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Tuesday, 23 October 2018 23:14

Feds Shut Down Ill-Advised Driverless School Bus Tests in FL

Written by Tristan Greene, The Next Web

A technology company operating in Babcock Ranch, FL, was ordered by the U.S. Department of Transportation on Oct. 19 to cease activity on a pilot program using autonomous vehicles to transport school children.

Thursday, 04 October 2018 20:05

Florence Impact on Insurers Tempered by Mostly Uninsured Flood Losses

Written by Amy O’Connor, Insurance Journal

Insurance industry losses from Hurricane Florence, which hit the Carolinas mid-September as a Category 1 storm, will be manageable and not have a severe impact on insurers, according to experts.

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 20:45

Volvo’s 1st American Car Factory Starts Mass Production in SC

Written by Peter Brown, Electronics 360

Volvo Cars recently started production on its S60 mid-size sedan from the company’s first American manufacturing factory in Ridgeville, SC.

Monday, 01 October 2018 21:29

NABC Coordinates Vehicle Donation for Norfolk, VA, Mother of 4

Written by Sharon Freeman, The Virginian-Pilot

The year 2013 looked promising for Anjenette Hodges and her family. The mother of four was attending college and close to earning a degree in criminal justice.

Hands-on, practical learning experiences are at the core of preparing students at Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) in Albemarle County, VA, for post-graduate success. Recently, auto body students took on a new project that advances that mission.

Thursday, 27 September 2018 18:16

Florida Poly To Research Driverless Vehicles

Written by Janelle Irwin Taylor, Florida Politics

Florida Polytechnic University is launching a program to further the development and testing of autonomous vehicle technology, the school announced Sept. 18.

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