Autonomous Vehicles

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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28th August 2020

Ford Tests Bosch’s Automated Parking Technology

Ford is to start testing automated car parking technology that turns the vehicle into its own valet parker. The pilot is a joint experiment by the automaker, Bosch and...

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27th August 2020

Super Cruise Comes to Chevy Bolt EUV

Latest in the sneak peek of upcoming technology is the first official silhouette glimpse of the new Chevrolet Bolt EUV and refreshed Bolt EV. The headliner here is that the...

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25th August 2020

AV Regulation Crucial to Consumer Acceptance

The auto industry is fast approaching a regulatory crossroads that could waylay its trip towards producing and selling fully autonomous vehicles. The lack of standardization, especially regarding safety, is...

By Robert Gray

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24th August 2020

Weekly Brief: UK Hands-Free Regulation Could Reshape AV Industry

Self-driving cars may, effectively, be legal on UK roads as soon as next year, the UK government announced last week. The UK Department of Transport has opened a consultation...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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20th August 2020

Driverless Tech Finding New Life in Old Data

Testing connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in the real world is said to be the gold standard for being able to collate data to improve them. However, for much...

By Graham Jarvis

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19th August 2020

UK Drivers Could be Hands-Free By Next Year

In what many traditionalists will see as a seismic change, UK drivers could be in charge of vehicles without holding the steering wheel by as soon as next spring....

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