Artificial Intelligence

8th January 2020

Cheaper LiDAR Sensor Brings Trade Offs

The cost of LiDAR sensors for autonomous vehicles is decreasing, with one company claiming the first $100 unit. Naturally, Velodyne’s Velabit is not able to cover 360-degree capability of previous spinning sensors,...


6th January 2020

5G Harnessed to Alert Drivers of Pedestrians in Vehicle Path

A 5G-powered ‘vehicle-to-pedestrian’ system claims to alert drivers when a pedestrian is in their vehicle’s path. Developed by Samsung subsidiary Harman, vehicle-to-pedestrian uses low latency 5G scanning and peer-to-peer...


6th January 2020

Next-Gen Driver Monitoring Can Detect Emotions, Expressions

Swedish tech company Smart Eye’s ‘next generation’ driving monitoring system is able to detect changes in emotion or expressions on the faces of drivers. By using interior sensors in...


12th November 2019

Hyundai Claims Truck Platooning Success

Hyundai claims it has successfully operated truck platooning on a Korean government “test-bed” highway to prove its autonomous driving technology. Its trucks platooned on a 4.8-mile stretch of the...


30th October 2019

Toyota to Demo Autonomous Mobility Service in Tokyo

Toyota’s research arm will offer rides in a Level 4 autonomous vehicle as part of a demo on Toyota’s vision of shared mobility future. The scheme will be offered...


28th October 2019

Weekly Brief: Hyundai and Toyota Spar for Self-Driving Street Credibility

Let’s not overdo it on the Hyundai hype.  Last week the carmaker announced that it plans to launch a free robo-taxi service in Irvine, California, starting November 4, 2019....

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


21st October 2019

Hyundai Claims First AI Cruise Control

Hyundai has claimed to have created the world’s first cruise control system that employs machine learning and AI. The automaker’s new adaptive cruise control claims to be able to...


16th October 2019

Auto Newbies Finally Accept Driverless-Only Roads

Automotive disrupters who once predicted the imminent adoption of autonomous technology are now considering geo-fencing driverless cars as automakers predicted several years ago. The latest to come to this...


15th October 2019

Driverless Trials Prove Tech More Dangerous Than Humans

Autonomous driving tests reveal the technology suffers more accidents than would be expected from the average human driver on average. That’s the allegation being leveled by Adi Pinhas, CEO...


2nd October 2019

Tesla Autonomous ‘Summon’ Feature Not So Smart

Tesla owners testing its new autonomous parking feature are finding some serious flaws in its capabilities. The feature, Smart Summon, claims to allow owners who purchased the Full Self-Driving...


30th September 2019

AI Uses Personalization for Accurate Range Estimates

A UK-based startup claims to have developed an in vehicle journey prediction system that uses live data from driver efficiency, weather and route and can estimate battery range more...


26th September 2019

BMW in Push For Voice Assistant Standard

BMW is part of push to bring standards for multi-platform voice assistants across industry and devices. The carmaker is part of an initiative by leading technology companies announcing the...