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News, Analysis & Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles

Experts believe autonomous vehicles & ride-sharing services will end traditional car ownership

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous vehicles are also expected to drastically alter the way we get around. With the rise of autonomous vehicles, individuals are...

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ITS America Reiterates Support for AV START Act

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) supports S. 1885, the “AV START Act,” which would establish federal...

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The preferred way to transfer risk of automated cars: Travelers

Posted on Jul 22, 2018 in Cars, News

The public policy division of Travelers is recommending that a “clear risk transfer mechanism” be in place to adapt auto insurance for...

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Fiat Chrysler loses its driving force as a bumpy road lies ahead

Posted on Jul 22, 2018 in Cars, News

Competitors like General Motors and Ford Motor have sped ahead with development of electric vehicles and self-driving technology, while...

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Cap Metro shuttles could hint at Austin’s transit future

Posted on Jul 22, 2018 in Buses, News, Technology

The future, or at least one possible squatty version of it, arrives on a downtown Austin street Monday. Capital Metro and a private...

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Lincoln seeks autonomous shuttle service for 2019

Posted on Jul 21, 2018 in Buses, News, Technology

Lincoln could welcome an autonomous shuttle service using driverless buses as early as next spring. The city is testing a...

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UConn to study self-driving cars with new full-sized simulator

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

The most expensive car in Storrs may just be a once-totaled Ford Fusion. A Michigan technology company rebuilt the 2014 midsize sedan into...

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Singapore hub to pioneer supply chain technologies

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in News, Technology

Transportation and logistics company Toll Group has opened its ‘Toll City’ hub at a cost $166 million after investing in new technologies...

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SoftBank-backed Mapbox targets ride-hailing, self-driving cars

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Mapbox Inc., backed by SoftBank Group Corp., says it has a role to play in Masayoshi Son’s vision for ride-hailing and autonomous cars....

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Navya extends offering period of its IPO

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Finance, News

Announced on Friday offering period of international offering will be extended by two trading days, being until July 23, 2018 at 1.00 p.m....

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Local group takes initial steps to plan for driverless cars

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Driverless vehicles buzzing down Franklin Avenue toward Waco City Hall, hauling freight on Interstate 35 or linking tourists to Magnolia...

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Waymo’s self-driving cars log 1 million miles on public roads in a month

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Waymo, the Alphabet self-driving car company that was spun out of Google, is picking up speed. The company’s autonomous vehicles just...

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A Safety-First OS for Voyage’s Driverless Technology

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Voyage has selected Renovo’s AWare as the platform for developing our autonomous driving technology....

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METRO seeks public input, eyes autonomous buses as part of regional transit plan

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Buses, News

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is seeking public input on its ongoing long-term regional transit plan, according to a...

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Ford tests self-driving research vehicle to deliver food, goods and the future

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Ford’s new “Transit Connect self-driving research vehicle” features three lockers: one on the passenger side and two in...

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The University of Florida develops new transportation technology ‘I-STREET’

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Florida and the University of Florida are leaders in driverless vehicle research, and UF Transportation Institute Director Lily...

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Rolls-Royce the latest company to join race for flying cars

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Autonomous vehicles have only just begun to navigate our streets and already the world’s innovators are setting their sights on the...

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Green light for Electric Vehicles Bill in Parliament

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill will give the government new powers to kick-start the rollout of EV chargers and ensure motorway...

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Despite laying off its operators, Uber says autonomous vehicles will resume local testing

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Cars, News

Despite laying off 100 self-driving car operators last week, Uber said it still plans to have its autonomous vehicles back on...

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Robot truck upstart embark hauls in $30 million to take on Waymo and Uber

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Finance, News, Trucks

Silicon Valley VC firm Sequoia Capital leads a $30 million Series B round for the San Francisco-based company, boosting total funding to...

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