Automotive

Why Ghana relies heavily on used cars

The sale of electric cars is growing. Globally, some 2 million electric vehicles were sold in the first quarter of 2022—75% more than in the first three months of 2021. Most, though, are sold in high income countries.

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Shared automated vehicles could make cities more livable, equitable

Fully automated vehicles (AVs), or driverless cars, will be commonplace sooner than we may think. Right now, car makers and transportation network companies—also known as ridesharing companies—are steering AV development. ...

Automotive

Towards automatic detection of road features with deep learning

In Japan, a substantial amount of point cloud data–a set of data points in space–has been measured and accumulated for public works using mobile mapping systems and terrestrial laser scanners. However, this vast amount ...

Business

Amazon's self-driving units coming 'sooner than people expect'

The chief executive officer of Zoox, Amazon.com Inc.'s self-driving unit, expects autonomous vehicles to be present in cities "sooner than people expect," but stopped short of saying when her own company's product would appear ...

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