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21st September 2020

Weekly Brief: Amazon Enters the Driverless Tech Ring

Amazon’s self-driving car start-up, Zoox, received a permit from the State of California last week to test driverless vehicles on public roads without a safety driver behind the wheel....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd April 2020

GM and Honda Team Up to Accelerate BEV Output

General Motors and Honda have teamed-up in production to boost both companies’ chances of developing the next generation BEVs. The agreement will see the pair use GM’s global EV...

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19th March 2020

Automakers’ Control Over Software Outweighs the Risks

As with any technology, the ability to develop software in-house means that the developer, in this case the automaker, can control the ecosystem. Additionally, systems developed in-house provide a...

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29th July 2019

Weekly Brief: General Motors Latest to Slam Brakes on Driverless Tech

How starry-eyed we were 18 months ago? Waymo stood on the doorstep of launching its robo-taxi service and General Motors’ Cruise announced that it was on the precipice of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

29th March 2019

Costs Could Be Driving Factor With Driverless Adoption

For all the brouhaha surrounding the dangers of Level 3 and Level 4 autonomous driving, few have questioned the dangers of Level 5. It is assumed that once we...

By Louis Bedigian

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31st December 2018

Weekly Brief: 2019 Will Show Us Whether Driveless Transport is Really Upon Us

A week from now, starting January 8, about 200,000 industry professionals, 4,400 exhibiting companies and god knows how many self-driving cars will arrive in Las Vegas for the biggest...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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24th December 2018

Weekly Brief: Why Musk’s ‘Bumpy’ Tunnel is Still Important

Ideas are beautiful. Reality is messy. No matter how pristine a vision may be in our brains, translating that vision into the real world, through the rigors of research...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th December 2018

Weekly Brief: There’s Reason Behind Waymo’s Damp Squib Robo-Taxi Launch

Talk about a letdown. Waymo’s launch of its commercialized robo-taxi service last week was supposed to be a revolutionary moment in the history of the automotive industry. Here was...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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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

7th August 2018

Training Self-Driving AI Takes Humans & Automation

Scale, a San Francisco startup, is looking to bring its knowledge of artificial intelligence to the automotive market. So far, the company counts GM Cruise, Uber, Lyft and NuTonomy...

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12th March 2018

Self-Driving Lyfts Hit the Track at a California Test Site

Lyft is the latest company to test its self-driving vehicle technology at GoMentum Station in California.

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