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    TomTom, Bosch Enhance Nav-Systems Partnership  

    Dutch map developer TomTom and German automotive-electronics supplier Bosch say their collaboration will result in "high-precision maps for automated driving" on German freeways and eventually spread to the rest of Europe and North America....More
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    Automakers Curtail Tech Partners' Access to Data  

    The growth of infotainment systems such as Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto has prompted automakers to restrict or deny the tech companies access to data gathered within vehicles....More
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    Autonomous Cars Will Need Ethics, Morals and NASCAR Mode 3

    It is easy to make autonomous vehicles drive in a more virtuous manner than humans, but this could make them vulnerable as they mix with conventional cars and drivers on the road....More
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    U.S. Recall of 72,000 Subaru Vehicles Focuses on Brakes  

    The recall covers '15- and '16-model year vehicles with potentially defective switches that could fail to activate the cars' automatic pre-collision braking system....More
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