Autonomous Vehicles

29th December 2022

California Bans Tesla Full Self-Driving Marketing

California has responded to growing concerns over Tesla’s automated driving claims by banning the use of “Full Self-Driving” in all its advertising and marketing material. Safety experts have long...


23rd December 2022

Tesla Faces Two More Probes into Possible Autopilot Failure

The US safety regulator is adding two more accidents to its growing list of collisions by Tesla vehicles fitted with the automaker’s automated driving system, Autopilot. Reuters reports that...


22nd December 2022

Stellantis Completes Acquisition of aiMotive

While big players like Volkswagen and Ford have shied away from continued autonomous driving investment, auto group Stellantis is doubling down on the technology. It has announced that it...


21st December 2022

Industry Voices: Digital Twins – Emulating the E-Mobility Ecosystem to Innovate Faster

Opinion piece by Hwee Yng Yeo, e-mobility solutions lead at Keysight Technologies. Digital twin technology is changing how the automotive industry designs and tests products and solutions for electromobility...


19th December 2022

Weekly Brief: Auto Tech Start-Ups Feel the Chill of Economic Downturn

LiDAR maker Quanergy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy just 10 months after going public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) called Citic Capital Acquisition Corp. Quanergy specializes in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


16th December 2022

Hyundai Trials Autonomous Last Mile Robots

Hyundai has begun pilot programs using micro autonomous wheeled robots for last-mile urban deliveries. The automaker has started two pilot programs using robots based on its Plug & Drive...


12th December 2022

Weekly Brief: Uber’s Very Tiny Toe Back in Robo-Taxi Market

Uber once had grand designs to pioneer the robo-taxi industry. Instead, it limped into the market last week with a modest, daytime-only service in Las Vegas. Uber’s first robo-taxi...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


7th December 2022

Letting Go of Steering

China’s search engine giant Baidu has unveiled an autonomous vehicle with a detachable steering wheel, with a view of using the new car as a robo-taxi service in China...

By Graham Jarvis


6th December 2022

Trucking Deal Latest Collapse to Rock Driverless Industry

In another blow to the prospects of driverless vehicle adoption, TuSimple and Navistar have ended a deal to jointly develop self-driving trucks, the companies have said. Reuters reports that...


1st December 2022

Mercedes-Benz/Bosch Automated Parking Gains Commercial Approval

An automated valet parking system developed jointly by Mercedes-Benz and Bosch has been approved for deployment in a major European airport. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved...


28th November 2022

Most People Worldwide Don’t Trust Driverless Tech

Most people around the say they do not trust driverless vehicles to be safe enough to use. That’s the finding of a massive worldwide survey conducted by safety charity...


25th November 2022

Musk Claims Full Driverless Function Available on all US Tesla Cars

Tesla is not commenting on Elon Musk’s claims that the automaker can now provide its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta technology to any owner who wants it in North America....