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UK House of Lords publishes Autonomous Vehicles report

UK House of Lords publishes Autonomous Vehicles report

🕔10:48, 15.Mar 2017

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee today publishes its report Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: The future? The report sets out recommendations for the Government to ensure it makes policy and investment decisions that enable the UK to receive

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Autonomous vehicles and the future of transport

Autonomous vehicles and the future of transport

🕔09:09, 16.Feb 2017

Are we speeding towards a future without privately-owned cars? There are compelling reasons to think that a combination of urbanisation, shifting cultural priorities and of course rapid technological change are set to radically reshape our concepts of transport. In this

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What price autonomy?

What price autonomy?

🕔10:07, 5.Jan 2017

CES 2017 is awash with autonomous technology, and not just driverless vehicles. The BBC’s Dave Lee took a trip in the an autonomous Hyundai Ioniq around the streets of Las Vegas but the revelation came towards the end of the

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GATEway demonstrates how teleoperation and autonomy can improve mobility for disabled drivers

GATEway demonstrates how teleoperation and autonomy can improve mobility for disabled drivers

🕔12:16, 4.Jan 2017

The UK’s first demonstration of a teleoperated autonomous vehicle service for people with reduced mobility has been successfully completed as part of the GATEway project, led by TRL. Taking place at the InterContinental Hotel in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and

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Volvo autonomous car engineer calls Tesla’s Autopilot a ‘wannabe’

Volvo autonomous car engineer calls Tesla’s Autopilot a ‘wannabe’

🕔14:22, 28.Apr 2016

Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous technology gives drivers the ability to take their hands off the wheel, while the car effectively drives itself on the highway. At launch, drivers didn’t even need to touch the wheel to show that they were still awake and

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Ferrari CEO drives a Tesla, promptly calls electric cars ‘obscene’

Ferrari CEO drives a Tesla, promptly calls electric cars ‘obscene’

🕔14:25, 27.Apr 2016

Relative to how fast things typically move in the auto industry (read: not fast at all), Tesla’s emergence as a forward-thinking and revolutionary car company seemingly came out of nowhere. While traditional automakers over the years have been quick to scoff at

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Christie administration: Road fund could go broke this summer

Christie administration: Road fund could go broke this summer

🕔15:52, 15.Apr 2016

New Jersey’s transportation funding system is in disarray, and neither the governor nor state legislators has a plan for how to plug a financing gap that tops $2 billion, administration officials and Assembly members said Wednesday at the first budget

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Toyota to Invest $1 Billion on Autonomous Staff Recruitment

Toyota to Invest $1 Billion on Autonomous Staff Recruitment

🕔12:36, 10.Mar 2016

Toyota Motor Corp., looking to gain an edge in the auto industry’s race for technology talent, has recruited the staff at a small Massachusetts-based autonomous-vehicle company to work on its advanced projects. The move reflects a trend among auto industry companies,

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Thinking Highways Launches New Digital Monthly Magazine – THM

Thinking Highways Launches New Digital Monthly Magazine – THM

🕔13:03, 4.Mar 2016

Thinking Highways Monthly is here! H3B Media are pleased to announce that the first issue of our new regular online-only title is available to view or download now.  Click on THM in the menu bar to access our new magazine,

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Telematics Offer Insurers Refuge from Driverless Car Pinch

Telematics Offer Insurers Refuge from Driverless Car Pinch

🕔13:45, 3.Mar 2016

The motor insurance industry faces a significant shake-up from two waves of technological innovation, Fitch Ratings says: the growth of telematics and the development of driverless cars. We believe telematics will have the bigger impact on the industry for at least

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