Autonomous Vehicles

15th July 2022

How Autonomous Indy Car Advances the Tech

After appearing at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this past January with the first high-speed head-to-head autonomous racecar competition, The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) sped into Orlando a few...

By Sarah Wyatt

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15th July 2022

Škoda’s MPV Concept Imagines Autonomous Future

Škoda has revealed its vision of a future autonomous people carrier with the first interior sketch of its seven-seater Vision 7S. The automaker uses sustainable materials to create the...

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14th July 2022

Designing Automated Systems is All About the Humans

Human-centric design is about looking at what consumers want from smart experiences in terms of how the manufacturers connected emotionally with the things they make, be it cars or...

By Graham Jarvis

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7th July 2022

Russia’s AV Industry Hit Hard by War Sanctions

Several Russian driverless projects have been shuttered and others are facing hurdles caused by economic sanctions following the invasion of Ukraine. Four months before, TU-Automotive reported that Yandex anticipated...

By Roma Nazarov

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5th July 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Sheds Autopilot Engineers as NHTSA Ramps Investigation

Tesla laid off nearly 200 workers last week and closed its office in San Mateo, California, where a dedicated team worked on Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system, Autopilot. Most...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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5th July 2022

Carmakers Take On Telecos Over AV Wireless Comms

A search of company patents claims that automakers have filed a record number of patents for wireless communications in a bid to outplay the telecoms sector. According to a...

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27th June 2022

Weekly Brief: Transportation Change is Happening in Fits-and-Starts

Cruise started charging for rides in its robo-taxis in San Francisco last week, marking the dawn of a new era for urban mobility for major US cities. Anyone in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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24th June 2022

Autonomous Vehicles in Slow Lane as Robots Accelerate

While robotics advances at pace in many industrial settings these days, the robotic or autonomous vehicle remains a nebulous prospect for many. Emily Shao, partner at McKinsey & Co,...

By Graham Jarvis

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17th June 2022

Tesla Tops Autonomous ADAS Crash Table

Pressure is mounting on the safety record of Tesla’s Autopilot cruise control software with 273 reported crashes with the systems engaged in the US since July last year, according...

14th June 2022

BlackBerry and TTTech Join in Drive to Boost ADAS/Autonomous

Two digital automotive technology companies are joining forces in a bid to overcome the persistent challenges facing increasing automation in vehicles. BlackBerry and TTTech Auto have announced partnership to...

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9th June 2022

Old Fashioned Trust Still Biggest Challenge to Connected Autonomous Vehicles

Thales says, globally, there will be 75 million vehicles with autonomous capabilities by 2035. However, to reassure the users of the vehicles, as well as to increase uptake of...

By Graham Jarvis

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6th June 2022

Weekly Brief: Robo-Taxi War Gears Up While Tesla Winds Down

Cruise is ready to commercialize. After nine years of research, development and piloting autonomous vehicle technology, the start-up announced last week that it will begin charging the general public...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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