Autonomous Vehicles

20th March 2019

Even Driving a Billion Miles Can’t Prepare Driverless Cars for Everything

The same words seem to be reiterated at every trade show: “Autonomous vehicles must drive a billion miles before deployment.” This assumes that there truly is safety in numbers...

By Louis Bedigian

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19th March 2019

Future Citroën Designers May Be Furniture Specialists

Autonomous vehicles could see the creation of two different breeds of car designers, even opening the automotive door to furniture creatives. This is the opinion of Citroën’s head of...

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18th March 2019

RoboSense Admits Long Way to Go For Driverless Tech

Sensors used by autonomous vehicles’ LiDAR and artificial intelligence systems still need serious development before driverless journeys can become commonplace. Leilei Shinohara, vice-president of LiDAR maker RoboSense, admitted that...

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18th March 2019

Weekly Brief: GM Cruise Upping Headcount Won’t Get It Ahead of Rivals

General Motors’ Cruise is getting serious with just nine months to go before its self-imposed deadline to launch a robo-taxi service in America. The self-driving outfit announced last week...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

15th March 2019

All-Weather Autonomous Bus Hits Helsinki

An all-weather autonomous shuttle bus co-developed by an autonomous vehicle start-up and a lifestyle retailer has been launched in Helsinki. The GACHA’s technology was developed by Finnish start-up Sensible...

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14th March 2019

Emerging Markets Not Always Promised Land For Autonomous Growth

For the world’s carmakers, emerging markets are always on their maps – after all, they have the best potential for growth. This situation won’t change with the coming of...

By Eric Volkman

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14th March 2019

AVs Need More Snow Training, Moscow Trial Reveals

Bad roads are a well-known fact about Russia and the dependence of driverless vehicles on high quality of infrastructure is another known. Yet, nobody in the country believes in...

By Roma Nazarov

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8th March 2019

AI EVs Widespread From 2025, Start-Up Says

Electric vehicles powered by artificial intelligence will become “pervasive” in 2025. That prediction was made by Simon Daniel, CEO of Moixa, a UK start-up that produces smart charging hardware...

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7th March 2019

BMW, Daimler Developing AV Tech Standards

BMW and Daimler are joining forces to develop technological standards for autonomous vehicles. The automotive giants announced the move at the Geneva Motor Show, Reuters reported. They said the...

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6th March 2019

Goodyear Previews Flying AV Tires

Goodyear is previewing a tire it claims could enable autonomous vehicles to fly. At the Geneva Motor Show, Goodyear displayed the AERO, a concept tire it says would use...

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6th March 2019

Pittsburgh AV Testers Must Prove Public Interest, Necessity

Autonomous vehicle operators will have to prove testing AVs on Pittsburgh’s public roads is necessary and in the public interest before doing so. That’s the key objective of an...

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27th February 2019

Geely Plans Launch of First 5G/C-V2X Cars

Chinese carmaker Geely plans to launch its first 5G and C-V2X enabled mass market vehicles by 2021. It is working on the technology with Qualcomm and the Gosunch Group...

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