Lidar maker Velodyne is confused by fatal Uber crash

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Lidar maker Velodyne has put out a statement concerning the fatal accident between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, last week. Uber’s self-driving Volvo XC90 uses a Velodyne lidar (light detection and range) unit, said to be an HDL-64E. That model has a 360-degree field-of-view and a 120-meter range, so one of the big questions has been why didn’t the sensors pick up pedestrian Elaine Herzberg before the vehicle hit her. Velodyne president Marta Thoma Hall told Bloo

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Uber suspends autonomous vehicle testing after Volvo kills bicyclist

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A human occupant was in the self-driven Volvo SUV at the time of the accident but was not in control of the vehicle.

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Uber suspends autonomous vehicle testing after Volvo kills bicyclist originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:22:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

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This builds on the companies’ three-year relationship.

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Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Volvo fights to maintain its comeback momentum

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An $11-billion gamble paid off – for awhile.

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Volvo fights to maintain its comeback momentum originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 May 2017 09:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Volvo will start sales of XC40 PHEV crossover next year

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Volvo will follow the debut of its plug-in hybrid crossover with battery-electric and mild-hybrid models.

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Volvo will start sales of XC40 PHEV crossover next year originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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We think this bizarre Volvo prototype could be a new Popemobile

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The tip-off is the high-mounted ballast.

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We think this bizarre Volvo prototype could be a new Popemobile originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:33:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Volvo is adding Skype calling to its infotainment system

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Now you can take business calls while driving more easily. If you’re into that sort of thing.

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Volvo is adding Skype calling to its infotainment system originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 29 Dec 2016 09:07:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Tesla poaches Volvo interior engineering boss Anders Bell

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Volvo to Tesla? We wonder what role the NorCal weather played.

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Tesla poaches Volvo interior engineering boss Anders Bell originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Uber admits self-driving Volvos have issues days after defying California regulators

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This is in addition to reports of running red lights and failing to yield for pedestrians.

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Uber admits self-driving Volvos have issues days after defying California regulators originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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These Volvo XC90 SUVs could be your Uber AIs in San Francisco

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What’s Swedish for ‘taxi!’?

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These Volvo XC90 SUVs could be your Uber AIs in San Francisco originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:24:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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