Autonomous Vehicles

25th March 2019

Ricardo Latest to Claim Cure for AV Motion Sickness

Renowned automotive engineering company Ricardo is the latest to claim a solution to cure the risk of motion sickness in driverless cars. US start-up ClearMotion and Jaguar Land Rover...

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25th March 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo, Ford & GM ramp up US investment

Waymo is ready to more than double the size of its robo-taxi service in Arizona, the company revealed last week. It plans to open a new technical service center...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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22nd March 2019

Driverless Tech Testers Playing ‘Games’ With People’s Lives

Autonomous technology testers are risking the lives of thousands of members of the public because they trust gamification over military and aerospace simulation systems. That’s the stark warning of...

Ford to Create Production Center For Driverless Cars
21st March 2019

Ford to Create Production Center For Driverless Cars

Ford will begin production of its first commercially available autonomous vehicles at a dedicated site and also build battery electric vehicles at a nearby assembly facility. The automaker said...

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20th March 2019

Volvo Takes Nanny-State-Of-Mind to New Heights

Way back in the 1950s when Volvo gave away its patent for the car’s first three-point seat belt to other manufacturers, many motorists scoffed. These safety doubters would have...

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20th March 2019

Even Driving a Billion Miles Can’t Prepare Driverless Cars for Everything

The same words seem to be reiterated at every trade show: “Autonomous vehicles must drive a billion miles before deployment.” This assumes that there truly is safety in numbers...

By Louis Bedigian

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19th March 2019

Future Citroën Designers May Be Furniture Specialists

Autonomous vehicles could see the creation of two different breeds of car designers, even opening the automotive door to furniture creatives. This is the opinion of Citroën’s head of...

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RoboSense Admits Long Way to Go For Driverless Tech
18th March 2019

RoboSense Admits Long Way to Go For Driverless Tech

Sensors used by autonomous vehicles’ LiDAR and artificial intelligence systems still need serious development before driverless journeys can become commonplace. Leilei Shinohara, vice-president of LiDAR maker RoboSense, admitted that...

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18th March 2019

Weekly Brief: GM Cruise Upping Headcount Won’t Get It Ahead of Rivals

General Motors’ Cruise is getting serious with just nine months to go before its self-imposed deadline to launch a robo-taxi service in America. The self-driving outfit announced last week...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

15th March 2019

All-Weather Autonomous Bus Hits Helsinki

An all-weather autonomous shuttle bus co-developed by an autonomous vehicle start-up and a lifestyle retailer has been launched in Helsinki. The GACHA’s technology was developed by Finnish start-up Sensible...

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14th March 2019

Emerging Markets Not Always Promised Land For Autonomous Growth

For the world’s carmakers, emerging markets are always on their maps – after all, they have the best potential for growth. This situation won’t change with the coming of...

By Eric Volkman

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14th March 2019

AVs Need More Snow Training, Moscow Trial Reveals

Bad roads are a well-known fact about Russia and the dependence of driverless vehicles on high quality of infrastructure is another known. Yet, nobody in the country believes in...

By Roma Nazarov

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