25th July 2019

Russians May Smile on AVs But Roads Aren’t Ready

Autonomous vehicles may have a few technocrat fans in Russia yet the nation is clearly not leading the way in being ready for the technology. In the 2019 edition...

By Roma Nazarov


22nd July 2019

Weekly Brief: BMW’s Latest Kowtow Chasing Chinese Driverless Cash

There’s a lot of buzz about self-driving cars in the West. Yet, with all the pilots underway on the autobahns of Germany to the sunny streets of Phoenix, Arizona,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


15th July 2019

Weekly Brief: VW’s Driverless Investment Possibly Premature?

What began as whispers of a potential partnership materialized last week into one of the blockbuster deals of the summer. Volkswagen will invest $2.6Bn into self-driving start-up Argo AI....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


12th July 2019

Aussie Robo-Bus Service Goes Live

An autonomous vehicle developer is claiming the world’s first commercial robo-bus service in Australia. Via has announced its AV program, dubbed BusBot, is now fully operational and serving a...


4th July 2019

Advanced Drivers Join Chorus Against Driverless Tech

Advanced drivers in the UK are just as suspicious of driverless technology as most motorists globally. A survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has found more than...


1st July 2019

Weekly Brief: Apple Saves Start-Up From AV Scrapyard

What a week it was for self-driving start-up, which awoke on Monday with plans to close its operations and sack staff but then went to bed on Friday...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


27th June 2019

Practical Ways AI Could Make Autonomous a Reality

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are the talk of the tow, and they have a wide array of applications. One of those is intelligent mobility and the use...

By Graham Jarvis


26th June 2019

Faster Forward: Cars Already Self-Drive, Can They Self-Heal?

Sponsored Content Nearly all new vehicles will be connected in the next few years. That means that even the most basic consumer vehicle contains millions of lines of software...


20th June 2019

Renault-Nissan Alliance In Bed With Waymo

Waymo has been chosen by the Renault-Nissan Alliance as its partner to accelerate autonomous mobility in the French and Japanese markets. In a statement the Alliance said this was...


13th June 2019

What the Autonomous Industry Should Learn from Boeing

Boeing’s 737 Max disasters should be a wake-up call for the automotive industry. As we move through advanced driver safety to autonomous systems, there are troubling analogies with commercial...

By Susan Kuchinskas

12th June 2019

Year After Phoenix Volvo Claims Production Ready AV

Volvo is claiming it has developed a production-ready autonomous Uber taxi little more than a year after one if its test mules killed a cyclist in Phoenix, Arizona. This...


10th June 2019

Scania Showcases Driverless BEV

Swedish truck maker Scania is flexing its autonomous muscles by showcasing its own BEV self-driving urban concept vehicle, the NXT. It claims a multi-tasking capability to shift from ferrying...