self-driving cars

UC Irvine selects Velodyne Lidar’s traffic-monitoring solution
VElodyne Lidar on display
smart city

UC Irvine selects Velodyne Lidar’s traffic-monitoring solution

HIMaC² will leverage Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution to improve road traffic safety and efficiency
28 Sep 2021
Aurora announces Safety Case Framework for autonomous vehicles
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automation

Aurora announces Safety Case Framework for autonomous vehicles

New framework assesses self-driving vehicles’ safety on public roads
20 Aug 2021
Have driverless cars stalled?
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automation

Have driverless cars stalled?

Self-driving vehicles are taking a circuitous route to becoming reality. What’s holding up automotive automation?
20 Aug 2021
Innoviz and Whale Dynamic partner on LiDar-enabled autonomous driving platform
Autonomous car at an intersection with its sensors beaming their signal
automation

Innoviz and Whale Dynamic partner on LiDar-enabled autonomous driving platform

Whale Dynamic’s L4 autonomous driving platform will feature InnovizOne LiDAR sensors
9 Aug 2021
Sonatus secures $35 billion to spur software-defined vehicles
connected cars on a road
Software

Sonatus secures $35 billion to spur software-defined vehicles

The funding will be used to turn cars into data centers on wheels
27 Jul 2021
Smart ships are coming
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automation

Smart ships are coming

Autonomous vehicles don't start and end with cars. Our seas and waterways are set to be revolutionised, too
28 May 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Driverless cars on British roads, vaccine passport fears, and the digital divide narrows
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Policy & legislation

IT Pro News in Review: Driverless cars on British roads, vaccine passport fears, and the digital divide narrows

Catch up with this week's top headlines in under two minutes
30 Apr 2021
UK gov to allow self-driving cars on motorways this year
UK motorways at night
automation

UK gov to allow self-driving cars on motorways this year

Automated Lane Keeping Systems to be legally defined as 'self-driving' as a cautious first step to allowing fully autonomous cars on UK roads
28 Apr 2021
Cognizant acquires digital automotive firm ESG Mobility
Autonomous vehicles driving on a road
automation

Cognizant acquires digital automotive firm ESG Mobility

The deal marks Cognizant's fourth acquisition in 2021, the thirteenth since January 2020
25 Mar 2021
Ex-Google engineer gets jail time for trade secrets theft
Development

Ex-Google engineer gets jail time for trade secrets theft

Bankrupt self-driving car engineer also files counter lawsuit against Waymo and Uber
5 Aug 2020
TuSimple launches ‘world's first’ autonomous freight network
automation

TuSimple launches ‘world's first’ autonomous freight network

Firm partners with UPS, Penske, US Xpress and McLane Company to create self-driving truck network
1 Jul 2020
Will 5G transform the connected car market?
5G

Will 5G transform the connected car market?

5G presents new revenue opportunities for much of the automotive ecosystem, but there’s mixed opinion on when it will start influencing the connected …
26 May 2020
Uber car involved in fatal crash had software flaws
Driverless car
Business strategy

Uber car involved in fatal crash had software flaws

However, US investigators still haven't determined the probable cause for the accident
6 Nov 2019
Former Apple employee charged with stealing Apple secrets
business intelligence (BI)

Former Apple employee charged with stealing Apple secrets

Xiaolang Zhang downloaded Project Titan data and took hardware from the company's campus, FBI claims
12 Jul 2018
Ocado trials self-driving deliveries in London
Business strategy

Ocado trials self-driving deliveries in London

The project is the third trial by the government-funded GATEway initiative
30 Jun 2017
Uber's self-driving trial hits red light in San Francisco
Business strategy

Uber's self-driving trial hits red light in San Francisco

Local authorities yank registrations for 16 autonomous cars Uber was testing in the city
22 Dec 2016
BlackBerry opens self-driving car research centre
Mobile

BlackBerry opens self-driving car research centre

Troubled smartphone maker continues push into new markets with research into autonomous cars
20 Dec 2016
Intel creates a dedicated autonomous car group
Mobile

Intel creates a dedicated autonomous car group

Intel has elevated its autonomous driving efforts into a new business vertical
30 Nov 2016
Germany bans ads for Tesla's Autopilot tool
business intelligence (BI)

Germany bans ads for Tesla's Autopilot tool

Germany's Federal Motor Transport minister thinks the term is misleading
17 Oct 2016
Uber set to disrupt haulage market with self-driving trucks
Business strategy

Uber set to disrupt haulage market with self-driving trucks

'Breaker one-nine, looks like we got us a (self-driving) convoy...'
29 Sep 2016
US unveils 15-point checklist for driverless car safety
Business strategy

US unveils 15-point checklist for driverless car safety

Document includes 15-point safety assessment for vehicle makers
21 Sep 2016
Udacity offers course in self-driving car engineering
Business strategy

Udacity offers course in self-driving car engineering

Online educational site wants to spur the success of automated cars by training more engineers
14 Sep 2016
Mountain View unveils 'Google Home' smart assistant
Google Android

Mountain View unveils 'Google Home' smart assistant

The new AI device will go toe-to-toe with the Amazon Echo
18 May 2016