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12th April 2021

Weekly Brief: New Hands on Waymo’s Wheel to Decide Driverless Direction

The most consequential self-driving car company on the planet has new leadership to guide it forward. Waymo’s long-standing CEO, John Krafcik, has stepped aside and a pair of co-CEOs...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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15th March 2021

Weekly Brief: Regulation not a Bust but a Boon for Driverless Tech

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is sick and tired of waiting for federal self-driving car regulations. In a scathing letter to its sister agency, the National Highway Transportation...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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1st March 2021

Weekly Brief: Robo-Taxi Revolution Could be on Near Horizon

Fully autonomous vehicles arrived in Las Vegas last week. The AVs belong to self-driving startup Motional, which is a joint $4Bn venture shared by Hyundai and Aptiv. While the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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19th February 2021

Artificial Cities Could Pave the way to Driverless Adoption

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) have a future. That is without doubt but there is still a need to ensure that they will be safe on our highways and...

By Graham Jarvis

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10th February 2021

Robots Need Human Driver Data to Succeed, Says Wipro

Everyday driver data is the best way to advance autonomous driving technology rather than persisting with sterile robot driving on-road testing. That’s the view of  Thomas Mueller, CTO engineering...

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25th January 2021

Weekly Brief: Heat Returns to Driverless Technology

A week after CES 2021 gave us virtually nothing to shout about, the auto industry delivered a solid batch of mobility headlines last week. General Motors’ Cruise struck a...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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24th December 2020

Nuro’s Green-Light For Driverless Deliveries in California

California has given the green-light for the first commercial delivery service operated entirely by driverless vehicles. The BBC reports that AV specialist Nuro now plans to kick-off its driverless...

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21st December 2020

Weekly Brief: Amazon’s Dive into Driverless is About Survival

Amazon’s self-driving car start-up Zoox unveiled its first robo-taxi last week. The vehicle calls to mind a shiny toaster on wheels and features four seats inside. The passengers face...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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14th December 2020

Weekly Brief: Uber Slams Door on its Driverless Carol Singers

Uber’s self-driving car division is dead as a door-nail, in the timeless words of Charles Dickens’s great work, A Christmas Carol. “There is no doubt whatever, about that,” after...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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11th December 2020

Governments Must Help Consortia Drive Autonomous Progress

There are a number of consortia being created to push the way for us all to see connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on our roads. Nissan, for example, has...

By Graham Jarvis

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7th December 2020

Weekly Brief: AV’s Green Shoots Thrive under Pandemic Concerns

AutoX became the first autonomous vehicle company to deploy fully driverless cars in China last week. The company is one of many that have been piloting AVs in China...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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27th November 2020

AVs Could Increase Traffic Congestion Without Regulation

Self-driving transport is often touted as a future remedy to the congestion issue. Instead, in absence of strict regulation, it can cause yet another fleet expansion, all leading to...

By Roman Nazarov

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