Autonomous Vehicles

15th July 2019

Weekly Brief: VW’s Driverless Investment Possibly Premature?

What began as whispers of a potential partnership materialized last week into one of the blockbuster deals of the summer. Volkswagen will invest $2.6Bn into self-driving start-up Argo AI....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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12th July 2019

Toyota to Start AV Testing in Europe

Toyota has chosen the seat of the European Union to begin testing its autonomous technology on continental public highways. It will begin its automated driving (AD) program trialing its...

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12th July 2019

Aussie Robo-Bus Service Goes Live

An autonomous vehicle developer is claiming the world’s first commercial robo-bus service in Australia. Via has announced its AV program, dubbed BusBot, is now fully operational and serving a...

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11th July 2019

PSA Driverless Test Takes Tolls in Stride

Autonomous testing by PSA has seen one of its self-driving cars negotiate toll booths successfully. Its tests, held in conjunction with the toll-road operator Vinci Autoroutes, saw an autonomously...

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9th July 2019

Continental Begins Series Production of Autonomous Sensors

Continental is readying itself for series production of the sensors required to deliver commercially available driverless mobility. It sees the vanguard of the technology being small autonomous shuttle buses...

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8th July 2019

Weekly Brief: More Mega Partnerships Pump Up Auto Tech

The longer the road one has to travel, the nicer it is to have some company. This is true for human beings and for businesses as well, especially those...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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4th July 2019

Advanced Drivers Join Chorus Against Driverless Tech

Advanced drivers in the UK are just as suspicious of driverless technology as most motorists globally. A survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has found more than...

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2nd July 2019

Best of the Robo-Cities

As long as the automobile industry has been in existence, it’s needed to use testing facilities. With our determined progress up the levels of autonomy, of course, the requirement...

By Eric Volkman

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1st July 2019

Weekly Brief: Apple Saves Start-Up From AV Scrapyard

What a week it was for self-driving start-up Drive.ai, which awoke on Monday with plans to close its operations and sack staff but then went to bed on Friday...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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27th June 2019

Practical Ways AI Could Make Autonomous a Reality

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are the talk of the tow, and they have a wide array of applications. One of those is intelligent mobility and the use...

By Graham Jarvis

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27th June 2019

Brexit Threatens UK Auto Tech Future

Continuing falls in UK car production owing to Brexit uncertainties are calling into question the nation’s potential to keep pace with future automotive technology. That’s the fear expressed by...

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26th June 2019

Faster Forward: Cars Already Self-Drive, Can They Self-Heal?

Sponsored Content Nearly all new vehicles will be connected in the next few years. That means that even the most basic consumer vehicle contains millions of lines of software...

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