Autonomous Vehicles

18th August 2020

AVs on a Long Road to Consumer Acceptance

Only time will tell when it comes to building confidence in autonomous vehicles despite a recent pilot’s claim that most consumers are happy riding a driverless vehicle. That’s the...

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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...

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17th August 2020

Weekly Brief: Michigan’s AV-Only Highway is the Right Direction

The state of Michigan plans to build a self-driving car corridor from Detroit to Ann Arbor. Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference last week to lay out...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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...

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7th August 2020

Allowing Consumer Intervention Could Engender AV Trust

Moves to help automakers increase consumer trust in fully autonomous vehicles have begun with the setting up of best-practice guidelines allowing passenger intervention. Many surveys have highlighted the consensus...

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3rd August 2020

Weekly Brief: Pandemic Fails to Curb Driverless Advances

The potential profitability of self-driving technology was on display last week. Ford announced that despite its factories being closed for half of the second quarter because of COVID-19 while...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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27th July 2020

Weekly Brief: Global Disruption May Spark Driverless Renaissance

The population of Florence, Italy, in 1338 was roughly 120,000 people. Fast forward to 1351, through the ravages of the Bubonic Plague, and that number had dropped to 50,000....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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...

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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

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17th July 2020

No Easy Path to Finding Industry Standards for Driverless Tech

The journey to common industry standards governing the safety of autonomous vehicles will require participation from all the stakeholders. Organizations ranging from automakers to lawmakers will have to join...

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13th July 2020

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Vaulting Autonomous Ambition Needs Regulation

Elon Musk passed Warren Buffet to become the world’s seventh richest person last week. Musk’s net worth has skyrocketed during the pandemic because Tesla has surpassed production targets despite...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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6th July 2020

Weekly Brief: Autonomous Tech Just Got Truckin’

Self-driving start-up TuSimple announced a major development that will see its 40 self-driving trucks unleashed across an 1,100-mile stretch of highway in the American Southwest. The route reaches from...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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