6th December 2018

Waymo’s Commercial Ride-Sharing Service: Why It Matters

After much hype, Waymo One, the company's commercial ride-sharing, is here. Here's why it matters.


29th November 2018

Waymo’s Latest Moves Show How Critical Safety Is for AVs

With its self-driving taxi service preparing to launch, Waymo is taking no chances and is now boosting its safety approach to AVs.


14th November 2018

Waymo’s CEO Sees Limits to Self-Driving on Eve of Launch

As Waymo prepares its self-driving taxi service for a December launch, CEO John Krafcik told an audience that autonomy has its limits.


30th October 2018

VW & Intel’s Mobileye Plan AV Ride-Sharing in Israel

Volkswagen, Intel's Mobileye division and the state of Israel are looking to develop a commercial autonomous taxi service in that country by 2022.


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


11th October 2018

Waymo’s Driverless Cars Look Beyond Slow & Steady

Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, has plans for expansion as the company's vehicles have hit 10 million miles on public roads.


24th September 2018

Weekly Brief: AV Tech Spawns Ethical Dilemma at US Border

Driverless car start-ups are installing LiDAR sensors along the South Texas border with Mexico, The New York Times has reported. We’re not talking about autonomous dune buggies roving back...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


19th September 2018

Mapping to Remain Vital Part of Auto Tech Industry

Where are you right now? Whatever the answer, your location is nearly 100% certain to be available on a digital map. Our increasingly data-heavy world, matched with real-time applications...

By Eric Volkman


18th September 2018

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is partnering with Google to deploy Android in the infotainment systems of vehicles it produces. The automakers say they have forged a “technology partnership” with the...


30th August 2018

Autonomous Adoption Will Come Even When Not Perfect, Says Mojio

How driver profiles could improve AV safety, explained by Mojio’s Kenny Hawk to Louis Bedigian. Many fear that human drivers and autonomous vehicles will not perform well on the...


29th August 2018

Hybrid Connectivity the Way forward for Driverless Cars, Says Ericsson

Connectivity is necessary but not a precondition for autonomous driving, Ericsson’s Juergen Daunis tells Louis Bedigian. The questions surrounding connectivity continue to linger as the auto industry tries to...


27th August 2018

Weekly Brief: Lookout, VW is Now More Transport Than Automaker

Carmakers don’t want to be carmakers anymore, writes Andrew Tolve. Just look at Volkswagen, which announced a $4Bn investment last week to transform itself into a device and software...