Aurora

30th September 2019

Weekly Brief: Driverless Dreamers Need to Get a Grip on Reality

This is beginning to sound like a broken record. Another carmaker, another tech company, another multi-billion-dollar partnership for self-driving cars. Last week Hyundai announced that it has teamed up...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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15th July 2019

Weekly Brief: VW’s Driverless Investment Possibly Premature?

What began as whispers of a potential partnership materialized last week into one of the blockbuster deals of the summer. Volkswagen will invest $2.6Bn into self-driving start-up Argo AI....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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8th July 2019

Weekly Brief: More Mega Partnerships Pump Up Auto Tech

The longer the road one has to travel, the nicer it is to have some company. This is true for human beings and for businesses as well, especially those...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Robo-Trucks Are Where Self-Driving Revolution Begins

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night might stay the couriers of the United States Postal Service but self-driving trucks may soon. Last week the USPS...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th March 2019

Weekly Brief: GM Cruise Upping Headcount Won’t Get It Ahead of Rivals

General Motors’ Cruise is getting serious with just nine months to go before its self-imposed deadline to launch a robo-taxi service in America. The self-driving outfit announced last week...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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10th January 2019

AV Players Seeking New Ways to Reach the Public & Lawmakers

Despite the hype, makers of autonomous vehicle technology are still having a hard time reaching the public, as well as lawmakers who want to regulate the industry. At CES,...

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15th January 2018

Aurora, Out of Stealth, Inks Deals With Hyundai, VW

The leadership at Aurora has few rivals in terms of experience and expertise, and now it has partnerships with Hyundai and VW.

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8th January 2018

Weekly Brief: BlackBerry lands blockbuster deal for self-driving cars

BlackBerry thinks the connected car can help save it. Landing Baidu is a good start. Andrew Tolve reports. BlackBerry started 2018 off with a bang when it inked a deal...

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