20th August 2020

Driverless Tech Finding New Life in Old Data

Testing connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in the real world is said to be the gold standard for being able to collate data to improve them. However, for much...

By Graham Jarvis


18th August 2020

Nissan AV Truck Pilot Gets Green Light in UK

Driverless trucks could soon be trialed on UK highways following the agreement of government funding for a Nissan CAV pilot. Connectivity specialist StreetDrone has won the investment as part...


12th August 2020

Hyundai Chooses Aptiv for Level 4 Autonomous Assault

Hyundai has partnered with sensor manufacturer, Aptiv, in a bid to accelerate its hopes of bringing a Level 4 driverless vehicle to market. The pair will steer their autonomous...


23rd July 2020

Lotus Tech Center Targets Autonomy and Connectivity

Iconic sportscar maker Lotus is setting its sights on developing advanced autonomous and connected car technology by announcing its new research center. In partnership with WMG (formerly Warwick Manufacturing...


22nd July 2020

Semi-Autonomous Retrofit Claiming Fleet Savings

Fuel economy is a strong selling point with vehicle automation systems, thinks Andrey Vavilin, co-founder and CEO at AV start-up BaseTracK. With this presumption in mind, the developer undertakes...

By Roma Nazarov


26th June 2020

Oxbotica Plans Driverless by Deepfake

Autonomous driving specialist Oxbotica is continuing its plundering of gaming technology turning to “deepfake” to advance its driverless program. The company, born out of the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group...


24th June 2020

Mercedes to Rollout Nvidia Driverless Platform

Mercedes-Benz plans to rollout Nvidia’s autonomous driving software platform across its entire fleet starting in 2024. The automaker says the two companies have been working together to develop what...


22nd June 2020

Weekly Brief: Ford’s Hands-Free Assistance a Litmus Test for Autonomous

Ford has announced its long-anticipated hands-free technology will debut on the 2021 all-electric Mustang Mach-E, which hits dealership floors in late 2020. Unfortunately, Active Drive Assist won’t be released...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


18th June 2020

ADAS Revenues Pave the Way to a Driverless Future

While the near-term prospects for Level 4 and above driverless technology seem to be receding, automakers are cashing in on the revenue streams offered by current ADAS technology. That’s...


11th June 2020

Heavy Industry First to Adopt Driverless Tech

While most automakers have come to accept that fully autonomous marketable passenger cars are some decades away, it’s the area of heavy industry that can see an earlier adoption...


21st May 2020

Data Farming Touted as AV Simulation Breakthrough

A UK automotive graphics specialist is claiming a breakthrough to cut the costs of autonomous vehicle testing using ‘data farming’. The company, rFpro, claims to have developed a means...


7th May 2020

Volvo to Roll-Out Roof Integrated LiDAR

Volvo plans to make its LiDAR sensor array a standard fixture on many future models by integrating it into its models’ roofline. The Swedish automaker is partnering with sensor...