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News, Analysis & Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles

Just around the corner or years out? Experts tackle the ambiguous future of AVs

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Automobile manufacturers such as Tesla and General Motors have partial self-driving vehicles on the road today, and some experts think...

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Steve Wozniak says he’s ‘given up’ on idea of autonomous cars

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said on Tuesday that he has “lost faith” that self-driving cars are going to see widespread use...

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Daimler names new CEO to lead push into electric, autonomous vehicles

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Cars, News

Daimler said Wednesday that Dieter Zetsche is stepping down as CEO and will be replaced by a long-serving executive who has most recently...

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Citizens in Motion

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Arcadis, September 26, 2018 Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets,...

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German carmakers test autonomous vehicles in China

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Cars, News

Germany’s three largest carmakers have begun quietly testing autonomous vehicles in China despite rules that force them to partner with...

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How a nonexistent US safety framework is hurting the self-driving car industry

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation

When Sen. Gary Peters traveled to South Korea this month, the Michigan Democrat was interested in more than U.S. efforts to stop nuclear...

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Saving lives and delivering innovative care: When mobility and health care intersect

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The mobility industry has seen major growth in recent years as a variety of stakeholders have begun to realize the potential of connected...

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BMW seeks partners for second-generation self-driving system

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, News

BMW is planning the next step in its autonomous driving program, with a second-generation system that will likely debut before the middle...

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Qualcomm’s Modoff: Self-driving cars will emerge in phases

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Self-driving cars won’t suddenly appear in vast numbers on roads across the U.S. — they will first start appearing in cordoned...

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TuSimple says cameras in its autonomous trucks interpret objects at record distance

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

TuSimple, a provider of autonomous driving technology for heavy-duty trucks, announced its advanced camera-based solution can interpret...

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Tencent, Didi, Baidu among the seven companies approved for autonomous car road tests in Beijing

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, News

According to Beijing Innovation Center for Mobility Intelligent, the Beijing Municipal Government issued license plates to seven companies...

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Automated vehicles may encourage a new breed of distracted drivers

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Few people pay close attention to the traffic situation unfolding around them when they’re travelling as a passenger in a car, even...

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This driverless startup has one mission: Save the future of Ford

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, News

Bryan Salesky has been entrusted with $1 billion by Ford Motor Co. and given a mission to bring the pioneering American automaker into the...

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How the auto industry is driving itself into the future

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Between ride sharing, ride subscriptions, and autonomous vehicles, traveling by car is poised for a big change in the next few years....

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Ex-San Francisco fellow publishes city’s lost autonomous vehicles white paper

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

San Francisco gathered a smorgasbord of information on autonomous vehicles last year and encapsulated its findings in a white paper that...

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Ikea presents ‘Spaces on Wheels’ self-driving technology concepts

Posted on Sep 25, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The Swedish furniture and meatball company Ikea has now created a new experimental spin-off brand it calls Space10. The purpose of Space10...

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VIAVI solutions showcases optical filters supporting LiDAR Systems at AutoSens Brussels

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

VIAVI Solutions has announced that it will showcase a suite of bandpass filters specially designed for LiDAR systems. The bandpass filters...

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Volkswagen to use virtual test drives to make new assistance systems production-ready

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

In future, Volkswagen intends to make new driver assistance systems production-ready even faster, also using virtual validation. The...

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Tesla sets up a new large facility near its European factory

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in Cars, News

The Netherlands is Tesla’s home away from home as Amsterdam is the automaker’s European headquarters and they have a “final assembly”...

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This company says you can design your own autonomous vehicle

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in Cars, News

PerceptIn, an autonomous vehicle (AV) startup with more than $9.6 million in funding from Matrix Partners and Samsung Ventures says their...

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