Autonomous Vehicles

9th December 2019

Mercedes-Benz Trials Luxury US Driverless Airport Shuttles

Mercedes-Benz will use autonomously converted versions of its flagship S-Class to trial an airport shuttle service in the US. The pilot program, run with technology supplied by Bosch, will...

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5th December 2019

5G Infrastructure Alliance Best Hope for Driverless Application

A move by cellular infrastructure companies to push for global standards for 5G could be the technology’s best chance of running mission critical systems in driverless cars. Launched by...

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2nd December 2019

Weekly Brief: While Uber Calls in the Lawyers, Wayve Trusts to AI on London’s Streets

The city of London was in the spotlight again last week when its transit authority revoked Uber’s operating license for jeopardizing customer safety. This is the second time in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st November 2019

If Driverless Tech Can Crack India, It’ll Work Anywhere

The governments of most countries around the world are willing, if not necessarily eager, to aid in the development of advanced-level assisted driving. Yet, India is not ‘most countries’. ...

By Eric Volkman

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13th November 2019

Volvo Shows Off Autonomous Bus Depot Potential

Volvo has showcased its autonomous bus working for the first time in a depot loaded with passengers as a proof of concept. The live demonstration, one of the world’s...

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11th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber’s Driverless Tech Jaywalks Into Terrible Week

Remember that self-driving Uber vehicle that tragically struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, back in 2018? Fast forward twenty months and the National Transportation Safety Board has...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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8th November 2019

BlackBerry Extends ADAS and AV Reach with Hyundai

BlackBerry continues extending its reach into mass market automotive ADAS and autonomous system in its latest partnership with Hyundai. The company’s QNX OS software has been chosen by Hyundai...

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4th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo embraces B2B against robo-taxi uncertainty

Drivers don’t like driverless cars. A decade after Google launched its self-driving car division, after hundreds of pilots on public roads by dozens of companies and increased exposure to...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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30th October 2019

Russian AV Developers Start Collaboration With Hyundai

Hyundai’s parts-and-service arm, Hyundai Mobis, is running its own independent self-driving project M.Billy with a plan to launch robo-taxi services in several Russian smart cities by 2020. No doubt,...

By Roma Nazarov

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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

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28th October 2019

Cognitive Technologies Claims World First AV Harvester

A Russian driverless vehicle company is claiming the first market ready autonomous combined harvester. Cognitive Technologies’ ADS Agrodroid retrofit system was put through its paces in front of international...

By Roma Nazarov

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24th October 2019

AV London Trial Takes On The ‘Burbs

A consortium running autonomous vehicle trials in London have extended the pilot into the most challenging streets yet – the suburbs. As a born-and-bred city resident, I can attest...

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