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23rd January 2020

GM Cruise’s Driverless Damp Squib

General Motors’ Cruise has launched its first fully autonomous vehicle claiming it was “production ready” but, in truth, it remains only a concept. That’s because the Cruise Origin, constructed...

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13th January 2020

Weekly Brief: US Abandons AV Restraint as Makers Self-Regulate

The United States government would like the self-driving car industry to know something. It’s that it can do whatever it would like, wherever it would like, whenever it would...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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10th January 2020

VW Uses Simulation for Peak Performance

Sponsored Content Simulation helped Volkswagen smash the Pike Peaks climb record and will accelerate electrification and autonomous driving development.

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3rd January 2020

Like a Foxtrot, 2020 Likely to be Quick-Quick-Slow for Auto Tech

Technology is firmly ensconced in the auto industry, with automakers, Tier 1s and other suppliers convinced that software and technology will become at least as important as vehicle components....

By Susan Kuchinskas

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20th December 2019

Connectivity Hurdles Driverless Tech Still to Clear

Connected and autonomous vehicles are no doubt part of the future. However, as with electric vehicles, there are hurdles that they are going to have to resolve rather than...

By Graham Jarvis

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16th December 2019

VW Driverless Shuttle to Launch in Qatar

Prototype driverless versions of Volkswagen’s ID. Buzz BEVs will take part in an autonomous pilot to be run in Qatar. The automaker has signed an agreement to participate in...

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16th December 2019

Weekly Brief: Fledgling Driverless Outfit Butters Up Fleet Market

A shipment of 40,000-lbs of butter was the first self-driving freight cross-country delivery in the United States. Autonomous truck start-up Plus.ai completed the delivery over the Thanksgiving break. The...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd December 2019

Weekly Brief: While Uber Calls in the Lawyers, Wayve Trusts to AI on London’s Streets

The city of London was in the spotlight again last week when its transit authority revoked Uber’s operating license for jeopardizing customer safety. This is the second time in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st November 2019

If Driverless Tech Can Crack India, It’ll Work Anywhere

The governments of most countries around the world are willing, if not necessarily eager, to aid in the development of advanced-level assisted driving. Yet, India is not ‘most countries’. ...

By Eric Volkman

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13th November 2019

Volvo Shows Off Autonomous Bus Depot Potential

Volvo has showcased its autonomous bus working for the first time in a depot loaded with passengers as a proof of concept. The live demonstration, one of the world’s...

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11th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s Driverless Tech Jaywalks Into Terrible Week

Remember that self-driving Uber vehicle that tragically struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, back in 2018? Fast forward twenty months and the National Transportation Safety Board has...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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4th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo embraces B2B against robo-taxi uncertainty

Drivers don’t like driverless cars. A decade after Google launched its self-driving car division, after hundreds of pilots on public roads by dozens of companies and increased exposure to...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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