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...


6th May 2020

Gamers Helping Oxbotica’s Autonomous Push

Autonomous technology specialist Oxbotica has turned to the gaming world to accelerate development of its automated driving software. Game developers known for their work with flight simulators, racing games...


29th April 2020

Russia Claims First Retrofit Driverless Truck Tech

Russian truck-maker Kamaz is claiming the world’s first retrofit autonomous driving system for heavy-duty vehicles. The manufacturer presented teaser shots, a video clip and a brief description of the...

By Roma Nazarov


3rd April 2020

Volvo to Focus on AV Software Development

Volvo has decided to move its autonomous technology focus towards developing the software required to make it a reality. Its strategy was revealed with the splitting of its 50;50...


2nd April 2020

Bosch Claims AV Shuttles That Solve Problems

Bosch claims it has developed an autonomous shuttle that can fault check itself when on-board systems fail. The automotive supply giant says its Project 3F delivers “driverless and fault-tolerant...


1st April 2020

2G, Not 5G, Best Bet to Accelerate Driverless Tech

Making our existing cars more ‘clever’ could be a better way of getting autonomous cars safely on our streets rather than relying on 5G connectivity. That’s the view of...


1st April 2020

No Amount of AV Test Miles Predicts Every Scenario

While autonomous driving is expected to save lives being better than human drivers, AVs will probably be held to a higher standard than human-piloted cars. It’s not a technical...

By Susan Kuchinskas


31st March 2020

ADAS Revenues Now Rather than Autonomous Cash Later

The long and winding road to the upper levels of autonomy, namely Level 4 and Level 5 vehicle automation, are far in the future. That means automakers should be...

25th March 2020

First Open Source AI for Driverless Agri Vehicles

A Russian project for driverless agricultural vehicles has launched what it claims is the first open source AI dataset. Cognitive Pilot, a joint venture of Russia’s Sberbank and the...


9th March 2020

Motown Gets Virtual Driverless Mcity

A simulation software specialist has created a virtual digital twin of Michigan driverless test facility, Mcity. The digital twin of the purpose-built facility at the University of Michigan for...


9th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Waymo Surges to $30Bn Valuation with Latest LiDAR

A fleet of sleek, self-driving Jaguars has hit the streets in Northern California. They’re carrying on board what Waymo said last week is its most advanced driverless technology ever....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve