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Samsung forms unit to house and fund self-driving car technology

A man tours a showroom of Samsung Electronics in Seoul. Picture REUTERS New York — Samsung Electronics is upping its $8bn bet on automotive technology, forming a separate business unit within Harman International to house autonomous driving products and ploughing $300m into a new fund investing in start-ups in this space. The autonomous driving unit will compete on everything from ... Read More »

Would Your Business Buy a Waymo Self-Driving Truck — If Google Builds One?

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car division, is working on developing self-driving trucks. The company behind Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) expects autonomous vehicle technology to make a big impact on the long distance trucking industry over the next several years. Companies would still likely use actual drivers for local pickup and deliveries, and then just rely on self-driving trucks for the long-distance parts ... Read More »

LeEco Unveils LeSee Self-Driving Car in US But Cannot Make It Drive

HIGHLIGHTS The prototype car could not make it down the runway at a gala event Misfire was caused by a delay getting the LeSee car prototype from London LeEco launched an array of technology products and services in the US Chinese technology company LeEco on Wednesday made an inauspicious entry into the race to develop self-driving electric cars when its ... Read More »