Autonomous Vehicles

Goodyear Providing Tires for AVs
15th February 2019

Goodyear Providing Tires for AVs

Goodyear is to provide connected tires for Local Motors’ Olli eight-passenger autonomous shuttle vehicles. The tire giant has been testing tires on a fleet of three Ollis. It says...

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14th February 2019

Driverless Cars Not Safe Enough For Public Roads, Tests Results Suggest

Autonomous technology is not safe for public highways according to a study by a consumer interests body. This comes following reports demanded by the California Department of Motor Vehicles...

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13th February 2019

AVs Could Change the Face of Tourism, Study Suggests

Few of us need to be told that the proliferation of ADAS-packed and, perhaps, ultimately 100% autonomous vehicles will affect a great many industries. Some of these are obvious...

By Eric Volkman

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ADAS, Level 2/3 AVs Are Hazards, Experts Warn
12th February 2019

ADAS, Level 2/3 AVs Are Hazards, Experts Warn

Driver safety experts have warned Level 2/3 autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems cause driver inattention and disengagement. A white paper on the dangers of driver distraction from...

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12th February 2019

Defensive Driving is AV’s Natural MO, Says Arm

Most people aren’t known for driving defensively. Whether or not robots can do better is anyone’s guess but Robert Day, director of automotive solutions and platforms at Arm, thinks...

By Louis Bedigian

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Robot Cars to Deploy at Office Site
11th February 2019

Robot Cars to Deploy at Office Site

A start-up is to operate its autonomous vehicles at an office and real estate site in Virginia. In June, Boston’s Optimus Ride will deploy three of its AVs at...

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11th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Amazon finally makes entrance into self-driving tech

With nearly every big tech company having entered the race for self-driving cars in the past 10 years, one name has remained conspicuously absent. The fact that it’s Amazon,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System
7th February 2019

Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System

Ford has tested a lighting system it hopes will allow autonomous vehicles to communicate with other road users. The automaker collaborated with Chemnitz University of Technology (CUT) on testing...

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UK Government Tightens AV Testing Safety Requirements
6th February 2019

UK Government Tightens AV Testing Safety Requirements

Advanced autonomous vehicle trials will not receive the UK government’s support unless a case can be made for their “safety”. The government’s Centre for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV)...

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5th February 2019

Consumers Will Pay For Autonomous Safety, Kia Says

Motorists are already being conditioned to accept the expected driverless technology by current ADAS being employed in vehicles. That’s the view of Michael Cole, chief operating officer and executive...

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AVs Will Add to City Congestion, Study Suggests
5th February 2019

AVs Will Add to City Congestion, Study Suggests

Driverless cars will only add to traffic congestion as they cruise city streets as robotic versions of cab drivers looking for the next fare. That’s the suggestion made in...

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4th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Communists Driving World’s Biggest AV Adoption

China, the world’s largest auto market, may have been late to the party when it came to autonomous technology but it has all the key ingredients to become the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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