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Latest Transportation News
Japan Pledges $850M plus Deregulation of Robots to Spur Jobs
The Abe administration expects the use of robots to also boost productivity. (January 24, 2015)

Google Mulls Partner for Its Self-driving Cars
Self-driving cars may be happening "much" sooner...than later! (January 15, 2015)

How Will Driverless Cars Impact Insurance Premiums?
Will insurance companies have to adapt to new realities by developing customized products for automated driving? (January 01, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year for exoskeletons. The field is now crowded and very active with competing brands. (November 19, 2014)

“Baidu Map” Key to BMW’s Self-Driving Car Venture with China
What good is a self-driving luxury car that has little sense of where it is? (October 02, 2014)

Automakers, Robotics & the Feds Join Forces on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology
Firms as well-known as Daimler AG and as new as Peleton are turning V2V technology from theory to practice. (September 18, 2014)

Volvo Opens $70M AstaZero Test Site for Self-Driving Cars
Volvo has opened its AstaZero testing facility in Sweden, the world's first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety, including autonomous vehicles. (September 05, 2014)

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!
Why is logistics not keeping pace with the growth in the overall economy? (August 09, 2014)

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
For the Grizzly, the industrial segment is where the future of robotics is brightest. (August 06, 2014)

$257M Funding for UK Robotics Is Way Not Enough!
Can Britain's robotics industry re-energize in time? (July 02, 2014)

FAA Drone Decision: Slow-Motion Brawl Over Wrong Issue
Who to believe, what to think in the drone fracas. (June 25, 2014)

Three “Twofers” Down; Healthcare Robotics Next
First three of our aligned webcasts and research reports for 2014. (June 01, 2014)

Fast or Frenzy: Why Warehouses & DCs Can’t Keep Up!
A webcast that offers a way out and a way forward in the “fast-or-else” world of new-age automation (May 30, 2014)

Google Cars: No One Really Knows Where They’ll Take Us
A Google car can pay attention to all of these things in a way that a human physically can’t—and it never gets tired or distracted! (May 29, 2014)

Boeing Secretly Tested Assembly Robots
Boeing intends to dramatically change the way the plane’s metal hull is built. (April 09, 2014)



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