Ford scales back no-steering wheel car plans

Ford has abandoned attempts to get American regulators to allow it to operate up to 2,500 self-driving vehicles annually without requiring a steering wheel. The Institution of Engineering and Technology reports that in a letter sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford Motor Co said it was withdrawing its petition to get its […]

Ford and VW shut down driverless joint venture

The autonomous vehicle startup Argo AI, joint owned by Ford and VW is closing down. The website Techcrunch broke the news that the business, which was started with an initial $1 billion investment back in 2017, told employees that some people would receive offers to work at one of the two manufacturers, although it remains […]

Argo AI begins driverless operations in two American cities

The Ford and VW-backed autonomous vehicle technology company Argo AI has started driverless operations in the American cities of Miami, Florida and Austin, Texas. These are two of the eight global cities in which it is currently developing its technology.  “Argo is first to go driverless in two major American cities, safely operating amongst heavy […]

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