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Yandex enters the self-driving market with a shuttle bus

Russian search giant Yandex has unveiled plans to build a self-driving shuttle bus, in cooperation with Daimler, Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz, and government-backed research firm NAMI. It is Yandex’s first foray into the world of self-driving, following search rivals Google and Baidu. Instead of building all of the software and services, Yandex plans to work […]

Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, and Honda lead the autonomous car race

Automakers have spent the majority of 2016 announcing their plans for self-driving and the future of automation, but while some just begin to prototype systems, others are soaring ahead of the pack. Research and advisory firm Lux Research has charted the 12 major automakers on business execution and technical value, and noted if the company […]

Will self-driving trucks really drive the autonomous market?

The next few years could see vehicles of all shapes and sizes, from Google’s current prototype car to Class 8 trucks, move from human drivers to computer algorithms. Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes Benz, has already started testing its semi-truck in Nevada and Germany. Volvo and a Volkswagen subsidiary are also testing autonomous trucks […]