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25th June 2019

BMW’s Sneak Peek at Driverless Strategy

BMW has proffered its own vision of a driverless future albeit one that envisages its customers will, at times, always want to take the controls. Its BMW Vision M...

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24th June 2019

Nissan Accelerates ProPilot Roll-Out

In what could be the biggest roll-out of advanced semi-autonomous technology to date, Nissan is offering its ProPilot platform on all models of its top-selling crossover. The Nissan Qashqai,...

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21st June 2019

Volvo’s Robo-Truck Vera Gets First Real Job

An electric, connected autonomous container mover called Vera is to begin commercial operations at a Swedish port. The robo-truck built by Volvo will form part of an integrated solution...

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17th June 2019

Supercomputer Claims Autonomous Leap

Gaming giant Nvidia has unveiled a supercomputer is claims will accelerate autonomous technology through its AI capabilities. It says the DGX SuperPOD, world’s 22nd fastest supercomputer, can ‘train’ AI...

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30th May 2019

Lexus Pioneers ‘Spinning’ Headlamps on Latest SUV

Lexus is claiming a world first with anti-dazzle safety headlamps for its new Lexus RX luxury SUV. The car will feature lights with an adaptive high beam system (AHS),...

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29th May 2019

JLR Steering ADAS Blows Hot and Cold

Jaguar Land Rover is exploring the use of steering wheels that rapidly heat or cool down as ways of telling drivers when to turn left or right. The carmaker...

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28th May 2019

Ford Plans Robot For ‘Delivery by Hand’

Ford is developing a two-legged robot in a bid to solve the last-mile gap between a driverless delivery vehicle and the human consumer. Working with Agility Robotics , the...

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17th May 2019

Tesla’s Autopilot Fatally Doesn’t See Another Truck

A Tesla Model 3 was on Autopilot when involved in a fatal crash that is almost a carbon copy of the system’s first fatality three years ago. The US...

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6th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Musk Claims Finger On Button Of ‘Driverless Catastrophe’

Last week produced a dismal earnings report from Tesla. The carmaker lost $702M in the first quarter of 2019. Investors had expected a first quarter loss but nothing so...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Setting the standards of safety for Autonomous Vehicles
25th April 2019

Setting the standards of safety for Autonomous Vehicles

The UK government’s Centre for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) has updated its 2015 code of practice for the testing of connected and autonomous vehicles. The Transport and Research...

By Graham Jarvis

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VW Snubs Silicon Valley For China as AV Hub
18th April 2019

VW Snubs Silicon Valley For China as AV Hub

A wealth of software talent has led Volkswagen to choose China as a global hub for autonomous vehicle software development. Company executives say the decision reflects an abundance of...

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Aptiv Developing AV Tech in China
18th April 2019

Aptiv Developing AV Tech in China

Aptiv is establishing a base in China for the development of Level 4 autonomous driving technology. The supplier of autonomous vehicle software is opening the China Autonomous Mobility Center in...

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