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Volvo and Uber to develop driverless cars

Volvo is to partner with Uber to develop a fleet of autonomous cars.

The two companies have signed an agreement to establish a project to develop and test the various sensors and control systems needed to make autonomous cars safe and viable. The vehicles will be produced by Volvo with Uber developing the autonomous driving systems, with the pair contributing a combined $300 million to ...
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Metal manipulation

As aluminium becomes the lightweight material of choice for many, we look at one project that aims to secure supply, reduce production emissions and keep value in scrap. Justin Cunningham finds out more about JLR’s REALCAR project.

Cars, aircraft and trains are increasingly demanding high quality aluminium to bring down in-use emissions. However, with China being the world’s biggest ...
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The place to explore all the material world has to offer. Follow our live twitter feed for the very latest from the materials community and watch videos of the coolest technology that is being generated and lead by the materials industry. Read blogs from those in the material community, and listen to podcasts. All here. All materials.


Self healing material

A new electronic material created by a research team from Penn State University in the US and Harbin Institute of Technology in China is said to be capable of healing all its functions automatically, ...  Watch Video

Composites to plateau

The use of composites throughout industry has been on an upward and expanding path this ...  Read Blog Entry

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