Autonomous future for urban tourism

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are set to transform the face of urban tourism, according to a new study. A study by academics from the University of Surrey and the University of Oxford, published in the Annals of...

How safe must autonomous vehicles be?

Tech developments and trials of self driving vehicles (SDVs) are stories we feature regularly. But with some recent and well documented safety failures, how safe will autonomous vehicles need to be before th...

BMW opens autonomous driving centre

(GERMANY) BMW'S new autonomous driving centre is harnessing agile working conditions to accelerate the transition to self-driving vehicles. The centre in Unterschleißheim is a barrier-free environment; wi...

Ford tests autonomous plans in Miami

(USA) Ford is accelerating its self-driving ambitions in Florida. In the summer of 2016 the car giant said it intended to be mass producing autonomous cars within five years, and would be investing heavil...

Robo-taxi hits Vegas streets

(LAS VEGAS) French startup NAVYA introduced its robo-taxi at one of the world's leading tech shows today. The AUTONOM CAB, which can carry up to six passengers, is a fully automated urban mobility solutio...

Swedes join self-driving project

(SWEDEN) Two families are taking part in Volvo's autonomous focussed Drive Me project. Innovators Magazine reported on the initiative in January and the Swedish car giants plans to have fully autonomous c...

Waymo takes ‘fully autonomous’ step

(USA) One of the leading names in autonomous car tech is testing its vehicles on public roads - without a test driver - for the first time. Waymo, an independent company which began life as the Google sel...

Autonomous revolution gathers pace

Samsung Electronics has established a $300-million innovation fund to drive research in autonomous and connected vehicles. The Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund will be complemented by a new initiative from...

Getting a taste of autonomous cars

(USA) How will people respond to having their pizzas delivered by autonomous cars? Ford and Domino's Pizza have teamed up to find out. The pair are using a self-driving test vehicle, developed by Ford, to...

Fiat joins self-driving club

Fiat Chrylser has announced it is joining an autonomous driving initiative led by BMW and Intel. The growing alliance brings together stakeholders united by their ambitions to accelerate the delivery of self...