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An unmanned cargo truck during testing as part of the Army's Autonomous Ground Resupply program.

The Army is working on a plan to take humans off the battlefield, but new challenges are on the horizon

The Army has its eyes on adding autonomous technology to the battlefield, but its plan to add self-driving vehicles to combat environments promises to present new challenges.
Tim Kentley-Klay, cofounder of Zoox, was ousted from his role as CEO of the self-driving car company.

The founder of $3.2 billion startup Zoox says that he was ousted as CEO ‘without a warning’ because ‘the board chose a path of fear&...

The board of the idiosyncratic autonomous vehicle company Zoox reportedly voted out Tim Kentley-Klay, who cofounded the $3.2 billion.
Lucid Air electric sedan.

Saudi Arabia’s reportedly looking to invest in Tesla competitor Lucid — we took its 1,000-horsepower electric luxury sedan for a spin...

PIF, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said could help him fund an offer to take his electric car maker private, is in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid Motors, according to Reuters. We took the Lucid Air car for a spin.
The Aston Martin Volante Vision Concept.

Aston Martin has unveiled a flying car concept — and it hinted that we might see James Bond flying one soon

The Volante Vision Concept is capable of vertical take-off and landing, and features plenty of high-spec details that the Aston Martin brand is famous for.

Uber is putting its self driving cars back on public roads for the first time since a fatal accident

During a fatal crash involving one of Uber's self-driving cars in March, the automatic braking and collision avoidance was turned off for a smoother ride. Uber is resuming tests on autonomous vehicles, this time controlled by human drivers, and adding additional safety features.
Daimler is Mercedes-Benz's parent company.

Mercedes parent company will start testing an Uber-like service using self-driving cars in California next year

Daimler will launch an autonomous ride-hailing service in California during the second half of 2019, the company announced on Wednesday. The ride-hailing service will be free for users during its pilot phase, a Daimler representative confirmed.
Workers prepare orders for customers at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Tracy, California, November 29, 2015.

Silicon Valley believes driverless trucks and drones will soon transform how we get things — but truckers and warehouse workers disagree

While Amazon fulfillment centers and other warehouses are full of technology, not all logistics executives and managers are gung-ho about automation. Only 11% of managers say that robots are a threat to their industry, and 21% believe they have no impact at all.

The self-driving Uber car that killed a pedestrian was not designed to automatically brake in an emergency: NTSB report

The car registered the pedestrian six seconds before impact, the report says, but relied on the operator to manually brake.
Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple has the second-largest fleet of self-driving cars in California — bigger than Tesla, Waymo, or Uber

Apple's 55-vehicle fleet is the second largest in California, behind only Cruise, a self-driving company owned by GM. Apple actually has more self-driving cars in testing than self-driving pioneers such as Waymo and Tesla, as well as big automotive companies like BMW, Toyota, and Mercedes Benz.

Waymo applies to begin testing driverless cars without backup drivers in California

Waymo, Google parent Alphabet's self-driving unit, has submitted an application to begin testing driverless cars in California without a backup driver present.