25th November 2020

Clueless Regulators Holding Back CAV Testing, Says TRL

One big challenge facing connected autonomous vehicle (CAV) testers is the number of road authority regulators “who haven’t got a clue”. That’s the view of Camilla Fowler, head of...


20th November 2020

UK ICE Ban is Ill-Conceived

While UK headlines are full with green-movement organizations praising the nation’s government bringing forward an ICE ban, not everything has been thought through. This week the government confirmed that...


18th November 2020

Don’t Scare Fleet Drivers with Aggressive Monitoring, Says Zenduit

It is possible that fleet drivers could actively avoid using a vehicle’s autonomous features unless organizations and regulators take into account where the driving is taking place. That’s the...


12th November 2020

Solving the Chicken-and-Egg with Driverless Cars

KPMG claims that autonomous vehicles are being held back by the need for infrastructure to support them. The consultancy and analyst firm’s Autonomous Vehicle Readiness index (AVRI) ranks the...

By Graham Jarvis


10th November 2020

EV Carmakers’ Role in the Energy Market

New EV battery costs are driving the second-life market in the energy storage industry which is saving large amounts on old car batteries. Much of those savings made by...


6th November 2020

Data Changing the Automakers’ Game

Big data generated by connected vehicles offer big opportunities. However, industry executives say there is still much work to be done before the 1’s and 0’s are transformed into...

By Robert Gray


3rd November 2020

Barriers Facing the Builders of the Smart City

A series of challenges remain for the key technologies to an autonomous future, among them fast moving technological developments and lack of consumer understanding. Architecturally speaking, there should be...


30th October 2020

Only Honesty can Make the AV Testing Map Work

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US has launched its AV Test Initiative web pilot program. This project allows states and companies to voluntarily submit information...


22nd October 2020

Lessons Drawn from Mercedes-Benz CAV Software Bug Issues

In 2019, Mercedes-Benz revealed that it had patched security issues found in its vehicles. A report reveals that Sky-Go’s researchers had found 19 vulnerabilities in a Mercedes E-Class car. The...

By Graham Jarvis


20th October 2020

Russia to Permit Robo-Taxis by 2024

In April, 2020, the big four national AV developers Gaz and Kamaz, Sberbank and Yandex, proposed to the government a draft plan of preparation of legal and technical frameworks...

By Roma Nazarov


16th October 2020

Reasons Why Connected AVs will be Software-Defined

Microchip maker Nvidia and car manufacturer Mercedes are planning to roll out software-defined autonomous vehicles by 2024. They claim that the vehicles will be able to receive over-the-air (OTA)...

By Graham Jarvis


14th October 2020

Saving MaaS Post Pandemic

Disgust. It’s an instinct embedded in our genes since the Paleolithic Age, designed to keep us healthy by making us instinctively avoid contagion. In the age of this pandemic,...

By Susan Kuchinskas