Autonomous Vehicles

24th May 2023

Steelers on Schmooze Tour for AV Concept

A consortium of automotive steel makers hope to display their vision of an autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) concept shuttle in a tour of US and European events. The consortium, the...


4th May 2023

Sensible 4 Targets Swiss City Center in Latest AV Pilot

Finnish autonomous driving specialist Sensible 4 has begun its latest driverless pilot trial in the more complex environment of a Swiss city center. The company has teamed up with...


20th April 2023

Automakers Fooling Themselves and Us over Driverless Tech, Expert Says

With electric vehicles approaching a tipping point and monopolizing the news, self-driving cars have been forced into the backseat of public awareness, except when there is bad news. There...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

13th April 2023

Consumers Warned as Ford is First to Offer Hands-Free Driving in Europe

Ford is claiming to be the first automaker to offer hands-free automated driving on European roads with the introduction of its BlueCruise system but there’s a warning from safety...


10th April 2023

Why AI Needs to be Humanized

Connected and autonomous vehicles are highly reliant on artificial intelligence (AI) to operate. This led start-up Humanising Autonomy, a UK-based developer of behavior and computer vision AI, to consider...

By Graham Jarvis


4th April 2023

Automakers Rethink Autonomy Goals as AV Hype Fizzles Out

For a number of users autonomous vehicles have been touted as the future of automotive. Yet Wards Intelligence Outlook Conference illustrated that optimism has been dampened. While automakers pumped...

By Graham Jarvis


29th March 2023

Kia to Bring L3 Autonomous Driving to New EV9

Kia will bring Level 3 automated driving capabilities to its latest BEV product to markets where regulations allow its use. Its Highway Driving Pilot (HDP) system claims to provide...


24th March 2023

Toyota Refines Crash Test Analysis for Autonomous Functions

Toyota says it has refined its latest generation crash testing analysis system to model accident scenarios in cars using autonomous driving at Level 3. Its THUMS (Total Human Model...


20th March 2023

Autonomous Consequences Could Include More Traffic

Most discussions about driverless, autonomous cars, have led to claims that they will help reduce congestion. Not so, says the RAC Foundation. It cites a UK government report which...

By Graham Jarvis

17th March 2023

Limitations and Benefits of Big Tech Business Models in Automotive

Big Tech is influencing many areas of industry and society today. There is no doubt about it. They include companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Alphabet (Google). It’s...

By Graham Jarvis


8th March 2023

Opel Joins Driverless Pilot Aimed at Urban Mobility

Opel has joined a German autonomous driving pilot in a bid to develop a fully functioning driverless city-focused prototype within the next two years. The joint project STADT:up hopes...


3rd March 2023

Ford Takes Another Punt on Driverless Tech

Ford looks set on having a second stab at developing driverless technology just months after losing billions of dollars on the failed Argo AI enterprise. The automaker this week...