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Ford Working with Bosch to Perfect a Fully Automated Parking System

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  • Ford, Bosch, and Detroit real estate developer Bedrock announced today that they will partner on a monthlong demonstration of automated valet parking technology at a new Bedrock property in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood.
  • The demonstration uses a 2020 Ford Escape in concert with lidar technology from Bosch to autonomously move a car from a drop point to a series of parking spaces in the garage’s demonstration area.
  • Ford, Bosch, and Bedrock are treating this as an information-gathering project and so far have no specific plans to bring this technology to market.
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He was arrested because of a computer error. Now he wants to fix the system.

When the Detroit Police Department called Robert Williams, he thought it was a prank. 

The voice on the other end of the line told Williams to turn himself in at the DPD’s Third Precinct. Why? The cop wouldn’t say.  

“I can’t turn myself in if you can’t tell me,” Williams recalls saying. “I said, ‘If you want me, you can come to my house and bring a warrant.'”

But it was late in his work day, and Williams was disturbed enough to head home, calling his wife, Melissa, as he drove. When she answered, the cops were already there. 


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