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News, Analysis & Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles

INTERVIEW – Oxbotica on its software solution for AVs

Posted on Feb 18, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Oxbotica was spun out of Oxford University five years ago and now offers a suite of autonomous vehicle and fleet management software. Mike...

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IMU technology forms the brains of the autonomous vehicle

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

A self-guiding vehicle, like an autonomous car or a truck, requires a variety of different technologies to successfully navigate crowded...

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Seaport says GM is a leader in China, trucks and autonomous cars. Initiates coverage as a buy with $48 price target

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 in Cars, Finance, News, Trucks

Seaport Global initiated coverage on General Motors Wednesday as a buy with a price target of $48, citing the automaker’s recent...

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Federal framework on autonomous vehicles policy essential, UPS executive says

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Nationwide policy for autonomous cars and trucks has the potential of facilitating the flow of freight while improving safety, according...

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Self-driving tractor-trailer start-up TuSimple achieves unicorn status in funding round that values it at $1 billion

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 in Finance, News, Trucks

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple has achieved unicorn status on Wall Street with a fresh funding round that values the start-up at $1...

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Trucking tech finds a home at CES

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 in Technology, Trucks

I’m a sucker for today’s consumer technology. Being able to yell at a puck-sized device from across the room to play a specific song, turn...

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Self-driving vehicles need long development before general use

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

While areas such as Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are actively researching the development of autonomous vehicles, they are not likely to...

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Self-driving truck startup Ike raises $52 million

Posted on Feb 5, 2019 in Finance, News, Trucks

Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google and Uber Advanced Technologies Group’s self-driving truck...

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Quantum sensors could revolutionise navigation and communications in unmanned and autonomous vehicles

Posted on Feb 1, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

UQ researchers are working with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), NASA, Orica Ltd and Brisbane’s Skyborne Technologies to develop the...

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ACEINNA launches INS1000, the industry’s most accurate system for guiding autonomous vehicles, drones, robots, agricultural and construction machinery

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

ACEINNA today announced its new INS1000 state-of-the-art, high performance dual band RTK INS (Real-Time Kinematic Inertial Navigation...

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An autonomous truck developer pats itself on the back

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 in News, Trucks

Embark, the autonomous truck startup, has released what it calls the Embark 2018 Disengagement Report. This is not a public breakup...

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Amazon is hauling cargo in self-driving trucks developed by Embark

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in News, Trucks

Amazon is using self-driving trucks developed by Embark to haul some cargo on the I-10 interstate highway, CNBC has learned. The trucks...

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Self-driving truck startup Embark releases performance data

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in News, Trucks

Self-driving truck startup Embark has issued a voluntary report on the performance of its automated trucks, providing a more detailed look...

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Aceinna launches INS1000 for guiding autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Aceinna is offering the INS1000 high-performance dual-band real-time kinematic inertial navigation system (RTK INS) with built-in inertial...

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Autonomous trucking still distant

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Perspective, Trucks

The future of autonomous trucks is further down the road than people believe, but final-mile delivery by robots is closer to larger use,...

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Paccar CEO outlines path toward zero-emission trucks, automated driving

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Perspective, Trucks

Paccar Inc. CEO Ron Armstrong said the trucking industry is moving toward ever-cleaner and more energy-efficient vehicles and will adopt...

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Autonomous delivery trucks are on their way

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in News, Trucks

What is half the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, capable of speeds of no greater than 25 mph, and looks like a giant toaster? It’s Arizona’s...

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Reimagining federal safety standards

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Cars, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Self-driving vehicles may not cause accidents, but they will surely be involved in them. Experts believe vehicles that can route...

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Autonomous vehicles – will they be safer and where does this leave the “driver”?

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Nearly 1.3 million people die every year in road crashes across the world and between 20 and 50 million people are injured or seriously...

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How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Self-driving cars could steer China’s automotive industry into the passing lane. From driverless taxis to automated cargo trucks,...

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