Autonomous Vehicles

13 Aug 2018

Local Motors Launches Self-Driving Cars at University

A fleet of 3D-printed autonomous vehicles has been launched as a mobility test experiment for a US university. LM Industries’ Local Motors (LM) subsidiary has sent a fleet of...

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13 Aug 2018

How Many Lives Could Self-Driving Cars Save? This Tool Predicts It

One of the biggest assumptions about autonomous vehicles is that they will improve safety by cutting down on human error. However, researchers from the University of Kentucky are putting...

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13 Aug 2018

Self-Driving Construction Truck Lands On-Site

The world’s first self-driving construction vehicle is about to be rolled out by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDoT). Dubbed the Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle (APIV), it has been developed...

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10 Aug 2018

Renovo, HERE Agree Partnership

Two auto tech giants are joining forces to accelerate development of future autonomous vehicle infotainment products and services. Californian mobility software technology company Renovo and Dutch mapping and location...

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10 Aug 2018

JLR Takes to the Dirt to Advance Driverless Cars

Pushing tech to extremes improves it, Jaguar Land Rover’s Nigel Clarke tells Eric Volkman. It was inevitable that autonomous research would veer off the streets. After all, the more...

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10 Aug 2018

Apple Files Patent for AR Windshield

Apple has filed a patent for an augmented reality (AR) -powered windshield system that many in the crossover between auto and gaming technology will see as a game-changer. According to...

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09 Aug 2018

Luxoft Inks Deal for ADAS Developer Objective Software

Luxoft, the system integration and development partner for more than 30 automotive OEMs, snaps up Objective Software, a Germany-based ADAS platform developer.

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09 Aug 2018

IIHS Report Slams Uber for Turning Off Braking System Before Fatal Crash

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has issued a new report that takes Uber to task for disabling the braking system of a self-driving car before a fatal crash...

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07 Aug 2018

Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers

A study has found current adaptive cruise control (ACC) technology is unsafe for consumers. The report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested several premium car manufacturers’ products concluding some were...

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07 Aug 2018

Robot Tractors to Grow by 24% in Next Decade

The driverless agricultural tractor market is set to grow by 24% inside the next seven years. A report published by Allied Market Research suggests this technology was worth $648.9M in 2016 and predicts it will be worth $4,389.8M by...

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06 Aug 2018

Schaeffler Acquiring Electronic Steering Developer Paravan

Another auto parts supplier is looking to acquire technology that could have uses within autonomous driving systems. This time, Germany-based Shaeffler has made a deal for Paravan.

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06 Aug 2018

Weekly Brief: Demise of Uber trucks shows how volatile driverless industry can be

Uber’s self-driving program was undone by a single pedestrian fatality and who says Waymo won’t be next? Andrew Tolve reports. The AV industry is balanced on a knife edge....

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