30th March 2018

Uber’s Woes Signal Tougher Times for Autonomous Cars

Uber has been a controversial company before this month's fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle in Arizona. Now, the pressure on the company, and the whole autonomous industry, is...


26th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Uber death throws autonomous testing into doubt

An Uber self-driving car driving in autonomous mode struck a 49-year-old homeless woman walking a bike across a road late at night in Tempe, Arizona, last week. The car’s...


12th February 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Technology to Be Focus of March DOT Summit

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is holding a summit on March 1 to gather feedback and outline its plans for an automated vehicle guidance paper.


24th July 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft self-driving division closes gap with Uber

Lyft wakes up to the fact that it needs its own self-driving tech to compete in the future of ridesharing. Andrew Tolve reports. Six months of scandals, dustups and...


10th July 2017

Weekly Brief: Volvo begins drive towards full electrification

With one statement, Volvo raised the EV bar for every other carmaker in the world. Andrew Tolve reports. Call it bold or bonkers, reckless or really good business. One...


26th June 2017

Weekly Brief: Uber’s problems could spark ride-hailing customer grab

Plagued by scandals and a leadership vacuum, Uber has opened the door for other carmakers and tech companies. Andrew Tolve reports. Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging founder and CEO of...


27th March 2017

Weekly Brief: Uber halts self-driving car fleet after Arizona crash

Driverless car crash shows embattled Uber is in no place to take a risk. Andrew Tolve reports Uber’sepically bad 2017 continued last week when one of its self-driving cars...


20th January 2017

Gazing at the crystal balls of connected cars – Part II

Continued from Part I 3. Legislation and regulation Industry players have got their regulation story straight: guidance, not rules. As was seen in the kerfuffle about the California Department...


26th October 2015

Weekly Brief: Hackers and carmakers beware, US government is coming for you

From OnStar and 60 Minutes to Wired Magazine and Jeep Cherokee to a whole Connected Car Village at the DefCon hackers conference, the past year has been one giant...


22nd May 2015

In law, Tomorrowland’s another day – Part II

A big part of what makes driverless vehicles attractive is their promise to drastically reduce the number of automotive accidents, which cost the world 1.2M lives every year. That's...


9th March 2015

The Radical Redesign of Autonomous Vehicles

Greater automation will change car interiors and exteriors and will ultimately challenge our notion of what an auto is. That’s the bold vision of car designer Dan Sturges, a...


8th September 2014

Disruptive Innovations in the Automotive Space

Mobile network operator Orange has launched a new mobile advertising service that enables brands to engage and interact directly with targeted segments of Orange’s customer base.