Autonomous Vehicles

21st September 2018

Driverless Trucks to Start Work With PSA

PSA Group will start using driverless vehicles to carry out logistics duties at its production headquarters in France. In a collaboration with autonomous vehicle specialist EasyMile, PSA has trialed...

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Survey Shows Fewer Americans Want AVs
19th September 2018

Survey Shows Fewer Americans Want AVs

A new survey shows a significant decline in the numbers of Americans wanting to drive autonomous vehicles. The proportion of respondents to Allianz Global Assistance’s and Ipsos’ annual Sharing...

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19th September 2018

Renault Robo-Pods for Last-Mile Deliveries

Renault has unveiled its concept solution for an autonomous last-mile delivery vehicle it dubs the ‘robo-pod’. The Renault EZ-PRO is a driverless, electric, connected and shared robotic pod concept...

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Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment
18th September 2018

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is partnering with Google to deploy Android in the infotainment systems of vehicles it produces. The automakers say they have forged a “technology partnership” with the...

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18th September 2018

Nvidia Partnering to Bring Driverless Virtual Testing into Real World

Gaming giant Nvidia has announced a partnership it hopes will resolve discrepancies that arise between real-world and virtual driverless vehicle testing. It has signed an agreement with British drive...

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German Public Warming to Driverless Trucks, Bosch Says
13th September 2018

German Public Warming to Driverless Trucks, Bosch Says

Automotive tech giant Bosch has conducted a survey suggesting increasing numbers of Germans are comfortable with sharing major roads with fleets of autonomous trucks. The survey revealed 37% of...

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10th September 2018

US Driverless Bills ‘Running Out of Time’

Proponents of a bill intended to kickstart US autonomous vehicle development are stepping up pressure to get it passed but lawmakers seem to be as divided as ever. The...

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10th September 2018

Mercedes LCV Future Hopes to Tick All the Boxes

Mercedes-Benz Vans has unveiled its Vision URBANETIC light commercial vehicle concept combining autonomous, mobility and sustainable fuel powertrains technologies. The automaker claims the concept “eliminates the separation between people...

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10th September 2018

BMW Builds Advanced Simulation Center in Munich

The virtual test-drives will be conducted not only by the development engineers but also by customers on a regular basis. German auto-giant BMW announced construction of a facility for...

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10th September 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo’s driverless vision more delusion than dream

If you think city traffic is bad today, imagine what it will be like 30 years from now, writes Andrew Tolve. India is in the midst of the largest...

7th September 2018

FCA Driverless Plan Invests $30M in Historic Test Center

The historic car testing site at Chelsea Proving Grounds in Michigan is where Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans to run its autonomous vehicle research. FCA announced it is investing...

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Mercedes Launches Truck with Driver Assistance Tech
7th September 2018

Mercedes Launches Truck with Driver Assistance Tech

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new, semi-autonomous line of its Actros trucks that feature the carmaker’s new driver assistance technology. Mercedes-Benz Trucks launched the new vehicles at a press conference....

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