15th August 2018

Uber to Develop Rotors With University and Army

A US university is to collaborate with Uber’s aviation arm on the development of rotor technology. Following Uber’s announcement at its Elevate conference in May of its plans to launch an...


6th August 2018

Schaeffler Acquiring Electronic Steering Developer Paravan

Another auto parts supplier is looking to acquire technology that could have uses within autonomous driving systems. This time, Germany-based Shaeffler has made a deal for Paravan.


3rd August 2018

Fiat Chrysler Inks Deal for French AV Startup StartMeUp

StartMeUp's software helps driverless cars monitor their environment, processing sensor data quickly while keeping heat levels way down.


30th July 2018

Hyundai Mobis Develops Steering System for Autonomous Vehicles

The redundant control mode developed by Hyundai Mobis prevents accidents due to steering errors that could occur when the vehicle is in autonomous driving mode.


26th July 2018

Ford Creates New Company Devoted to AV Development

The new company, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LCC, will encompass all aspects of its self-driving and autonomous vehicle business operations.


20th July 2018

Startup Light Nets $121M in Funding From Softbank & Leica

Bay Area startup focused on 3D imaging believes its camera and sensor technologies can replace Lidar.


27th June 2018

VW, Nvidia, Bosch Form Autonomous Vehicle Alliance

Dedicated to developing connected and autonomous car technologies, the new NAV Alliance consists of Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, Nvidia and Volkswagen Group of America.


20th June 2018

Ford Makes Michigan Central Station its Corktown Centerpiece

The massive Michigan Central Station building will become the centerpiece of Ford's Corktown district campus in Detroit, with a focus on autonomous vehicle development.


15th June 2018

Volvo Invests in Silicon Valley Lidar Specialist Luminar

In the midst of a high-stakes race to develop the most sophisticated sensors for self-driving vehicles, Volvo buys a stake in Lidar startup Luminar.


8th June 2018

After BMW, Lidar Maker Innoviz Sets Sights on China

Until recently, the Lidar that self-driving cars need to "see" the road required a spinning apparatus that is bulky and expensive. Now, Innoviz is looking to change that.



7th June 2018

Sweden’s Hexagon Inks Deal for AV Supplier AutonomouStuff

Sweden-based Hexagon is snapping up AutonomouStuff, a US-based supplier of integrated autonomous vehicle technology, for an undisclosed sum.


6th June 2018

Alibaba & RoboSense Partner on Solid-State Lidar

Solid-state Lidar for a single vehicle is only a few hundred dollars, versus thousands of dollars with traditional approaches, according to RoboSense, which is partnering with Alibaba to create...