Sailing towards an autonomous future

A zero emission autonomous boat being developed in Norway will 'reduce diesel-powered truck haulage by 40,000 journeys a year'. We reported the partnership agreement agreed last year between agricultural pro...

Driverless vehicles make the grade

Up to 300 students a day will be whisked around the campus at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on driverless buses from 2019. And the vehicles aren't likely to wake up any students sleeping...

Toyota in $2.8bn autonomous drive

Toyota is setting up a new US$2.8 billion company in Tokyo to accelerate self-driving innovations. The Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI-AD) will see the car giant collaborate with two othe...

Asia invests in autonomous shopping

Autonomous shopping platforms are growing in popularity in Japan and China. The Moby Mart self-driving supermarket in China is a standout innovation. Running off electricity, and equipped with solar panels, ...

Vegas launches driverless bus service

(USA) A Las Vegas Innovation District is launching a free autonomous bus service for the public. Global public transport giant, the Keolis Group, which manages services in 16 countries, is partnering with...

Unmanned helicopter to take to the skies

(USA) Aurora Flight Sciences is developing technology which can equip conventional aircrafts with autonomous systems that will enable them to carry out unmanned cargo deliveries. The p...