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Government Funding for Self-Driving Cars on the Rise US, UK Put Cash on the Table -- Huge Investment Gap for Other Countries

How important is government funding for self-driving cars? The answer from the Obama administration is apparently “Very!” With the recent US announcement of a proposed $4 billion budget for the planning and development of self-driving vehicles, the ante has been raised in the international quest for autonomous transportation. As reported in the Wall Street Journal, the huge US treasury… Read More »

China’s Baidu Soon to Market a Self-Driving Car

      Another self-driving car is soon to hit the market. China’s Baidu looks to be following the footsteps (tread marks) of Google in the self-driving arena confirmed Baidu’s CEO, Mr. Li, recently. The self-driving car is expected to hit the road sometime in the next 12 months.