleash colossal changes in American society......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2019

Europe and Japan"s Cheese-for-Cars Trade Deal to Launch Next Year

European Union lawmakers capped a two-year sprint to seal an economic partnership agreement with Japan, highlighting the U.S. allies’ urgency in reacting to President Trump’s disruptive trade policies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Tech buses provide a clue to how driverless cars may alter the future of office real estate

Traveling to offices as far as Stockton or Napa could become the new normal for some Bay Area commuters, as driverless cars inch closer to reality. Commercial real estate firm CBRE released a report earlier this month connecting the dots between.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018