Autonomous Vehicles

3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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30th November 2018

Latest Hyundai SUV Seen As Driverless Stepping Stone

Hyundai’s latest car model is bristling with so much tech that many see it as the carmaker’s literal stepping stone towards an autonomous future. The South Korean manufacturer is...

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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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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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16th November 2018

ADAS Titles Confusing US Drivers, AAA Study Claims

American motorists are unaware that ADAS technology with names like Autopilot won’t, in reality, drive their car for them. These are the worrying findings of an AAA survey suggesting...

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