Autonomous Vehicles

7th October 2020

Ducati Fires Up Production of World’s First Full Radar Bike

Ducati has begun mass production of its as yet unseen Multistrada V4 adventure tourer boasting a world first with radar sensors front and back. This technology not only brings...

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5th October 2020

Weekly Brief: Pandemic Highlights Need for Driverless

Fatal car crashes on American roads rose at an alarming rate during the first four months of Covid-19, reported the National Highway Safety Transportation Administration (NHTSA) last week. After...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd October 2020

Using ADAS to Increase Revenue Streams

Surging demand for safety features, greater convenience and high efficiency in vehicles is fueling the demand for ADAS. That’s the view of Dr Anuja Sonalker, founder, CEO at Steer....

By Simmi Sinha

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1st October 2020

Automakers Winning Push for AV-Only Road Networks

As autonomous vehicle developers strive to design mission critical, the idea of an AV corridor is finally gaining acceptance as the right step forward. Carmakers have for years been...

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1st October 2020

VW Eyes AV Boost with Camera Software Acquisition

Volkswagen is hoping to accelerate its driverless technology capabilities with the acquisition of an established front camera software business. Its subsidiary company, Car.Software Org, has acquired Hella Aglaia Mobile...

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29th September 2020

Driverless Tech’s Ups and Downs Post Virus

The pandemic has hit almost all economic sectors globally but it has had an especially harsh effect on automotive. It has been called the single biggest risk factor facing...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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21st September 2020

Weekly Brief: Amazon Enters the Driverless Tech Ring

Amazon’s self-driving car start-up, Zoox, received a permit from the State of California last week to test driverless vehicles on public roads without a safety driver behind the wheel....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th September 2020

HiPhi Claims World’s First L4 Parking Technology

Chinese automaker Human Horizons will roll-out what it claims to be the world’s first Level 4 autonomous parking technology on its premium sub-brand’s HiPhi X model. Its newly developed...

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11th September 2020

Renault’s Thumbs Up for Dual Frequency AV Data Transfer

A UK automotive test systems supplier claims to have cracked the Wi-Fi data transfer interference issues that have been blighting real-world AV testing. AB Dynamics says the burgeoning use...

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11th September 2020

Cloud OTAs to Offer Future AVs Refreshed Brains

Driverless vehicles will, ultimately, be able to download new ‘brains’ from the cloud and 5G connectivity will hold to key to that capability. That’s the view of Hemant Sikaria,...

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8th September 2020

Building the Infrastructure to Suit Driverless Cars

The Caviar (Connected and Autonomous Vehicle: Infrastructure Appraisal Readiness) project is a program set up in a bid to understand the challenges connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) could face...

By Graham Jarvis

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31st August 2020

Weekly Brief: Automakers Must Stop Marketing ‘Dangerous’ Automated Tech

A Tesla driver traveling westbound on US Highway 64 in Nash County, North Carolina, slammed his Model S into a sheriff’s car last week. The force of the impact...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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