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1st December 2022

Mecedes-Benz/Bosch Automated Parking Gains Commercial Approval

An automated valet parking system developed jointly by Mercedes-Benz and Bosch has been approved for deployment in a major European airport. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved...

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28th November 2022

Most People Worldwide Don’t Trust Driverless Tech

Most people around the say they do not trust driverless vehicles to be safe enough to use. That’s the finding of a massive worldwide survey conducted by safety charity...

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25th November 2022

Musk Claims Full Driverless Function Available on all US Tesla Cars

Tesla is not commenting on Elon Musk’s claims that the automaker can now provide its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta technology to any owner who wants it in North America....

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17th November 2022

Stellantis Pounces on AV Tech as Others Waver

Just as Stellantis has accelerated its services in shared mobility as others decamp, the automaker group is forging ahead with investments in the autonomous space. Hardly had the ink...

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16th November 2022

How Growth in Autonomous Vehicles Could Improve Traffic Flow

Congestion is a growing problem and so a number of solutions have been proposed. They range from encouraging people to leave their cars at home, discouraging private vehicle ownership,...

By Graham Jarvis

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14th November 2022

Weekly Brief: A Little Smooth Tarmac on AV’s Bumpy Road

Four years after launching its robo-taxi service on the outskirts of Phoenix, Waymo is finally ready to head downtown. The start-up announced last week that Waymo One has expanded...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th November 2022

Waymo Begins Commercial Robo-Taxi Service in Phoenix

Waymo began offering its robo-taxi service in Phoenix from this week as it hopes to extend its services to other US cities. Reuters reports that investors have been concerned...

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7th November 2022

Weekly Brief: Autonomous Tech Still Trapped on the Fiscal Ropes

In the wake of an earthquake, brace for aftershocks. Two weeks ago back-to-back seismic events rocked the autonomous vehicle industry. The first was news that Argo AI, one of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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31st October 2022

Weekly Brief: Chief Twit’s Self-Driving Delusion Questioned

Tesla CEO Elon Musk completed his purchase of Twitter for $44Bn on Thursday. The world’s richest man, who calls himself a “free speech absolutist” now controls one of the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th October 2022

Ford Winds Down Argo AI as Driverless Tech ‘Long Way Off’

Early autonomous driving technology prospects took another huge hit this week with news that Argo AI is to be wound down. The company that burst on to the scene...

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25th October 2022

Future Prospects of Autonomous On-Demand Mobility

Dr Shafiq Urréhman is leading all artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning projects at CEVT AB in Sweden reveals that in his opinion there are two distinct mobility trends:...

By Graham Jarvis

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24th October 2022

Weekly Brief: Robo-Taxis Hoping not to be Stuck in ‘La La Land’

Robo-taxis are headed to La La Land. Waymo announced last week that Los Angeles will be its next ride-hailing market, following in the footsteps of Phoenix and San Francisco....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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