Autonomous

20th September 2018

Alibaba Getting Serious with AV and Connect Car

Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba has announced two new automotive initiatives bringing AV and extra connectivity to its home consumers It is working with German electronics company Bosch on...

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Driverless Grocery Delivery to Come to Arizona
17th August 2018

Driverless Grocery Delivery to Come to Arizona

A supermarket giant and a self-driving vehicle start-up will offer a trial grocery-delivery service that uses autonomous vehicles. Kroger has announced that Scottsdale, Arizona, would be the site of...

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Apple Files Patent for AR Windshield
10th August 2018

Apple Files Patent for AR Windshield

Apple has filed a patent for an augmented reality (AR) -powered windshield system that many in the crossover between auto and gaming technology will see as a game-changer. According to...

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Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers
7th August 2018

Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers

A study has found current adaptive cruise control (ACC) technology is unsafe for consumers. The report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested several premium car manufacturers’ products concluding some were...

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Robot Tractors to Grow by 24% in Next Decade
7th August 2018

Robot Tractors to Grow by 24% in Next Decade

The driverless agricultural tractor market is set to grow by 24% inside the next seven years. A report published by Allied Market Research suggests this technology was worth $648.9M in 2016 and predicts it will be worth $4,389.8M by...

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3rd August 2018

Driverless and ADAS 21% Predicted Annual Growth in Next Decade

A study just published claims the global market for semi and fully autonomous vehicles will record a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21% by 2030. The report by...

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2nd August 2018

Sacramento’s Startup Agreement Green Light for Driverless

A partnership between Sacramento and a vehicle communications software provider is hoping to bring Level 5 autonomous vehicles to the streets of California’s capital city. The city has entered...

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30th July 2018

Weekly Brief: Ford follows GM’s lead in fishing for investors

GM got rich when it spun off its self-driving unit now Ford wants to do the same. Andrew Tolve comments. Ford seems to be playing follow-my-leader to General Motors...

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23rd July 2018

Driverless bus under development in UK

Work has begun on trialing the country’s first full-sized driverless bus, writes Paul Myles. A public transport provider has announced plans to develop the first full-size driverless bus to...

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20th July 2018

Shifting up public acceptance of autonomous tech

Ways to break through consumers fear barrier against driverless tech, explored by Robert Gray. Autonomous vehicles and the latest ADAS features may be a tougher sell to the American...

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18th July 2018

Weekly Brief: Daimler sets sights on Silicon Valley’s first robotaxi service

The service will enter test mode in the second half of 2019. Andrew Tolve reports. Daimler and Bosch want to beat Waymo in its own backyard. The carmaker and Tier-1 supplier announced last week that they...

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28th June 2018

Cost versus performance is LiDAR’s biggest challenge

The state of LiDAR technology for the auto industry explored by Eric Volkman. It’s a small word (technically, acronym) with only five letters. But LiDAR looms very large in...

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