Autonomous

Michigan state approves driverless cars, cars without steering wheels

Dec 12, 2016

The state of Michigan in the US, home to the big three manufacturers, has officially approved bills to allow autonomous vehicles on public streets. A series of four separate bills were signed into law by...

BMW to fast-track autonomous car tech for ride-hailing, keep up with Uber

Dec 08, 2016

BMW intends to become the ‘coolest’ ride-hailing company on the market, with testing of autonomous cars set to commence in Munich next year. BMW is looking to share a piece of the pie with companies...

Honda NeuV concept with artificial intelligence previews potential future in mobility

Dec 07, 2016

Honda has revealed a radical new concept vehicle ahead of its official unveiling at the 2017 CES show in Las Vegas, called the Honda NeuV. Honda is looking to preview the world’s first vehicle with...

Uber buys artificial intelligence start-up, envisions flying cars

Dec 07, 2016

Uber has set its sights on artificial intelligence to speed up its autonomous driving plans, after it was revealed the company recently acquired a start-up called Geometric Intelligence. Geometric Intelligence is a research start-up company...

Apple gives clearest confirmation yet on auto technology development

Dec 05, 2016

After months of speculation, optimism and doubt, Apple has given us its first confirmation the brand is working on some form of autonomous vehicle technology, possibly for use in Apple-branded cars. Apple submitted a letter...

Top 10 ways people could move in the future

Nov 24, 2016

It’s always fun to speculate about how we as a species could move around in the future. Cars as an extension of human travel are undergoing unprecedented metamorphosis in every possible way; up, faster, nomadic,...

Tesla shows what Autopilot cameras see and manage (video)

Nov 22, 2016

Tesla’s Autopilot system is one of the leading-edge systems currently on the automotive market. Although it is not without its problems, it is constantly under improvement, and after announcing that all future Tesla’s will be...

Hyundai to showcase autonomous IONIQ concepts at 2017 CES event

Nov 17, 2016

Hyundai has revealed it is heading to the upcoming CES show in Las Vegas with two autonomous versions of its IONIQ hybrid. Earlier this year Hyundai received a license to test the two autonomous concepts...

Jaguar Land Rover & Ford team up for UK’s Autodrive project

Oct 24, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover and Ford have received the green light from authorities to begin testing of its autonomous and connected cars system on public roads in the UK. The announcement is part of a large,...

Tesla confirms ride-sharing plans with autonomous vehicles

Oct 21, 2016

Tesla has confirmed it intends to enter the world of ride-sharing in an announcement by its CEO, Elon Musk. The idea isn’t new though; Elon Musk first teased a Tesla-developed ride sharing platform with the...

Apple car project sidelined, focus on autonomous software instead

Oct 18, 2016

More bad news for Apple car hopefuls, as the Cupertino tech giant has allegedly binned the idea of building a car, with ‘Project Titan’ now focused on autonomous driving software. Apparently hundreds of project members...

German transport ministry calls for Tesla to withdraw ‘autopilot’ advertising

Oct 17, 2016

Germany’s federal transport ministry has asked Tesla to halt marketing its autonomous driving technology as ‘Autopilot’, saying the name is misleading to the public. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has issued a statement saying...