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Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Waymo and Lyft Beef Up Self-Driving Programs
22nd August 2018

Waymo and Lyft Beef Up Self-Driving Programs

Self-driving cars may be years away from getting most consumers around but in limited areas of two US cities, autonomous rides are expanding and seem to be a hit....

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Waymo & Phoenix Look to Improve Public Transportation
1st August 2018

Waymo & Phoenix Look to Improve Public Transportation

Waymo's self-driving vehicles could help connect Phoenix residents with first- and last-mile transport services to public transportation networks within the city.

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26th July 2018

Waymo’s Driverless Cars Will Take Some Shoppers to Walmart

As Waymo prepares its self-driving taxi fleet for later this year, the company is partnering with Walmart to offer rides to its stores.

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29th June 2018

Study claims distracted driving is endemic

Robert Gray is told telematics shows most drivers flout safety by using phones while driving. Distracted driving is not only worse than many experts thought it was, it’s 100...

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18th May 2018

Hey Bot, what do you know about reasonable driving behaviour?

It’s a science-fiction trope as old as the genre itself – a sentient machine (robot, spacecraft, Skynet, etc.) seizes power, and begins to make life miserable for the humans...

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18th May 2018

Hey Bot, what do you know about reasonable driving behaviour?

The ethical challenges of AI in a driverless future, investigated by Eric Volkman. It’s a science-fiction trope as old as the genre itself – a sentient machine (robot, spacecraft,...

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14th May 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo hands Google keys to its infotainment

Volvo cars will soon come with Android built into the dashboard. Andrew Tolve reports. Forget about mirroring your smartphone with Android Auto, Google has bigger plans in the dashboard:the...

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4th May 2018

Bayonets get fixed to slice up the mobility cake

There’s a new bet in the high-stakes poker game between US ride-sharing giants Lyft and Uber, and top autonomous tech company Waymo, owned by Google parent Alphabet. Lyft, very...

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