5th January 2022

Zeekr Pitches for first Level 4 Commercial AV

Zeekr’s latest collaboration with Intel’s Mobileye sees it target becoming the first BEV maker to market a Level 4 autonomous vehicle. The sub-brand of China giant Geely with design...


24th December 2021

Japan Steals a March on AV Market if Level 4 becomes Legal

Legalizing Level 4 autonomous driving could place Japan in pole position to lead the world in advancing the rollout of the technology. The nation’s National Police Agency has announced...


20th December 2021

Weekly Brief: Cruise Delivers Early Christmas Present to AV Rivals?

Building a robo-taxi business takes years, firing a CEO a matter of seconds. Dan Ammann lost his job at the helm of Cruise last week in a move that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


13th December 2021

Weekly Brief: Mercedes-Benz Breaks Through Crucial Hands-Free AV Barrier

Autonomous driving isn’t autonomous driving if you have to keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. It’s more like babysitting. Yet, almost every so-called...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


30th November 2021

Autonomous Long-Haul Trucking to Solve Driver Shortage

At the end of September 2021 media reports in the UK suggested that there was a shortage of drivers to deliver diesel and fuel to service stations gas stations....

By Graham Jarvis


16th November 2021

Russian AV expansion Shows Regulators Must be On-Board

Russian AV developer, Yandex, has partnered with Moscow in two new driverless pilots, both starting later this year. The company is expanding its driverless ambitions to trams, starting with...

By Roma Nazarov


12th November 2021

Industry Voices: Computer Vision Building Trust with AVs

Opinion piece by Eliron Ekstein, CEO and co-founder of Ravin. In a recent pilot project, cameras, along with computer vision and artificial intelligence, at an Avis rental car station...


10th November 2021

AVs Herald a New World for Socializing, Says SberAutoTech

One of the pioneers of autonomous driving technology, Andrey Vasilevsky, CEO of SberAutoTech, outlined his thoughts on urban planning and social aspects of driverless mobility to TU-Automotive. “Visiting my...

By Roma Nazarov

8th November 2021

Weekly Brief: Like Whispering to Magic Carpets, Robo-Taxis Get Real in the US

Cruise launched its robo-taxi service in San Francisco last week. It began with a giddy Kyle Vogt, the company’s co-founder, CTO and president, hailing a driverless Cruise to a...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


26th October 2021

Public Autonomous Money Aims to Attract Private Investors in Russia

Russia’s ministry of transportation has outlined its draft strategy for the support of autonomous transport for the current decade worth $6.5Bn in governmental spending. Possibly the largest slice, roughly...

By Roma Nazarov


8th October 2021

Volkswagen Presents its Vision of Future Mobility at ITS

Volkswagen will present its vision of future mobility led by electrification, data and autonomous driving technology this week. Its strategy will be outlined at the ITS World Congress in...


28th September 2021

Volvo Unveils its Autonomous VNL Truck for the US

Volvo has unveiled its long-haul prototype autonomous truck that it hopes will a key step towards making Class 8 HGVs commercially in North America. The project is a joint...