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Audi not all-in with autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The way Audi executive Reinhard Fischer sees it, the impending world of self-driving cars will share the road with ones driven by people –...

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COMMENT: While the benefits are clear, the path to the autonomous truck is uncertain

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

The benefits of self-driving technology for the truck industry are clear. In a business so reliant on efficiency and given the similarity...

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Self-driving cars expected to shake up insurance industry

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Insurers are bracing for change as they plan for a future with self-driving cars. Although the hope is that autonomous vehicles will...

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Tesla’s new Navigate on Autopilot update “shows a path towards full self driving”

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

Tesla has started rolling out the software update that brings the latest version of Autopilot to its vehicles, including the Navigate on...

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Driverless cars will kill cyclists, warns nature magazine

Posted on Oct 28, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Moral psychologist Azim Shariff believes that autonomous cars will be programmed to redistribute risk away from some people and towards...

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Urban planning guru says driverless cars won’t fix congestion

Posted on Oct 27, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Peter Calthorpe thinks Silicon Valley has it all wrong. He rejects the ideas of tech industry visionaries who say personal autonomous...

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Elise Stolte: Edmonton needs to check its blind spot on self-driving technology

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Technology

Have you gone car shopping for the last time? Coun. Andrew Knack thinks he has. He owns a 2011 Kia Soul. Barring a collision, he’s is...

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Founder of Innova EV talks about his autonomous car ahead of launch of statewide initiative

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Roman Kuropas, founder of Innova EV, talks about his autonomous car during the launch of Autonomous Illinois, a new statewide initiative...

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How Nvidia, Google and others will make autonomous driving a reality

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

It’s time to face the facts about autonomous driving. There are simply too many auto-related deaths that occur for us to not find a...

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Boxy shuttles, not cars, will be people’s first taste of autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The first self-driving vehicle many people will experience firsthand may not be a car, but rather a public shuttle. While they may not be...

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Big brother & ethics are challenges for autonomous cars

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Tesla has finished rolling out firmware Version 9, the programming that brings all its cars built with Hardware Package 2 to the brink of...

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Nvidia, regulators uncovering the top factors for autonomous driving

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

By interacting with others, it’s clear that there are many opinions around the autonomous driving industry. Many doubt that the...

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Tesla ‘obviously’ plans to take on Uber and Lyft, says CEO Elon Musk

Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

On a third-quarter earnings call, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company “obviously” plans to jump into ride-hailing in the era...

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How this self-driving car company aims to make the roads safer with a new type of vehicle

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Zoox, a Silicon Valley start-up that has largely been shrouded in secrecy, is developing the complete self-driving package. In addition to...

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Self-driving taxis – a dystopian future?

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Would you like to ask Addison Lee whether the “self-driving” cars it aims to deploy in London by 2021 (Report, 22 October) will in fact...

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Can suppliers handle autonomous-era exposure?

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Few small parts suppliers have ever faced the kind of negative attention that comes with headline-making accidents....

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Autonomous vehicles have some regulatory roadblocks to navigate

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

As John Paul drove to Stamford in mid-October in yet another autumn deluge, he kept his hands tight on the wheel despite the car crammed...

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Why cities might want to start planning now for self-driving vehicles

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The day autonomous vehicles outnumber manned vehicles is coming, and experts say transportation and urban planners, public policy makers...

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Why people keep rear-ending self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The self-driving-car crashes that usually make the news are, unsurprisingly, either big and smashy or new and curious. The Apple that got...

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Shaken by hype, self-driving leaders adopt new strategy: Shutting up

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Three former executives at Google, Tesla and Uber who once raced to be the first to develop self-driving cars have adopted a new strategy:...

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