25th March 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo, Ford & GM ramp up US investment

Waymo is ready to more than double the size of its robo-taxi service in Arizona, the company revealed last week. It plans to open a new technical service center...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


20th March 2019

Even Driving a Billion Miles Can’t Prepare Driverless Cars for Everything

The same words seem to be reiterated at every trade show: “Autonomous vehicles must drive a billion miles before deployment.” This assumes that there truly is safety in numbers...

By Louis Bedigian


18th March 2019

Weekly Brief: GM Cruise Upping Headcount Won’t Get It Ahead of Rivals

General Motors’ Cruise is getting serious with just nine months to go before its self-imposed deadline to launch a robo-taxi service in America. The self-driving outfit announced last week...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

15th March 2019

All-Weather Autonomous Bus Hits Helsinki

An all-weather autonomous shuttle bus co-developed by an autonomous vehicle start-up and a lifestyle retailer has been launched in Helsinki. The GACHA’s technology was developed by Finnish start-up Sensible...


14th March 2019

Emerging Markets Not Always Promised Land For Autonomous Growth

For the world’s carmakers, emerging markets are always on their maps – after all, they have the best potential for growth. This situation won’t change with the coming of...

By Eric Volkman


8th March 2019

AI EVs Widespread From 2025, Start-Up Says

Electric vehicles powered by artificial intelligence will become “pervasive” in 2025. That prediction was made by Simon Daniel, CEO of Moixa, a UK start-up that produces smart charging hardware...


6th March 2019

Pittsburgh AV Testers Must Prove Public Interest, Necessity

Autonomous vehicle operators will have to prove testing AVs on Pittsburgh’s public roads is necessary and in the public interest before doing so. That’s the key objective of an...


20th February 2019

Russian AV Developers Critical of Kremlin’s Street Tests Project

Developers of self-driving vehicles used to complain of the lack of legislation and absence of extensive testing programs on public roads as two major factors compromising progress. Finally, the...

By Roma Nazarov


18th February 2019

Radar Must Become Hi-Def in a Driverless World, Says Arbe

Driverless car accidents will continue to happen until sensor technology can become truly high definition. That’s the opinion of Bert Fransis senior product director at Arbe Robotics who pointed...


15th February 2019

Auto Industry To Police Driverless Safety, Says UK Minister

Safety standards for testing driverless vehicles will be left to the automotive industry to police, according to a UK government minister. This was confirmed by Transport Minister Jesse Norman...


14th February 2019

Driverless Cars Not Safe Enough For Public Roads, Tests Results Suggest

Autonomous technology is not safe for public highways according to a study by a consumer interests body. This comes following reports demanded by the California Department of Motor Vehicles...


13th February 2019

AVs Could Change the Face of Tourism, Study Suggests

Few of us need to be told that the proliferation of ADAS-packed and, perhaps, ultimately 100% autonomous vehicles will affect a great many industries. Some of these are obvious...

By Eric Volkman