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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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21st October 2019

Weekly Brief: Hyundai’s Government Backing Could Win Self-Driving Race

After years of playing a laggard, Hyundai intends to rebrand itself as a leader in the mobility revolution. It took a step in the right direction last week when...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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14th October 2019

Renault Accelerates Waymo’s Robo-Taxi Push

Renault is helping on the expansion of Waymo’s robo-taxi plans with its cooperation in a pilot program in Paris. The automaker says “France is committed to the development of...

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14th October 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo Pledges No Drivers in Its Robo-Taxis

Waymo will soon go where no robo-taxi fleet has gone before. Last week the tech company reached out to members of its Early Rider pilot program with a letter...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th October 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla Tech Places Driverless Industry at Risk

Ever since an autonomous Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in 2018, members of the self-driving car industry have come to a decision. They have decided, independently and collectively,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd October 2019

AV Consortium Claims London Trials Proves Tech is Ready

A consortium of autonomous specialists have claimed its trials of driverless cars in London proves the technology’s market readiness. The UK’s DRIVEN consortium has completed 30-month government-supported project demonstrating...

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30th September 2019

Weekly Brief: Driverless Dreamers Need to Get a Grip on Reality

This is beginning to sound like a broken record. Another carmaker, another tech company, another multi-billion-dollar partnership for self-driving cars. Last week Hyundai announced that it has teamed up...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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27th September 2019

Old, Dumb, Low-Earners Most Anti AVs, Says Audi

Asia, the young and high earners are among the most receptive of driverless technology. At the same time, the poorly educated low earners of ‘the West’ remain suspicious, an...