Self-driving cars

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Apple aims to launch self-driving electric car in 2025, says report
The vehicle is rumoured to have no steering wheel or pedals, and the interior has a U-shaped seating plan

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

18, Nov, 2021 @8:55 PM

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Toyota pauses Paralympics self-driving buses after one hits visually impaired athlete
Japan’s Aramitsu Kitazono was left with cuts and bruises after being hit by the e-Palette vehicle at the athletes’ village

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

28, Aug, 2021 @2:59 AM

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Humanoid ‘Tesla Bot’ likely to launch next year, says Elon Musk
Billionaire Tesla chief gives no indication of any progress in actually building such a machine

Mark Sweney and Alex Hern

20, Aug, 2021 @3:01 PM

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Electric vehicles have a rich past – and a richer future | Letters
Letters: Readers share their views on climate-friendly transportation

Letters

04, Aug, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Experts defend electric cars after Allegra Stratton comments
Electric cars able to do long journeys and there are increasing number of chargers on UK roads, say experts

Fiona Harvey

03, Aug, 2021 @4:31 PM

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Flying electric car takes off in South Australian desert ahead of Formula One-style races
Alauda Airspeeder Mk3, a four-metre-long multicopter, makes unmanned test flights but team hopes to shift to pilots

Donna Lu

17, Jun, 2021 @8:05 AM

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Uber and Arrival team up to produce electric taxis
Startup joins forces with ride-hailing app to produce cars designed for use by Uber drivers

Jasper Jolly

03, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Electric vehicles on world’s roads expected to increase to 145m by 2030
Under existing climate policies, electric vehicles could wipe out use of 2m barrels a day of diesel and petrol

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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US automakers outline rules for auto-driving cars after fatal crashes
Proposals come days after two men in a Tesla were killed in a crash near Houston

Edward Helmore

28, Apr, 2021 @4:49 PM

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‘Self-driving’ cars could get green light for use on UK motorways this year
Automated lane-keeping systems likely to be allowed only when traffic is moving slowly

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

27, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Ocado looks to ‘kerb to kitchen’ robot deliveries in £10m Oxbotica deal
Online grocer strikes commercial partnership with Oxford-based self-driving vehicles company

Mark Sweney and Zoe Wood

16, Apr, 2021 @8:10 AM

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'A long road': the Australian city aiming to give self-driving cars the green light
Ipswich is an ideal place to trial technology to bring fully self-driving cars to Australian cities. But the project has had to overcome a lot of road bumps

Denise Cullen

20, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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