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News, Analysis & Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles

Picking and ranking leaders in the automated driving sector

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

In my primary job as a principal analyst with Navigant Research, I cover the mobility industry and produce a number of reports that...

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The first all-weather autonomous-driving bus debuts in Helsinki

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in Buses, News

GACHA – the first autonomous driving bus for all weather conditions – has been launched by MUJI and Sensible 4 in Helsinki, with a view to...

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Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could either massively increase or drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions depending, in...

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14 experts choose their favorite tech from CES 2019

Posted on Mar 11, 2019 in Buses, Cars, Technology

There’s no better place to get the inside scoop on groundbreaking new tech than the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), organized by...

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Local Motors wants to prove 3D-printed self-driving shuttles are safe

Posted on Mar 8, 2019 in Buses, News

In a sun-drenched Arizona parking lot in late 2018, a pod-like autonomous shuttle smashed into a wall at 25 miles per hour. The glass on...

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The future of autonomous shuttle design is modular and flexible

Posted on Mar 6, 2019 in Buses, Technology

The challenge of automated transportation is one that is likely to keep the automotive industry scratching its head for years to come....

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Driverless electric bus launched by NTU and Volvo in ‘world first’

Posted on Mar 5, 2019 in Buses, News

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Volvo Buses on Tuesday (Mar 5) launched a 12-metre autonomous electric bus in what they said...

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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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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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QBE provides CTP to Australia’s first open traffic automated vehicle trial

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Buses, News

QBE announced its partnership with Armidale Regional Council surrounding Australia’s first driverless vehicle operating in open traffic —...

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SAE International partners with Aurora for first-ever Pittsburgh Meetup on Automated Vehicle Technology

Posted on Feb 24, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

SAE International is proud to partner with Aurora to hold its first Pittsburgh Meetup on Innovations in Mobility. The Meetup series is...

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Olli, a 3D-printed autonomous shuttle, comes to Sacramento state

Posted on Feb 24, 2019 in Buses, News

Local Motors of Chandler, Arizona is a world leader in the manufacture of 3D-printed vehicles. Some of  its offerings are just plain...

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Autonomous shuttles to take off this spring in Lake Nona, Fla.

Posted on Feb 22, 2019 in Buses, News

The tinted glass doors on the cozy electric shuttle slid open quietly. “Welcome aboard,” said Aaron Foster, a solutions engineer for...

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3D LiDAR technology brought to mass-market with Livox sensor

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Livox is shifting the marketplace for LiDAR sensors by introducing a reliable, compact, ready-to-use solution for innovators,...

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UAE hailed for plans to get ready for driverless future

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News

The UAE has earned a place in the global top 10 for the second year in a row in KPMG’s Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI), which...

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Self-driving buses undergo testing in Changsha

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Buses, News

In Changsha, capital of Hunan province, a bus avoids pedestrians, speeds up, slows down, makes an emergency stop, overtakes other cars and...

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Report finds ‘Transit Leaps’ needed to properly integrate with AVs

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Buses, News, Technology

Mineta Transportation Institute’s (MTI) latest perspective, “Automated Vehicles have Arrived: What’s a Transit Agency to Do?” analyzes the...

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The Netherlands tops list of countries most ready for AV technology

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

Once again, The Netherlands topped the rankings of countries most ready for autonomous vehicles, followed by Singapore, Norway, the U.S....

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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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