Autonomous Vehicles

9th April 2019

A Costs ‘Reality Check’ is Coming To AV Manufacturers

Years of hype suggest that driverless cars are right around the corner, inching toward deployment with just a few more miles of road tests. General Motors is one of...

By Louis Bedigian

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8th April 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Self-Driving Features Just Plain Reckless

Ready or not, Tesla is ramping up efforts to deliver fully self-driving cars. This week the carmaker will roll out its automated parking feature, which allows drivers to press...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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4th April 2019

Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium

Ford, General Motors, Toyota, and SAE International are forming a consortium to help develop industry-wide standards for autonomous vehicle technology. The automakers have joined forces with the professional association...

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3rd April 2019

VW Trialing Level 4 AVs in Hamburg

Volkswagen is testing Level 4 autonomous vehicles within Hamburg’s designated ‘digital test bed’, it says. Five Level 4 e-Golfs, each equipped with 11 laser scanners, seven radar, and 14 cameras...

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2nd April 2019

Start-Up Promises Londoners Autonomous Transport in 2020

A start-up is promising Londoners access to self-driving ride-shares from 2020 onward. FiveAI said its shared autonomous vehicles will become available to residents of the city from then. Five...

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29th March 2019

Costs Could Be Driving Factor With Driverless Adoption

For all the brouhaha surrounding the dangers of Level 3 and Level 4 autonomous driving, few have questioned the dangers of Level 5. It is assumed that once we...

By Louis Bedigian

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25th March 2019

Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets Driverless Shuttle Service

An autonomous vehicle shuttle service is laying claim to be New York’s first commercial AV program albeit one restricted to private roads. Boston’s Optimus Ride said its shuttles would...

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25th March 2019

Ricardo Latest to Claim Cure for AV Motion Sickness

Renowned automotive engineering company Ricardo is the latest to claim a solution to cure the risk of motion sickness in driverless cars. US start-up ClearMotion and Jaguar Land Rover...

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25th March 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo, Ford & GM ramp up US investment

Waymo is ready to more than double the size of its robo-taxi service in Arizona, the company revealed last week. It plans to open a new technical service center...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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22nd March 2019

Driverless Tech Testers Playing ‘Games’ With People’s Lives

Autonomous technology testers are risking the lives of thousands of members of the public because they trust gamification over military and aerospace simulation systems. That’s the stark warning of...

21st March 2019

Ford to Create Production Center For Driverless Cars

Ford will begin production of its first commercially available autonomous vehicles at a dedicated site and also build battery electric vehicles at a nearby assembly facility. The automaker said...

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20th March 2019

Volvo Takes Nanny-State-Of-Mind to New Heights

Way back in the 1950s when Volvo gave away its patent for the car’s first three-point seat belt to other manufacturers, many motorists scoffed. These safety doubters would have...

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