Autonomous Vehicles

26th October 2018

US Consumers Think Driverless Tech Widespread in 50 Years

Although use of autonomous vehicles is expected to be widespread 50 years from now, US consumers are still highly wary of the technology. While current acceptance rates of autonomous...

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18th October 2018

Autonomous Tech Dangerously Confusing Motorists, Study Says

ADAS and automated driver systems are confusing motorists to a dangerous degree, latest research suggests. A study commissioned by auto safety specialists including Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and Global...

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17th October 2018

Child Safety Must Not Be Ignored by AVs

A panel organized by Safe Kids Worldwide has released a report where safety experts are calling upon autonomous vehicle (AV) developers to take action to protect the safety of...

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15th October 2018

Weekly brief: Robo-taxi rides could be a free service

When people ruminate about a future full of self-driving cars, the topic usually turns to safety and time. Think about a world in which the 37,000 road deaths that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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15th October 2018

Human-Free Roads To Bring AV Nearer, Says Kia Exec

Autonomous-only roads could accelerate the adoption of the technology and modern-era built cities are likely to be leading this strategy. That is the opinion of Artur Martins vice-president marketing...

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12th October 2018

Cost Point Determines AV Acceleration, Says LeddarTech

LiDAR remains one of the key technologies used in the development of self-driving vehicles. There are dozens of companies that have entered the space, hoping to produce the perfect...

By Louis Bedigian

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London’s Lack of EV Infrastructure Slammed
10th October 2018

London’s Lack of EV Infrastructure Slammed

A representative of London cab drivers has slammed the complete lack of electric vehicle charging points in a substantial portion of the inner city. At an often lively and...

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10th October 2018

Range Rover Cracks Notorious UK Highway

A notorious road network in the UK’s Midlands has been conquered by a driverless Range Rover Sport. The mess of junctions packed together running off the main dual carriageway...

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8th October 2018

Weekly brief: How the Honda GM Cruise partnership changes everything

Waymo has won the race to commercialize robo-taxis and that’s all but a foregone conclusion at this point. Its vehicles have covered the most ground, completed the most pilots...

By Andrew Tolve

AI Start-Up Achieves Fast LiDAR Performance
2nd October 2018

AI Start-Up Achieves Fast LiDAR Performance

An artificial intelligence start-up is claiming to have developed LiDAR that can recognize other vehicles and pedestrians more rapidly than humans can. Following its warnings about the dangers to...

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28th September 2018

Robot Racing Unlikely to Win F1 Fans, Says McLaren

Motorsports such as Formula One and NASCAR thrill onlookers with their mix of speed and danger. Much of the drama of these contests comes from the human element; fans...

By Eric Volkman

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Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech
26th September 2018

Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech

Looking at the auto technology that will work best for tomorrow’s insurers, explored by Eric Volkman. As the auto industry goes, so goes the auto insurance business. As everyone...

Eric Volkman

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