Autonomous Vehicles

17 Oct 2018

Child Safety Must Not Be Ignored by AVs

A panel organized by Safe Kids Worldwide has released a report where safety experts are calling upon autonomous vehicle (AV) developers to take action to protect the safety of...

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15 Oct 2018

Researchers Claim Camera Could Aid AV Vision

Academics have created a camera they say could improve autonomous vehicles’ hazard detection abilities in challenging weather conditions. The University of Illinois researchers say it can do this by...

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15 Oct 2018

Weekly brief: Robo-taxi rides could be a free service

When people ruminate about a future full of self-driving cars, the topic usually turns to safety and time. Think about a world in which the 37,000 road deaths that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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15 Oct 2018

Human-Free Roads To Bring AV Nearer, Says Kia Exec

Autonomous-only roads could accelerate the adoption of the technology and modern-era built cities are likely to be leading this strategy. That is the opinion of Artur Martins vice-president marketing...

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12 Oct 2018

Intel & Arizona Partner on Institute for Automated Mobility

The partnership between Intel and Arizona is part of the state's big plan to remain at the forefront of autonomous vehicle development through testing and regulatory efforts.

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12 Oct 2018

Audi, Huawei Unveil Autonomous CV Tech

Audi and Huawei have used the new Audi Q7 to demonstrate the connected self-driving vehicle technology on which they have been collaborating. At a company event, they demonstrated how...

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12 Oct 2018

Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software

An automotive technology company has developed an autonomous driving “supercomputer” called ‘Zeus’, using a software stack it developed in collaboration with Volvo Cars. Veoneer, a maker of ADAS and...

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12 Oct 2018

Cost Point Determines AV Acceleration, Says LeddarTech

LiDAR remains one of the key technologies used in the development of self-driving vehicles. There are dozens of companies that have entered the space, hoping to produce the perfect...

By Louis Bedigian

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11 Oct 2018

Rand Study Calls for Greater Self-Driving Vehicles Safety Standards

Automakers and governments need to work together in order to share information and develop a common set of safety standards for autonomous vehicles, according to the Rand Corporation.

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11 Oct 2018

Waymo’s Driverless Cars Look Beyond Slow & Steady

Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, has plans for expansion as the company's vehicles have hit 10 million miles on public roads.

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10 Oct 2018

Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs

New Volvos will feature self-driving and ADAS tech from Nvidia, the automaker has announced. Following Nvidia’s entry into AV simulation, Volvo says from the early 2020s onward, it will...

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10 Oct 2018

Range Rover Cracks Notorious UK Highway

A notorious road network in the UK’s Midlands has been conquered by a driverless Range Rover Sport. The mess of junctions packed together running off the main dual carriageway...

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