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News, Analysis & Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles

The good, the bad and the ugly: How to plan for a driverless future

Posted on Feb 27, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Trucks, Videos & Podcasts

Autonomous vehicles will likely rule the roadways at some point in the future, bringing profound changes to the way we live, work and...

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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao addresses autonomous tech, infrastructure at AASHTO briefing

Posted on Feb 27, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Infrastructure, News, Trucks

Widespread adoption of autonomous vehicle technologies depends largely on public trust, according to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao....

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Automakers join diverse coalition advocating for a bipartisan federal framework for autonomous vehicles

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers joined with members of the Coalition for Future Mobility, a diverse group of stakeholders...

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More new cars in the UK feature park assistance systems as standard

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Remote parking, automatic lane-keeping support, drowsiness detection: these are just some of the many features that buyers of new cars no...

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Rightware and HERE reimagine the digital automotive user experience

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Rightware and HERE Technologies announce the availability of Kanzi Maps, the new map renderer from Rightware, with fresh mapping data from...

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We’ll have to wait before autonomous vehicles are mainstream, CEO of Softbank’s Arm says

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

It’s going to be “a while” before self-driving cars become mainstream, the CEO of Arm Holdings told CNBC Tuesday. “It is a phenomenally...

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The future of self-driving cars

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, Technology

Self-driving cars are one of the hottest topics in the world of tech right now, and it’s not hard to see why. For as much as people...

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Volkswagen ready to invest $1.7 billion in Ford’s self-driving unit Argo AI

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News

Volkswagen AG is looking to invest around $1.7 billion in a self-driving car venture with Argo AI, the self-driving arm of Ford Motor...

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NXP teams with Green Hills Software on its platform for safe autonomous driving

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), a technology and market leader in next-generation automotive technologies and Green Hills...

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Which self-driving car companies are going the most miles without human intervention?

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, News

California serves as the home for many automatous car trials, where 28 companies were reportedly conducting active tests on public roads...

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Autonomous advancements present opportunities for drivers, experts say

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Autonomous mobility experts said that the technology can open up new opportunities for drivers, noting that as progress on greater levels...

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Light is expanding from smartphone cameras to self-driving cars

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

This year’s MWC has been very much the beginning of a new phase for Light. Until now, the Palo Alto startup has been best known for its...

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BMW wants to make interacting with a car as natural as talking to a friend

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

BMW predicts poking a screen to get directions will soon become as outdated as a flip phone. The German automaker traveled to MWC2019 to...

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‘Special report: Designing the autonomous vehicle’ by Automotive World

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports

A new Automotive World report considers the role of design in the development and deployment of autonomous and self-driving vehicles. In a...

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COMMENT: AVs need to be functional, but automakers must still aim to delight

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

Much has been made of millennials’ muted interest in car ownership. The rise of ride-hailing services, the wide availability of public...

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Could Google, Apple and Intel be the next big car manufacturers?

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, News

Tech companies such as Google, Intel and Uber are having a growing influence on the traditional car manufacturing market, according to a...

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Qualcomm draws a road map to the self-driving car of the future

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

On Tuesday, Qualcomm unveiled its second-generation Connected Car Reference Platform and the QCA6696 chip, which brings next-gen Wi-Fi 6...

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Will Arm’s Simon Segars do for self-driving cars what he did for the mobile phone?

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, News, Technology

Simon Segars is the man who helped to shrink your mobile phone so it fits in your pocket. Now the CEO of Arm Holdings, the company that...

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GM’s self-driving arm Cruise Automation signs lease for a new office in southern California

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, News

San Francisco-based Cruise Automation, the startup working with General Motors to develop its self-driving technology, is expanding its...

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What the Lion Air crash teaches us about autonomous cars

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Cars, Perspective

2019 opened with a reset of expectations for autonomous cars. Sensibly, OEMs and software companies backed off their claims for delivery...

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