20th November 2017

Weekly Brief: Tesla unveils an all-electric semi-autonomous big rig

A slew of companies, including Walmart, are lining up to preorder the Tesla Semi. Andrew Tolve reports. Gas-guzzling big rigs may soon be a thing of the past and...


3rd November 2017

Regulators must be shown the benefit of autonomous vehicles

Regulations are one of the leading concerns surrounding the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. Lawmakers must create and agree on the rules of the road before autonomous technology...


9th October 2017

Weekly Brief: GM doubles self-driving car fleet as it targets robotaxi service

Forget about the Uber-Waymo drama, GM may be the company to beat when it comes to driverless cabs. Andrew Tolve reports. General Motors is aggressively growing the size of its...


10th August 2017

Driverless tech will steer the way we move

Uber and Lyft have garnered endless attention as the ultimate alternative to traditional taxis but they could be a stopgap on the way to an automotive revolution. If successful,...


30th May 2017

Weekly Brief: Nevada places its bets on a collision free state

The ‘casino’ state commits to creating the first V2V network in US. Andrew Tolve reports. The US Department of Transportation's proposed rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication would be a...


7th April 2017

The Disrupters: Navya shuttle slow but sure towards a driverless future

The autonomous shuttle market is heating up with a number of new entrants but Navya was the first to produce and sell them to interested buyers. The company’s first...


10th March 2017

Snow no Challenge for AWD Dodge muscle car

Automakers build a range of vehicles equipped to tackle snowy conditions, carry a load and keep driver and passengers comfortable and happy. It’s safe to say the Dodge Challenger...


27th January 2017

Clean-air rules could freshen Chilean auto market

Moves to curb dangerous levels of pollution from vehicle emissions will boost demand for new cars in Chile, just as the country’s auto market is emerging from a slump,...


27th January 2017

Driverless hurdles are less what than wherefore?

It is no longer appropriate to call vehicle autonomy futuristic, especially as we see the automotive industry and the corresponding IT industry rapidly approach Level 4 autonomous capabilities. Most...


6th January 2017

Intelligent cars promise free time, Bosch says

By 2025, highly automated driving will save almost 100 hours per year for the average frequent driver in the US, Germany and China, according to a study commissioned by...


19th December 2016

Weekly Brief: Google introduces stand-alone robot car company Waymo

The new business becomes the overnight leader in autonomous vehicle technologies. Andrew Tolve reports. Seven years after inception, Google’s self-driving cars have finally earned themselves an independent business and...


15th March 2016

When will a car’s tech catch up with digital expectations?

If the internet is to be credited with having any material influence on humankind, near the top of that list must be how it has accelerated our expectations of...