Autonomous Vehicles

9th November 2021

Industry Voices: Autonomous Cars? Not Unless They’re Connected

Opinion piece by Filip Klippel, automotive manager at HERE Technologies. Autonomous vehicles and their reality have long been discussed. A few years ago, it was predicted that we would...


8th November 2021

Weekly Brief: Like Whispering to Magic Carpets, Robo-Taxis Get Real in the US

Cruise launched its robo-taxi service in San Francisco last week. It began with a giddy Kyle Vogt, the company’s co-founder, CTO and president, hailing a driverless Cruise to a...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


28th October 2021

Local Intelligence’s Role in Fully Automated Mobility

The path towards automated, autonomous mobility is complex to the extent that there is no single path to achieve it. However, this transition it is either viewed as an...

By Graham Jarvis


26th October 2021

Public Autonomous Money Aims to Attract Private Investors in Russia

Russia’s ministry of transportation has outlined its draft strategy for the support of autonomous transport for the current decade worth $6.5Bn in governmental spending. Possibly the largest slice, roughly...

By Roma Nazarov


26th October 2021

Tesla Forced to Drop Latest Autonomous Update

Tesla’s roller-coaster ride continues with it having to withdraw its latest autonomous driving software update following problems reported by consumers. Hiding behind the fanfare of the automaker sealing a...


25th October 2021

Weekly Brief: Pioneering Tech a Double-Edged Sword for Tesla?

With greater success comes greater scrutiny. Tesla capped off a record-setting quarter last week, even by its own lofty standards. The company produced a record number of vehicles within...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


12th October 2021

Hyundai Unveils Folding Steering Wheel for Driverless Cars

Hyundai’s automotive supply subsidiary has developed a foldable steering wheel assembly for use in autonomous vehicles. The stand-alone company, Hyundai Mobis, has unveiled the system that can allow for...


11th October 2021

Weekly Brief: Unregulated Driverless Cars About to Happen in US?

General Motors unveiled a new driving system last week that could radically reshape the race to put self-driving consumer cars on the road in North America. Dubbed Ultra Cruise,...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


8th October 2021

Volkswagen Presents its Vision of Future Mobility at ITS

Volkswagen will present its vision of future mobility led by electrification, data and autonomous driving technology this week. Its strategy will be outlined at the ITS World Congress in...


1st October 2021

Half of UK Drivers Think they are Better than AI Powered Robots

UK drivers remain suspicious about automated driving with nearly half thinking they are better drivers than robots. This was among the findings of a survey run by Volkswagen Financial...


28th September 2021

Volvo Unveils its Autonomous VNL Truck for the US

Volvo has unveiled its long-haul prototype autonomous truck that it hopes will a key step towards making Class 8 HGVs commercially in North America. The project is a joint...


22nd September 2021

The State of the Connected Autonomous Nation

Connected, autonomous vehicles traveling down their own designated, uncongested lanes and improving mobility on a smart highway. That is the reality which a joint venture aims to create in...

By Robert Gray