Autonomous Vehicles

5th December 2018

Hyundai, Netradyne Partner on HD Mapping & Navigation

Hyundai and Netradyne believe that advanced navigation capabilities are critical to advancing autonomous driving, with crowd-sourced information a central component.

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5th December 2018

Waymo Launching US’ First Commercial AV Service

Waymo is officially launching the US’ first ever commercial autonomous vehicle ride-sharing service. The initial rollout, termed ‘Waymo One’, will be restricted to the cities of Tempe, Mesa, and...

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5th December 2018

Ohio Cities to Trial Connected AVs

Four Ohio cities are to serve as testing grounds for autonomous and connected vehicle technology. Columbus, Athens, Dublin, and Marysville have signed agreements with DriveOhio to test AVs, CVs,...

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4th December 2018

Tesla Incident Shows the Challenges of Stopping a Driverless Car

A recent incident with a driver asleep at the wheel of his Tesla running on Autopilot shows how dangerous self-driving vehicle can be to others.

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3rd December 2018

AV Start-Up Launching Fire, Senior Citizen Services

An autonomous vehicle start-up is to service an assisted living facility and fire departments in a Silicon Valley city. Mountain View’s ThorDrive said it plans to use its AVs...

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3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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30th November 2018

Instructor: UK AV Operator Training Legislation Needed

An autonomous vehicle operator training provider says UK government legislation and/or clearer guidance on the qualifications and experience required for the job is needed. In an exclusive and wide-ranging...

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30th November 2018

Latest Hyundai SUV Seen As Driverless Stepping Stone

Hyundai’s latest car model is bristling with so much tech that many see it as the carmaker’s literal stepping stone towards an autonomous future. The South Korean manufacturer is...

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29th November 2018

Connected Mobility in Action, from Strategy to Implementation

With 2019 looming, TU-Automotive went looking for the best roadmap we could find to help explain how autonomous, connected and electric vehicles will change the auto industry over the...

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29th November 2018

Waymo’s Latest Moves Show How Critical Safety Is for AVs

With its self-driving taxi service preparing to launch, Waymo is taking no chances and is now boosting its safety approach to AVs.

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29th November 2018

JV Launches, Promises Cockpit Remodeling for AVs

An automotive tech company is partnering with an electronics maker to remodel vehicle cockpits for self-driving. Faurecia and HELLA have launched “a strategic partnership” to provide internal lighting for...

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28th November 2018

GM’s Cost Cutting Means High-Stakes Betting on Electric & Autonomous Vehicles

With GM cutting 14,000 jobs and closing five factories, the company is signaling that it's betting a big portion of its future on electric and autonomous vehicles.

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