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Walt Disney World plans to deploy driverless shuttles in Florida

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Walt Disney World in Florida appears poised to launch the highest-profile commercial deployment of driverless passenger vehicles to date, testing a fleet of driverless shuttles that could cart passengers through parking lots and around its theme parks.


Walt Disney World plans to deploy driverless shuttles at Florida theme parks

Los Angeles Times

Walt Disney World in Florida appears poised to launch the highest-profile commercial deployment of driverless passenger vehicles to date, testing a fleet of driverless shuttles that could cart passengers through parking lots and around its theme parks.


Apple,Tesla ask California to change self-driving car rule

Daily Mail

Apple has asked the state of California to make changes in its proposed policies on self-driving cars, the latest sign the technology giant is pursuing driverless car technology.



Apple self-driving test vehicle captured in Silicon Valley

Daily Mail

One of Apple's fleet of self-driving test vehicles has been captured emerging from a Silicon Valley research facility.


Uber demotes senior executive at centre of the Waymo self-driving car lawsuit

The Independent

Anthony Levandowski, who is at the centre of Alphabet's trade secrets lawsuit against Uber, stepped down from his post overseeing self-driving car technology. Uber said he'll take a lesser role on the team and won't be involved in decisions relating to lidar technology, which is the subject of the suit.


Head Of Uber's Self-Driving Car Effort Steps Down

Huffington Post

Levandowski's new job will remain in Uber's Advanced Technologies Group, which researches self-driving technology. But he will no longer be involved in a key technology that allows autonomous vehicles to navigate, a company spokesperson told HuffPost. Eric Meyhofer, an Uber engineer and co-founder of Carnegie Robotics, will take over the division, Uber said.


Uber Self-Driving Car Exec Steps Aside During Google Lawsuit

U.S. News

FILE- In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber's self-driving program, speaks about their driverless car in San Francisco. Levandowski, an autonomous vehicle expert who defected from Google last year, notified Uber's staff of that he is stepping aside Thursday, April 27, 2017, in an email. He will remain at Uber, but won't oversee a crucial self-driving project targeted in lawsuit filed by Waymo, a rival started by Google.


Uber's Self-Driving Car Chief Steps Aside

Wall Street Journal

Anthony Levandowski, the man at the center of Uber Technologies Inc.'s legal spat with rival Alphabet Inc. over allegedly stolen self-driving car technology, is stepping aside as chief of the high profile Uber project.


Uber fights to keep Google self-driving car lawsuit from going to trial Forbes

Robohub

Attorneys for Uber worked Thursday morning to convince a federal judge that a case brought by rival Waymo over the alleged theft of trade secrets from the company should be dealt with in arbitration and not in a public trial, the latest twist in the high-stakes legal battle over the future of autonomous cars.