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17th June 2019

Supercomputer Claims Autonomous Leap

Gaming giant Nvidia has unveiled a supercomputer is claims will accelerate autonomous technology through its AI capabilities. It says the DGX SuperPOD, world’s 22nd fastest supercomputer, can ‘train’ AI...

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30th May 2019

Lexus Pioneers ‘Spinning’ Headlamps on Latest SUV

Lexus is claiming a world first with anti-dazzle safety headlamps for its new Lexus RX luxury SUV. The car will feature lights with an adaptive high beam system (AHS),...

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29th May 2019

JLR Steering ADAS Blows Hot and Cold

Jaguar Land Rover is exploring the use of steering wheels that rapidly heat or cool down as ways of telling drivers when to turn left or right. The carmaker...

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28th May 2019

Ford Plans Robot For ‘Delivery by Hand’

Ford is developing a two-legged robot in a bid to solve the last-mile gap between a driverless delivery vehicle and the human consumer. Working with Agility Robotics , the...

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17th May 2019

Tesla’s Autopilot Fatally Doesn’t See Another Truck

A Tesla Model 3 was on Autopilot when involved in a fatal crash that is almost a carbon copy of the system’s first fatality three years ago. The US...

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6th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Musk Claims Finger On Button Of ‘Driverless Catastrophe’

Last week produced a dismal earnings report from Tesla. The carmaker lost $702M in the first quarter of 2019. Investors had expected a first quarter loss but nothing so...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Setting the standards of safety for Autonomous Vehicles
25th April 2019

Setting the standards of safety for Autonomous Vehicles

The UK government’s Centre for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) has updated its 2015 code of practice for the testing of connected and autonomous vehicles. The Transport and Research...

By Graham Jarvis

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VW Snubs Silicon Valley For China as AV Hub
18th April 2019

VW Snubs Silicon Valley For China as AV Hub

A wealth of software talent has led Volkswagen to choose China as a global hub for autonomous vehicle software development. Company executives say the decision reflects an abundance of...

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Aptiv Developing AV Tech in China
18th April 2019

Aptiv Developing AV Tech in China

Aptiv is establishing a base in China for the development of Level 4 autonomous driving technology. The supplier of autonomous vehicle software is opening the China Autonomous Mobility Center in...

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VW’s Autonomous ‘Lounge’ Concept Unveiled in China
15th April 2019

VW’s Autonomous ‘Lounge’ Concept Unveiled in China

A ‘self-driving’ zero emission lounge-on-wheels has been unveiled by Volkswagen ahead of the Auto Shanghai show in China. The newest member of VW’s ID. Family, the ID. ROOMZZ claims...

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12th April 2019

BMW, Toyota and Renault Engineers Explore Driverless Standards

Engineers from BMW, Toyota and Renault have set up a working group in a bid to formulate global standards for future ADAS and autonomous technology. The group, working under...

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12th April 2019

Faster Forward: AV Engineers In Battle To Win Consumer Trust

Even as the innovations powering fully autonomous vehicles surge forward, the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress, a gathering of safety regulators, carmakers and start-ups, heard how the industry...

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