Autonomous Vehicles

28th November 2018

UK Cite Autonomous Test Facility Up and Running

An advanced new ‘real world’ testing site has been completed for autonomous vehicles and cyber security testing in the UK. Dubbed UK Cite, the project expects to create challenging...

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28th November 2018

Volvo Claims Most Advanced LiDAR Tech

Volvo claims the LiDAR autonomous sensing technology it showcased at the LA Auto Show is the world’s most advanced system yet developed. The carmaker, in league with LiDAR specialist...

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27th November 2018

Autonomous Delivery Mileage to Reach 78Bn, Claims KPMG

Annual miles traveled by autonomous delivery vehicles is expected to reach 78Bn by the year 2040, according to a latest analyst forecast. Accounting and analytics company KPMG is predicting...

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26th November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover, Oxbotica AV Trials Announced

Autonomous vehicles will be publicly trialed in London and Edinburgh, a UK government minister has announced. Vehicles for the trials will be supplied by Jaguar Land Rover, Oxbotica, and...

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23rd November 2018

UK’s First Autonomous Full Scale Bus to Operate in Scotland

The first commercial autonomous featured full-scale passenger bus fleet will enter trials operating along the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland. Government aided Innovate UK announced funding to support a...

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22nd November 2018

Driverless Volvo Trucks to Start Work at Norwegian Mine

The Swedish automaker Volvo Trucks has entered into a deal to rent six autonomous trucks to a Norwegian mining company, which will run a 5-kilometer route. Volvo announced an...

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21st November 2018

Nvidia Extends Chinese Business with Xpeng AV Deal

Gaming and AI computing company Nvidia is extending its reach into China by signing a strategic partnership agreement with EV carmaker Xpeng Motors. The deal, with Nvidia’s China partner...

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21st November 2018

LiDAR Start-up Claims 1km Object Tracking Range

A LiDAR specialist is claiming its sensor technology is now able to recognize and track moving objects more than a kilometer away. Silicon Valley start-up AEye, which develops LiDAR...

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21st November 2018

Women Lead Design of Autonomous Trailer Concept

Struggling to hook up trailers to a car could be a thing of the past if a concept using existing connected car technology comes to market. Technology company Semcon...

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20th November 2018

A Leader in Autonomous Tech Has Yet to Emerge

Whether it’s a concept car, a pilot, or a press release, almost every US automaker has planted a flag in autonomy. Meanwhile, driver assistance systems get more and more...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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19th November 2018

BMW, Ericsson & Vodafone Pushing C-V2X Adoption in EU

A group of tech, telecom and auto heavyweights are lobbying the European Union to adopt C-V2X technology in the coming years.

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19th November 2018

Consultation Launched on UK AV Legislation

A three-month consultation has been launched on the UK’s autonomous vehicle legal and regulatory framework. The Law Commission, the country’s extra-governmental legal review body, says the consultation will focus...

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